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suisse wrote:I see Meath beat Wickla on Sunday. Should be smooth sailing to Croker now in September.


Ye will have to get by Longford after we beat Wexford and then the Dubs or Louth.

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I can't see Longford beating Wexford in the replay so Wexford will face Dublin in semi and Dublin will win to prob make it a Dublin V Kildare / Meath final. Hopefully Kildare as that would be a very good close game.
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Donald wrote:I can't see Longford beating Wexford in the replay so Wexford will face Dublin in semi and Dublin will win to prob make it a Dublin V Kildare / Meath final. Hopefully Kildare as that would be a very good close game.


I wasnt at all hopeful before last Sundays match but I fully expect Longford to beat Wexford this Sunday.

I have heard pundits say that Wexford have more room to improve but Longford did not play near to their potential last week. Having said that, the prize of playing the Dubs is a bit of a poisoned chalice.

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Not a great weekend for us yellabellies, losing to Offaly on Saturday in a game we should have won (mind you, the qualifiers seem to have been kind to us - hopefully!)and then drawing with Longford due to a dodgy free awarded when we failed to keep the ball in injury time having gone ahead. But if we do lose in the replay good luck to Longford against the mighty Blues!

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Donald wrote:I can't see Longford beating Wexford in the replay so Wexford will face Dublin in semi and Dublin will win to prob make it a Dublin V Kildare / Meath final. Hopefully Kildare as that would be a very good close game.

Meath have to beat Carlow first. Ony 2 points in it at HT
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yellabelly1961 wrote:Not a great weekend for us yellabellies, losing to Offaly on Saturday in a game we should have won (mind you, the qualifiers seem to have been kind to us - hopefully!)and then drawing with Longford due to a dodgy free awarded when we failed to keep the ball in injury time having gone ahead. But if we do lose in the replay good luck to Longford against the mighty Blues!


Forget about the wendyball, that was a great game between Longford and Wexford. Well done to ye yellowbellys, we should have had you dead and buried but we blew it.

Best of luck in the semis against the Dubs.

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Fair play to Meath. Didn't expect anything out of them today but their young players were fearless and Kildare flattered to deceive once again.

Do any Kildare fans on here think McGeeney makes too many changes? They have some good forwards but they never seem to play at the same time.

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Was very impressed with some young Meath players today Forde,Carroll, Menton and especially Gillespie. Was nice to see a Meath midfield again.
Kildare really over elaborate, at times it was like watching Spain, a lot of passing 40 yards out but no one willing to take a shot.
Final should be decent, would expect Dublin to pick a lot from that game, if Wexford could take their free's they would have lost

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Incredible start in the Galway Kilkenny match

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Fair focks to Galway, serious performance. Kilkenny seemed completely stunned.

Could be quite an interesting championship.
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Well done to Galway. Worthy winners.
If only they would back that up with another few performances but I've a feeling it'll just be another one off.
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I guess this win for Galway means that Athenry is actually in Leinster?
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Thought the ref let Galway play a very physical game. In a way it's just KK getting a bit of their own medicine back, but they're usually a bit more subtle and selective about it than Galway were. Fair f*cks to them, they were absolutely worth their win, but not every ref would have let them away with the physical stuff.

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cormac wrote:I guess this win for Galway means that Athenry is actually in Leinster?


:lol:

That could become a chant!

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The Tipp half back line are a savage group altogether.....awesomely strong and great stickwork too.
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Gutted for Westmeath. That close to stealing upset of the week from Antrim. Despite losing the lads can walk around with their heads held high after today.
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Broken Wing wrote:Gutted for Westmeath. That close to stealing upset of the week from Antrim. Despite losing the lads can walk around with their heads held high after today.


They remind me of Sligo in 2009 and remember what Kerry did after that :shock:
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Broken Wing wrote:Gutted for Westmeath. That close to stealing upset of the week from Antrim. Despite losing the lads can walk around with their heads held high after today.

Was in contact with a mate from Kerry earlier who lives local and was in Cusack Pk today.......said she was hoarse from shouting.....appears to have been a real close run thing alright....
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Kilkenny/Limerick v Tipp
Cork/Waterford v Galway

I was hoping Kilkenny would draw Cork.
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All-Ireland SFC Qualifier Round Three:
Kildare V Limerick
Tipperary V Antrim
Kerry V Tyrone
Leitrim V Laois

All-Ireland SFC Qualifier Round Four:
Kildare / Limerick V Sligo
Tipperary / Antrim V Donegal / Down
Kerry / Tyrone V Clare
Leitrim / Laois V Dublin / Meath

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