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fearsiuil

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« Reply #285 on: September 29, 2021, 12:12:48 AM »
Is Shefflin not in charge of some lower down club now? I thought I saw him on the sideline on some of those TG4 games.
Managing Thomastown who are playing intermediate, Shefflin said won't manage against Ballyhale Shamrocks who are only 10 minutes down the road.

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« Reply #286 on: October 07, 2021, 01:03:16 PM »
As that piece acknowledged, Cody is still getting them titles - albeit not all-Irelands.
How much is that is down to Leinster being so bad again?
For the first 10 years of Cody's tenure he could have fielded the camogie team and still won Leinsters.
Dublin, Galway and Wexford lifted it for a little bit but are gone bad again.

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« Reply #287 on: October 20, 2021, 06:34:48 PM »
The general standard in Leinster has deteriorated in recent years
Munster is stronger.
It is the opposite of the rugby.
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« Reply #288 on: November 09, 2021, 09:44:37 AM »
Watched that Ballyhale v OL Gaels final there on Sunday, the ref hadn't a pea in his whistle by the looks of it but both teams just got on with it which is admirable.

Ballyhale playing a direct brand of hurling, the traditional Cody way of forwards winning their own ball. Worked for them as the Gaels also didn't play a bank of sweepers and left too many one on one battles inside their own 20 metre line. The Gaels looked to be trying to work the ball out but came unstuck quite a bit doing so. Hard to see the Kilkenny seniors adapt for the likes of Limerick come summer time.

Colin Fennelly looks to be off the boil at the moment but it's winter hurling and Ballyhale will take some stopping.

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« Reply #289 on: November 09, 2021, 10:28:40 AM »
Watched that Ballyhale v OL Gaels final there on Sunday, the ref hadn't a pea in his whistle by the looks of it but both teams just got on with it which is admirable.

Ballyhale playing a direct brand of hurling, the traditional Cody way of forwards winning their own ball. Worked for them as the Gaels also didn't play a bank of sweepers and left too many one on one battles inside their own 20 metre line. The Gaels looked to be trying to work the ball out but came unstuck quite a bit doing so. Hard to see the Kilkenny seniors adapt for the likes of Limerick come summer time.

Colin Fennelly looks to be off the boil at the moment but it's winter hurling and Ballyhale will take some stopping.

He was well marshalled to be fair, probably in some games would have won a free or two but the ref was having none of it lol.. He'll not meet a defender as good as that next day out tbf. So he'll have more good days than bad.. Gaels sort of ran out of steam, I thought for most parts they had the measure of the Shamrocks but that last quarter they hadn't a puff left and a scoring burst was enough to put it to bed for Ballyhale.

Ballyhale are beatable, they are not the team of a few years ago, not sure what the break from the all Ireland series will have had on the team and others,  just looking forward to the games this year, no dominant teams at club level

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