Offaly vs Clare - 2015 Senior Hurling Qualifier R1

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Re: Offaly vs Clare - 2015 Senior Hurling Qualifier R1

Postby fifitrixiebelle » Wed Jul 01, 2015 2:00 am

llkj wrote:Clare not Klare
Laois not Leix
Tullamore not Tellamore
Proper spelling of placename not attempt at funny, but in reality extremely annoying, spelling of placename.


Laoighis, Leix, Laois & Queens County all acceptable variations of the countys name. dont know what the other 2 are about
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Re: Offaly vs Clare - 2015 Senior Hurling Qualifier R1

Postby fifitrixiebelle » Wed Jul 01, 2015 2:03 am

townman wrote:could be a 20 point plus win, when you seen what Galway beat laois bye, even Antrim who are in the Christy Ring cup next year beat laois. you can be sure Davy and Clare will want to lay a marker down this weekend.


ur makin no sense townman. clare cudnt bate limerick & the biffos always bate limerick. isnt that ur reasoning??

can only be be one result here....el sid to de rescue :D
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Re: Offaly vs Clare - 2015 Senior Hurling Qualifier R1

Postby frankthetank » Wed Jul 01, 2015 9:30 am

Could be a long day at the office for Offaly on Saturday. I was talking to a probable starter on the team over the weekend and his demeanour and opinion didn't exactly fill me with hope to be honest. Clare are operating at a completely different level to Offaly and while I would love to see Clare play with a bit more freedom than they currently do (Davy seems to have a tactical strait-jacket on some of his players) at least they have a gameplan all the players are aware of. The same can't be said for Offaly. A good start for Clare and Offaly could fold big time.
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Re: Offaly vs Clare - 2015 Senior Hurling Qualifier R1

Postby Exiled in Connacht » Wed Jul 01, 2015 8:19 pm

Just been listening to a great half hours radio on Off the Ball on Newstalk.

Michael Duignan and Anthony Daly speaking about 1998.They covered everything including how as Duignan recalls in his book about him meeting Jimmy Cooney years later at the Galway races and having a great clear the air chat.

Also Paul Galvin was part of the Kerry under 21 hurling team who didn't get to play their game because of the sit down on the pitch. He was a good hurler I believe. Has he an AI club medal at Junior or Intermediate ?

Sad to hear Anthony Daly say that he never saw the 1998 AI final as his brother aged 40 dropped dead that day in London. That and Paudie Mulhare's fathers death puts sport into perspective I guess.

Anyway its well worth a listen back to if ye get a chance.
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Re: Offaly vs Clare - 2015 Senior Hurling Qualifier R1

Postby Plain of the Herbs » Wed Jul 01, 2015 9:57 pm

I enjoyed the Newstalk piece with Anthony Daly and Michael Duignan earlier. Michael Duignan has been speaking openly and honestly about his slap across David Forde for a long time now, and probably will for a long time to come and there are Klare people who just won’t get it. That’s their difficulty, I suppose.

Paul Galvin, being from Lixnaw, was a hurler first. This was revealed in an interview he did with Sliotar magazine in 2010 and was described as “serious hurling talent” by locals. He did play in that U21 ‘B’ All-Ireland in 1998 and scored 1-2 when the Final eventually took place, which it did in Croke Park a week later, played before the All-Ireland Minor football semi-final which was played before the kIldare v Kerry Senior football semi-final. Kerry won by a point. Klare revisionists like to claim Kerry and Kildare never did get to hurl in Croke Park.

That Klare revisionism will be rife over the next few days. There was a GAA conspiracy to ‘get’ Klare, Barry Murphy was bearing down on goal when Jimmy Cooney blew the final whistle etc. Setting the record straight here’s a piece I wrote seven years ago on August 1998.

viewtopic.php?f=1&t=1792
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Re: Offaly vs Clare - 2015 Senior Hurling Qualifier R1

Postby Bord na Mona man » Thu Jul 02, 2015 12:17 am

Not only did Klare 'offer' Offaly the replay and Barry Murphy being a nailed on cert to score, but also Offaly supporters ripped up the pitch as part of their protest!
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Re: Offaly vs Clare - 2015 Senior Hurling Qualifier R1

Postby allstar2010 » Thu Jul 02, 2015 9:33 am

llkj wrote:Clare not Klare
Laois not Leix
Tullamore not Tellamore
Proper spelling of placename not attempt at funny, but in reality extremely annoying, spelling of placename.


It's getting very annoying at this stage.
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Re: Offaly vs Clare - 2015 Senior Hurling Qualifier R1

Postby Anfearban » Thu Jul 02, 2015 10:57 am

Plain of the Herbs wrote:I enjoyed the Newstalk piece with Anthony Daly and Michael Duignan earlier. Michael Duignan has been speaking openly and honestly about his slap across David Forde for a long time now, and probably will for a long time to come and there are Klare people who just won’t get it. That’s their difficulty, I suppose.

Paul Galvin, being from Lixnaw, was a hurler first. This was revealed in an interview he did with Sliotar magazine in 2010 and was described as “serious hurling talent” by locals. He did play in that U21 ‘B’ All-Ireland in 1998 and scored 1-2 when the Final eventually took place, which it did in Croke Park a week later, played before the All-Ireland Minor football semi-final which was played before the kIldare v Kerry Senior football semi-final. Kerry won by a point. Klare revisionists like to claim Kerry and Kildare never did get to hurl in Croke Park.

That Klare revisionism will be rife over the next few days. There was a GAA conspiracy to ‘get’ Klare, Barry Murphy was bearing down on goal when Jimmy Cooney blew the final whistle etc. Setting the record straight here’s a piece I wrote seven years ago on August 1998.

viewtopic.php?f=1&t=1792


Thanks POTH...great memories...for me "the best match everrrr"...
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Re: Offaly vs Clare - 2015 Senior Hurling Qualifier R1

Postby Bord na Mona man » Thu Jul 02, 2015 11:25 am

Plain of the Herbs wrote:Paul Galvin, being from Lixnaw, was a hurler first. This was revealed in an interview he did with Sliotar magazine in 2010 and was described as “serious hurling talent” by locals. He did play in that U21 ‘B’ All-Ireland in 1998 and scored 1-2 when the Final eventually took place, which it did in Croke Park a week later, played before the All-Ireland Minor football semi-final which was played before the kIldare v Kerry Senior football semi-final. Kerry won by a point. Klare revisionists like to claim Kerry and Kildare never did get to hurl in Croke Park.

In his book, Galvin said he delighted that Offaly protest had left their match called off. His reasoning was that the Kerry panel had gone wild in Malahide the night before on the sauce and were in no fit state to hurl that day. A week later they were better prepared and won, so he was thankful for Offaly for winning him an U21B All Ireland medal. :mrgreen:
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Re: Offaly vs Clare - 2015 Senior Hurling Qualifier R1

Postby Plain of the Herbs » Thu Jul 02, 2015 9:45 pm

Travel information for those travelling to Innis - opening times at Portumna Bridge on Saturday afternoon are 3.00pm, 5.30pm and 7.30pm.
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Re: Offaly vs Clare - 2015 Senior Hurling Qualifier R1

Postby allstar2010 » Thu Jul 02, 2015 9:57 pm

Plain of the Herbs wrote:Travel information for those travelling to Innis - opening times at Portumna Bridge on Saturday afternoon are 3.00pm, 5.30pm and 7.30pm.


Don't get lost now looking for Innis! Safe journey to all travelling from lusma, bannaher, tellamore, burr, firban etc....
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Re: Offaly vs Clare - 2015 Senior Hurling Qualifier R1

Postby Plain of the Herbs » Thu Jul 02, 2015 10:08 pm

Micetown too
allstar2010 wrote:
Plain of the Herbs wrote:Travel information for those travelling to Innis - opening times at Portumna Bridge on Saturday afternoon are 3.00pm, 5.30pm and 7.30pm.


Don't get lost now looking for Innis! Safe journey to all travelling from lusma, bannaher, tellamore, burr, firban etc....
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Re: Offaly vs Clare - 2015 Senior Hurling Qualifier R1

Postby Toxicity234 » Thu Jul 02, 2015 10:35 pm

James Dempsey;
Niall Wynne, Dermot Shortt, David King;
Eanna Murphy, Colin Egan, Pat Camon;
Emmet Nolan, Sean Ryan;
James Mulrooney, Dan Currams, Paddy Murphy;
Shane Dooley, Joe Bergin, Brian Carroll.
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Re: Offaly vs Clare - 2015 Senior Hurling Qualifier R1

Postby allstar2010 » Thu Jul 02, 2015 10:43 pm

Toxicity234 wrote:James Dempsey;
Niall Wynne, Dermot Shortt, David King;
Eanna Murphy, Colin Egan, Pat Camon;
Emmet Nolan, Sean Ryan;
James Mulrooney, Dan Currams, Paddy Murphy;
Shane Dooley, Joe Bergin, Brian Carroll.



Get hammered by Laois and they make one forced change. Holy fuck, is there no subs left? Are we just going down with the bare 15? This is going to be embarrassing, predicted score line 2-32 1-13.
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Re: Offaly vs Clare - 2015 Senior Hurling Qualifier R1

Postby first_touch » Fri Jul 03, 2015 12:25 am

Toxicity234 wrote:James Dempsey;
Niall Wynne, Dermot Shortt, David King;
Eanna Murphy, Colin Egan, Pat Camon;
Emmet Nolan, Sean Ryan;
James Mulrooney, Dan Currams, Paddy Murphy;
Shane Dooley, Joe Bergin, Brian Carroll.


Unbelievable. Surely this is a dummy team! It sounds like the management are just fulfilling the fixture and have no interest in setting up a team that would show some kind of resistance.
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