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maybe bricktop is still bitter at the memories of relegation with ballycran a couple of years ago.

Long_John (Down) - Posts: 299 - 31/05/2012 16:25:27    1184688

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All's not well in paradise...maybe if their players got off hogie, they might get some players back : http://www.hoganstand.com/Down/ArticleForm.aspx?ID=170276

Long_John (Down) - Posts: 299 - 31/05/2012 16:26:44    1184689

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good stuff long john

besides that there is an interesting set of fixtures this wkend in antrim div 1, top 2 table clash inc.

Christy4Down (Down) - Posts: 177 - 31/05/2012 18:22:13    1184779

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We have our problems for sure, but at least we don't need to go asking the opposition team for players in reserve matches just yet (AND [email protected] EVEN A HOME GAME).

Paper doesn't refuse ink, but lord only knows what Paul Coulter might have said instead of Woodsy. There's bigger problems afoot in the ballwall.

bricktop (Down) - Posts: 2448 - 01/06/2012 08:29:51    1184965

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what's happening in the ballwall? The artificial grass no growing?

Long_John (Down) - Posts: 299 - 01/06/2012 09:29:21    1184981

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You seem to know a lot about us thats for sure... Maybe you should concentrate on your own team which you cant start in. Stop writing dribble on hoganstand yous have 2 point yourselfs. Are 2nds needed a player against Cushendall fair enuf shudnt happen. But atleast we beat yous the next day so all was good :)

Galgetman (Down) - Posts: 266 - 01/06/2012 09:31:20    1184983

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need a performance like dunloy every week ,if you ask anyone it was a superb start and blew them away with the goals , however i am concerned to see the johnies win against the ports , wouldve thought that was a good opportunity for a few points on the board for them

DownAndOut (Down) - Posts: 344 - 04/06/2012 20:20:21    1186911

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2 crucial games at the weekend,Johnnies v Crans and Ports v Galgets could they be relegation deciders already.

jeremiah (Down) - Posts: 322 - 05/06/2012 21:11:45    1187771

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Big win on the road for the Crans vs. the Johnnies. Up St. Joe's.

portavogielad (Down) - Posts: 444 - 12/06/2012 14:45:30    1192714

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Is the re-arranged game between Portaferry and Ballygalget on tomorrow night?

swan song (None) - Posts: 434 - 12/06/2012 15:19:29    1192761

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clash of the ash tonight as ports take on ballygalget in a very tight antrim league can the ports keep neighbours fighting for points or can ballygalget win for a needed points,hard one to call so i will sit on the fence

sliothar (Antrim) - Posts: 339 - 13/06/2012 10:16:46    1193256

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Has it been refixed for tonight?

Ports to shade it.

They're a league team and galgets will miss the Toners, one to suspension and the other to injury.

bricktop (Down) - Posts: 2448 - 13/06/2012 13:18:51    1193429

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Yeah on 2nite at 8 with reserve match at 6:45

BarrackBuster (Down) - Posts: 525 - 13/06/2012 16:14:44    1193639

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How did the relegation battle go?

bricktop (Down) - Posts: 2448 - 14/06/2012 09:30:30    1193975

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Portaferry won by a point or two...not sure as the old eyesight isn't the best, but was a good competitive match, Portaferry dominated the first half, few easy free's gave away by Ballygalget and a soft goal but even though they were 8 or 9 points down at half time you could sense a come back was on the cards. Ballygalget had the lions share of possession in the second half but didn't convert the enough chances they had to win. All in all a good result for Portaferry but Ballygalget never gave up. Hopefully now they can get the points against the Johnnies on Sunday as their past 2 performances have been very good, they just need to get over the finish line. Some good displays by both teams and should make things interesting come championship time.

grandagrokepoke (Down) - Posts: 347 - 14/06/2012 10:12:49    1194008

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Cement heed, Still spilling the manure man! Relegation?
1 Ruairí Óg
2 Loughgiel Shamrocks
3 Mac Uilin CLG
4 St.Patricks, Portaferry
5 Ballycran
6 Cuchullains-Dunloy
7 St John's GAC
8 Ballygalget

See the Galgts have 2 points I wonder where they got them? Oh I, I remember now it's when the crans came a visiting. No one's relegated yet man there is a long way to go. It's just like spurs who thought they were in the Champ league, it's not over to the large lady sings. ( U no wot I mean cement heed)

we all need positive vibes man. No down man should want to see any down club relegated.

cahill (None) - Posts: 2566 - 14/06/2012 13:17:52    1194163

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we all need positive vibes man. No down man should want to see any down club relegated.


You are correct, I don't want any relegated either, but I'm a realist and live in the real world.

If you follow the stats, there's really four teams in the relegation mix, the three Ards clubs and St Johns.

To date the Ards derbies have went the way of the home team and normally do (not set in stone, but known as a trend). The Ports have won their two home games and took a good point of Loughguile, hence their five. Ballygalget took their two points off us, at Ballygalget.

We've taken 2 unexpected points off Dunloy, and away to St Johns. We've still our neighbours and St Johns at home to come, whereas the Ports realistically will need something from St Johns at home after getting well beat in Corrigan and try get something in their two away Ards derbies. Ballygalget have a big game vrs St Johns this weekend, they really need to win that one or they're well favourites to go down. They'll need to get something away from home, possibly Corrigan to have a chance.

I'd prefer to be in our position than the other two IMO.

bricktop (Down) - Posts: 2448 - 14/06/2012 14:10:33    1194209

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Good win for Ballygalget yesterday. They needed that.

What happened Portaferry?

Frank Mitchell (Down) - Posts: 1075 - 18/06/2012 10:59:50    1196653

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yeah good win indeed for Ballygalget, St Johns are a handy enough outfit so definitely a good result....not sure what happened Portaferry as I was at the Ballygalget game, heard that the ref abandoned the game, Ballycastle left the field but Portaferry remained on it. Not sure if this si true as I wasn't there and its only what I heard filtering through to Balllygalget. What does this mean-do Portaferry get the points in this case or is there a points deduction to both teams?

grandagrokepoke (Down) - Posts: 347 - 18/06/2012 11:06:55    1196658

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portaferry were 6 up 2 minutes remaining. 2 players sent off for ballycastle, one returned on in an attempt to hit the referee. Game was then abandoned.

not sure what happens, but i would imagine as ballycastle was at fault pferry would get the points. Good win for galgets and ports

themagicman (Down) - Posts: 81 - 18/06/2012 13:28:48    1196851

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