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Replying To Mailman98:  "Skehill, Coen, Tuohy, Niall Burke, Concannon, Flynn and Haran definitely in last chance saloon. Cathal Mannion and Conor Cooney sailing close to the wind now too. A few others who need to pull their socks up like Loftus and Killeen but they haven't had quite as many untaken chances to impress as the aforementioned players just yet."
I don't think Cathal Mannion is the "last chance saloon" category in fairness as only for himself and Conor Whelan, Galway won have lost by much more than 1 point against Waterford the last day. Haran did well enough in the Westmeath game and he has only played 2 league games so at least give him a chance to impress! The others you mention definitely need to improve but ready made replacements for those players are thin on the ground currently unfortunately.

tommy k (Galway) - Posts: 2325 - 27/02/2020 17:53:22    2270533

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Replying To Mailman98:  "Skehill, Coen, Tuohy, Niall Burke, Concannon, Flynn and Haran definitely in last chance saloon. Cathal Mannion and Conor Cooney sailing close to the wind now too. A few others who need to pull their socks up like Loftus and Killeen but they haven't had quite as many untaken chances to impress as the aforementioned players just yet."
What matches are you watching, Cathal Mannion is one of Galways best players. Tadgh has only played 2 league games very good against westmeath. And did ok against Waterford. Flynn has it we just need to find the start switch. He has played in the square maybe especially in training he should be persisted with and coached to go goal. I agree niall burke has lost form . Cooney deserves to be in the squad. Probably two many thurlough players in the squad.

heartbroken (Galway) - Posts: 307 - 27/02/2020 18:42:20    2270542

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Replying To Mailman98:  "Skehill, Coen, Tuohy, Niall Burke, Concannon, Flynn and Haran definitely in last chance saloon. Cathal Mannion and Conor Cooney sailing close to the wind now too. A few others who need to pull their socks up like Loftus and Killeen but they haven't had quite as many untaken chances to impress as the aforementioned players just yet."
Cathal Mannion.... engage the brain before you let your fingers start typing. One of the few players to come out of last season with reputation intact and ended up filling holes everywhere. Midfielder, scorer from play and by the time the half time whistle had been blown in Parnell Park he was asked to take the frees too. Rather than close to the wind he's one of the first names on the team sheet.

SamandLiamSoon (Galway) - Posts: 481 - 27/02/2020 21:21:17    2270575

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Replying To SamandLiamSoon:  "Cathal Mannion.... engage the brain before you let your fingers start typing. One of the few players to come out of last season with reputation intact and ended up filling holes everywhere. Midfielder, scorer from play and by the time the half time whistle had been blown in Parnell Park he was asked to take the frees too. Rather than close to the wind he's one of the first names on the team sheet."
Cathal Mannion is possibly our best player the last 15 months-since the All Ireland loss really

lowballplease (Galway) - Posts: 904 - 28/02/2020 08:13:03    2270606

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Replying To lowballplease:  "Cathal Mannion is possibly our best player the last 15 months-since the All Ireland loss really"
Calm down everyone, I obviously meant Padraig Mannion!

Mailman98 (Galway) - Posts: 176 - 28/02/2020 09:27:26    2270616

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Replying To Mailman98:  "Calm down everyone, I obviously meant Padraig Mannion!"
ah yes our captain saying either mannion is sailing close to wind is nonsense.

jm25 (Galway) - Posts: 1070 - 28/02/2020 10:02:25    2270625

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Tadhg Haran would be a great addition as goalkeeper. Has all the attributes of a great keeper. The way teams are set up now it is the most important position on the pitch and we are seriously lacking in consistency in this way. Even as good as Colm Callanan was, his puckout accuracy was his weakest attribute but he made up for it with top class shot stopping. Our pick at the minute wouldn't draw water to him. Eoin murphy, Quaid, Hogan, even Enda Rowland are way ahead as regards puckouts and set plays. League success depends heavily on a 90% free taker and a high percentage accuracy goalkeeper. Something we have not had at all this campaign.

MountainSouth (Galway) - Posts: 33 - 28/02/2020 11:25:38    2270648

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D.Burke, P.Mannion, GMAC,JC, & Whelan are probably the only definite starters on current/past form, with Touhey, D. Burke and C. Mannion also likely . That still leaves half the positions on the starting 15 still up for grabs for this years c'ship, its fair to say that SON is now In rebuilding mode

Galway4ever (Galway) - Posts: 87 - 28/02/2020 11:37:48    2270652

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Replying To Galway4ever:  "D.Burke, P.Mannion, GMAC,JC, & Whelan are probably the only definite starters on current/past form, with Touhey, D. Burke and C. Mannion also likely . That still leaves half the positions on the starting 15 still up for grabs for this years c'ship, its fair to say that SON is now In rebuilding mode"
c mannion a 100% starter no forwards have come through since 2017 and flynn c cooney and n burke are off form
i think gmac could lose his place this year would not be a guarantee to start.

daithi two mannions d burke whelan and joe are the only names id be sure of fitness permitting.

jm25 (Galway) - Posts: 1070 - 28/02/2020 13:26:33    2270675

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Replying To Mailman98:  "Calm down everyone, I obviously meant Padraig Mannion!"
thats nearly as bad!

lowballplease (Galway) - Posts: 904 - 28/02/2020 13:44:17    2270686

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For me the form of David burke and Johnny Cone has not been Good since All Ireland win. So these 2 would not make my team.

heartbroken (Galway) - Posts: 307 - 28/02/2020 16:31:22    2270718

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Replying To Mailman98:  "Skehill, Coen, Tuohy, Niall Burke, Concannon, Flynn and Haran definitely in last chance saloon. Cathal Mannion and Conor Cooney sailing close to the wind now too. A few others who need to pull their socks up like Loftus and Killeen but they haven't had quite as many untaken chances to impress as the aforementioned players just yet."
From the team announced tonight looks like management are determined to stick with the under performing players. How is Conor Cooney, Niall Burke and Sean Bleahane still starters and Haran the one to go.?

fireball88 (Galway) - Posts: 62 - 28/02/2020 22:59:01    2270766

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With the team announced tonight management sticking with under performing players. Would wonder at Haran dropping to the bench and Conor Cooney, Niall Burke and Sean Bleahane picked ahead of him to start. Strange going on...

fireball88 (Galway) - Posts: 62 - 29/02/2020 00:29:21    2270777

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