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Ciarrai abu!

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Fenian_Bastard, Sep 19, 2007.

  1. Up the Kingdom!

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  2. Bubbler

    Bubbler Active Member

    I watched some Irish football in the brief period I had Setanta. Interesting.

    My Irish side reveled in a uniquely Gaelic pastime, my German side was repulsed by the lack of order, but enthused by the codified violence. Then I threw on a Van Morrison-Kraftwerk mix tape and went insane.

    Thanks Big Ten Network and Dish Network. Just the idea of being able to watch an Indiana-Arkansas women's soccer match is worth bumping Setanta and fascinating stuff like hurling, Aussie Rules, etc., off my service.
     
  3. I do wish they had a better term for punching the ball into the net than "fisting it in for a score."
     
  4. Bubbler

    Bubbler Active Member

    Maybe it's a veiled reference to "the troubles". Perhaps black and tans used to "fist it in for a score" to real fenian bastards they held in political prisons.

    Or maybe I'm overthinking this a tad.
     
  5. Inky_Wretch

    Inky_Wretch Well-Known Member

    I do love GAA sports. Hurling and Gaelic football are joys to watch.

    I have this image of FB hearing a noise late at night, flicking on a light and picking up a hurley to go investigate.
     
  6. Flash

    Flash Guest

    Fen, old chum ... slainte!
     
  7. Sam's home!

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