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Replying To galwayman2:  "Ummmmm Michael Donnellan???"
hate to say it but he was really poor on the day

jm25 (Galway) - Posts: 1091 - 21/03/2020 19:53:11    2274258

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Replying To jm25:  "hate to say it but he was really poor on the day"
Ah my bad. I somehow thought this was about the 98 final against Kildare.

galwayman2 (Galway) - Posts: 789 - 23/03/2020 07:11:57    2274335

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Replying To FallenStar:  "Very easily forgotten across the last 5 years but the man was phenomenal in midfield. No doubt about it that if he was fully fit in 2000 that we would have beaten Kerry."
If Ja Fallon was available we'd have won the All Ireland in 2000.
Seamus Moynihan mentioned that fact in his acceptance speach.
John O Mahoney rekoned that if we won the 2000 final we probably wouldn't have won it again in 2001 but it would have been nice to beat Kerry in a final.

StopTheLights (Galway) - Posts: 261 - 23/03/2020 13:36:57    2274372

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Replying To StopTheLights:  "If Ja Fallon was available we'd have won the All Ireland in 2000.
Seamus Moynihan mentioned that fact in his acceptance speach.
John O Mahoney rekoned that if we won the 2000 final we probably wouldn't have won it again in 2001 but it would have been nice to beat Kerry in a final."
We threw it away in 2000. Kerry were on the ropes for last few minute of drawn game and we kept dropping the ball into the keepers hands.

Mayonman (Galway) - Posts: 1292 - 23/03/2020 14:15:22    2274380

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Replying To Mayonman:  "We threw it away in 2000. Kerry were on the ropes for last few minute of drawn game and we kept dropping the ball into the keepers hands."
100% Correct, Kerry were dead on their feet at the end. Kevin Walsh came on for Bergin and turned the game in our favour. To be fair Joe was only out of Minor

johnterry (Galway) - Posts: 435 - 24/03/2020 13:36:19    2274470

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Replying To jm25:  "hate to say it but he was really poor on the day"
Michael D and a few more of that team never shone until they hit croker, they were a different animal then,remember they were rank outsiders for both semi and final, based on their performances in connacht, football then depended on each individual winning their battle with the opposite number, very easy keep possession giving 2 yard hand passes with no one near you.

2hops (Galway) - Posts: 54 - 27/03/2020 16:23:15    2274837

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To any of ye that weren't around or too young to remember how good that team were when they clicked in 98, watch the first 10-15 mins of the second half in the final vs Kildare. Given that we're not going anywhere, watch the lot... https://www.gaa.ie/football/news/flashback-1998-all-ireland-football-final-galway-v-kildare/

togoutlads (Galway) - Posts: 293 - 02/04/2020 09:02:23    2275196

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Replying To johnterry:  "100% Correct, Kerry were dead on their feet at the end. Kevin Walsh came on for Bergin and turned the game in our favour. To be fair Joe was only out of Minor"
Deccie Meehans goal against Kerry was special. Some of the passing in the lead up was class and the finish matched it. And to do it against one of the top teams at the time put the icing on the cake. Awful shame we didn't finish the job that day.

Mayonman (Galway) - Posts: 1292 - 03/04/2020 13:44:45    2275260

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Replying To Mayonman:  "Deccie Meehans goal against Kerry was special. Some of the passing in the lead up was class and the finish matched it. And to do it against one of the top teams at the time put the icing on the cake. Awful shame we didn't finish the job that day."
Finish the job would really apply to the first game, and even then we were 6 points down after 20 minutes. As I mentioned above, but for Kevin Walsh, there wouldn't have been a replay in the first place.

It was a marvellous goal but it was one passage of play across 70 minutes. We scored another 10 points to Kerry's 17.

In my opinion, there's a reason Kerry are fond of us and it's not just because "we play nice football". Rarely, if ever, have we ever gotten under their skin.

Then again, my fascination with overall success tends to dilute my view of the lovely football we play ;)

FallenStar (Galway) - Posts: 296 - 07/04/2020 22:29:44    2275513

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Replying To FallenStar:  "Finish the job would really apply to the first game, and even then we were 6 points down after 20 minutes. As I mentioned above, but for Kevin Walsh, there wouldn't have been a replay in the first place.

It was a marvellous goal but it was one passage of play across 70 minutes. We scored another 10 points to Kerry's 17.

In my opinion, there's a reason Kerry are fond of us and it's not just because "we play nice football". Rarely, if ever, have we ever gotten under their skin.

Then again, my fascination with overall success tends to dilute my view of the lovely football we play ;)"
Well ye did beat them in'38 and three years in row in the sixties. Few counties outside of Cork and Tipp long ago in Munster, Down or Dublin have got under their skin more in fact.

Oldtourman (Limerick) - Posts: 2423 - 08/04/2020 22:10:52    2275573

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Time to get this Topic up and running again. In just a month this massive game for both counties throws in. Hope I am wrong but apart from Moycullen, I thought there was much more energy and fire in the Mayo Club games at the business end of the championship. So hard to know how teams are likely to preform after the lay off and restricted training. One thing for sure is that John Daly will be a huge loss. Will Silke be asked to put on the 6 shirt? Perhaps PJ will try McDaid in it? How would tickets be doled out to supporters?

giveitlong (Galway) - Posts: 1041 - 14/09/2020 17:31:47    2292090

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Replying To giveitlong:  "Time to get this Topic up and running again. In just a month this massive game for both counties throws in. Hope I am wrong but apart from Moycullen, I thought there was much more energy and fire in the Mayo Club games at the business end of the championship. So hard to know how teams are likely to preform after the lay off and restricted training. One thing for sure is that John Daly will be a huge loss. Will Silke be asked to put on the 6 shirt? Perhaps PJ will try McDaid in it? How would tickets be doled out to supporters?"
McDaid has been injured all summer and has played no football. I can't understand how nobody mentions Dylan McHugh as a possible replacement for John Daly. Continues to improve and impress, is the right age at 23 and has played centre back at u21 level for Galway up to and including an all Ireland U21 final.

sticktight (Galway) - Posts: 27 - 15/09/2020 09:11:29    2292157

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Replying To giveitlong:  "Time to get this Topic up and running again. In just a month this massive game for both counties throws in. Hope I am wrong but apart from Moycullen, I thought there was much more energy and fire in the Mayo Club games at the business end of the championship. So hard to know how teams are likely to preform after the lay off and restricted training. One thing for sure is that John Daly will be a huge loss. Will Silke be asked to put on the 6 shirt? Perhaps PJ will try McDaid in it? How would tickets be doled out to supporters?"
You know very little about Galway club football if you think he will put mcdaid at center half back .

jj99 (None) - Posts: 165 - 15/09/2020 09:46:53    2292164

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Daithi Burke could be an option
Galway hurlers could be gone early

rhudson (Galway) - Posts: 1214 - 15/09/2020 10:07:39    2292170

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To be fair, McDaid played there against Mayo last year. I presume Silke will slot in CB.

Am very interested to see how Darragh Silke progresses. The extra few months and a season of senior club football under his belt will bring him on no end.

Can't see DB being brought in. You need to commit to the cause and it wouldn't do squad morale any good to have someone come in just because the hurlers are knocked out. I have no issue with late additions being made to the squad but only when it is performance related i.e. someone pushing hard for selection. Not keen when it is an availability issue

Mayonman (Galway) - Posts: 1292 - 15/09/2020 10:51:48    2292182

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McDaid and J Daly are big losses to our halfback line with their pace a vital ingredient to the teams progression this year, the replacements mentioned while competent won't have the same effect

Galway4ever (Galway) - Posts: 134 - 15/09/2020 16:09:53    2292286

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Replying To Galway4ever:  "McDaid and J Daly are big losses to our halfback line with their pace a vital ingredient to the teams progression this year, the replacements mentioned while competent won't have the same effect"
What's wrong with Mcdaid?

mise87 (Galway) - Posts: 199 - 15/09/2020 16:40:49    2292293

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Replying To mise87:  "What's wrong with Mcdaid?"
I believe he's injured

Galway4ever (Galway) - Posts: 134 - 15/09/2020 17:37:27    2292305

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Replying To Mayonman:  "To be fair, McDaid played there against Mayo last year. I presume Silke will slot in CB.

Am very interested to see how Darragh Silke progresses. The extra few months and a season of senior club football under his belt will bring him on no end.

Can't see DB being brought in. You need to commit to the cause and it wouldn't do squad morale any good to have someone come in just because the hurlers are knocked out. I have no issue with late additions being made to the squad but only when it is performance related i.e. someone pushing hard for selection. Not keen when it is an availability issue"
Darragh Silke gas gobe off the boil since the group stages. A good few wides and a few dropped short in the keepers hands in ths last two matches

galwayfan (None) - Posts: 747 - 15/09/2020 17:40:45    2292306

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Replying To rhudson:  "Daithi Burke could be an option
Galway hurlers could be gone early"
This silly suggestion every year. A great hurler however not a great footballer, who would he start over exactly?

candlewax (Galway) - Posts: 229 - 15/09/2020 20:59:30    2292347

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