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Re: Money, Dublin and the GAA
« Reply #615 on: January 29, 2018, 11:43:31 AM »
Another few years and the averge Inter County playing career will be 3 years for 27 or 28 Counties.
Longford manager talking after yesterday's big win said the NFL us where it's at as far as teams like Longford are concerned.

Absolutely, the league is fantastic and much better than a lot of provincial matches , a great weekend of sport just gone by, this is what championship should be all about.

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Re: Money, Dublin and the GAA
« Reply #616 on: January 29, 2018, 11:53:09 AM »
Were you at the Kildare game Greatest?

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Re: Money, Dublin and the GAA
« Reply #617 on: January 29, 2018, 10:03:29 PM »
Another few years and the averge Inter County playing career will be 3 years for 27 or 28 Counties.
Longford manager talking after yesterday's big win said the NFL us where it's at as far as teams like Longford are concerned.

Absolutely, the league is fantastic and much better than a lot of provincial matches , a great weekend of sport just gone by, this is what championship should be all about.

So you're being as obnoxious about Longford's 'place' as you are Kildare's. Could you tell us all where every other county's 'place' is please oh 'Greatest' one?
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Re: Money, Dublin and the GAA
« Reply #618 on: January 29, 2018, 10:04:37 PM »
Were you at the Kildare game Greatest?

WUMs donít actually support the county they pretend to be from.

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Re: Money, Dublin and the GAA
« Reply #619 on: January 30, 2018, 07:43:13 AM »
Deflect deflect deflect........

There are none so blind as those who can't see.

Personally I can't wait for 10 years time.

Still following me around id see, obsessed, I wouldn't be surprised if you were Ewan.

What happens in 10 years?  Think Kildare, Meath and Dublin will be top 5 or 6 in 10 Years.

 :D :D :D

Far too obvious a WUM.

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Re: Money, Dublin and the GAA
« Reply #620 on: January 30, 2018, 07:59:43 AM »
where did Dublin move all their gym equipment to?
just wondering.

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Re: Money, Dublin and the GAA
« Reply #621 on: January 30, 2018, 08:19:27 AM »
where did Dublin move all their gym equipment to?
just wondering.

Their dressing room in Croke Park most likely.

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Re: Money, Dublin and the GAA
« Reply #622 on: January 30, 2018, 09:33:13 AM »
where did Dublin move all their gym equipment to?
just wondering.

Building a new Gym in Parnell park is the word.

Its become tiresome acting like a charity to some of the other counties who mismanage their finances.


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« Reply #623 on: January 30, 2018, 09:36:09 AM »
I would be no fan of Ewan MacKenna but the abuse he is getting on-line from the Dublin Zealots is ridiculous.

Anyhow between MacKenna, Colm O'Rourke, Off The Ball and now the more subtle Malachy Clerkin (2 of his most recent articles in the Irish Times have been about the amount of inter-county players not based in their home counties (Dublin Footballers and Galway Hurlers had none) and the home advantage that Croke Park gives Dublin) there is a bit more focus on the financial doping of Dublin. Still can't believe one of the zealots argued that playing at home is a disadvantage to Dublin because teams are more up for it  ::)
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Re: Money, Dublin and the GAA
« Reply #624 on: January 30, 2018, 09:38:28 AM »
where did Dublin move all their gym equipment to?
just wondering.

Building a new Gym in Parnell park is the word.

Its become tiresome acting like a charity to some of the other counties who mismanage their finances.

If Dublin are so good at managing their finances why do they have a shit-hole for a "Home Ground", no Center of Excellence and require millions from the Government and the GAA to fund their games development?
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Re: Money, Dublin and the GAA
« Reply #625 on: January 30, 2018, 09:59:43 AM »
where did Dublin move all their gym equipment to?
just wondering.

Building a new Gym in Parnell park is the word.

Its become tiresome acting like a charity to some of the other counties who mismanage their finances.

If Dublin are so good at managing their finances why do they have a shit-hole for a "Home Ground", no Center of Excellence and require millions from the Government and the GAA to fund their games development?

What are ye talking about, Parnell park is a great little ground. Don't need a centre of excellence. Games development is for the benefit of the children of the city, all genders, all codes, and its fantastic.


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Re: Money, Dublin and the GAA
« Reply #626 on: January 30, 2018, 10:12:08 AM »
where did Dublin move all their gym equipment to?
just wondering.

Building a new Gym in Parnell park is the word.

Its become tiresome acting like a charity to some of the other counties who mismanage their finances.

If Dublin are so good at managing their finances why do they have a shit-hole for a "Home Ground", no Center of Excellence and require millions from the Government and the GAA to fund their games development?

What are ye talking about, Parnell park is a great little ground. Don't need a centre of excellence. Games development is for the benefit of the children of the city, all genders, all codes, and its fantastic.

No point in debating with a zealot/wum/troll. Good luck with it.
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Re: Money, Dublin and the GAA
« Reply #627 on: January 30, 2018, 11:10:33 AM »
I would be no fan of Ewan MacKenna but the abuse he is getting on-line from the Dublin Zealots is ridiculous.

Anyhow between MacKenna, Colm O'Rourke, Off The Ball and now the more subtle Malachy Clerkin (2 of his most recent articles in the Irish Times have been about the amount of inter-county players not based in their home counties (Dublin Footballers and Galway Hurlers had none) and the home advantage that Croke Park gives Dublin) there is a bit more focus on the financial doping of Dublin. Still can't believe one of the zealots argued that playing at home is a disadvantage to Dublin because teams are more up for it  ::)

Ewan was pulled up by Dublin fans for liking a tweet from a Kildare supporter was gloating about Jonny Cooper been stabbed years ago.

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Re: Money, Dublin and the GAA
« Reply #628 on: January 30, 2018, 11:18:40 AM »
I would be no fan of Ewan MacKenna but the abuse he is getting on-line from the Dublin Zealots is ridiculous.

Anyhow between MacKenna, Colm O'Rourke, Off The Ball and now the more subtle Malachy Clerkin (2 of his most recent articles in the Irish Times have been about the amount of inter-county players not based in their home counties (Dublin Footballers and Galway Hurlers had none) and the home advantage that Croke Park gives Dublin) there is a bit more focus on the financial doping of Dublin. Still can't believe one of the zealots argued that playing at home is a disadvantage to Dublin because teams are more up for it  ::)

Ewan was pulled up by Dublin fans for liking a tweet from a Kildare supporter was gloating about Jonny Cooper been stabbed years ago.

I have often liked by mistake a tweet on twitter, it happens as you scroll through but if "pulling up" is a euphemism  for abuse then this is only one of many such incidents, Ewan is no angel but he has stirred debate on financial doping, drugs in sport, rugby and it's status in Irish sport, the real cost of hosting large sports events, that has to be welcomed. I am not defending him he can do that himself but I do not like seeing bullying and abuse on-line.
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Re: Money, Dublin and the GAA
« Reply #629 on: January 30, 2018, 11:43:35 AM »
Might be labelled by some here as a troll, WUM or God forbid, a Dub but I don't get this financial doping stuff. As far as I know this is basically what happened:

1. Dublin was seen as a GAA blackspot and as the major population centre of Ireland were given extra funding to address this.

2. This was successful and we have seen them reap the rewards. Now that they are better at tapping into the vast population they have they are better than counties with a tenth (or less) of their population.

If Dublin are getting a disproportionate amount of central GAA funding which could be given to other counties then that should be changed. Not sure what else can be justifiably changed.

Both Kerry and Mayo are showing what can be done with the right foundations and counties like Meath, Kildare, Donegal etc. have the population and financial ability to compete better than they currently are.

Splitting Dublin is both a non-runner and daft. If we go down that road then we should create all teams equal, why argue we should clip Dublin's wings to help Mayo compete better but not Mayo's to allow Longford or Leitrim compete better with them?

Can those complaining about Dublin please tell us what should be done to avoid this armageddon they claim is coming?