Intermediate Football 2019

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Champions?

St Rynagh’s
2
22%
St Brigid’s
3
33%
Ballycommon
0
No votes
Shannonbridge
4
44%
Daingean
0
No votes
Clonbullogue
0
No votes
Tullamore
0
No votes
Clodiagh Gaels
0
No votes
KK
0
No votes
 
Total votes: 9

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Intermediate Football 2019

Post by LooseCannon » Mon Jan 14, 2019 8:01 pm

St Rynagh’s
St Brigid’s
Ballycommon
Shannonbridge
Daingean
Clonbullogue
Tullamore
Clodiagh Gaels
KK
Good Luck

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Re: Intermediate Football 2019

Post by Geansai Gorm » Tue Jan 15, 2019 2:53 pm

This whole championship is down to how Rynaghs approach this. If they give the footballers the time and support they should be winners here, they should be a comfortable Senior B side.
Brigids / Bridge / Ballycommon / Daingean on their day capable of winning but not if Rynaghs take it serious.

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Re: Intermediate Football 2019

Post by LooseCannon » Wed Mar 13, 2019 8:51 am

Intermediate @Court_Hotel Football Championship Draw

Group 1
@Brigids_gaa
@DaingeanGAA
@RachraGAA
@KK_GAA
@tullamoregaa

Group 2
@strynaghsfoot
@BallycommonGAA
@ClonbullogueGaa
@ClodiaghGaels

Team play criss cross
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Re: Intermediate Football 2019

Post by pigeon house biffo » Thu Mar 14, 2019 10:56 am

Geansai Gorm wrote:This whole championship is down to how Rynaghs approach this. If they give the footballers the time and support they should be winners here, they should be a comfortable Senior B side.
Brigids / Bridge / Ballycommon / Daingean on their day capable of winning but not if Rynaghs take it serious.
A lot will depend on what sort of buy in the footballers get from the hurling side of the parish. The talent is most certainly there.

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Re: Intermediate Football 2019

Post by LooseCannon » Thu Mar 14, 2019 12:52 pm

pigeon house biffo wrote:
Geansai Gorm wrote:This whole championship is down to how Rynaghs approach this. If they give the footballers the time and support they should be winners here, they should be a comfortable Senior B side.
Brigids / Bridge / Ballycommon / Daingean on their day capable of winning but not if Rynaghs take it serious.
A lot will depend on what sort of buy in the footballers get from the hurling side of the parish. The talent is most certainly there.
Just as a matter of interest, what hurlers would be Rynaghs’ good footballers, say from the Banagher end?
Obviously O’Connor, Niall Wynne and Seán Dolan would be the pick of the bunch from the Cloghan end of things.
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Re: Intermediate Football 2019

Post by pigeon house biffo » Thu Mar 14, 2019 6:43 pm

LooseCannon wrote:
pigeon house biffo wrote:
Geansai Gorm wrote:This whole championship is down to how Rynaghs approach this. If they give the footballers the time and support they should be winners here, they should be a comfortable Senior B side.
Brigids / Bridge / Ballycommon / Daingean on their day capable of winning but not if Rynaghs take it serious.
A lot will depend on what sort of buy in the footballers get from the hurling side of the parish. The talent is most certainly there.
Just as a matter of interest, what hurlers would be Rynaghs’ good footballers, say from the Banagher end?
Obviously O’Connor, Niall Wynne and Seán Dolan would be the pick of the bunch from the Cloghan end of things.
Off the top of my head, Aidan Treacy, Ciaran Flannery, Danny Maloney and Dermot Shortt all looked a cut above when they played tubber last year in the junior final. Granted its a level or two below where they are now, but from an athletic perspective they could all contribute strongly and Maloney in particular looks very good on the ball. Simon Lyons would be a very handy footballer too, though im not sure whether he prioritises it over the hurling. Conor Clancy would be a very good goalkeeper in both codes also.

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Re: Intermediate Football 2019

Post by LooseCannon » Sun Oct 20, 2019 11:03 am

Shannonbridge claim the intermediate title. Congratulations to them. Some year for West Offaly. There’s definitely something in the water.
Senior: Ferbane
Intermediate: Shannonbridge
Junior: Doon

And Rynagh’s could add to it in the hurling today!
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Re: Intermediate Football 2019

Post by ryot » Sun Oct 20, 2019 5:40 pm

Well done The Bridge...…..

I always had time for them as many lads from Clonmacnoise Parish played with us in Doon when their own club was "asleep" from around 1946 to 1972,,

All the best to them in Leinster...………...

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Re: Intermediate Football 2019

Post by Geansai Gorm » Mon Oct 21, 2019 11:53 am

Congrats Shannonbridge, best team won. Controlled the game except for a spell in the middle when Clonbullogue had their run.
Right good crowd at the match, but F/Fields lack atmosphere, hard to feel the buzz of a final.

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Re: Intermediate Football 2019

Post by LooseCannon » Wed Nov 06, 2019 11:14 pm

Best of luck to Shannonbridge at the weekend. As the only Offaly football team remaining in the club championship, what are their chances like?
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Re: Intermediate Football 2019

Post by bracknaghboy » Sat Nov 09, 2019 6:20 pm

From Dundalk Democrat
SHANNONBRIDGE 2-13 ROCHE EMMETS 1-8

Roche Emmets were chinned by repeated sucker punches during their Leinster quarter-final defeat on Saturday afternoon.
Having conceded a goal after just two minutes and lost Liam Carthy to a red card on the interval’s eve, Paddy McGuinness’ team showed courage to manoeuvre themselves into a competitive position.

But, forced to soldier for a lengthy spell minus a man, they lost their way, especially after being floored for a third time via Shannonbridge’s second goal with mere minutes to go.

As in the Louth junior final, a palmed three-pointer by Dan O’Connell breathed life into Emmets’ challenge, but rather than inspire a prolonged comeback, it, tellingly, proved to be the Faughart Parishioners’ penultimate register. Equally, O’Connell’s reversion to full-forward saw Roche lose control at midfield. It was a case of robbing Peter to pay Paul.

Not that the local team’s management should be criticised, considering they’ve returned a league and championship double this term, ending Emmets’ five years of marriage to the junior abyss.

And, perhaps every cloud has a silver lining. Albeit Dundalk Young Irelands made history in winning the last renewal of this competition, fatigue caught up with the Hoey’s Lane charges as 2019 progressed, which almost culminated in demotion back to the bottom rung.

The anticipated eight-week break until pre-season begins could have longer-term positive consequences for Roche, whose aim it will be to graduate further prospects from their youth structure in a year where intermediate consolidation will be of primary importance.

“Maybe it’s a blessing in disguise, I don’t know,” said captain Liam Dawe after the match.

“It would have been nice to go the whole way, but we’ll get a couple of weeks off and go again.

“We’ve a big 12 months ahead and without speaking too soon, Roche are on the way up. Please God we’ll retain our status next year and take it from there.”

Dawe agreed that the early let-in of a goal was far from ideal, man-of-the-match and scorer Darragh Corbett profiting from Roche’s wayward play in defence, but more significant was the dismissal of Carthy, who had battled strongly in a functioning attack beforehand.

Into the face of a powerful breeze, Emmets remained within one score until their No.11 was sanctioned for an off-the-ball incident, which referee Keith O’Brien was alerted to by his linesman.

And not only were they in contention, through playing controlled football, Roche were finding the target more often than not, with Barry O’Hare, O’Connell, Kevin Callaghan (2) and Dawe all registering as the visitors trailed by only two, 1-4 to five, when Carthy received his marching orders.

"It’s probably the first time this year where we have got into a wee bit of difficulty with the ref. We pride ourselves (on that discipline)," Dawe added.

"It was that last five minutes where they got three in a row."

Thus five was the deficit at the change of ends and while Roche restarted strongly, wastefulness became a theme, even where Emmets' most skilled finishers were concerned.

Attacking the gust, Shannonbridge were prone to picking off points at idyllic intervals, giving the affair an inevitable guise.

That was until O'Connell raised a roar from the large travelling cohort, making it 1-10 to 1-7. False hope was all it garnered, though, with lethal Jack Darcy perforating Roche's burgeoning optimism with a ruthless strike to the net.

"It’s a tough one to take," said the skipper, after emotionally surveying the surface, hands kissing hips.

"We felt with that wind in the second half that we’d every chance, but they’ve a couple of very good players and they’ll go far, so we can’t have any complaints.

"I’ll not say we were in bonus territory, don’t get me wrong, we’re disappointed we’ve lost today, but it’s been a super year and you can’t complain really."

Super, indeed.

Shannonbridge: Barry Rohan; Cathal O’Shea, Paul Maloney, Shane Flannery; Ronan Devery, Bill Egan, Aaron Brazil; Ronan Hynes, Philip Egan; Ronan McEvoy (0-2), Darragh Corbett (1-1), Christian Brazil; Jack Darcy (1-7, 0-5 frees), Gavin Kelly (0-1), Kieran Flannery (0-2, one free)

Subs: John Egan for P Egan, Ciarán Mannion for Kelly, Karol Kelly for Devery, Peadar Kelly for Darcy, Shane Kelly for McEvoy

Roche Emmets: Jamie O’Hare; Joe Bishop, David Quigley, Dermot Carthy; Glen Stewart, Enda Murphy, Gerard Browne; Liam Dawe (0-1), Dan O’Connell (1-2); Seán Dawe, Liam Carthy, Eugene Murray; Kevin Callaghan (0-3, one free), Shane Byrne, Barry O’Hare (0-2, one 45)

Subs: Mark Reynolds for Murray, Evin Quigley for S Dawe, Robert Mackin for Callaghan, Andrew Carroll for Browne, Cathal Byrne for S Byrne, Tom Quigley for D Carthy

Referee: Keith O’Brien (Westmeath)

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Re: Intermediate Football 2019

Post by LooseCannon » Sun Nov 10, 2019 1:36 am

Thanks for sharing Bracknaghboy. A comfortable enough win in the end. I think I read that they’ve the Wexford representatives in the semi final, so they appear to be in with a shout of making the final.
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Re: Intermediate Football 2019

Post by LooseCannon » Thu Nov 21, 2019 10:42 pm

Best of luck to Shannonbridge on Sunday. Should they progress?
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