Offaly Hurling 2021

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Offaly Hurling 2021

Post by private joker » Wed Apr 21, 2021 8:47 pm

Offaly vs sligo in group b of christy ring

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Re: Offaly Hurling 2020

Post by Kevin » Thu Apr 22, 2021 4:51 pm

Here’s hoping we can quietly get the job done in this tournament and build from there.
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Re: Offaly Hurling 2020

Post by Kevin » Thu Apr 22, 2021 4:53 pm

Will take some heavy lifting to get us out of Division 2 (would be great if we could accomplish that though).
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Re: Offaly Hurling 2020

Post by oneshot » Thu Apr 22, 2021 10:52 pm

well after last years disaster in the christy ring cup and letting a six point lead slip in one minute to antrim in the league in tullamore , maybe micheal fennelly isn’t the answer .

look if we struggle in the christy ring cup this year we might as well forget about it. the league games will be harder but we have kerry at home . should have enough for wicklow meath and carlow .

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Re: Offaly Hurling 2020

Post by private joker » Thu Apr 22, 2021 10:56 pm

Should win the christy Ring regardless of whose over the team.
In the league, the carlow game is 50/50. Meath will be tough. Kerry, I cant see offaly winning.

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Re: Offaly Hurling 2020

Post by SearingDrive » Fri Apr 23, 2021 10:30 am

private joker wrote:
Thu Apr 22, 2021 10:56 pm
Should win the christy Ring regardless of whose over the team.
In the league, the carlow game is 50/50. Meath will be tough. Kerry, I cant see offaly winning.
Offaly were favourites for Christy Ring last year, until Down spoiled it. It looks like the league will be a big test for Offaly hurlers, Kerry and Down are at home, Carlow away will be difficult.

Best of luck to players and management in both campaigns.

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Re: Offaly Hurling 2021

Post by greenairfield » Fri Apr 23, 2021 4:54 pm

oneshot how can you come out with something like "we should have enough" for Carlow on what grounds?

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Re: Offaly Hurling 2021

Post by private joker » Sat Apr 24, 2021 7:18 pm

Interview with Dan currans. Worth a read. Battles on and off the field.

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Re: Offaly Hurling 2021

Post by SearingDrive » Sun Apr 25, 2021 10:58 am

private joker wrote:
Sat Apr 24, 2021 7:18 pm
Interview with Dan currans. Worth a read. Battles on and off the field.
Read it. Great insight as you say, about his problems personal and sporting.

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Re: Offaly Hurling 2021

Post by Kevin » Sun Apr 25, 2021 10:22 pm

Can you point us to this article?
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Re: Offaly Hurling 2021

Post by Plain of the Herbs » Sun Apr 25, 2021 11:03 pm

Because oneshot (and his other online alter egos) is still living in the 1990s. A decade that ended 21 years ago.
greenairfield wrote:
Fri Apr 23, 2021 4:54 pm
oneshot how can you come out with something like "we should have enough" for Carlow on what grounds?
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Re: Offaly Hurling 2021

Post by llkj » Mon Apr 26, 2021 3:20 pm

Not an ideal format for any competition with having one group with only one game and the other with 3 games. By my calculations, it will take 6 weekends to run the competition this way - 3 for the group, 1 for the 1/4 finals, 1 1/2 finals, 1 finals. If it had all been one group with top 2 to final and bottom 2 to relegation final, then it still would have taken 6 weeks - 5 weeks for the group, 1 for the final/relegation. I haven't read anything about it so there may be a valid reason for the format they went with, but I would have thought that the group of 5 would make more sense to all involved - each team would be guaranteed 4 games, with most getting 5 games and it still gets 'run off' quickly to let these players back to their clubs.

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Re: Offaly Hurling 2021

Post by Kevin » Mon Apr 26, 2021 5:27 pm

SearingDrive wrote:
Sun Apr 25, 2021 10:58 am
private joker wrote:
Sat Apr 24, 2021 7:18 pm
Interview with Dan currans. Worth a read. Battles on and off the field.
Read it. Great insight as you say, about his problems personal and sporting.
Great article. Happy for him.
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Re: Offaly Hurling 2021

Post by private joker » Tue Apr 27, 2021 8:38 am

Offaly named 36 man panel

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Re: Offaly Hurling 2021

Post by Fairplayalways » Tue Apr 27, 2021 12:38 pm

No point starting a separate thread I suppose..36 man squad below...are their any surprises...I dont really think so...good to see Brian Watkins in it...was wondering if Shane Dooley would be back but he is..better have him than not...he wasnt a regular starter last season or two..
The Offaly senior panel for the 2021 Allianz Hurling League is as follows:

Aaron Maher (Ballinamere), Adrian Hynes (Seir Kieran), Aidan Treacy (St Rynagh's), Ben Conneely (St Rynagh's), Brian Duignan (Durrrow), Brian Watkins (Birr), Ciaran Burke (Durrow), Colm Gath (Drumcullen), Conor Clancy (St Rynagh's), Conor Langton (Clodiagh Gaels), Damien Egan (Belmont), David King (Coolderry), David Nally (Ferbane), Dylan Watkins (Birr), Eamon Cleary (Shinrone), Eimhin Kelly (Lusmagh), Eoghan Cahill (Birr), Jason Sampson (Shinrone), Joey Keenaghan (Clodiagh Gaels), John Murphy (Ballinamere), Jordan Quinn (Kilcormac/Killoughey), Killian Sampson (Shinrone), Liam Langton (Clodiagh Gaels), Leon Fox (Belmont), Luke O'Connor (St Rynagh's), Oisin Kelly (Belmont), Paddy Delaney (Kinnitty), Paddy Rigney (Kinnitty), Pauric Cantwell (Shamrocks), Peter Geraghty (Kilcormac/Killoughey), Podge Guinan (Drumcullen), Rory Carty (Birr), Ross Ravenhill (Durrow), Shane Dooley (Tullamore), Shane Kinsella (Kinnitty), Stephen Corcoran (Coolderry).

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