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South antrim football league

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Anyone play in this or know what the standard is like?

antrimman91 (Antrim) - Posts: 127 - 13/04/2011 17:12:26    910858

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Well I believe it used to be known as "Gladiators"...

ar_an_chnoc (Antrim) - Posts: 142 - 13/04/2011 19:55:42    910993

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I think the gladiators reference is a bit unfair. In all the games i've played in this year there have been very little dirty incidents. Most teams use it as a reserve league and for blooding youth players and it is a worthwole exercise for most clubs. After 5 years out of the game south antrim has helped me find my feet again and I enjoy the run out on a thursday.

redhandmick (Tyrone) - Posts: 28 - 12/06/2011 17:13:57    953614

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you would not want to blood young players is south antrim

NEAS (Antrim) - Posts: 125 - 13/06/2011 21:41:59    955728

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From a hurling point of view, South Antrim is perfectly fine when it is being run well. When referees stop turning up and matches get randomly cancelled, it becomes a bit of a farce. It is true that it is treated as a reserve league, but I would disagree with the notion that it can't be used to blood young players. A season or two in South Antrim would do no young player any harm, and in particular would help their physicality before they break into the senior ranks.

ar_an_chnoc (Antrim) - Posts: 142 - 13/06/2011 21:46:59    955735

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