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Blowitupref

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« Reply #105 on: October 27, 2019, 01:39:51 PM »
I might be in a minority but I enjoyed the series. Maybe playing a bigger county is not a great spectacle but it does give a few players a short time in the limelight.  For Mayo I am sure Boylan (?) was glad he could show what he could do. For the underdogs O'Sullivan of Kerry maybe got a chance to show that he could still play inter county if Kerry can forgive his earlier error. From an Armagh point of view it was good to see 3 players involved and Aron McKenna showed he can take a score. He has a tough task though trying to break into the Armagh full forward line.

They played Mayo's ''C'' Team!


Apart from Fionn McDonagh,Brian Reape,Matthew Ruane,Stephen Coen,James McCormack has any of that Mayo team last night ever play a NFL or senior championship game for Mayo? I find it a bit odd that Mayo supporters elsewhere are taking up players and having the view they should be on the county panel next year after watching that exhibition/challenge match.
Is the ref going to finally blow his whistle?... No, he's going to blow his nose

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« Reply #106 on: October 28, 2019, 12:40:55 PM »
I like the concept of the underdogs. I'm not keen on the whole reality TV/X Factor sad stories that goes with it but can live with it.

Perhaps they should look at the level on competition or something however though or at least give them half a chance - maybe make it pre Xmas to try and even the playing field on a county that will only be back training 2/3 weeks at that stage.

Anything that gives lads a chance to try and aim for the top of the game should really be welcomed, some of the comments are fairly negative towards lads who want to try their best. I admire anyone for giving it a good lash.

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« Reply #107 on: October 28, 2019, 02:46:53 PM »
Hardly a "C" team when you've 1/5 of the regular starting team.

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« Reply #108 on: October 28, 2019, 02:55:17 PM »
I like the concept of the underdogs. I'm not keen on the whole reality TV/X Factor sad stories that goes with it but can live with it.

Perhaps they should look at the level on competition or something however though or at least give them half a chance - maybe make it pre Xmas to try and even the playing field on a county that will only be back training 2/3 weeks at that stage.

Anything that gives lads a chance to try and aim for the top of the game should really be welcomed, some of the comments are fairly negative towards lads who want to try their best. I admire anyone for giving it a good lash.

Yeah, it's not bad.  I always watch it.  No harm done in it and, as you say, fair play for the lads committing to it.

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« Reply #109 on: October 28, 2019, 02:59:04 PM »
I used to watch it regularly but since the producers have turned it into an x factor type show with all the back stories etc.
There is enough of that shite on the tv.

If they would concentrate on the football/training/tactics part of it I feel it would be watchable again

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« Reply #110 on: November 10, 2019, 12:48:41 PM »
Nice Donal Reid article in this week's Democrat about a lad from Castlederg (Gallen) who appeared on Underdogs this season. His father is from Reid's club, Red Hughs.

https://www.donegaldemocrat.ie/news/sport/492063/donal-reid-column-the-importance-of-the-club-when-grief-visits-a-family.html