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Antrim / Re: Antrim Football Thread
« on: Today at 10:52:14 AM »
I have no great insight into Sunday as I choose not to go. Which from my point of view says it all too really.

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Antrim / Re: Antrim Football Thread
« on: Today at 09:37:46 AM »
I'm still waiting for Banndisde's take on it all. Usually has his finger on the pulse and his heart in the right place.

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Antrim / Re: Antrim Football Thread
« on: May 22, 2017, 11:09:02 PM »
I haven't blamed anybody.

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Antrim / Re: Antrim Football Thread
« on: May 22, 2017, 10:52:54 PM »


Ah right so by beating Sligo in the league we should have beaten Donegal?
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Eh..no, just picking up on your assertion that Sligo are better than Antrim. We beat them in the league a few weeks ago. So I sort of take that as evidence that they are not better than us. Crazy huh?

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Antrim / Re: Antrim Football Thread
« on: May 22, 2017, 09:54:36 PM »
Jesus lads, Div 1 team beats a now div 4 team... What were you expecting? Had they taken their goal chance early on and continued with their pressure they applied for most of the first half then we might have had a better impact... Until Antrim become a div 1/2 team then we can expect a beating like that, just like Monaghan beat Fermanagh

Sligo, a Div 3 team, in the game with Mayo until the late stages.



Beat by nine, Donegal as good as Mayo and Sligo better than Antrim,  what's your point?

we beat Sligo in the league.

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Antrim / Re: Antrim Football Thread
« on: May 21, 2017, 10:19:11 PM »
Milltown has a point. Our minors have given us something to be proud of today.
Let's embrace that without letting some sideshow (which will no doubt get sorted) take away from it.

This ☝️ 100%. FFS....

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Antrim / Re: Antrim Football Thread
« on: May 21, 2017, 04:02:21 PM »
That's class. Beating Donegal in Ballybofey - fantastic from the minors.

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Antrim / Re: Antrim Football Thread
« on: May 21, 2017, 12:51:47 PM »
Agree - have a go at them can't see it happening. The minor team is on the county twitter feed.

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Antrim / Re: Antrim Football Thread
« on: May 21, 2017, 12:00:07 PM »
Have to admit I'm worried it will be a 'everyone behind the ball and clog things up' type of effort, which will lead to a low scoring 5 or 6 point defeat. Would dearly love to be wrong but not hopeful.

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Antrim / Re: Antrim Football Thread
« on: May 21, 2017, 09:58:15 AM »
I'm always bemused how this site and thread can ignore the fact that our footballers are actually playing Championship today. No discussion of their chances? The team, line out, likely tactics etc. Plus the prospects of the minors - I hope they perform well too, the game v Donegal in Corrigan last year was there for the taking with some of the same squad.


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Antrim / Re: Antrim Football Thread
« on: May 18, 2017, 09:55:42 PM »
If the clip posted by @indosport is what caused this whole fuss....well what a joke. I swear it's nothing more than u see at any game at any level. A disgraceful waste of everyone's time and effort. 

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Antrim / Re: Antrim Football Thread
« on: May 18, 2017, 11:53:41 AM »
Ha! Only one man can do that. I must have had good reason to block you :) But in the spirit of Matt Fitzpatrick I'll unblock if you want, although the official county twitter is much more active these days.

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Antrim / Re: Antrim Football Thread
« on: May 17, 2017, 11:19:30 AM »
And apparently Joe Brolly is now on the case. Thats a good move for the player.

After all this he better score a few points on Sunday!

http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/sport/columnists/declan-bogue/declan-bogue-why-saffrons-wont-take-a-hit-35722629.html


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Antrim / Re: Antrim Football Thread
« on: May 17, 2017, 11:09:46 AM »
I would suggest that none of us who are not directly involved know the full details of what has happened here. One obvious point to my non legal mind is, there seems to have been a drip feed of video evidence brought to bear in this dispute - was it all made available to Antrim and the player? Can the disciplinary committee decide it has been lied to (I think that's how the GAA want us all to read into the legal language), or does that make the very committee a player in the dispute? Should an independent, different committee have been mobilised to make a ruling?

Too many questions, we don't know the truth of the whole case and there may be a way to go yet.

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Antrim / Re: Antrim Football Thread
« on: April 27, 2017, 02:04:12 PM »
Reading Frankie Quinn's comments in the ATN puts a new slant on the whole player identification row. Suppose there is always two sides to a story - at least.

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