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by Fairplayalways
Tue Apr 06, 2021 3:52 pm
Forum: Offaly GAA
Topic: 1996 Leinster Hurling Final
Replies: 6
Views: 389

Re: 1996 Leinster Hurling Final

well put all and like me most didnt begrudge Wexford a Leinster and All Ireland that year (at our expense in Leinster I know)...Wexford I always maintain "got" Offaly one or two Leinster titles in the 1980s..1984 was one in ways..Wexford done the the impossible knocking out 2 in a row All Ireland ch...
by Fairplayalways
Mon Apr 05, 2021 10:13 pm
Forum: Offaly GAA
Topic: 1996 Leinster Hurling Final
Replies: 6
Views: 389

Re: 1996 Leinster Hurling Final

Fitzherny was a fine keeper and sort of forgot about in ways when people talk of great keepers of modern hurling such as Brendan Cummins and Davy Fitsgerald, and of course Joe Quaid of that era.. etc...he was always one of the best modern day keepers I seen...to be fair Liam Coughlan saved Offaly a ...
by Fairplayalways
Mon Apr 05, 2021 12:04 am
Forum: Offaly GAA
Topic: 1996 Leinster Hurling Final
Replies: 6
Views: 389

1996 Leinster Hurling Final

I watched this game start to finish tonight as it pops up on you tube most nights I look up old games and I kept thinking "sur that game wasnt that good really"..but.....what a game of hurling this was...and I will say it again, we rarely (and I mean rarely) see such intensiy in games any more, and ...
by Fairplayalways
Mon Mar 29, 2021 12:40 pm
Forum: Offaly GAA
Topic: Grand Canal Walk 2021
Replies: 3
Views: 767

Re: Grand Canal Walk 2021

ah yeah, everyone to their own as they say, personally I wouldnt be a great match goer now to be honest as it is a costly business and I tend to stay for two games when I do go after paying to get in.., that said I seen loads of game on the GAA TV thing stream over last summer and while I didnt spen...
by Fairplayalways
Wed Mar 24, 2021 11:36 pm
Forum: Offaly GAA
Topic: Maughan & O' Malley / Dunne & Maher
Replies: 78
Views: 20551

Re: Maughan & O' Malley / Dunne & Maher

I hear what your saying, yet other counties with possibly larger groups of these people are not next or near Offalys figures?..Leitrim or Sligo or Mayo havent had massive outbreaks since the funeral 2 weeks ago...something not right in Offaly and its being tip toed around from what I see..yet the cr...
by Fairplayalways
Thu Mar 18, 2021 1:50 pm
Forum: Offaly GAA
Topic: Maughan & O' Malley / Dunne & Maher
Replies: 78
Views: 20551

Re: Maughan & O' Malley / Dunne & Maher

very well said and 100% correct, I would go as far as to say the company even travelling to matches and the chats youngters and adults have are all very much part of normal life and we all hear the odd little bit that might be bothering someone on those drives or when the lads take a break from trai...
by Fairplayalways
Tue Mar 16, 2021 5:03 pm
Forum: Offaly GAA
Topic: Maughan & O' Malley / Dunne & Maher
Replies: 78
Views: 20551

Re: Maughan & O' Malley / Dunne & Maher

and if LOI soccer can come back, surely schoolboys league can resume training at the very least and of course other sports too in a limited fashion..we are not asking for alot in that I think...I think we will get 6/8 more weeks of lockdown co-operation after the 5th April if needs be, it will be a...
by Fairplayalways
Tue Mar 16, 2021 2:58 pm
Forum: Offaly GAA
Topic: Maughan & O' Malley / Dunne & Maher
Replies: 78
Views: 20551

Re: Maughan & O' Malley / Dunne & Maher

and if LOI soccer can come back, surely schoolboys league can resume training at the very least...I think we will get 6/8 more weeks of lockdown co-operation after the 5th April if needs be, it will be a tough ask but I think people will adhere in general, there after, if the vaccine is not up an ru...
by Fairplayalways
Tue Mar 16, 2021 10:47 am
Forum: Offaly GAA
Topic: Maughan & O' Malley / Dunne & Maher
Replies: 78
Views: 20551

Re: Maughan & O' Malley / Dunne & Maher

anyway, to pull us all back a little more football matters, does anyone think the league will get going at all..middle of March now...
by Fairplayalways
Tue Mar 16, 2021 10:43 am
Forum: Offaly GAA
Topic: Maughan & O' Malley / Dunne & Maher
Replies: 78
Views: 20551

Re: Maughan & O' Malley / Dunne & Maher

I normally pull people back to the topic but its no real harm if a topic skews off abit with another topic coming into play...just going back to the covid thing, theres a woman on liveline (not horror storys today unlike the last few weeks with Joe) but she is on about the public toilets (within re...
by Fairplayalways
Mon Mar 15, 2021 3:05 pm
Forum: Offaly GAA
Topic: Maughan & O' Malley / Dunne & Maher
Replies: 78
Views: 20551

Re: Maughan & O' Malley / Dunne & Maher

I normally pull people back to the topic but its no real harm if a topic skews off abit with another topic coming into play...just going back to the covid thing, theres a woman on liveline (not horror storys today unlike the last few weeks with Joe) but she is on about the public toilets (within rea...
by Fairplayalways
Fri Mar 12, 2021 6:00 pm
Forum: Offaly GAA
Topic: Maughan & O' Malley / Dunne & Maher
Replies: 78
Views: 20551

Re: Maughan & O' Malley / Dunne & Maher

Its actually only mid Feb there gone I went back through the posts here as some posted "Joe is back" so it was in the tribune either the weekend before the 15th Feb last or the week after (before I think)...with this lockdown I was sure it was longer ago...
by Fairplayalways
Fri Mar 12, 2021 12:37 pm
Forum: Offaly GAA
Topic: Maughan & O' Malley / Dunne & Maher
Replies: 78
Views: 20551

Re: Maughan & O' Malley / Dunne & Maher

where was it said that Maher is back in with the footballers? not seen it written in any local papers? Whats the source? It was on the Midland Tribune at the time, it was a comprehensive article on the both football and hurling squads...Im going to say just after Christmas it was announced, but can...
by Fairplayalways
Thu Mar 11, 2021 1:31 pm
Forum: Offaly GAA
Topic: Maughan & O' Malley / Dunne & Maher
Replies: 78
Views: 20551

Re: Maughan & O' Malley / Dunne & Maher

and of course I share your very valid concerns, the problem is the here and now, people will not wait a few years for natural things to develop to offset this virus or any new ones, I dont know your age, nor you mine, but I hope I have another 30/40 if Ime lucky left to see..older people of course h...
by Fairplayalways
Thu Mar 11, 2021 1:22 pm
Forum: Offaly GAA
Topic: poem
Replies: 5
Views: 597

Re: poem

unusual one. i had a poem in my work locker for years.basically i lost it.id love to get again. its was either penned by a grennan man or a brennan. its was about the great offaly hurling events in 1998. it started off roughly come all ye from gaeldom and listen to me. if you come from the slaney t...