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Re: Leinster Championship 2020
« Reply #150 on: November 21, 2020, 08:34:31 PM »
Up to the other 31 Co Boards to  grow some balls and do something about it starting with the 10 Leinster ones (KK won't give a sh1te).
Don't enter teams in the Leinster SF"C" and the rest don't enter the AI SF"C".
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Re: Leinster Championship 2020
« Reply #151 on: November 21, 2020, 08:38:44 PM »
Is County football dead?

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« Reply #152 on: November 21, 2020, 08:40:00 PM »
In truth McEntee isn't a top coach or near it, he's Banty level

He's done alright in a limited way with Meath in that he got them into Division 1 but this tonight is the brutal, brutal truth

The teams are playing different sports

Meath should have nabbed Malachy O'Rourke last year when they had the chance

I wonder would they go for Mickey Harte

Maybe Jim Gavin fancies a challenge
harte has had a much better Tyrone team and not got near this Dublin team.

I'd argue Harte has been holding Tyrone back. He's still relying on a defensive game plan that teams have figured out.

 You let Dublin have the ball and they'll destroy you. Mayo and Kerry going at Dublin are the only ones to cause them problems

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Re: Leinster Championship 2020
« Reply #153 on: November 21, 2020, 08:40:06 PM »
Is County football dead?

Where have you been the last 6 years?

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Re: Leinster Championship 2020
« Reply #154 on: November 21, 2020, 08:41:09 PM »
If you think tactics and a game plan are the difference here you’re talking out your shitepipe. raw talent, conditioning and athleticism that is unmatched by any other team in the country.
OK, but how have Mayo managed to so consistently compete with Dublin in that case?
Until.last year, Sid.
The 10 mins of pass the parcel to show who is in charge.
GF is fucked
Dub all Irelands have no credibility
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Tipp lost fair and square today. Meath did not
 
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Re: Leinster Championship 2020
« Reply #155 on: November 21, 2020, 08:41:11 PM »
3rd routine win for Dublin in this championship. Dublin 3-21 Meath 0-9. Over to Donegal, Mayo, Tipp, Cork or Cavan to see can they be competitive against Dublin.
Is the ref going to finally blow his whistle?... No, he's going to blow his nose

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Re: Leinster Championship 2020
« Reply #156 on: November 21, 2020, 08:51:37 PM »
If you think tactics and a game plan are the difference here you’re talking out your shitepipe. raw talent, conditioning and athleticism that is unmatched by any other team in the country.
OK, but how have Mayo managed to so consistently compete with Dublin in that case?
Until.last year, Sid.
The 10 mins of pass the parcel to show who is in charge.
GF is fucked
Dub all Irelands have no credibility
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Tipp lost fair and square today. Meath did not
Course Meath were robbed. Who Dublin and the likes of Fenton, Kilkenny and Cluxton think they are. They're not allowed be that good. They should hang their heads in shame.

Dublin footballers kicking the ball with both feet, what's all that about? It's not fair on the other teams

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Re: Leinster Championship 2020
« Reply #157 on: November 21, 2020, 08:54:26 PM »
Up to the other 31 Co Boards to  grow some balls and do something about it starting with the 10 Leinster ones (KL wont give a sh1te).
Don't enter teams in the Leinster SF"C" and the rest don't enter the AI SF"C".

What ?
Walk-in down mchale rd , sun out, summers day , game day . That’s all .

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Re: Leinster Championship 2020
« Reply #158 on: November 21, 2020, 08:58:28 PM »
If you think tactics and a game plan are the difference here you’re talking out your shitepipe. raw talent, conditioning and athleticism that is unmatched by any other team in the country.
OK, but how have Mayo managed to so consistently compete with Dublin in that case?

Is that what the football championship is being reduced to though? The hope that once every five years a team might give Dublin a run of it?

Dublin bet Mayo by ten points last year. If the two sides meet again this year, I would expect a similar margin of defeat.
They did but Kerry drew with them in the All-Ireland final and but for a bit of a loss of composure might well have won

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« Reply #159 on: November 21, 2020, 08:58:28 PM »
In all seriousness, Dublin will easily win the next 4 or 5 All Ireland’s.

By that time, everyone else won’t even be taking county football in any way serious.

The Leinster championship has been dead for years. The AI will be the same.

I’ve said it before but when will the penny drop?

Ten in a row? 15?

One of these years they’ll be caught out on a bad day, but they’re going to win at least four out of five All Ireland’s for the foreseeable future.

Maybe by 2030 we’ll be talking about a split.

Year on year, they get stronger. The team constantly evolves. Other teams have a shelf life. Dublin don’t.  It’s less and less likely they’ll be caught on a bad day. It’s clear they won’t be going anywhere for at least a decade, if not more.

Attendances are down. Season ticket sales down. More and more players walking away. Leinster is dead. Dublin won’t be caught no matter the championship format. County football is dead. I don’t know how it can recover from here.

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Re: Leinster Championship 2020
« Reply #160 on: November 21, 2020, 09:02:44 PM »
In truth McEntee isn't a top coach or near it, he's Banty level

He's done alright in a limited way with Meath in that he got them into Division 1 but this tonight is the brutal, brutal truth

The teams are playing different sports

Meath should have nabbed Malachy O'Rourke last year when they had the chance

I wonder would they go for Mickey Harte

Maybe Jim Gavin fancies a challenge
harte has had a much better Tyrone team and not got near this Dublin team.

I'd argue Harte has been holding Tyrone back. He's still relying on a defensive game plan that teams have figured out.

 You let Dublin have the ball and they'll destroy you. Mayo and Kerry going at Dublin are the only ones to cause them problems

You can argue it if you like but the Tyrone teams of the last decade weren't a patch on their 3 All-Ireland winning teams. Dublin will destroy any team that defends as loosely as Meath did tonight.

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Re: Leinster Championship 2020
« Reply #161 on: November 21, 2020, 09:04:24 PM »
Class acts. Just absolutely miles ahead but its down to the rest to catch up

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Re: Leinster Championship 2020
« Reply #162 on: November 21, 2020, 09:05:25 PM »
Great performance by the Dubs. Tackling with ferocity, excellent footpassing and shooting and every man gives everything he has from a work rate point of view.

Of crucial importance, we have the best keeper in the country and best freetaker in the country. Two awesome individuals and I feel blessed that they’re both Dubs.

We might not win every game (or we might), but for as long as those two are around, we’ll be the best team in the country.

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Re: Leinster Championship 2020
« Reply #163 on: November 21, 2020, 09:07:22 PM »
Great performance by the Dubs. Tackling with ferocity, excellent footpassing and shooting and every man gives everything he has from a work rate point of view.

Of crucial importance, we have the best keeper in the country and best freetaker in the country. Two awesome individuals and I feel blessed that they’re both Dubs.

We might not win every game (or we might), but for as long as those two are around, we’ll be the best team in the country.

Tackling was a lot of better in contrast to the league encounter.  A lot to improve on for Donegal game.

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Re: Leinster Championship 2020
« Reply #164 on: November 21, 2020, 09:10:41 PM »
In truth McEntee isn't a top coach or near it, he's Banty level

He's done alright in a limited way with Meath in that he got them into Division 1 but this tonight is the brutal, brutal truth

The teams are playing different sports

Meath should have nabbed Malachy O'Rourke last year when they had the chance

I wonder would they go for Mickey Harte

Maybe Jim Gavin fancies a challenge
harte has had a much better Tyrone team and not got near this Dublin team.

I'd argue Harte has been holding Tyrone back. He's still relying on a defensive game plan that teams have figured out.

 You let Dublin have the ball and they'll destroy you. Mayo and Kerry going at Dublin are the only ones to cause them problems

Harte is still one of the best coaches out there but probably not quite real elite anymore in terms of tactics

But he does bring a very professional ethos to a team and that has meant Tyrone did not fall away like Down, Armagh and Derry did

Tyrone were not disgraced in the 2018 final
 
That professional ethos is what Mayo and Kerry have had over the last eight or nine years, they were never afraid of Dublin

Donegal had it between 2011 and 2014 and look like they do again

Tyrone were just below that level

So it is possible to be competitive or very competitive against Dublin

Meath have 200k people, that's a bigger population than Mayo, Kerry, Donegal or Tyrone, and they're better situated economically

They're one of the traditional elite counties of Gaelic football

They have everything in their favour to be very competitive

So do Galway, Cork and Kildare