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by The Biff
Mon Jun 24, 2019 9:32 am
Forum: Offaly GAA
Topic: Offaly v Sligo Round 2 Qualifier
Replies: 17
Views: 3039

Re: Offaly v Sligo Round 2 Qualifier

Really enjoyable to watch this game yesterday. Even though our subs were again very late being called upon, this time it was probably a bit more justified as there were no real under-performers on the pitch. Even when Ruairi Mc was the first called ashore, I could say he had tried hard. So that mean...
by The Biff
Mon Jun 24, 2019 8:48 am
Forum: Offaly GAA
Topic: Offaly v Leix Round 3 Qualifier
Replies: 42
Views: 5407

Re: Offaly v Leix Round 3 Qualifier

Could have been a lot worse. It is certainly winnable, and we should go there with a genuine sense of confidence in our own ability.
by The Biff
Mon Jun 10, 2019 12:02 pm
Forum: Offaly GAA
Topic: Offaly v London Football Qualifiers
Replies: 25
Views: 3645

Re: Offaly v London Football Qualifiers

Sunday's game with London was a little frustrating to watch at times. My reckoning was that maybe Offaly took London a little for granted, and were not at full concentration at times. Many of our mistakes were just poor execution when NOT under pressure; badly aimed short passes, not catching balls ...
by The Biff
Mon Jun 11, 2018 6:41 pm
Forum: Offaly GAA
Topic: Offaly Senior Footballers Championship Thread
Replies: 189
Views: 55586

Re: Offaly Senior Footballers Championship Thread

For me too, Saturday night was a very heartening display. Our style of football was way ahead of Antrim's, showing a lot more confidence in our own ability and looking to dictate the flow of play with some air of confidence. I was very impressed with Anton's play' he's showing a level of maturity th...
by The Biff
Fri May 18, 2018 12:38 pm
Forum: Offaly GAA
Topic: Offaly Senior Footballers Championship Thread
Replies: 189
Views: 55586

Re: Offaly Senior Footballers Championship Thread

I would say that I agree with AZOffaly's assessment of this debacle. Those new interviews with Anton and Stephen Wallace have a lot of detail in them, whereas Tommy Byrne's contributions have contained quite a lot of "stone-walling" (IMHO). Now I know that as Chairman, he would to be careful about w...
by The Biff
Thu May 17, 2018 5:08 pm
Forum: Offaly GAA
Topic: Offaly Senior Footballers Championship Thread
Replies: 189
Views: 55586

Re: Offaly Senior Footballers Championship Thread

This does not inspire me with confidence.
http://www.the42.ie/offaly-football-ste ... 8-May2018/
"Vinnie Murphy and Niall Hobbert, joint managers of St Peregrine’s club in Dublin, were contacted this morning about their interest. ...."
by The Biff
Thu May 17, 2018 12:44 pm
Forum: Offaly GAA
Topic: Offaly Senior Footballers Championship Thread
Replies: 189
Views: 55586

Re: Offaly Senior Footballers Championship Thread

Was Brian Gavin commentating on Sunday's match himself? If so, then he could hardly have been near the dressing room at half-time in order to see Nigel Dunne heading out. If Brian got his info second-hand, then it's easy to see a sort-of "Chinese Whispers" situation arise, with someone seeing someth...
by The Biff
Mon May 14, 2018 4:13 pm
Forum: Offaly GAA
Topic: Offaly Senior Footballers Championship Thread
Replies: 189
Views: 55586

Re: Offaly Senior Footballers Championship Thread

That interview by Brian Gavin with Midlands Radio 3 has been picked up by Balls.ie https://www.balls.ie/gaa/offaly-football-unrest-stephen-wallace-388940 so the story will now start to spread. That will hardly help to improve things in the short term, or maybe it all needs to be brought to a head an...
by The Biff
Mon May 14, 2018 9:42 am
Forum: Offaly GAA
Topic: Offaly Senior Footballers Championship Thread
Replies: 189
Views: 55586

Re: Offaly Senior Footballers Championship Thread

Oh Lord this is often a painful life being an Offaly Football supporter. I agree with the Shark, there was no shortage of effort here, especially in the first 35 minutes. But we should have been 6+ points up at half-time as we had completely outplayed Wicklow. Bernard Allen got a couple of sweet poi...
by The Biff
Fri Jul 15, 2016 5:44 pm
Forum: Offaly GAA
Topic: SFC Qualifier Kildare v Offaly
Replies: 12
Views: 12175

Re: SFC Qualifier Kildare v Offaly

I'm still fierce disappointed that this was another opportunity wasted for what might have been a very gratifying win. We got little or one of the breaking ball in midfield, and that cost us dearly. The way Kildare defended could have been a glorious chance for the likes of Joey O'Connor's raiding r...
by The Biff
Mon Jul 04, 2016 5:26 pm
Forum: Offaly GAA
Topic: SFC Qualifier Kildare v Offaly
Replies: 12
Views: 12175

Re: SFC Qualifier Kildare v Offaly

I see the Flour Bags Board has finally gotten around to confirming this.

Saturday next, 9th July at 6:30 pm in St.Conleths, Newbridge.
by The Biff
Thu Jun 30, 2016 1:02 pm
Forum: Offaly GAA
Topic: SFC Qualifier Kildare v Offaly
Replies: 12
Views: 12175

SFC Qualifier Kildare v Offaly

When is this fixture going to be confirmed? The gaa.ie website still has it listed for either Saturday or Sunday July 9th or 10th.
I'll even welcome rumours at this point.
by The Biff
Thu Apr 14, 2016 3:47 pm
Forum: Offaly GAA
Topic: In support of Offaly hurlers and footballers
Replies: 14
Views: 10346

Re: In support of Offaly hurlers and footballers

The only thing I would really like to see changed on this DB is the picture/avatar used by Bord na Mona man. Jayz, that picture makes me nearly retch whenever I see it. :roll: Which different one should I change it to? I think this would sum you up nicely. http://crankybogman.com/wp-content/uploads...
by The Biff
Thu Apr 14, 2016 2:16 pm
Forum: Offaly GAA
Topic: In support of Offaly hurlers and footballers
Replies: 14
Views: 10346

Re: In support of Offaly hurlers and footballers

I hear you POTH but I think you need to let your "experience" evaluate how to view Discussion Boards like this. It's easy to get annoyed at some posters who seem to lash out abuse and criticism from behind anonymous nicknames. But if we were all being nicey nicey, then wouldn't it all get very borin...
by The Biff
Tue Mar 01, 2016 1:44 am
Forum: Offaly GAA
Topic: new offaly constituency?
Replies: 19
Views: 21954

Re: new offaly constituency?

Funny how times change. Sinn Fein would have been well off the radar in Offaly until recently. John Carroll ran a couple of times in the 80s and got a few votes around the Birr area, but was down the rankings. As recently as the 1997 General Election, Sinn Fein didn't even run a candidate in Leix/O...