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Replying To tiobraid:  "Yep wexford could well beat galway next week and I think it'll be their toughest match this year but it's irrelevant because when galway get to croke Park they won't be stopped. Galway at 70% will win the all Ireland this year. They're no where near their best yet and won by 8/9 points yesterday
There is no other team that is as complete as them at the minute"
As we stand right now you are probably right but as others have pointed out to you we have snatched defeat from the jaws of victory countless times and underachieved countless times too. I am cautiously optimistic but I don't rule Tipp out just yet. Last year they were dead and buried and yet still gave Galway all they could handle and were unlucky to not at least draw with Galway on that day. The way they came back against Cork yesterday tells me they aren't finished!

Trump2020 (Galway) - Posts: 247 - 28/05/2018 20:51:35    2105034

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Replying To Barnowl94:  "I have played in Pearse stadium many times and I can assure you that its a big pitch every bit as big as Croke Park in my opinion."
Same as. The difference between playing in Pearse and our club pitch was insanely noticeable.

Townee2018 (Galway) - Posts: 123 - 29/05/2018 11:22:33    2105215

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Replying To Trump2020:  "As we stand right now you are probably right but as others have pointed out to you we have snatched defeat from the jaws of victory countless times and underachieved countless times too. I am cautiously optimistic but I don't rule Tipp out just yet. Last year they were dead and buried and yet still gave Galway all they could handle and were unlucky to not at least draw with Galway on that day. The way they came back against Cork yesterday tells me they aren't finished!"
Tipp are far from finished.Terrific fight back by them the last day but for Nash they would have won the game.
Any team with forwards like the McGraths, Forde, Bubbles and Seamus Callanan will always be in with a shout.

Barnowl94 (Galway) - Posts: 3014 - 29/05/2018 14:10:37    2105289

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Replying To Trump2020:  "As we stand right now you are probably right but as others have pointed out to you we have snatched defeat from the jaws of victory countless times and underachieved countless times too. I am cautiously optimistic but I don't rule Tipp out just yet. Last year they were dead and buried and yet still gave Galway all they could handle and were unlucky to not at least draw with Galway on that day. The way they came back against Cork yesterday tells me they aren't finished!"
I disagree about ye underachieving. Over the last 30 years I dont think ye had the hurlers to win an all ireland. This team is light years ahead of where ye were in the past

tiobraid (Tipperary) - Posts: 2467 - 29/05/2018 14:45:02    2105299

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Replying To Barnowl94:  "I have played in Pearse stadium many times and I can assure you that its a big pitch every bit as big as Croke Park in my opinion."
20 metres shorter and 8 metres narrower,hardly as big

mooncat (Kilkenny) - Posts: 426 - 29/05/2018 15:11:23    2105311

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Replying To tiobraid:  "I disagree about ye underachieving. Over the last 30 years I dont think ye had the hurlers to win an all ireland. This team is light years ahead of where ye were in the past"
I would disagree somewhat, yes there were a number of years where Galway got to finals and just weren't good enough such as 2005, 2012 and 2015. However I would argue that had Galway the belief, they could have easily won it in 2001, 1993 and 1990, with 1990 the worst of all. Yes this is a serious Galway team, but to truly be considered great they will have to win at least one or two more All Irelands.

gilly2308 (Galway) - Posts: 1157 - 29/05/2018 15:24:49    2105319

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Whatever about the size of the pitch maybe a bit of investment in the grass wouldn't go amiss.

arock (Dublin) - Posts: 3762 - 29/05/2018 23:43:53    2105449

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Replying To arock:  "Whatever about the size of the pitch maybe a bit of investment in the grass wouldn't go amiss."
Pitch is top class but couldn't deal with the concert.

Maybe send the Croker boys down for a week. Or at least the money.

Townee2018 (Galway) - Posts: 123 - 30/05/2018 10:10:41    2105501

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