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Meath Vs Mayo

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Replying To Jackpot:  "Good man Dunne. Glad you're not the manager. Mayo midfielder Aidan O Shea is a former All star and international who played in a few All Ireland finals. He might not be at his best now but always dangerous."
Hi jackoff have you found any dubs looking to transfer to Meath yet???

royaldunne (Meath) - Posts: 16642 - 18/07/2019 23:26:46    2212997

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Replying To redser123:  "I'm not losing sleep over that mayo midfield that just got cleaned out by moran and spillane, although I'm pretty sure seamus o'shea will play midfield and Vaughan will drop to the bench or move to the half back line, big concern for meath is mayo backs could dominate our forwards"
I am not losing sleep either, But I would lying I haven't major concerns. About Shane Mc Entee especially playing against Oshea and Vaughan. No disrespect to our lads but Moran is a quality Midfielder and played really well the last we are going to have do some similar to that. Mc Entee is not a midfielder.

bobkarlgees (Meath) - Posts: 1157 - 19/07/2019 09:19:30    2213037

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On a separate note, great to see Niall Kane back for Simonstown the other night.

Showed fir the ball well and took his goal smartly after a great supporting run and break from defence.

RoyalSteel (Meath) - Posts: 13 - 19/07/2019 09:52:43    2213050

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Replying To bobkarlgees:  "I am not losing sleep either, But I would lying I haven't major concerns. About Shane Mc Entee especially playing against Oshea and Vaughan. No disrespect to our lads but Moran is a quality Midfielder and played really well the last we are going to have do some similar to that. Mc Entee is not a midfielder."
The only midfielder we have is Flanagan, the rest are doing a makeshift job, wouldn't be too hard on either. Mcentee had a bad game last day, but was quite good inleague , I don't see a alternative at the minute.

royaldunne (Meath) - Posts: 16642 - 19/07/2019 09:56:55    2213054

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Replying To royaldunne:  "Hi jackoff have you found any dubs looking to transfer to Meath yet???"
You're better than that =school boy stuff sir. Rise above it

brian (Meath) - Posts: 858 - 19/07/2019 10:11:21    2213063

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Replying To brian:  "You're better than that =school boy stuff sir. Rise above it"
You are right. Apologies.

royaldunne (Meath) - Posts: 16642 - 19/07/2019 11:33:30    2213101

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Replying To bobkarlgees:  "Giving that we are likely to got with the dysfunctional midfield Shane Mc Entee and Brian Menton against. Donal Vaughan and Adian O'shea, that's unlikely to happen sadly."
Harsh on Menton . He has contributed 3-7 from play in this years championship and has consistently been one of our better performers . Strong as an Ox and very little opposition moves go through him. Yes McEntee is struggling to adopt but I would think his days as an inter county mid field man are numbered and his future will be in defense ......possibly the half back line .

royalpad (Meath) - Posts: 45 - 19/07/2019 12:26:45    2213124

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Replying To royaldunne:  "The only midfielder we have is Flanagan, the rest are doing a makeshift job, wouldn't be too hard on either. Mcentee had a bad game last day, but was quite good inleague , I don't see a alternative at the minute."
Any opinion on Harnan in midfield? Depending on availability of Ryan to come back in his place. I know our half back line have been brilliant for us and tinkering with a proven formula might not be a great idea. If we are to increase our standing and beat the top sides we're going to need something extra in midfield, that bit more physicality and an engine. Not a slight on Shane McEntee but we need a different type of player in the middle to trouble the big boys at this level.

men_of_49 (Meath) - Posts: 1962 - 19/07/2019 13:45:39    2213158

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Replying To men_of_49:  "Any opinion on Harnan in midfield? Depending on availability of Ryan to come back in his place. I know our half back line have been brilliant for us and tinkering with a proven formula might not be a great idea. If we are to increase our standing and beat the top sides we're going to need something extra in midfield, that bit more physicality and an engine. Not a slight on Shane McEntee but we need a different type of player in the middle to trouble the big boys at this level."
Yeah I'd love to see Harnan in midfield and suggested it a while back. Really think he has the attributes and engine on him to compliment Menton and trouble other teams.

Gives room for Ryan to come back in to because the current trio of Harnan, Keoghan and McCoy have been excellent and you couldn't displace one of them on performance so far.

Would also like Walsh to get a start and use Conlon as an impact sub against a tiring defence that might give us the impotice and scores we seem to lack in the last 10 minutes against the division 1 sides.

RoyalSteel (Meath) - Posts: 13 - 19/07/2019 14:09:13    2213175

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Replying To men_of_49:  "Any opinion on Harnan in midfield? Depending on availability of Ryan to come back in his place. I know our half back line have been brilliant for us and tinkering with a proven formula might not be a great idea. If we are to increase our standing and beat the top sides we're going to need something extra in midfield, that bit more physicality and an engine. Not a slight on Shane McEntee but we need a different type of player in the middle to trouble the big boys at this level."
I think jones is the longtime option, was also disappointed that we hadn't Kennelly this year. No slight either on the two players in middle, they have been asked to do a job that was needed. And they both stood up for the county. I would actually like to see a midfield pairing of jones and mento or Kennelly next year. But we have to make the best of what we have, I wouldn't be adverse to harnan in middle this week if Ryan returns

royaldunne (Meath) - Posts: 16642 - 19/07/2019 14:28:42    2213186

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Apologies due to you RD ...You are not the only one advocating for Padded Goalposts ! A lady from the LGFA.,also
calling for same .on Radio this week . I think it best to only allow a goal which is kicked into the net , and put an end to those basketball scores .

noluso (Meath) - Posts: 151 - 19/07/2019 14:40:56    2213188

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Replying To royaldunne:  "Hi jackoff have you found any dubs looking to transfer to Meath yet???"
You seem to be confusing me with Mr Pott.

Jack_Goff (Meath) - Posts: 2920 - 19/07/2019 16:04:49    2213217

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Here's my team for Sunday. As I said in an earlier post I'd like to see Harnan in the middle but can't see Any changing things. At this stage the only places realistically up for grabs are in the forwards.

1 Colgan
2 Lavin
3 McGill
4 Gallager
5 Keogan
6 Harnan
7 McCoy
8 Menton
9 S. McEntee
10 J. McEntee
11 McMahon
12 Devine
13 O'Sullivan
14 Newman
15 Conlan

I'm expecting an unchanged team from last weekend. I think Conlan will start and I like the look of Walsh off the bench although I'd be equally happy to start Walsh and use Conlan as a second half impact. Campion could start in place of Devine given his cameo in Donegal. I was impressed with Devine's work around the middle against Clare and that area will be huge for us again on Sunday.

men_of_49 (Meath) - Posts: 1962 - 19/07/2019 16:29:08    2213227

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Replying To Jack_Goff:  "You seem to be confusing me with Mr Pott."
Hehehe.

royaldunne (Meath) - Posts: 16642 - 19/07/2019 17:21:40    2213240

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Replying To royaldunne:  "You are right. Apologies."
Apology accepted. Mayo are a good side who have achieved alot more than us. We cant take all star players for granted.

Jackpot (Meath) - Posts: 199 - 19/07/2019 18:12:44    2213252

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Anyone know why Ben Brennan didn't make the panel for the Donegal game. Is he injured? Maybe RD will know.

Barney123 (Meath) - Posts: 676 - 19/07/2019 19:46:36    2213269

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Replying To royaldunne:  "The only midfielder we have is Flanagan, the rest are doing a makeshift job, wouldn't be too hard on either. Mcentee had a bad game last day, but was quite good inleague , I don't see a alternative at the minute."
Anyone hear anything about Flanagan and Reilly being out for Sunday?

Whyalwaysmeath (Meath) - Posts: 23 - 19/07/2019 19:49:55    2213271

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Replying To royaldunne:  "The only midfielder we have is Flanagan, the rest are doing a makeshift job, wouldn't be too hard on either. Mcentee had a bad game last day, but was quite good inleague , I don't see a alternative at the minute."
Shane was shoe horned in the middle during the league. We got promoted so from that prospective it worked/got away with it in Div 2. As we come up against Div 1 teams Mayo Kerry Dongeal is clear to see its not working. We need to change it lets not kid over selves.

bobkarlgees (Meath) - Posts: 1157 - 19/07/2019 20:20:02    2213284

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1 Colgan
2 Lavin
3 McGill
4 Gallager
5 Keogan
6 Harnan/Ryan
7 McCoy
8 Menton
9 Devine/Harnan
10 J. McEntee
11 McMahon
12 Campion
13 O'Sullivan
14 Newman
15 Conlan

If Ryan is available Harnan could go to Midfield if not Devine.

bobkarlgees (Meath) - Posts: 1157 - 19/07/2019 20:26:28    2213288

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Replying To Whyalwaysmeath:  "Anyone hear anything about Flanagan and Reilly being out for Sunday?"
No but hearing Newman is doubtful, also heard cillian o'connor a major doubt after injuring his wrist again

redser123 (Meath) - Posts: 298 - 19/07/2019 20:29:40    2213290

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