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Replying To Oldtourman:  "Dont overdo the 'poor us thing'. Just two years ye beat Cork and put Limerick to the Pin of their collars and of course ye beat Till last year, a team who had drawn with both Cork and Limerick."
It's not a 'poor us thing'. It's a 'we're poor thing' actually.

It's naive imo to look at the Cork result from 2 years ago, and to be claiming comfort from it. What about team development trends in the past 2 years? Are you prepared to dismiss that factor?

The Galway Cork 2022 game reminded me of the 2008 clash, but in reverse. In 2008, Cork were trending towards being 'finished', and Galway debuted Joe Canning. Cork didn't beat Galway in championship since, losing in 2009, 2011, 2012, 2015 & 2022.

In 2022, Galway didn't beat Cork. Cork beat themselves, just like Galway did in '08. The similarity with 2008 was eerie. Galway were trending towards being 'finished'. Cork were on the rise.

Pope_Benedict (Galway) - Posts: 3518 - 19/05/2024 21:53:35    2545720

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Have I my maths right. A win against Dublin puts us in the final and then winner of KK Wex joins us?

CillTormoir (Galway) - Posts: 490 - 20/05/2024 07:03:43    2545724

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Replying To CillTormoir:  "Have I my maths right. A win against Dublin puts us in the final and then winner of KK Wex joins us?"
Correct. If Galway lose or both games are draws then they are out

Kinvara (Galway) - Posts: 142 - 20/05/2024 09:14:12    2545738

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Replying To CillTormoir:  "Have I my maths right. A win against Dublin puts us in the final and then winner of KK Wex joins us?"
Yes. But if you lose you won't make the AI series.

Viking66 (Wexford) - Posts: 12253 - 20/05/2024 09:19:12    2545742

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Replying To Viking66:  "Yes. But if you lose you won't make the AI series."
The poster didn't mention losing to Dublin, so one can assume that they understand the ramifications of losing to Dublin.

Pope_Benedict (Galway) - Posts: 3518 - 20/05/2024 10:07:06    2545763

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Replying To Pope_Benedict:  "It's not a 'poor us thing'. It's a 'we're poor thing' actually.

It's naive imo to look at the Cork result from 2 years ago, and to be claiming comfort from it. What about team development trends in the past 2 years? Are you prepared to dismiss that factor?

The Galway Cork 2022 game reminded me of the 2008 clash, but in reverse. In 2008, Cork were trending towards being 'finished', and Galway debuted Joe Canning. Cork didn't beat Galway in championship since, losing in 2009, 2011, 2012, 2015 & 2022.

In 2022, Galway didn't beat Cork. Cork beat themselves, just like Galway did in '08. The similarity with 2008 was eerie. Galway were trending towards being 'finished'. Cork were on the rise."
Yes I agree your holiness - "we're poor" for sure!

tommy k (Galway) - Posts: 3396 - 20/05/2024 10:10:24    2545766

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Replying To Kinvara:  "Correct. If Galway lose or both games are draws then they are out"
If we lose and you draw we will be out.

Viking66 (Wexford) - Posts: 12253 - 20/05/2024 10:21:22    2545773

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Replying To Viking66:  "If we lose and you draw we will be out."
Also correct.

A final point: If Galway score more total points (Points and Goals) than Dublin, they will win

Kinvara (Galway) - Posts: 142 - 20/05/2024 11:25:49    2545809

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