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by biffinbanner
Mon May 10, 2021 6:40 pm
Forum: Offaly GAA
Topic: Offaly Hurling 2021
Replies: 86
Views: 6642

Re: Offaly Hurling 2021

if we are making progress id expect us to beat kerry fairly well. the fact we done to meath what an offaly team would have done to them 15 years ago is a positive. lets hope it keeps going..
by biffinbanner
Thu Apr 29, 2021 7:36 pm
Forum: Offaly GAA
Topic: Shane Lowry
Replies: 3
Views: 655

Shane Lowry

great news to see shane doing what hes doing supporting offaly teams
by biffinbanner
Mon Apr 05, 2021 10:14 pm
Forum: Offaly GAA
Topic: 1996 Leinster Hurling Final
Replies: 6
Views: 896

Re: 1996 Leinster Hurling Final

i remember leaving croke park that day downhearted but proud of the offaly performance.it was an epic game in the balance until the last 5 min. i agree about fitzhenry. he changed the thrust of the game on several occasions. there is no doubt in my mind he was the best keeper ive ever seen. and he d...
by biffinbanner
Tue Mar 23, 2021 9:52 pm
Forum: Offaly GAA
Topic: 50 years on, how Offaly won the 1971 All-Ireland final
Replies: 15
Views: 2087

Re: 50 years on, how Offaly won the 1971 All-Ireland final

i wasnt aware the 71/72 team were so young.. was great to win 2 but you would imagine they were really only getting into their prime in 73/74/75 shud have beat dublin a few times them years.. but dublin came i suppose and we were 2nd fiddle..
by biffinbanner
Thu Mar 11, 2021 9:36 pm
Forum: Offaly GAA
Topic: Poem
Replies: 5
Views: 993

Re: poem

its a brilliant poem..if i get it i wont lose it again!!
by biffinbanner
Thu Mar 11, 2021 9:34 pm
Forum: Offaly GAA
Topic: Poem
Replies: 5
Views: 993

Re: poem

appreciated very much.grennan i think..
by biffinbanner
Tue Mar 09, 2021 10:10 pm
Forum: Offaly GAA
Topic: Offaly v Galway. All Ireland SF Final 1971
Replies: 7
Views: 929

Re: Offaly v Galway. All Ireland SF Final 1971

hard see it in either code unless a freak group come at the same time like the minor hurlers in 86/89.hurlers have to try get out of the 3rd tier for a start. footballers are well down the pecking order in leinster? dubs meath kildare laois westmeath def ahead of us. jury out on longford louth. were...
by biffinbanner
Tue Mar 09, 2021 4:34 pm
Forum: Offaly GAA
Topic: Offaly v Galway. All Ireland SF Final 1971
Replies: 7
Views: 929

Re: Offaly v Galway. All Ireland SF Final 1971

sat on my fathers knee in the hogan stand.. cant remember that much about it .. tony mctague was my hero. i remember the water spraying off the net when murt connor scored the goal..
by biffinbanner
Sun Mar 07, 2021 9:19 am
Forum: Offaly GAA
Topic: Defunct clubs
Replies: 25
Views: 7453

Re: Defunct clubs

them names sound maybe more doon like?
by biffinbanner
Fri Mar 05, 2021 11:01 pm
Forum: Offaly GAA
Topic: Poem
Replies: 5
Views: 993

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 th...
by biffinbanner
Fri Feb 05, 2021 9:51 pm
Forum: Offaly GAA
Topic: Johnny Pilkington
Replies: 15
Views: 2858

Re: Johnny Pilkington

i forgot to mention babs contribution to the programme .he showed us again what we all know!!
by biffinbanner
Fri Feb 05, 2021 9:46 pm
Forum: Offaly GAA
Topic: Johnny Pilkington
Replies: 15
Views: 2858

Re: Johnny Pilkington

its was a great programme .well balanced between county,club,and family life. i always said he took over joachims job as the "engine" of the team. the other thing that struck me was the amount of ground hurling went on them times. it was great to watch. id share his view on the 95 leinster final.we ...
by biffinbanner
Wed Jan 27, 2021 11:33 am
Forum: Offaly GAA
Topic: The offaly way.
Replies: 20
Views: 5558

Re: The offaly way.

i seen the excellent nationwide programme the other night about bnm and esb in the midlands. the segment about the influence esb and bnm had on offaly gaa was particularly interesting. liam currams said he played 5 years u21 with both the footballers and hurlers? or did i hear it wrong? some feat if...
by biffinbanner
Sat Jan 23, 2021 1:38 pm
Forum: Offaly GAA
Topic: Club Managements
Replies: 97
Views: 21075

Re: Club Managements

looks a strange move to me. getting a guy who worked underage a good few years ago.schools underage to a "top" club is a huge jump. was there no one more suitable ?.
by biffinbanner
Wed Jan 13, 2021 2:50 pm
Forum: Offaly GAA
Topic: Offaly Hurling 2020
Replies: 470
Views: 175202

Re: Offaly Hurling 2020

looking at the micheal o murahurtaigh programme monday eve and one of the highlight of his life was offaly hurling and our golden 20 years at the top..i was proud and sad at the same time looking at it..he also said christy ring was the best hurler he ever saw.i never saw ring but brian whelehan was...