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Re: Sport

Postby Dancer » Mon Oct 12, 2015 11:39 am

Toss wrote:
Dancer wrote: Is it something to do with the rules or has the passion just gone out of the game?


Its the offside rule ...... nothing for you to worry about, move along :twisted:


Cheeky :lol:

Well I have to hold my hand up because in all my years. I have never been able to see when someone
is offside dontknow I just don't get it. It' s been shouted at me , I've been shown diagrams :roll:
and suffered long winded explanations but I still don't see it .

Anyway, no need to be rude Toss er , just because you're team was shy ...te !!
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Re: Sport

Postby grammer » Mon Oct 12, 2015 11:43 am

jabra wrote:Yes Denis can't get me head around O'Neill's decisions tonight and only a few days ago
I was praising his tactics not tonight though

Yep jabra.
Enough said. :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry:
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Re: Sport

Postby Harjoe » Tue Oct 13, 2015 10:06 am

Disappointed with Sundays result O Neills selection wrong Holahan should have been playing ,Whelan only goes backwards McClean is a mad man never played only kicked Brady very poor,Coleman was great back to his best should play like that every game no marking for both the goals is Roy Keane not teaching them how to mark players at corners, Poland deserved better team on the night MUST DO BETTER.
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Re: Sport

Postby jabra » Tue Oct 13, 2015 2:24 pm

There you have it Harjoe in a nutshell
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Re: Sport

Postby Toss » Tue Oct 13, 2015 3:07 pm

Harjoe wrote:Disappointed with Sundays result O Neills selection wrong Holahan should have been playing ,Whelan only goes backwards McClean is a mad man never played only kicked Brady very poor,Coleman was great back to his best should play like that every game no marking for both the goals is Roy Keane not teaching them how to mark players at corners, Poland deserved better team on the night MUST DO BETTER.


Its a strange one ..... O'Neill claims the player said he was not fit enough for the whole game, the player has not been asked and remains silent on the matter. I think we have to give O'Neill the benefit of the doubt on this one and take it that he decided to err on the side of caution (not unusual for O'Neill tbh). What annoys me is the lack of promotion for the young players ...... I dont buy into the spin that there is no young talent out there. You are bang on the money about McLean, the guy is braindead and a liability on the modern game. Robbie Brady looked lost at times and Id say Marc Wilson must be wondering what hes done wrong. Playing Mc Carthy and Whelan in the same team is not a good idea at all, McCarthy would get my vote as defensive midfielder every time.

O'Neill is a cautious manager, he see's the game in the same way as Big Sam or David Moyes ...... be hard to beat and hope you take the one chance that may come your way :( I think the game has moved on from that and if we want to succeed, I would look no further than Chris Hughton as a Manager who likes his teams to play pass and move football.

Ps If we are not going to play the kids and we need a back up for Hoolahan....... theres always that 33 yr old young lad at Forest called Andy Reid that can also play ball, guile and experience (and hes back in the Forest 1st team playing) ;)
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Re: Sport

Postby Rocker » Wed Oct 14, 2015 9:11 pm

Michael Conlan stands proudly on top of the podium in Doha tonight

The 41-year wait is over, ended by a captain with the heart of a lion and the hands of an artist.

Irish skipper and history maker Michael Conlan claimed Ireland’s first AIBA World Elite (male) gold medal in Doha, Qatar this evening.

The Irish captain beat Uzbekistan’s Murodjon Akhmadaliev in the bantamweight final on a unanimous decision – 30-27,29-28,29-28 – in the 2015 AIBA World Elite 56kg final to claim our first top of the podium finish at this level since Ireland first entered a team at the inaugural World Championships in Havana in 1974.
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Re: Sport

Postby Zirco » Wed Oct 14, 2015 9:17 pm

Rocker wrote:Michael Conlan stands proudly on top of the podium in Doha tonight

The 41-year wait is over, ended by a captain with the heart of a lion and the hands of an artist.

Irish skipper and history maker Michael Conlan claimed Ireland’s first AIBA World Elite (male) gold medal in Doha, Qatar this evening.

The Irish captain beat Uzbekistan’s Murodjon Akhmadaliev in the bantamweight final on a unanimous decision – 30-27,29-28,29-28 – in the 2015 AIBA World Elite 56kg final to claim our first top of the podium finish at this level since Ireland first entered a team at the inaugural World Championships in Havana in 1974.


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Re: Sport

Postby Toss » Wed Oct 14, 2015 10:08 pm

Rocker wrote:Michael Conlan stands proudly on top of the podium in Doha tonight

The 41-year wait is over, ended by a captain with the heart of a lion and the hands of an artist.

Irish skipper and history maker Michael Conlan claimed Ireland’s first AIBA World Elite (male) gold medal in Doha, Qatar this evening.

The Irish captain beat Uzbekistan’s Murodjon Akhmadaliev in the bantamweight final on a unanimous decision – 30-27,29-28,29-28 – in the 2015 AIBA World Elite 56kg final to claim our first top of the podium finish at this level since Ireland first entered a team at the inaugural World Championships in Havana in 1974.



Did you write that Rocker ? delighted for him and its great for Boxing in Ireland wuu
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Re: Sport

Postby Rocker » Wed Oct 14, 2015 11:54 pm

No Toss. I copied it off the boxing site. But, he is a great young man. wuu wuu
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Re: Sport

Postby Jemser » Thu Oct 15, 2015 12:34 am

Watched the fight earlier, it was a real toe to toe battle. Bit of a scare in the final round for Michael as he was floored by a snappy right to the jaw from his opponent, but he had done enough at that stage. Great fight, great win. wuu
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Re: Sport

Postby Denis Cromie » Thu Oct 15, 2015 9:19 am

Another World Champ and maybe another tonight. As a nation we always box above our weight. wuu wuu wuu
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Re: Sport

Postby Dancer » Fri Oct 16, 2015 12:45 am

An Englishman walks into a bar...
He's normally accompanied by an Irishman, a Scotsman and a Welshman but
they're all still at the Rugby World Cup ! lol: :lol:
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Re: Sport

Postby grammer » Fri Oct 16, 2015 12:49 am

like it!!!!! like it!!!! like it!!!!
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Re: Sport

Postby jabra » Fri Oct 16, 2015 5:26 pm

Yes like that one dancer
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Re: Sport

Postby Toss » Fri Oct 16, 2015 7:44 pm

Dancer wrote:An Englishman walks into a bar...
He's normally accompanied by an Irishman, a Scotsman and a Welshman but
they're all still at the Rugby World Cup ! lol: :lol:


Surely you mean a lounge, no way would you get rugby snobs in a bar :P
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Re: Sport

Postby grammer » Sun Oct 18, 2015 1:30 pm

Jaaaazzz lads and lassies, the Rugby is not going to well at the moment
22 mins gone and we are down -20-3-
looks like its gonna be a dinger--
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Re: Sport

Postby Strum » Sun Oct 18, 2015 1:36 pm

grammer wrote:Jaaaazzz lads and lassies, the Rugby is not going to well at the moment
22 mins gone and we are down -20-3-
looks like its gonna be a dinger--



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Re: Sport

Postby Zirco » Sun Oct 18, 2015 2:00 pm

Strum wrote:
grammer wrote:Jaaaazzz lads and lassies, the Rugby is not going to well at the moment
22 mins gone and we are down -20-3-
looks like its gonna be a dinger--



Suddenly 20 -10


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Re: Sport

Postby Gerald » Sun Oct 18, 2015 3:49 pm

Depressed.
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Re: Sport

Postby keeper » Sun Oct 18, 2015 3:53 pm

REALLY REALLY DEPRESSED :cry: :cry: :cry:
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Re: Sport

Postby Toss » Sun Oct 18, 2015 3:58 pm

The hype after the win against France last week was put into perspective by the way New Zealand demolished France yesterday, thats the reality.

43 - 20 is about the right result, Ireland can have no complaints. Well done Argentina ....
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Re: Sport

Postby keeper » Sun Oct 18, 2015 4:04 pm

Agreed Toss ! Still it's hard to lose 4 key experienced players out of a side, plus Argentina playing against the Southern Hemisphere sides on a regular basis is showing in a huge improvement in the way they play nowadays.
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Re: Sport

Postby Toss » Sun Oct 18, 2015 4:41 pm

keeper wrote:Argentina playing against the Southern Hemisphere sides on a regular basis is showing in a huge improvement in the way they play nowadays.


Playing against the better teams is no guarantee of improvement unless you can learn from them. Argentina have learned, they have developed the game and their players .... we have 50,000 more registered rugby players than Argentina have and yet they are outranking us in world terms

The question for us is, what are we learning ? what are we going to change? its the same with soccer ..... we have failed to develop the right structures and training methods to produce a better team because change threatens the old guard :roll:
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Re: Sport

Postby Zirco » Sun Oct 18, 2015 7:09 pm

Here are some Colemanballs for some badly needed chuckle time. :D :D :D

"Don't tell those coming in the final result of that fantastic match, but let's just have another look at Italy's winning goal."

"He's 31 this year - last year he was 30."

"He just can't believe what's not happening to him."

"In a moment we hope to see the pole vault over the satellite."

"He is accelerating all the time. The last lap was run in 64 seconds and the one before that in 62."

"For those of you watching who do not have television sets, live commentary is on Radio 2."

"The late start is due to the time."

"It's gold or nothing...and it's nothing. He comes away with the silver medal."

"There is Brendan Foster, by himself with 20,000 people."

"Forest have now lost six matches without winning."

"He's even smaller in real life than he is on the track."

"The front wheel crosses the finish line, closely followed by the back wheel."

Commentator Ron Pickering famously said "and there goes (Cuban athlete) Juantorena racing down the back straight, opening his legs and showing his class

And lastly a very famous one by Brian Johnson on the radio during a Cricket match....

The batsman's Holding, the bowler's Willey

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Sport

Postby Denis Cromie » Sun Oct 18, 2015 8:05 pm

keeper wrote:Agreed Toss ! Still it's hard to lose 4 key experienced players out of a side, plus Argentina playing against the Southern Hemisphere sides on a regular basis is showing in a huge improvement in the way they play nowadays.


That about sums it up. There are very few teams in the world who could perform without, arguably, their 4 best players. scry
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