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Can Anyone Name A More Forgone Conclusion Of A Competition Than The Leinster Football Championship?

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Replying To Irishcelt:  "Just interested to know can anyone name a more dominant or forgone conclusion of a competition than the Leinster football championship where the same team as won it for the past 10 years or 15 out of 16 times. It can be a GAA club championship or from any other sport in the world. I've been trying to rack my brain and can't think of anything in the present day that's like the farce that is the Leinster championship."
Rugby 6 nations, Italy has not won a game since the 2015 championship. And yet are still in it.

galwayford (Galway) - Posts: 2263 - 29/04/2021 22:50:30    2339438

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Scottish premier league. Celtic only stopped 10 in a row this year.

galwayford (Galway) - Posts: 2263 - 29/04/2021 22:51:36    2339439

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Replying To Daith:  "The all Ireland. Football is just as weak in the other provinces as it is in Leinster.

I won't watch a minute of it but I will watch out for deluded Dublin fans trying to kid themselves into thinking there is any sporting merit in this nonsense."
Are you for real, outside of Dublin there's not another Leinster team in top 10. Other 3 provinces worth a watching.

Saynothing (Tyrone) - Posts: 834 - 29/04/2021 22:57:34    2339440

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Carnacon odds on to win their 22nd in a row Mayo club ladies title this year.

yew_tree (Mayo) - Posts: 10796 - 29/04/2021 23:05:30    2339441

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The All Ireland itself...

Fairplayalways (Offaly) - Posts: 862 - 29/04/2021 23:05:36    2339442

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Replying To Daith:  "The all Ireland. Football is just as weak in the other provinces as it is in Leinster.

I won't watch a minute of it but I will watch out for deluded Dublin fans trying to kid themselves into thinking there is any sporting merit in this nonsense."
Looking forward to seeing you so. ;)

TheUsername (Dublin) - Posts: 4115 - 29/04/2021 23:13:59    2339445

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Replying To Tirchonaill1:  "I see Dublin are 1/25 to win Leinster with PP. dead cert but unbackable odds."
I'd take those odds, a 4% return on a risk free investment.

omahant (USA) - Posts: 2061 - 30/04/2021 00:30:13    2339452

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New Zealand All Whites in Oceania World Cup Qualifying !!!

omahant (USA) - Posts: 2061 - 30/04/2021 00:47:21    2339454

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Replying To Daith:  "The all Ireland. Football is just as weak in the other provinces as it is in Leinster.

I won't watch a minute of it but I will watch out for deluded Dublin fans trying to kid themselves into thinking there is any sporting merit in this nonsense."
I understand what you are saying about other provinces which is never discussed but the question for me is - if you were to remove Dublin from the championship, would it become a much better product? It would be more competitive but I think the bigger issue is the style of play and negative tactics employed by teams which makes it so boring to watch.

wicklowsupport (Wicklow) - Posts: 1394 - 30/04/2021 07:58:47    2339457

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Replying To Irishcelt:  "Just interested to know can anyone name a more dominant or forgone conclusion of a competition than the Leinster football championship where the same team as won it for the past 10 years or 15 out of 16 times. It can be a GAA club championship or from any other sport in the world. I've been trying to rack my brain and can't think of anything in the present day that's like the farce that is the Leinster championship."
The All Ireland Football Championship?

BlueBeret (Dublin) - Posts: 35 - 30/04/2021 08:01:43    2339458

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Phil Taylor in the darts few years back or sadly the all ireland itself going for 7 in a row there. Ah look fair play to them unbelievable team massive hunger every year in every match. I recall pre covid last year when we were enjoying a big lead over them in croke Park league match they still came back at us like the game was an all ireland final. Winning mentality hard to beat.

seanie08 (Monaghan) - Posts: 1585 - 30/04/2021 10:37:08    2339479

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Replying To galwayford:  "The 6 nations in Rugby, It will have the same 6 countries, and Italy will finish last. Probably won by France."
It's over 11 years since France last won the Six Nations Championship.

Cockney_Cat (UK) - Posts: 1452 - 30/04/2021 12:22:12    2339493

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Roland Garros Men's French open. Since 2005, Rafael Nadal has a win loss record of 100-2. His record in sets alone stands at 298-27.

97Cavans (Cavan) - Posts: 185 - 30/04/2021 13:13:20    2339500

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Replying To galwayford:  "Quit whinging and start training. Kildare is a huge county population wise. It should be in the reckoning. Why don't you start training and think positively. And you will give the mighty Dubs a match then. Cill dara abú"
I'd say most counties have started training and most I'd imagine are thinking positively too, still doesn't take away from the fact that they still won't win anything.

Bon (Kildare) - Posts: 1351 - 30/04/2021 13:26:59    2339501

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Paul Brady winning handball tournaments.

wishfulthinkin (Cavan) - Posts: 1555 - 30/04/2021 14:11:00    2339507

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Replying To wishfulthinkin:  "Paul Brady winning handball tournaments."
Ducksie Walsh's record is far superior. Between 1985 and 2001, he won 16 out of 17 titles, 13 of them on the trot. Dublin still have a way to go to match that.

Cockney_Cat (UK) - Posts: 1452 - 30/04/2021 19:45:28    2339547

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Replying To BlueBeret:  "The All Ireland Football Championship?"
Rubbish. Mayo and Kerry at least gave Dublin a game. Dublin's Leinster matches wouldn't even be good training games

essmac (Tyrone) - Posts: 1043 - 30/04/2021 22:47:56    2339566

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No I can't.

essmac (Tyrone) - Posts: 1043 - 30/04/2021 22:48:24    2339567

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The race between the tortoise and hare

ponger (Cavan) - Posts: 473 - 01/05/2021 00:26:58    2339574

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Replying To Bon:  "I'd say most counties have started training and most I'd imagine are thinking positively too, still doesn't take away from the fact that they still won't win anything."
If you start with that thought you are already beaten.

galwayford (Galway) - Posts: 2263 - 01/05/2021 09:21:40    2339579

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