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Pts difference doesn't matter. It goes on head to head. We await a ruling from Wee Joe. Rossa could be in the mix but I doubt it.

Seannie Og (Down) - Posts: 947 - 30/10/2013 21:34:27    1507604

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Rossa and Portaferry are relegated, Sarsfield's and St Galls are promoted. END OFF!

silvertoungue (Antrim) - Posts: 101 - 31/10/2013 15:32:44    1507822

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if portaferry are definately relegated it might be a blessing as some people on here would like them to play the new blood after the last couple of minor finals have been attended and some of them they have won, so the talent is there but i do admit it is quite a difficult step to take minor to senior

Christy4Down (Down) - Posts: 177 - 31/10/2013 15:53:23    1507834

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THE SHAFT knows best lads,Ports ARE safe ,email sent out,so lets rejoice in all 3 Ards clubs hurling in div 1 next year,wasnt so long ago Crans had to drop and Galgets only avoided the chop last year because no teams were relagated.If we want to build on this years Christy Ring win we need our top 3 senior clubs in antrim.
Remember where you heard it first...........

THE.SHAFT (Down) - Posts: 198 - 31/10/2013 17:22:04    1507880

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THE.SHAFT - Well said.

portavogielad (Down) - Posts: 446 - 01/11/2013 12:28:34    1508053

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The. Shaft, were did ye get thon info fram? Is it common knowledge yet or were ye dreamin?

cahill (None) - Posts: 2567 - 05/11/2013 14:45:52    1509484

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Is blocktop rang again????

cahill (None) - Posts: 2567 - 05/11/2013 15:06:42    1509504

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Cahill,the ports put it out on their facebook page.

THE.SHAFT (Down) - Posts: 198 - 05/11/2013 15:42:16    1509524

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The.Shaft, thanks for pointing thon out, I have to apologise, I never seen that. Cheers.

cahill (None) - Posts: 2567 - 06/11/2013 09:40:06    1509726

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Although Portaferry will play in division 1 next season I can only hope they have learnedly from their flawed performances through out the past year. A new season a new team required at the helm. As previously posted Down need their three senior clubs playing in the top tier of hurling which is currently available.

swan song (None) - Posts: 451 - 06/11/2013 21:00:58    1510119

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Although Portaferry will play in division 1 next season I can only hope they have learnedly from their flawed performances through out the past year. A new season a new team required at the helm. As previously posted Down need their three senior clubs playing in the top tier of hurling which is currently available.

swan song (None) - Posts: 451 - 06/11/2013 21:03:46    1510122

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Although Portaferry will play in division 1 next season I can only hope they have learnedly from their flawed performances through out the past year. A new season a new team required at the helm. As previously posted Down need their three senior clubs playing in the top tier of hurling which is currently available.

swan song (None) - Posts: 451 - 06/11/2013 21:03:52    1510123

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Looking back the Ports have been fairly successful at minor level for the past 4 or 5 years,it takes a while for minors to adapt to senior level,some will never make the transition,ballycran only started to see the fruits of their labour a while after their minor winning teams came through,maybe this will be the case with portaferry,although the commitment and mindset of the players is the big factor in all this,the fault cant all be put on the management,if some of the players were as driven and commited as the men in charge they wouldnt have been where they are,time to grow up boys!!!

THE.SHAFT (Down) - Posts: 198 - 07/11/2013 14:33:23    1510374

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Never wrang cahill, here's what I posted after 'you' beat Rossa, the last bit is even more pertinent after the non attendees at the game in Ballygalget, fool me once, shame on you, fool me twice, shame on me. Time for the Ports to see the bigger picture and let the lads not fully committed to the cause (no matter who's managing) go and play their golf and stroke their egos on a high stool.

21/10/2013 09:48:00
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Portaferry beat Glenariffe by 12 points, whereas Glenariffe beat the Ports by a point, is that not how the head to heads work.

That League table on the Antrim site needs a bit more coding as the ports score difference is vastly superior. It must work on alphabetical order if the points are the same.

Time for the Ports to forget about the prima donna's and give the young lads their spurs in the central positions.

bricktop (Down) - Posts: 2477 - 07/11/2013 15:32:29    1510427

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On the bringing the minors through to senior thing, I have to say Ballygalget seem to somehow managed to get James McGrath looking like a pretty decent prospect of a centre back, I never saw that one coming as he looked like a good hurler at minor but his attitude was poor, similarly John McManus is thriving at senior level, but he's wasted in corner back IMO.

I hope we throw caution to the wind and give the likes of Chris Egan a load more senior hurling in a midfield role.


Ports have some decent minors but already some are ruined with poor attitude and lack a work ethic which Dule had in abundance to supplement his undoubted ability.
IMO they need shot of some of those eejits running around after minor and U-16 teams and bring in lads instilling discipline into the youngsters as well as giving them an insight into the work required to play senior at the highest level.

bricktop (Down) - Posts: 2477 - 07/11/2013 15:55:19    1510447

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Is the ports u16 manager not last years senior manager who guided them to a championship win,dont see your logic on that one breezeblock ???? Having watched both their u16s and minors this year the ports have some very good hurlers with the right attitude.

THE.SHAFT (Down) - Posts: 198 - 07/11/2013 22:03:51    1510671

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Just heard that the new management team 4 the ports has been appointed and ready te start straight after xmas.......any truth in that yin blocktop? Have a wee look in ur crystal and let us no.

cahill (None) - Posts: 2567 - 11/11/2013 15:23:23    1512076

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That'd be a pleasant surprise as the lads who took all the abuse this year had to be coaxed into taking them after no one else wanted it.

McNally probably can't believe his luck Cahill..

I hope they bring in the 'modern' methods you talked about earlier in the year, not sure if that can change attitudes bordering on lazy selfishness..

Dule must have a heavy heart when he sees the goings on of his so called team mates.

A club steeped in under achievement.

bricktop (Down) - Posts: 2477 - 12/11/2013 13:12:01    1512538

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All you have to do Blocktop is cast a line an you'll always catch some kind of trout!

cahill (None) - Posts: 2567 - 12/11/2013 15:37:06    1512661

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Where am I wrong though?

bricktop (Down) - Posts: 2477 - 12/11/2013 16:37:41    1512713

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