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by biffinbanner
Sun Nov 15, 2020 6:04 pm
Forum: Offaly GAA
Topic: Offaly Hurling 2020
Replies: 375
Views: 121268

Re: Offaly Hurling 2020

were in div 3 .and not able to get out of it. antrim westmeath and kerry are in div 2. they are too strong for us. thats the plain facts of it. we have to accept it.
by biffinbanner
Wed Nov 11, 2020 10:57 am
Forum: Offaly GAA
Topic: 1984 Centenary All Ireland on Gold last night
Replies: 10
Views: 1016

Re: 1984 Centenary All Ireland on Gold last night

while i agree with most of what you said the sliotar has actually got marginally heavier in recent years. the inner core has changed tho and this has caused players to be able to hit it further. also hurls have got better. and the physique of players has got bulkier. the size of some of the limerick...
by biffinbanner
Sun Nov 01, 2020 1:03 pm
Forum: Offaly GAA
Topic: Offaly Hurling 2020
Replies: 375
Views: 121268

Re: Offaly Hurling 2020

dj carey was a great hurler but was as bad as any one i ever seen for over carrying the ball. the skill he has was to look like he was going to play it any moment but not doing it. he got a goal that won a game against us and def too 10 or more steps before he scored a goal..and he got one against w...
by biffinbanner
Sun Oct 25, 2020 9:49 pm
Forum: Offaly GAA
Topic: DIV 3 NFL predictions and general chit chat.
Replies: 237
Views: 76464

Re: DIV 3 NFL predictions and general chit chat.

very strange to see no player from ferbane featuring on the starting team today or last week? 2019 winners 2018 finalists and beaten on penos this year in semi? i dont like maughans style. hes great in interviews and talks a good game but i dont think hes advancing offaly football the way hes settin...
by biffinbanner
Tue Sep 08, 2020 9:42 pm
Forum: Offaly GAA
Topic: Senior A Football Champioship
Replies: 27
Views: 7157

Re: Senior A Football Champioship

big difference to 2019 if it does come to pass and its ferbane v rhode is a fully fit niall mcnamee.
by biffinbanner
Sun Aug 02, 2020 7:21 pm
Forum: Offaly GAA
Topic: Anthony Daly: Offaly were codding us, and themselves, as a culture of indifference set in
Replies: 5
Views: 2010

Re: Anthony Daly: Offaly were codding us, and themselves, as a culture of indifference set in

easy enough for kilkenny get rid of lads for misbehaving etc. they got a conveyor belt of talent. a friend of mine from kilkenny often said some of the best hurlers in the county never got a chance because cody just didnt fancy them if they were casual or happy go lucky . we could never get rid of a...
by biffinbanner
Mon May 18, 2020 11:52 pm
Forum: Offaly GAA
Topic: RTE team of the Sunday game era
Replies: 10
Views: 3588

Re: RTE team of the Sunday game era

surely eoin kelly has to be on ? and nicky english? hard fot them all on i suppose
by biffinbanner
Mon Apr 06, 2020 8:22 am
Forum: Offaly GAA
Topic: Best offaly hurling team of all time
Replies: 7
Views: 2800

Re: Best offaly hurling team of all time

maybe mullins was/is and i wouldnt argue with you that hes an exceptional shot stopper. but damien martin had an all star got and had played many years for leinster, and was regarded as one of the top keepers in ireland for years before offaly "came"
by biffinbanner
Sun Apr 05, 2020 8:19 pm
Forum: Offaly GAA
Topic: Best offaly hurling team of all time
Replies: 7
Views: 2800

Re: Best offaly hurling team of all time

d martin
e coughlan
k kinahan
m hanemy
b whelehan
p delaney
g coughlan
j pilkington
j kelly
johnny dooley
j troy
p carroll
j flaherty
p horan
joe dooley subs jim troy, b dooley, m corrigan,h rigney,rory hanniffy paddy molloy.
by biffinbanner
Fri Mar 27, 2020 10:53 pm
Forum: Offaly GAA
Topic: best offaly hurler in living memory
Replies: 4
Views: 2903

Re: best offaly hurler in living memory

yea a lot of the great players had the ability to be where the ball lands..brian had that abilty to read the game. hes getting 75% of the vote at the moment(. . the same way as some of the greatest players looked to have all the time in the world remember willie bryan? always looked like he was have...
by biffinbanner
Thu Mar 26, 2020 9:41 pm
Forum: Offaly GAA
Topic: best offaly hurler in living memory
Replies: 4
Views: 2903

best offaly hurler in living memory

theres a thread on the clare hurlers forum asking the above question.. my answer was brian whelehan without question. would anyone have any other pick? the following is my answer on the forum.. no question brian whelehan. easiest choice ever. i seen paddy molloy when i was very young. he was a sort ...
by biffinbanner
Sat Feb 08, 2020 1:59 am
Forum: Offaly GAA
Topic: DIV 3 NFL predictions and general chit chat.
Replies: 237
Views: 76464

Re: DIV 3 NFL predictions and general chit chat.

after reading all that i have to comment on it and remember names that we threw round as being the next johnny flaherty or mark corrigan .its a sad inditement of lots of stuff but jesus lads i remember roy mannions display in 91. one word. powerful
by biffinbanner
Wed Dec 11, 2019 11:06 am
Forum: Offaly GAA
Topic: Byrne v Duignan
Replies: 234
Views: 87054

Re: Byrne v Duignan

best of luck to the new county board

mary dunne, brian flynn, and john maloney are huge losses though . very capable people and will be hard to match.
by biffinbanner
Wed Aug 28, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: Offaly GAA
Topic: Next Offaly Senior Hurling Manager
Replies: 112
Views: 97919

Re: Next Offaly Senior Hurling Manager

was the laying out cold of joachim not nasty? or the free for all with belmont and kk? anyway on to mick fennelly.it is a great appointment for mick.surely we will win the christy ring to bring back a feel good factor? then onto the joe mcdonagh with a revitalised belief and possible entry into the ...
by biffinbanner
Mon Jun 17, 2019 10:17 am
Forum: Offaly GAA
Topic: Joe McDonagh cup
Replies: 276
Views: 120908

Re: Joe McDonagh cup

can someone explain to me why people cant see the reality of the situation? we were spoilt for 20 years and we enjoyed it all immensly.now were going through managers rapidly.one in little over a year i think is our average.so its all down to the managers?i think not.i dont believe brian cody would ...