GAA 2018

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  1. Jan 7, 2018
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    Eire Red United Full Member

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    May as well get her started.
    The Dubs beat today, always nice to see even if it was their 3rd team.
    Armagh vs Derry called off due to frozen pitch. Can see Armagh struggling big time this year after such a promising championship last year (forget the Tyrone game:eek:), given the number of key players opting out of the panel. Hopefull still have it in us to get out of a sticky looking division 3 and finally get a win in Ulster.

    Predictions for the year:
    All-Ireland: Mayo
    Ulster: Tyrone
    Connacht: Mayo
    Munster: Kerry
    Leinster: Dubs.

    Club AI: Slaughtneill

    Hurling: Wouldn't know a whole pile about it now, but I’ll go for The Cats to win back Leinster, but don’t think theres another AI in them, Tipp to win Munster and as for the AI, remains to be seen if Galway can replicate how good they were last year, I’ll go for Tipp to win it.
  2. Jan 7, 2018
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    Ramshock CAF Pilib De Brún Translator

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    Dublin will win Sam again.
  3. Jan 7, 2018
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    IRELANDUNITED Full Member

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    Football
    All-Ireland - Dublin
    Ulster - Tyrone
    Connacht -Mayo
    Munster - Kerry
    Leinster - Dublin

    Club AI: Slaughtneill

    Hurling

    All Ireland - Tipperary
    Munster - Tipperary
    Leinster - Galway

    Club AI - Cuala
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    bazalini The Baz Man - He made us laugh 2000 - 2012

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    I'm heading on a 4 hour Round Trip next Sunday to See Westmeath play Offaly in an O'Byrne cup semi Final. Now that is dedication
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    Dublin are out aren't they, chance for others to lift a bit of silverware
  6. Jan 17, 2018
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    Eire Red United Full Member

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    McKenna cup semi between Armagh and Donegal postponed this evening, with final meant to be this weekend can’t see it being refixed and given our injury list this close to the league wouldn’t mind if Geezer just conceded it.
  7. Jan 17, 2018
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    RexHamilton Gumshoe for hire

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    Ah we could have had a coffee and a chat. What brought you there? You're not from Westmeath are ya?
  8. Jan 17, 2018
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    The Black Pearl Hurling Man of the Land

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    Galway to clean up again.

    There'll be two Cannning's now for teams to deal with - Joe & his nephew. What a sight that'll be.


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  9. Jan 18, 2018
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    bazalini The Baz Man - He made us laugh 2000 - 2012

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    I am. Am off to Laois now on Sunday.
  10. Jan 18, 2018
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    RexHamilton Gumshoe for hire

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    Best of luck. We'd have liked a bit of silverware. But after a positive first two games in the O'Byrne Cup, we reverted to type in Mullingar on Sunday. Very disappointing performance.
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    bazalini The Baz Man - He made us laugh 2000 - 2012

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    are you a fcuking Biff??
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    RexHamilton Gumshoe for hire

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    I certainly am.
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    bazalini The Baz Man - He made us laugh 2000 - 2012

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    Where abouts you from?
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    utdalltheway Sexy Beast

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    Put some bitcoins on that.
  15. Jan 22, 2018
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    The Black Pearl Hurling Man of the Land

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    Do you hurl' yourself?
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    padr81 Mr. MoneyBags

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    Hard to argue with your provinces but Mayo will win no All Ireland and I say that being a Mayo supporter. Team is coming to its end, its further from it we'll be getting. I'll be shocked if we make another final.
  17. Jan 27, 2018
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    Dublin v Kildare tonight. Nice to be back in Div 1 and I'm slightly hopeful we can just about stay up with a bit of luck. We're obviously the closest team to the Dubs in Leinster but that's not saying much. Hopefully we can at least give them a game. Getting within 10 points of them would, sadly, be considered a good result.
  18. Jan 27, 2018
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    2 points up at half time. Probably still lose but nice to see our lads not taking any shit off Cooper and his cronies of faux tough guys.
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    kidbob Full Member

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    And boom, we've fallen apart! Dubs starting to show their class.
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    The Black Pearl Hurling Man of the Land

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    I'm in Pearse Stadium now. Great crowd for a 2nd string Galway team against Antrim.

    I love Hurling, corner back for Gort Junior B's. It Keeps me going over the moon it's back.

    Myself and fellow clubman Aiden Harte. One of the proudest moments in my life was to hold that cup and be from the County that's the Champions of Ireland.

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    kidbob Full Member

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    Great picture mate. Always hated Galway for 98 but have a soft spot for the hurlers.
  22. Jan 28, 2018
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    Eire Red United Full Member

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    Great win for Armagh today against a poor Sligo team. Great crowd in AG as always, we’ll need 6 points at home this year if we want to go up, tough enough league, especially with the amount of lads we’ve lost from last year.

    How’d Clifford get on today against Donegal if anyone saw the game?
  23. Feb 25, 2018
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    Another battling performance from Kildare only to lose by 2 points away to Donegal. Ref sent Eoin Doyle off for a second yellow 17 minutes in for losing his mouth piece and failing to put it back in. Ridiculous stuff. Is it now mandatory to wear one?

    Of course if it were the Dubs, the ref would stop the game, hand wash the mouth piece himself and put it back into the players mouth! :wenger:
  24. Feb 25, 2018
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    Thats fecking ridiculous
  25. Feb 25, 2018
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    Eire Red United Full Member

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    Ref in Galway Kerry has lost the plot. Yellow and 2 blacks for feck all.
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    Eire Red United Full Member

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    Yeah it’s in the rules now unfortunately. Needs done away with along with the Black card.
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    bazalini The Baz Man - He made us laugh 2000 - 2012

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    Very proud Moment for me as My Son and his St Brigids Team from South Belfast qualified for the A Feile and will go on to represent Antrim.
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    Zebs Clare Bald'ings Daughter

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    Brian Cody currently the longest-serving manager in world sport.
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    unchanged_lineup Tarheel Tech Wizard

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    Munster hurling is insane this year. I'd seen highlights of the previous rounds and seen all the comments about it, but that was the first full match I've watched. The drama!
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    17Larsson Not a malefactor just a lagomorph

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    I don't follow the GAA but even Dublin supporters must be getting bored with it at this stage are they?
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    Haven’t been following the hurling much tbh, but watching the Sunday game at the minute and Limerick seem to be flying, Clare and Tipp match looked unreal too.
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    Eire Red United Full Member

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    Hopefully Galway, Kerry or Mayo finally stop the Dubs this year, Donegal absolutely flying as well.
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    Eire Red United Full Member

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    We should have enough in us to beat Sligo, they were shocking in Armagh when we beat them in the league, but I’m sure they’ll have improved since then and we’ve lost a few through injury, pity we didn’t get home advantage. Few tasty ties, Tipp and Mayo should be half decent, Kildare and Longford as well as Cavan and Down.
  35. Jun 17, 2018
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    So Clare vs Cork in the Munster and Kilkenny vs Galway in the Leinster. Both Wexford and Limerick still in it (you'd expect them to win their next games).

    Who's your money on?

    As a Clare man I've been very impressed by us this championship. Even the loss the Cork was by fine margins. If we can sort out our accuracy (although it was good today) I think we can beat anyone on our day. Having said that, if I was a betting neutral man, I'd back Galway with how they've hurled.
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    unchanged_lineup Tarheel Tech Wizard

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    Galway Connacht Champions in football.

    It was a dacent game in the end, given the conditions I was cynical beforehand.

    It's kinda weird though, knowing how good the Dubs are just waiting out there takes the gloss off a biteen of any Connacht championship.
  37. Jun 23, 2018
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    Eire Red United Full Member

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    Cork and Kerry is some game so far, really wish they would do away with the black card it is killing the game.
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    Ref is shocking
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    Not watched much Football but in hurling, the standard of refereeing has been absolutely shocking this year. Clare vs Tipp a few weeks back the ref would give a foul for one thing then refuse to give anything for the exact same foul a few minutes later. There was a phantom goal in the Waterford game and a red card for the offender AND the victim for getting hit in the Limerick vs Clare game :lol:
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    So who will blink first, Kildare or HQ ?