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Re: split the dubs in 4
« Reply #15 on: June 10, 2019, 09:53:10 PM »
Good one by Spewan Scum on Friday:

Had a great 140 characters on Twitter explaining how the Irish soccer team are so bad. Then Duffy buried a header. Then Spewan deleted his tweet! Class act.

Not to mention accusing Katie Taylorís team of paying off judges, Anthony Joshua of being on drugs and horrendous digs at Mickey Harte after Tyroneís loss. And thatís just in the last week or so.

Thereís plenty of decent people who write about Dublinís advantages. Better to quote them than this scuttery scum.

Wonderful to see he has you Dubs rightly rattled.

McKenna is an absolute gobshite. Did you actually read hounds last sentence there

Nope I didn't read it. I gave up after the name calling started.

Maybe try again then

No don't think I'll bother thanks.

Of course not. That would show you that you were wrong

Wrong about someone who doesn't agree with someone elses views so they call him scum? I don't think so.

Does that make him more credible? Makes him look worse imo.

joemamas

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Re: split the dubs in 4
« Reply #16 on: June 10, 2019, 09:54:22 PM »
why do people keep taking this eejits bait.


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Re: split the dubs in 4
« Reply #17 on: June 10, 2019, 09:58:05 PM »
why do people keep taking this eejits bait.

Joesph Mc if nothing to contribute jog on lad. Ewan is rightly highlighting Dublin advantages.

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Re: split the dubs in 4
« Reply #18 on: June 10, 2019, 10:15:19 PM »
why do people keep taking this eejits bait.

Which ejit?

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Re: split the dubs in 4
« Reply #19 on: June 10, 2019, 11:19:15 PM »
Canít get that article, any chance of a copy and paste?

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Re: split the dubs in 4
« Reply #20 on: June 10, 2019, 11:27:55 PM »
why do people keep taking this eejits bait.

Joesph Mc if nothing to contribute jog on lad. Ewan is rightly highlighting Dublin advantages.

Dublin has advantages but so do many other counties over their neighbours. Counties with bigger populations have 1) player pick advantage 2) larger population to contribute to funding 3) more local business to contribute to funding 4) more likely to have a local minister due to population size who will also contribute to funding.

Look at the populations and wealth of Kerry, Galway, Mayo compared to say a Leitrim. The big counties will complain about Dublin but never seem that aware of their inbuilt advantages compared to several smaller counties. How would Kerry or Mayo  like it if Leitrim called for those counties to be divided in 5 so they have a level playing field.

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Re: split the dubs in 4
« Reply #21 on: June 10, 2019, 11:30:14 PM »
Dublin might get beaten this year yet.

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« Reply #22 on: June 10, 2019, 11:33:14 PM »
Dublin might get beaten this year yet.

Next you'll be inventing some one who could pull it off!

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Re: split the dubs in 4
« Reply #23 on: June 11, 2019, 08:43:43 AM »
Mckenna is the Gemma o Doherty of sport journalism.

Hes an imature child.

Splitting dubs up is an old one, it will never happen. Like Kilkenny raise the standard in Hurling and everyone eventually caught up, the same will happen in football. The Dubs, making the game a better one....

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Re: split the dubs in 4
« Reply #24 on: June 11, 2019, 09:15:54 AM »
Kilkenny hasn't got 1.3 million population.
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« Reply #25 on: June 11, 2019, 09:39:52 AM »
Kilkenny hasn't got 1.3 million population.

Yes, you are correct, they dont.

Dublin football senior player pool is adult football divisions 1-4 (Senior and Inter teams (Minus Senior club second teams in div 3,4 etc)), thats the playing population, in hurling its less.

All 1.3 milliion people are men, aged 18-32, that are good at playing gaelic football!!!
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Re: split the dubs in 4
« Reply #26 on: June 11, 2019, 07:21:36 PM »
Kilkenny hasn't got 1.3 million population.

Yes, you are correct, they dont.

Dublin football senior player pool is adult football divisions 1-4 (Senior and Inter teams (Minus Senior club second teams in div 3,4 etc)), thats the playing population, in hurling its less.

All 1.3 milliion people are men, aged 18-32, that are good at playing gaelic football!!!

Every county has women, children, people who play other sports etc. What they don't have is millions upon millions of euro pumped into their accounts to create players. Doped to the gills and now you lot won't even go to matches. This McKenna fella is right. Time to split you open and take the money off you.

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« Reply #27 on: June 11, 2019, 07:50:44 PM »
Would all Dublin fans be again a Dublin North and Dublin South team? I'd say 1 or both teams would go close to winning an AI (and give other teams a bit more of a chance).
Well county identity is obviously a huge part of GAA, so most people are instantly against splitting their own county, or combining their county with someone else.

Splitting Dublin is worthy of consideration. But would it solve a whole lot other than helping Kerry win more All Irelands?

Equally worthy of consideration would be to play the league as is, but combine teams for the All Ireland. Two six team divisions, top 2 in each division makes the semis.

Dublin
Kerry
Cork
Rest of Munster
Mayo/Sligo/Leitrim
Galway/Ros
South Leinster
North Leinster
Tyrone/Derry
Donegal/Fermanagh
Cavan/Monaghan
Armagh/Down/Antrim

Every player and every fan could have aspirations of winning Sam, although cyclically, some would not contend.
The above split is just top of the head (Cork on their own, but they should be challenging even if they’re nowhere near at the moment) but I’m sure there’d be a better way of doing it, but as an idea it would be better to try it with hurling first where the disparity is even greater.

Forget the matches...fellas would pay to watch training three times a week in that combination.
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I think  the idea making Dublin a province would be a good one.
the jackeens would still have a team to support when the winners emerge give them the right to wear the navy and blue
spiltting dublin in to its counties is hardly unfair dunleary  sounth dublin  Fingal and the City of course you  would have to do the same for Derry , galway Belfast cork Limerick and Waterford, and I nearly forgot Tipperary
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« Reply #28 on: June 11, 2019, 08:09:09 PM »
would the 4 then have to arrange thier own county club championships then aswell then enter leinster

If dublin became a province would the teams only play semi finals and a final and then be in super 8

If you want to split dublin youll have to get rid of provincial intercounty championships

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« Reply #29 on: June 11, 2019, 09:35:39 PM »
If you want to split dublin youll have to get rid of provincial intercounty championships
People are calling for that anyway. Two of the four provincial championships are utter farce, anyway.

Personally, I'd like to see them scrap the pre-season, disconnect the provincial championships from the All-Ireland, and give them to the Provincial board to run and profit from as they see fit. So if the Ulster teams want to go at it hammer and tongs, let them, if Connacht want their teams to go fundraising every year in NYC, let them, and if Leinster want to split Dublin into quarters, just for Leinster, let them. The all-Ireland should be separate, and have a clean - and tiered - structure.