National - Tyrone - The real deal

Replying To IrishGael3:  "From what I saw Tyrone had 5 cert goal chances so not sure what your point is!!!"
My point is they didn't take their goal chances and they gave us plenty goal chances too. A better team than us today, would have pinished them for that.

Not that hard if you read the post like.

JoeSoap (Donegal) - Posts:553 - 19/06/2017 00:40:42   2001533

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wouldnt be surprised to see tyrone lift SAM in Sept.

11jm11 (Kildare) - Posts:232 - 19/06/2017 09:46:11   2001617

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Tyrone look excellent against both Derry and Donegal. I'd slightly discount the result against Derry as unfortunately Derry football is not in a good place at all. However the dismantling of a good Division One team like Donegal was very impressive.

It was an enjoyable performance to watch but they'll have to up their goal conversion rate and stop conceding goal scoring opportunities I think. It'd be far worse if they weren't creating those chances though.

MesAmis (Dublin) - Posts:10883 - 19/06/2017 10:06:40   2001640

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Looking like a very competitive championship this year alright.

Great to see sides improving.

TheUsername (Dublin) - Posts:688 - 19/06/2017 11:58:22   2001720

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A great win but Donegal didn't really perform, stage fright perhaps for the youngsters, I expect a much stiffer test against Monaghan.

El_Torro (Tyrone) - Posts:116 - 19/06/2017 12:11:09   2001734

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I didn't see that performance coming considering how insipid Tyrone were against Kerry in the last day or the League and how they struggled early on to get over a poor enough Derry side, but they certainly made a big statement yesterday.

Still I think a possible Ulster final against Monaghan would tell us a lot more where Tyrone are really at. Donegal were so poor yesterday its hard to be definitive yet.

TheHermit (Kerry) - Posts:2661 - 19/06/2017 12:15:23   2001741

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Tyrone are the real deal for sure, can't see why people are trying to nit pick their performances, especially in the championship. They weren't far away last year and have improved since. They have this ability to manufacture a score regardless what defensive system is in front of them. They will be a major challenge to Dublin in the quarter or semi final

mhunicean_abu (Monaghan) - Posts:498 - 19/06/2017 12:19:57   2001746

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Replying To TheHermit:  "I didn't see that performance coming considering how insipid Tyrone were against Kerry in the last day or the League and how they struggled early on to get over a poor enough Derry side, but they certainly made a big statement yesterday.

Still I think a possible Ulster final against Monaghan would tell us a lot more where Tyrone are really at. Donegal were so poor yesterday its hard to be definitive yet."
Tyrone were equally as bad against Kerry in their last league game of 2005 but went on to win the all-Ireland. League form is hard to work out at times but Tyrone played 5 weeks in a row in the league and in the last three games looked very heavy legged which suggested to me that they were in heavy training. Scores of 22 points against Derry and 1-21 against Donegal at least may show that Tyrone are looking at other ways to cover the lack of having a big marquee forward. Games against Derry, Donegal and I assume Monaghan should bring these players on and I think Croke Park will see the best of them.

Byanthon (Tyrone) - Posts:1304 - 19/06/2017 16:00:44   2001934

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They were impressive yesterday no doubt about it..everything they kicked in the 1st half just sailed over the bar..but im not convinced with them..donegal were poor yesterday it has to be said. no medals won yesterday ' your only the real deal when you actually win the all ireland in my eyes anyway..id expect them to beat monaghan as i think there overated..so i expect us to meet in august then we'll see

GGdub (Dublin) - Posts:169 - 19/06/2017 17:27:49   2001994

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Sunday was my third time seeing Tyrone in the flesh this year, and it was mightily impressive. Playing football with such speed and accuracy will be hard to stop at both Ulster and All Ireland level. One worry I would have if I was a Tyrone fan would be their shooting, it was unbelievable at the weekend, a lot of their scores even more impressive in the flesh than they looked on the TV, but can they keep that up for the whole summer? Every Tyrone fan will agree that 8 wides on Sunday is an awful lot lower than the norm for them in recent years (I'm sure the last 10 minutes against Mayo last year springs to mind!), if the wide count begins to rise then I am not sure they have enough to win an All Ireland but they won't be far off it either way. Both sets of Down and Monaghan players should be chomping at the bit to have a crack off them.

sideline_cut (Monaghan) - Posts:13 - 20/06/2017 12:01:24   2002424

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Replying To Triple H:  "I was unsure whether this Tyrone team was as good as some were making out looking at them in earlier league games and the likes. But I have to say they really do look like real contenders for the All Ireland. Their defence is good but the pace and intent they move forward with is very impressive.

They teased this for a few years but today it looks like they are a genuine contender. Makes things very interesting going forward."
We can win it. .. but will we? Probably not.

Loss to Monaghan. Could happen. I did not rate Donegal this year anyhow. Was fully sure we would hammer them out the gate. ... but Monaghan that's another story and we will get a good test if not a loss.

GameOfTyrones (Tyrone) - Posts:354 - 20/06/2017 13:38:20   2002522

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Tyrone were flattered by what was a very poor and flat Donegal performance on Sunday, and this uncontested game has failed to provide clues to any potential weaknesses in the Tyrone armour.

Commodore (Donegal) - Posts:28 - 20/06/2017 15:16:28   2002589

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