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Badly needed win at the weekend regardless of performance. Great represention from the Killoe club.
Also good to see another Killoe man speaking out at congress.

Clonee_Kicker (Longford) - Posts: 9 - 26/02/2024 18:55:33    2528453

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Replying To botheyesclosed:  "Why is Paddy Collum sitting out the last couple of games, is it to do with the issue in the club with the committee not being finalised? I don't know anything about the issue, apart from what I heard in gossip in Waterford last week, and I wouldn't place much trust in the source of that gossip ;-)
I hope it doesn't affect any football activity in the club or county. Maybe Spinx could clear it up and quash or confirm the rumours, namely that the club are suspended from all football activity until this committee issue is resolved."
I'd imagine it's more to do with the fact we now have somebody to compete with him, time to give Hughes his chance looks fitter and has had to 3 steady games in a row after a very good season with county champions. Makes sense, same way their 7 players playing at the weekend did, hard to believe Liam Hughes only started last weekend for 1st time and Mimnagh same in league easily 2 of the best players on the pitch last Sunday and also through last year's championship.

#Putitup (Longford) - Posts: 13 - 26/02/2024 22:36:38    2528512

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Replying To Spinx:  "Why would we be suspended from all activity?!! If we were, we wouldn't be training away, playing challenge games and 2 of our lads on the county panel!!"
you were here years ago as a clonguish hurler, then a killoe man and now from drumlish. will you be slashers next?

drivetime (Longford) - Posts: 5 - 27/02/2024 12:03:42    2528588

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Replying To drivetime:  "you were here years ago as a clonguish hurler, then a killoe man and now from drumlish. will you be slashers next?"
I wouldn't have called myself a hurler, but I did give it a go.
As we have no hurling club in Drumlish, we hurled with Clonguish Gaels.
You must not be that clued in to the hurling scene in Longford.....either that or you have only crawled out from your cave that you have been in the last 30 odd years!!
And, although I live on the border of Drumlish and Killoe, I wouldn't call myself a Killoe man!!!

Spinx (Longford) - Posts: 1217 - 27/02/2024 12:51:59    2528605

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Replying To Spinx:  "I wouldn't have called myself a hurler, but I did give it a go.
As we have no hurling club in Drumlish, we hurled with Clonguish Gaels.
You must not be that clued in to the hurling scene in Longford.....either that or you have only crawled out from your cave that you have been in the last 30 odd years!!
And, although I live on the border of Drumlish and Killoe, I wouldn't call myself a Killoe man!!!"
"We had a few who played with the club called, Ricco, Juice and Emerson. One lad who played with another club and also played for the county was called Saddam!

Spinx (Longford) - Posts: 1214 - 14/06/2015 09:40:00"

Only in a cave for 9 years :)

drivetime (Longford) - Posts: 5 - 27/02/2024 14:21:05    2528633

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Replying To drivetime:  ""We had a few who played with the club called, Ricco, Juice and Emerson. One lad who played with another club and also played for the county was called Saddam!

Spinx (Longford) - Posts: 1214 - 14/06/2015 09:40:00"

Only in a cave for 9 years :)"
Were you looking for these lads names?

Fergal Reilly (Ricko), Conor Heslin (Juice or Juicebox), JP Farley (Emerson for short or Emerson Fittipaldi) and Padraig Brady (Saddam).

Jaysus, the trouble you are going to is laughable lol

Spinx (Longford) - Posts: 1217 - 27/02/2024 15:01:19    2528650

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Replying To Spinx:  "Were you looking for these lads names?

Fergal Reilly (Ricko), Conor Heslin (Juice or Juicebox), JP Farley (Emerson for short or Emerson Fittipaldi) and Padraig Brady (Saddam).

Jaysus, the trouble you are going to is laughable lol"
you say Padraig Brady is from another club. caught out typical clonguish s-stirrer on the pitch off it and online.

drivetime (Longford) - Posts: 5 - 27/02/2024 15:33:01    2528661

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Replying To drivetime:  "you say Padraig Brady is from another club. caught out typical clonguish s-stirrer on the pitch off it and online."
Obviously a typo young lad. It was meant to say from our senior club!

But sure look, if it makes you feel better, you just go on thinking what you want to believe in your little head.

It will help you sleep at night as it is obvious you are not if you are delving through years of hoganstand posts just to find one glitch of a typo from me hahahaha

On your way now young lad as I will not be conversing with you again lol

Spinx (Longford) - Posts: 1217 - 27/02/2024 15:48:50    2528667

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Spinx, have a look outside before pulling the curtains tonight, you will probably see Drivetime!

Anyway, back to footballing matters. Big game on Sunday. Do we have enough on this panel to beat Leitrim?

Frank74 (Longford) - Posts: 94 - 27/02/2024 17:28:23    2528692

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Replying To Frank74:  "Spinx, have a look outside before pulling the curtains tonight, you will probably see Drivetime!

Anyway, back to footballing matters. Big game on Sunday. Do we have enough on this panel to beat Leitrim?"
He is safe Frank I wouldnt know where to go! one day he lives beside the 98 the next hes on the border with killoe and other days in newtown and killoe. big property man!!

drivetime (Longford) - Posts: 5 - 28/02/2024 09:37:07    2528771

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Replying To Frank74:  "Spinx, have a look outside before pulling the curtains tonight, you will probably see Drivetime!

Anyway, back to footballing matters. Big game on Sunday. Do we have enough on this panel to beat Leitrim?"
It will be a tough ask.
After only beating Waterford by 3 points I would have said no.
But we had a big improvement against London which has swayed me back a bit.
I still think Leitrim are just a little bit better than what we have on our side at the moment.

Spinx (Longford) - Posts: 1217 - 28/02/2024 11:21:58    2528786

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Pointing out the obvious but a must win on Sunday. Nothing between the teams and hopefully home advantage will pull us tgrough.

Clonee_Kicker (Longford) - Posts: 9 - 28/02/2024 17:16:46    2528832

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