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The Best Two Footed Footballers In The Country - 3 Like(s)
The best by far was Maurice fitzgerald a truly gifted player right or left from play or off the ground who will ever forget his amazing point he kicked from the sideline, against Dublin in thurles with tommy carr roaring at him he was also a brilliant fielder of the ball a true legend and artist of the game

rhudson (National) - 20/06/2018 21:35:35

The Best Two Footed Footballers In The Country - 2 Like(s)

Replying To realdub:  "You're just weird :D"
thats what i feared haha

KY4SAM2015 (National) - 20/06/2018 15:55:30

Munster Hurling Championship 2018 - 1 Like(s)

Replying To perfect10:  "richie mc is the most old school hurler playing the game.plays for the gallery and the big roar to the big clearance. that is not how the game is played any more."
Well the occasional long clearance could also be beneficial as the five of the forwards that lined V Cork are 6'3'' or over and apart from that Ritchie can also give very effective short passes. He is certainly not one dimensional

Oldtourman (National) - 21/06/2018 12:31:28

The Best Two Footed Footballers In The Country - 1 Like(s)
You will see lots of hurlers who can put the sliotar over the bar off their weaker side just as good as when on their favourable side, but Shane Walsh's display of kicking off both feet (he scored five frees from five attempts off his weaker foot) for Galway in Sunday's Connacht final has got me thinking about how rare it is to see genuine two footed players in gaelic football.

PortInFaithful (National) - 20/06/2018 14:19:06

Where is John 3:7? - 1 Like(s)
Didn't he replace John 3:16 ?

keeper7 (National) - 20/06/2018 15:16:02

Ulster Champions Disadvantaged Again - 1 Like(s)

Replying To Curlew66:  "Who you get in the last 8 coming through the qualifier route is just the luck of the draw so you do have to get on with it. The big issue is if Croke Park is a neutal venue when Dublin are playing?"
Yes, the 'neutral' venue round where seven teams set off for Croke Park and Dublin pretend that they are at a neutral venue also. The same venue they are scheduled to play their home game at. Whats the problem with Dublin having to play elsewhere for their 2nd croke park game. Surely thats the fair way to do it. Clearly its unfair whoever is in their group.

KY4SAM2015 (National) - 20/06/2018 15:20:44

Roscommon Vs Galway - 1 Like(s)

Replying To Townee2018:  "http://www.the42.ie/galway-roscommon-football-connacht-final-4077195-Jun2018/ Think you need to take a closer look at the shooting maps. None of them look right in front of the posts to me. In the 2nd half Galway defended with much more intensity, and forced Roscommon to shoot from low percentage areas. Take a look at Galway's shots in the 2nd half. They got into far better zones and took chances. If you're really fixated on wides, why not look at Galway's from the first half? The wind was an awkward one. More crossfield into the corner than blowing from goal to goal. You can bank on Barry McHugh slotting his 2 frees if there was a more favourable wind, and maybe Brannigan might have used his 3 chances better. Those 3 chances were probably easier than anything Roscommon had in the 2nd half. You can't go an entire half without scoring from play, and also not have any really guilt edged chances, and then claim the game got away from you. Galway upped the intensity, won more clean and dirty ball in midfield, and had a platform to attack in waves. Damo Comer missed the sitter of the day in front of the posts, maybe I should be saying Galway should have won by 5 points!! What about when Shane Walsh took a pot shot at goal instead of going for his point? As Belclare said, would coulda etc etc. Not the first time Roscommon struggled to take their points, think back to the drawn game v Mayo last year. Horrible display of shooting, but I think a lot of that was another case of taking on the stupid low percentage option."
Very good post, you'd think Galway didn't miss any chance the way some are going on. The wind played havoc with McHugh's & Brannigan's attempts and as you say Shane Walsh went for goal instead of tapping it over the bar whilst Comer hit a wide which he shouldn't and then took his point when a goal was on if we needed it.

JDF (National) - 20/06/2018 15:58:12

Where is John 3:7? - 1 Like(s)
I think yous mean Austin 3:16......who just whooped your ass!!!

Htaem (National) - 20/06/2018 17:09:26

Omahants Competition Formats/Proposals - 1 Like(s)
Omahant This is some friendly advice. I think some of your formats can be a little over complicated. Some of the ones that aren't overly complicated you sometimes explain a little bit unclearly. It's easier if you take 1 round at a time and explain exactly what is going on. The short hands 2+6 or 12 and Provincial 4 aren't meaningful outside of me and you pretty much. I think sometimes your formats are interesting theoretically but don't address some of the real issues in the scheduling problem. For instance you 3 groups of 8 qualifier system that eventually leads to 6 qualifiers is let down by the fact that it's still hard to schedule club fixtures around the games. At the start of a season a county board will have no idea at all which weekends in which they will be playing. One of the big pluses about the rejig of the hurling was a simplification of the fixture plan. Football needs to follow suit and ditch qualifiers. They cause a lot of problems as teams have many more potential weekends they could play and many never get used. They go to waste for club competition because you can't schedule matches at such short notice. I think your formats would go down better if they were more based in identifying the problems in the current structures and looking at ways to fix them. This post is not intended to be insulting in any way. It's just some constructive advice.

Whammo86 (National) - 20/06/2018 17:15:54

Ulster Champions Disadvantaged Again - 1 Like(s)

Replying To KY4SAM2015:  "Yes, the 'neutral' venue round where seven teams set off for Croke Park and Dublin pretend that they are at a neutral venue also. The same venue they are scheduled to play their home game at. Whats the problem with Dublin having to play elsewhere for their 2nd croke park game. Surely thats the fair way to do it. Clearly its unfair whoever is in their group."
Hopefully it's Kerry so we can all be subjected to more outrage! For a change like!

Jackeen (National) - 20/06/2018 18:26:07

Where is John 3:7? - 1 Like(s)

Replying To Cockney_Cat:  "I'm sorry to rain on his parade (I'm not really). But, good riddance to him and his dogma. There should be no religious or political banners at GAA games, or any sporting events for that matter. In fact, they are not allowed in soccer."
What has soccer got to do with it? In case you have not noticed, soccer itself is not allowed at GAA grounds (bar the odd token gesture) for intrinsically political purposes. You are entitled to your opinion but remember it is just that. And my opinion here does not, as seems to be pretty much the norm, does not concur with yours.

MiAmigaVERONICA (National) - 20/06/2018 18:38:24