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Re: Retirements
« Reply #480 on: January 26, 2021, 10:30:14 AM »
MD McAuley joining the retired ranks.

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Glad you didn't use the word- Footballer

If Aidan O'Shea had his work rate Mayo won have 2/3 All Irelands the last decade.

Yeah Aido not putting more of a shift really made the difference.

My point is you don't win with 15 footballers.  Lads bring other attributes to the table

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Re: Retirements
« Reply #481 on: January 26, 2021, 11:24:21 AM »
MD McAuley joining the retired ranks.

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Glad you didn't use the word- Footballer

If Aidan O'Shea had his work rate Mayo won have 2/3 All Irelands the last decade.

Yeah Aido not putting more of a shift really made the difference.

I am not sure about whether Aidan O Shea could be said to not have the work rate but the athleticism is probably why he came up short when he met McCauley in Croke Park. The sight of McCauley running him around the pitch was something to behold.

Are yes mad MDMa was nowhere near the footballer  and I have never seen Aidan Want for Athleticism  or Effort or football ability.
he is why mayo got where they are to suggest hes a liability in anyway is silly.
Ive always said he is the one truly irreplaceable player mayo Have

O'Shea gets caught out badly in the athelticism stakes in big games. I think successive Mayo management teams have been very confused how to best utilise him and O'Shea has very, very limited footballing ability.

He is a battering ram of  a footballer who will draw frees and be a handful for teams but he hasn't developed one bit on the football side of the game since he broke through as a minor. He still routinely does idiotic things on the football pitch. Wasn't it Kieran Shannon who criticised him for refusing to work on his right foot when he was involved with Mayo?
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Re: Retirements
« Reply #482 on: January 26, 2021, 11:54:07 AM »
MD McAuley joining the retired ranks.

1 word - Warrior
Glad you didn't use the word- Footballer

If Aidan O'Shea had his work rate Mayo won have 2/3 All Irelands the last decade.

Yeah Aido not putting more of a shift really made the difference.

I am not sure about whether Aidan O Shea could be said to not have the work rate but the athleticism is probably why he came up short when he met McCauley in Croke Park. The sight of McCauley running him around the pitch was something to behold.

Are yes mad MDMa was nowhere near the footballer  and I have never seen Aidan Want for Athleticism  or Effort or football ability.
he is why mayo got where they are to suggest hes a liability in anyway is silly.
Ive always said he is the one truly irreplaceable player mayo Have

O'Shea gets caught out badly in the athelticism stakes in big games. I think successive Mayo management teams have been very confused how to best utilise him and O'Shea has very, very limited footballing ability.

He is a battering ram of  a footballer who will draw frees and be a handful for teams but he hasn't developed one bit on the football side of the game since he broke through as a minor. He still routinely does idiotic things on the football pitch. Wasn't it Kieran Shannon who criticised him for refusing to work on his right foot when he was involved with Mayo?

Have to agree with this. When you look back to 08 minor against ye O'Shea got MOTM the first day? I think he kicked 3 points too. He was a threat from play and able to kick frees.   Now he barely  scores. If the right ball is kicked into keep him at 14. He takes too much out of ball out the park.

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Re: Retirements
« Reply #483 on: January 28, 2021, 06:41:51 PM »
Gary Brennan, Clare.
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« Reply #484 on: January 28, 2021, 06:47:54 PM »
Gary Brennan, Clare.

Great player huge loss to Clare who have punched above their weight in recent years

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« Reply #485 on: January 29, 2021, 11:05:27 AM »
Gary Brennan, Clare.

Great player. 
Remember a few years ago he came on  in Brewster park after  having played in an All Ireland club hurling semi final or final the day before
Wanted.  Forwards to take frees.
Not fussy.  Any sort of ability will be considered

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Re: Retirements
« Reply #486 on: January 30, 2021, 10:03:28 PM »
"I got a text today from one of the Dublin guys.  It's stuff like that that kicks home the whole thing of, as much as want to try & beat these guys, there is that mutual respect there -they're going through the same thing year in, year out.'' - Keith Higgins


https://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2021/0128/1193728-keith-higgins-i-feel-lucky-to-have-had-so-long-at-it/?fbclid=IwAR0gU3HRyF84lXUyVD1aJ9Nd3VatM2gYYoYkqT23Xvu3I0-7CPGnbYSbslQ

From 2011 on Dublin players were not going through the same thing year in, year out (as Mayo players). Mentally you have to think Dublin players were in a better place. You'd imagine all those semi-final and final loses took their tole!

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Re: Retirements
« Reply #487 on: January 30, 2021, 10:56:07 PM »
MD McAuley joining the retired ranks.

1 word - Warrior
Glad you didn't use the word- Footballer

If Aidan O'Shea had his work rate Mayo won have 2/3 All Irelands the last decade.

Yeah Aido not putting more of a shift really made the difference.

I am not sure about whether Aidan O Shea could be said to not have the work rate but the athleticism is probably why he came up short when he met McCauley in Croke Park. The sight of McCauley running him around the pitch was something to behold.

Are yes mad MDMa was nowhere near the footballer  and I have never seen Aidan Want for Athleticism  or Effort or football ability.
he is why mayo got where they are to suggest hes a liability in anyway is silly.
Ive always said he is the one truly irreplaceable player mayo Have

I never said he wasn't a good footballer or that he didn't try but you'd have to be blind if you think in the big games his lack of athletic ability hasn't cost mayo. Its why he's been moved out of the middle often.

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Re: Retirements
« Reply #488 on: February 02, 2021, 12:00:12 PM »
Tomás Clancy Cork due to injury problems.
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