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Hows our U21s shaping up - heard good reports. Its only a few weeks now to Championship

footballer1 (Galway) - Posts: 20 - 13/02/2013 11:31:22    1333264


have they played any challenge games? Who is going well?

Anyone fancy trying to name a team at this early stage?

sligodomain (Sligo) - Posts: 88 - 13/02/2013 11:38:21    1333273


They have a very good pool of players so naming a team will be hard but ill give it a go anyway.

1vinny cadden. if fit otherwise it will be John o hora
2Ciaran Brennan
3Gareth Ryan
4Unsure here
5Micky o heir
6Cian o dowd
7Donal Brady
8Ray Connolly
9Kevin McDonnell
10Niall mcmanus
11Joe Rodgers
12cian killoran

13Brian Egan
14Niall murphy
15Cathal Brennan

moleman17 (Sligo) - Posts: 64 - 13/02/2013 13:45:55    1333385


Ciaran Brennan at no.2, is he not a corner forward???

john.no1 (Sligo) - Posts: 456 - 13/02/2013 18:25:39    1333623


if you followed any of currys championship games you will have seen him play in corner back a few times as well as further up the field.hes a very versatile player.
that being said the full back line and half forward line would be the biggest concerns on this team.apart from that a very strong team.i expect big things this year.
championship in little over a month not heard much from them.quietly confidnet in beating galway

moleman17 (Sligo) - Posts: 64 - 13/02/2013 19:22:35    1333669


Heard a lot of good things about Cian Killoran and Joe Rodgers from Bunninadden. In fairness some nice players there. Mickey o heir , wont be long till he gets the senior call up i think.

sligodomain (Sligo) - Posts: 88 - 14/02/2013 17:29:17    1334082


A Lot of the lads already have been called into the senior panel to be fair. Gareth Ryan Cian O'Dowd Joe Rogers Niall Mcmanus Cristoir Davey Colm Egan all being called in this year but never given a chance.Kevin Mcdonnel and Brian Egan were given a chance to show what they can do.telling me that these other lads would have been well able to cope aswell.Niall murphy and vinny cadden are members of the senior panel for 2 years now so we have alot of these players having gained some experience of senior football and in my honest opinion some of these u21 players are far better players than those in the seniors but as i said previously not given a chance.

moleman17 (Sligo) - Posts: 64 - 15/02/2013 15:38:31    1334560


Hows things shaping for Monday 18th lads? Heard Sligo were going well

footballer1 (Galway) - Posts: 20 - 05/03/2013 11:36:28    1343086


You heard wrong footballer1. Don't think we've won a game!

republican (Sligo) - Posts: 272 - 05/03/2013 12:19:39    1343141


Hard to know how strong we are in Galway this year. I have heard almost nothing about them so far as regards what players are in the shakeup. I do know they were well beaten by Kerry a few weeks back but that's about it.
Also Peadar O Griofa is out with a torn cruciate which is a big blow as he would be one of the better young forwards in the county and was the star forward for the minors 3 years ago. Based on the minor teams of the last 3 years I wouldn't expect us to get out of Connacht anyway

galwayman2 (Galway) - Posts: 821 - 05/03/2013 19:14:37    1343554


We'll beat Galway, then hammer little Mayo, and win Connacht and win the U-21 All-Ireland.

farmer2 (Sligo) - Posts: 441 - 15/03/2013 17:55:54    1350133


Has Anthony Brennan lost it?
3 subs in the first 25 minutes on monday. yes one was forced but the other 2 weren't playing the point when the 3rd sub was made sligo were doing alright.only 5 points down.we all know what happened after that.I am not for one second saying that sligo would have come back to win.but the scoreline would have been more respectable without a doubt.the 3 players taken off in the first half all were training with the county seniors until mid January with egan still involved.this tells me that they wer among the better players and the fittest. sligo definetly looked short of fitness on Monday.
That being said this u 21 team had a strong team lining out in tuam .I would have expected to fully put it up to Galway. a lot of the players will need to bulk up but i wouldn't right of this pool of players to make a massive impact on the senior team in the not so distant future.

moleman17 (Sligo) - Posts: 64 - 20/03/2013 16:10:50    1352826


Is Patrick Heraghty not in ye're squad? He was a great minor

jack3d (Galway) - Posts: 47 - 21/03/2013 17:06:15    1353606