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Re: Sport

Postby keeper » Wed Sep 09, 2015 10:11 pm

Agree with you Toss ! The Dun Leary Celtic team I played with would have at least 5 reds in the first 20 minutes :shock: if by some chance an opponent managed to shake off Harjoe they then had to get past at least 3 other "solid" teammates and if by some miracle they did that then Johnny "Assassin " Corrigan lay in wait :shock: ouch !!! Just think about Noel Cantwell's sliding tackles, Chopper Harris, Norman Hunter etc, Messi and Ronaldo and a plethora of other Fancy Dans would run off the pitch and not come back :lol: :lol:
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Re: Sport

Postby Denis Cromie » Thu Sep 10, 2015 8:39 am

:lol: :lol: They certainly confuse me.
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Re: Sport

Postby Rocker » Thu Sep 10, 2015 10:56 am

How i would love to have seen that team in action.All my uncles on both sides of the family were football followers and they stood on the lines and roared. I met an old cousin the other night and he was chatting about being brought to every match within a bicycle ride of Blackrock. We used to have to head out early for Milltown.Great days.The fairy cakes were always ready when we got home. :lol: :lol:
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Re: Sport

Postby Toss » Thu Sep 10, 2015 3:42 pm

keeper wrote:Agree with you Toss ! The Dun Leary Celtic team I played with would have at least 5 reds in the first 20 minutes :shock: if by some chance an opponent managed to shake off Harjoe they then had to get past at least 3 other "solid" teammates and if by some miracle they did that then Johnny "Assassin " Corrigan lay in wait :shock: ouch !!! Just think about Noel Cantwell's sliding tackles, Chopper Harris, Norman Hunter etc, Messi and Ronaldo and a plethora of other Fancy Dans would run off the pitch and not come back :lol: :lol:


I wonder what those lads would think back in the day if a lad turned up to play with his eyebrows plucked ... and some dodgy nivea make up :P :lol:

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Re: Sport

Postby Sinead » Thu Sep 10, 2015 5:39 pm

My husband played with St. Agnes and a team made up of mainly
Italians (can't remember the name of it) he told me all sorts of
tales about the games. One of those was the linesman signalled wide
on a goal when the ball was clearly in the net and when questioned
by the referee his response was 'who put that in there'. Another
was that the first half went on for almost an hour - this was to allow
a car get onto the pitch in order to take off a player for whom the
Gardaí were waiting at the other end.

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Re: Sport

Postby Gerald » Sat Sep 19, 2015 7:24 pm

Fantastic win for Japan over South Africa. Their biggest win ever and the biggest shock ever. Amazing.
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Re: Sport

Postby Rocker » Sat Sep 19, 2015 8:48 pm

Yes. Well done Japan wuu wuu It is going to be a fantastic time.

Well done Ireland wuu wuu wuu wuu dnc2
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Re: Sport

Postby Rocker » Sun Sep 20, 2015 6:38 pm

Well, that was a great game. Well done Dublin....I won't be able to talk for the week. wuu wuu wuu
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Re: Sport

Postby Denis Cromie » Mon Sep 21, 2015 3:06 pm

Pity the weather was so bad,it spoiled it from seeing 2 good teams showing their football skills. I think that Dublin would have won anyway,though I wouldn't have minded if it was a draw and Dublin won the replay. Good start in the Rugby. wuu wuu wuu
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Re: Sport

Postby Toss » Tue Sep 22, 2015 3:25 pm

I see the lad Denis used to golf with has turned professional, best of luck to Paul Dunne.
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Re: Sport

Postby Denis Cromie » Tue Sep 22, 2015 8:05 pm

It's going to be a tough road for him,I really hope he makes it,he's a lovely young lad.
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Re: Sport

Postby keeper » Sun Sep 27, 2015 8:28 pm

This Rugby World Cup is throwing up some wonderful games ! Japan v South Africa and last nights England v Wales, what a battle ! can't wait for it reach the " business end " !!!
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Re: Sport

Postby Denis Cromie » Sun Sep 27, 2015 8:45 pm

Good stuff alright Keeper and it's only just begun. wuu wuu wuu
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Re: Sport

Postby Sinead » Sun Sep 27, 2015 8:49 pm

Haven't been around for the past couple of weeks so will have to catch
up on all the sporting events.
While on hols I was woken by a text at 3.30.a.m. with info on a ticket
for the All Ireland for my son. A nephew sent me a text on the Sunday
evening which read 'The Jacks are back'

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Re: Sport

Postby Rocker » Wed Sep 30, 2015 5:55 pm

Missed a good lot myself Sinead. But am going through the papers and loving it all.
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Re: Sport

Postby Denis Cromie » Thu Oct 08, 2015 12:45 pm

Big night tonight,can't help thinking if the Germans want to win ,they will,and if they are happy with a draw,that will be our best chance. We just haven't got the players. You can see that I'm at my usual optimistic self. :?
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Re: Sport

Postby Toss » Thu Oct 08, 2015 1:54 pm

Denis Cromie wrote:Big night tonight,can't help thinking if the Germans want to win ,they will,and if they are happy with a draw,that will be our best chance. We just haven't got the players. You can see that I'm at my usual optimistic self. :?


The Germans have not cruised through the group as per usual, they have have a few shakey moments along the way. If we can stay in their faces for 70 mins, then maybe we can nick a late goal. I certainly wouldnt rule us out as O'Neill is often at his luckiest when least expected ;)

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Re: Sport

Postby Denis Cromie » Thu Oct 08, 2015 2:39 pm

I'm with you Toss. We may not have the players but we can always say the prayers.
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Re: Sport

Postby Rocker » Thu Oct 08, 2015 4:53 pm

COME ON THE BOYS IN GREEN. wuu wuu wuu
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Re: Sport

Postby keeper » Thu Oct 08, 2015 10:15 pm

Unbelievable incredible sensational heart stopping result wuu wuu wuu now for Poland wuu wuu
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Re: Sport

Postby Rocker » Thu Oct 08, 2015 10:21 pm

keeper wrote:Unbelievable incredible sensational heart stopping result wuu wuu wuu now for Poland wuu wuu


YES YES YES wuu wuu wuu

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Re: Sport

Postby jabra » Thu Oct 08, 2015 10:29 pm

Fantastic stuff what a goal by Shane Long and a stroke of genius on O'Neill's part bringing him on at the right time
Well done to everyone involved sure their only the world champions.
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Re: Sport

Postby Denis Cromie » Thu Oct 08, 2015 10:33 pm

Fantastic,I still can't believe it. Great goal by Long.

OH What A Night.

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Re: Sport

Postby keeper » Thu Oct 08, 2015 10:52 pm

Wonder what young Jack Grealish is thinking now !!!! I was there in Dalymount when they were World Champions and we beat them 3-0, Alan Kelly Snr first cap and most of the team League of Ireland players, when the chips are down we fight till we drop wuu
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Re: Sport

Postby Rocker » Thu Oct 08, 2015 11:59 pm

awwave awwave awwave awwave awwave awwave awwave
waves for the wonderful Irish Team

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