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Re: 2020/21 All Ireland Football Championship
« Reply #165 on: June 29, 2020, 01:48:59 PM »
Seems Galway have won Connacht  already?
1 BIG CUP and 1 Cupeen so far....

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Re: 2020/21 All Ireland Football Championship
« Reply #166 on: June 29, 2020, 02:03:49 PM »
Seems Galway have won Connacht  already?
Nobody said that.


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Re: 2020/21 All Ireland Football Championship
« Reply #167 on: June 29, 2020, 02:16:23 PM »
Seems Galway have won Connacht  already?

After the last few years how anyone could assume this is beyond me, Mayo haven't even been in a Connacht final since 2015 - nevermind winning it - and have been the best team in the province during that time, they are way overdue a win. Galway had two shots at making the Super 8s playing both of the main Connacht rivals and were comprehensively beaten both times. Roscommon have zero fear of Galway.
Connacht is competitive in terms of that I wouldn't be surprised to see any of Roscommon, Mayo or Galway in the All Ireland semi-final, but Galway are bookies faves due to the advantage of not having to beat both Mayo and Roscommon en route.

For fairness it should have been an open draw. Galway 2 games to get to semi, monaghan 4. Where is fairness in that. Total joke and wouldnt be accepted in any other competitive sport. Problem is the provincial councils have too much say and they don't give one hoot about fairness only ££££'s
There is no fairness in the AI structures but this has been the case for the entirety of the inter county game, Ulster teams are shafted the most under this format no doubt whatsoever about that, but Leinster and Munster is a complete joke, Dubs are going for 10 in a row, Kerry 8. At least there is some competition in the west, you cannot say with any certainty that Galway will get out of the province but the numbers game is what it is unless the provinces are abandoned.

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Re: 2020/21 All Ireland Football Championship
« Reply #168 on: June 29, 2020, 02:20:43 PM »
I have to agree with Pateen for once....
Once it was decided to go knock out they should have gone with a 32 County draw.
Would have brought a but if fairness to it.
Anyway the die is cast so it's all up to the Covid now.

Yes I agree. Spillane said similar last night. Although I doubt he ever called for an open draw when he was winning handy AIs as a player. He didnít give a shit about Down or Armagh having to win 4 tough games to win Ulster back then.

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Re: 2020/21 All Ireland Football Championship
« Reply #169 on: June 29, 2020, 02:33:53 PM »
Seems Galway have won Connacht  already?

After the last few years how anyone could assume this is beyond me,
Nobody has done this.


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Re: 2020/21 All Ireland Football Championship
« Reply #171 on: June 29, 2020, 03:36:03 PM »
the only reason leinster seen negative is cause of Dublin but you still need to to win at least 3 games to win it unlike Munster where kerry need to win two

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Re: 2020/21 All Ireland Football Championship
« Reply #172 on: June 29, 2020, 03:38:09 PM »
they'll be a lot of moaning if tyrone get knocked out first game

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Re: 2020/21 All Ireland Football Championship
« Reply #173 on: June 29, 2020, 03:39:47 PM »
Yes provincials are seen as too precious for some reason

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Re: 2020/21 All Ireland Football Championship
« Reply #174 on: June 29, 2020, 03:56:08 PM »
You seem to be chatting away to yourself there

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Re: 2020/21 All Ireland Football Championship
« Reply #175 on: June 29, 2020, 04:04:48 PM »
If all Connacht championship games are to be played in Croke Park it has to be advantage Mayo. Only Dublin are more use to that venue and have a better record in the last 8 or 9 years.

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Re: 2020/21 All Ireland Football Championship
« Reply #176 on: June 29, 2020, 04:12:52 PM »
Every County should have flood lit grounds. Connacht GAA built a Centre of excellence in Mayo and are currently building a indoor 3g pitch. The largest indoor pitch in Europe.  Might be of use in Winter,but could have used the money for the County grounds in the province

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Re: 2020/21 All Ireland Football Championship
« Reply #177 on: June 29, 2020, 05:30:00 PM »
whats the reason of playing connaught championship games in croke park

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Re: 2020/21 All Ireland Football Championship
« Reply #178 on: June 29, 2020, 05:32:03 PM »
So is their no floodlights in any ground in connaught

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Re: 2020/21 All Ireland Football Championship
« Reply #179 on: June 29, 2020, 05:38:11 PM »
So is their no floodlights in any ground in connaught

Connacht and MacHale Park has floodlights.
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