Author Topic: Laochra Gael TG4 (New Series)  (Read 31877 times)

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Re: Laochra Gael TG4 (New Series)
« Reply #180 on: April 27, 2021, 11:41:11 PM »
Dooher was an absolutely unbelievable footballer. People just talk about his engine and determination but he was pure class. Dummy solos, fielding, kick passing, the lot.

To say Cavanagh used his engine as a 1 trick pony is disingenuous.....his engine and athleticism was unique....he literally took men on every time he got the ball, incredible. Antrim could unfortunately go a year without 1 player taking a man on...Cavanagh did it 10 times a match

If any of you have any of the Sam DVDs ...highlights of a year in the 00s...stick them on. Some of the football and sheer competitiveness was out of this world.

To think  that if the 2005 final had today's rules Muggsy would take a mark and a certain score rather than pass to Canavan for the goal ...it really is sickening.  The game is dead. No short boring kick outs then either
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« Reply #181 on: April 28, 2021, 07:34:30 AM »
Thatís a great point on the mark. Yeah cavanagh no one trick pony alright. Fantastic but peoples memoryís get clouded because heís not that likeable.

Sadly you could near be right on Antrim. It was the one thing you always got with tony scullion though.

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Re: Laochra Gael TG4 (New Series)
« Reply #182 on: April 28, 2021, 08:14:45 AM »
Dooher was an absolutely unbelievable footballer. People just talk about his engine and determination but he was pure class. Dummy solos, fielding, kick passing, the lot.

To say Cavanagh used his engine as a 1 trick pony is disingenuous.....his engine and athleticism was unique....he literally took men on every time he got the ball, incredible. Antrim could unfortunately go a year without 1 player taking a man on...Cavanagh did it 10 times a match

If any of you have any of the Sam DVDs ...highlights of a year in the 00s...stick them on. Some of the football and sheer competitiveness was out of this world.

To think  that if the 2005 final had today's rules Muggsy would take a mark and a certain score rather than pass to Canavan for the goal ...it really is sickening.  The game is dead. No short boring kick outs then either

He was 5'9" or 5'10" max, I thought he was unreal, a winner. Got to know him well too, a gentleman

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Re: Laochra Gael TG4 (New Series)
« Reply #183 on: April 28, 2021, 08:35:50 AM »
He was a real warrior. I felt sorry for boys who had to mark him - he just never stopped.