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Mon Sep 19, 2016 9:26 am

Zook wrote:well i think it was the kick up the arse that dublin needed. it'll be a very different story on the 1st
Maybe, but it doesn't quite have the feel of a final where Mayo missed their chance.

There's enough to be concerned about for each one of the Dublin fowards, going into the replay.

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Mon Sep 19, 2016 4:54 pm

Zook wrote:well i think it was the kick up the arse that dublin needed. it'll be a very different story on the 1st
I doubt it. There won't be more than a couple of points in it either way. Do you not think Dublin not having scored til half an hour in would have been a kick up the arse for them at half time? And still going in 5 points up? We did brilliantly to get back into it, each time. Sure after the Kerry game all anyone could talk about is how Dublin don't let up for 75+ minutes. It was Mayo who pulled themselves back into the game, 3 points down on 67/68 minutes.

Do you actually think the only reason Dublin didn't win is because every player had an off day? Nothing to do with Mayo being a match for ye and outplaying ye for a lot of it in shite conditions? We've been the only team who's truly been able to rattle Dublin the last few years. We've mostly come out on the wrong side of it but we've consistently ran ye close.

As biggy said above, it doesn't feel like we threw it away. It wasn't as bad as the 2013 final, which I felt we 'threw away' in the first half. Last year, we somehow managed to make a comeback but ye were the much better team over two games.

We matched ye, and mostly beat ye, man for man on the pitch yesterday. Just read that Connolly has scored 5 points from play to Keegan's 4 in 5 matches going back to 2012. Does he just 'play shite' every now and again against us, or do you think maybe Keegan is one of the best footballers in the country marking probably the best player in the country out of it? You haven't a fucking clue.

It's going to be very, very close the next day. I can't wait for it.

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Zook wrote:well i think it was the kick up the arse that dublin needed. it'll be a very different story on the 1st
I doubt it. There won't be more than a couple of points in it either way. Do you not think Dublin not having scored til half an hour in would have been a kick up the arse for them at half time? And still going in 5 points up? We did brilliantly to get back into it, each time. Sure after the Kerry game all anyone could talk about is how Dublin don't let up for 75+ minutes. It was Mayo who pulled themselves back into the game, 3 points down on 67/68 minutes.

Do you actually think the only reason Dublin didn't win is because every player had an off day? Nothing to do with Mayo being a match for ye and outplaying ye for a lot of it in shite conditions? We've been the only team who's truly been able to rattle Dublin the last few years. We've mostly come out on the wrong side of it but we've consistently ran ye close.

As biggy said above, it doesn't feel like we threw it away. It wasn't as bad as the 2013 final, which I felt we 'threw away' in the first half. Last year, we somehow managed to make a comeback but ye were the much better team over two games.

We matched ye, and mostly beat ye, man for man on the pitch yesterday. Just read that Connolly has scored 5 points from play to Keegan's 4 in 5 matches going back to 2012. Does he just 'play shite' every now and again against us, or do you think maybe Keegan is one of the best footballers in the country marking probably the best player in the country out of it? Never mind that Connolly should have been sent off and shouldn't even be playing the next day.

It's going to be very, very close the next day. I can't wait for it.

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Mon Sep 19, 2016 5:46 pm

Jaysis casino came to life

I'm a bit worried about him if we win in Oct

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Mon Sep 19, 2016 6:52 pm

Will be watching the final final in an Irish bar in Athens :)
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Mon Sep 19, 2016 7:33 pm

maradara wrote:Jaysis casino came to life

I'm a bit worried about him if we win in Oct
I know what the fuck.. do i have to read all that?
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Mon Sep 19, 2016 10:36 pm

Casino wrote:We've been the only team who's truly been able to rattle Dublin the last few years.
Well we hammered them at Croke Park in 2014 as well.....

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Zook wrote:
maradara wrote:Jaysis casino came to life

I'm a bit worried about him if we win in Oct
I know what the fuck.. do i have to read all that?
God forbid you'd actually have to think about the sport

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Tue Sep 20, 2016 12:51 am

dwayne wrote:
Casino wrote:We've been the only team who's truly been able to rattle Dublin the last few years.
Well we hammered them at Croke Park in 2014 as well.....
True, I meant to say consistently but I don't know if that makes any sense either

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Tue Sep 20, 2016 12:58 am

maradara wrote:Jaysis casino came to life

I'm a bit worried about him if we win in Oct
Well it'd be nothing we haven't been through a thousand times before

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Tue Sep 20, 2016 6:18 am

Casino wrote:
Zook wrote:
maradara wrote:Jaysis casino came to life

I'm a bit worried about him if we win in Oct
I know what the fuck.. do i have to read all that?
God forbid you'd actually have to think about the sport
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Tue Sep 20, 2016 8:50 am

Casino wrote:
Zook wrote:
maradara wrote:Jaysis casino came to life

I'm a bit worried about him if we win in Oct
I know what the fuck.. do i have to read all that?
God forbid you'd actually have to think about the sport
ah casino what are ye getting all serious for? jesus christ. you used to be a bit of craic
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Tue Sep 20, 2016 9:59 am

They're all very serious about it Zook. I've never seen anything like it. I've a Mayo lad wound up no end in work the last few weeks. I'd a bet on with him over the game that Mayo wouldnt win and he's trying to welch out of it now. He flipped the lid when I told him I dont even watch GAA I just know Mayo dont have it in them to win an all ireland

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Mon Sep 26, 2016 8:11 pm

Very poor form there's no hawkeye for the ladies, but then with the treatment of ladies gaa by headquarters it's hardly a shock
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Mon Sep 26, 2016 8:26 pm

That was a fucking disgrace. Really absolutely ridiculous. So unfair.

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Tue Sep 27, 2016 8:01 am

eventSecurity wrote:Very poor form there's no hawkeye for the ladies, but then with the treatment of ladies gaa by headquarters it's hardly a shock
It wasn't a decision by the GAA. They have no jurisdiction over the competition.
The LGFA were the ones who decided against having it.

The official line was that they wanted to ensure that the top level games should be no different to the grassroots. Like FIFA and the goal-line tech. But the real reason is the cost. Aside from the senior inter-country, there's zero money in Ladies football at all.
The irony is that this farce sets will set them back financially in the long term as Ladies football was starting to gain real momentum. This just makes it all look 'amateur' - much like the Dublin/Clare coin-flip decision in the camoige last year. And is likely to be taken less seriously as a result.


But while I would have loved if Dublin stopped that Cork juggernaut, I'm glad they're not appealing.
Incorrect calls happen countless times every game. Some directly affect the score line, but every decision the ref makes will have an effect indirectly. That's just the nature of the game.

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Tue Sep 27, 2016 12:44 pm

I stand corrected so shivo.
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Tue Sep 27, 2016 11:16 pm

ufc 205 press conference, Jeremy Stephens tried to speak up, get a bit of air time, got absolutely rinsed by Conor :lol:

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Rob wrote:ufc 205 press conference, Jeremy Stephens tried to speak up, get a bit of air time, got absolutely rinsed by Conor :lol:
And Jim Gavin wept.

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Sat Oct 01, 2016 6:25 pm

2 in a row :D :D :D
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