Kildare 2-10 Dublin 2-17 (National Football League Division One, Croke Park) So where does that leave us? It’s common in the modern media to take the “5 Things We Learned…” approach to these things. But frankly it’s not really about what we the supporters learn from occasions like last night. It’s about what Cian O’Neill … Read moreThe Lessons Continue for Kildare Team and Management
Longford 1-14 Kildare 0-13 (O’Byrne Cup, Pearse Park, Longford) In the words of Lance Corporal Jones… DON’T PANIC, DON’T PANIC !! We’ve allowed ourselves to get too carried away with O’Byrne Cup success in recent years and there’s clearly no correlation between results in January and those down the line. About 600 hardy souls paid … Read moreDon’t Panic, Don’t Panic !! – Longford Too Good for Mis-Firing Lilies
We’re onto the fourth of our Player of the Decade Polls this week and we go back to the 1980’s this time. Of all of the five decades covered by these polls this was by far the most grim. While the 1970’s was the “What Might Have Been” decade and the 1990’s and 2000’s both … Read moreKildare Player of the ’80’s – Have Your Say!
Kildare 0-9 Louth 2-11 The one-hour tailback at the Red Cow should have been our sign. But no. Starved of inter-county action for nearly six months, we ploughed on regardless. We’re not really allowed to criticise an O’Byrne Cup performance apparently. Funnily enough we’re still asked to pay €11 into it (including €1 for a … Read moreLouth and Clear – Lots of Work to Do for Kildare
Kildare’s Win Rate in over 500 League and Championship games since 1956 is 53%. Not the most shocking statistic you’ll ever read if you’re a seasoned Lilywhite watcher. Win one, lose one sounds about normal. Win rate in the O’Byrne Cup: 70% – 64 wins in 91 games over the same period. 11 wins since … Read moreWe Go Again.. In Search of Nuggets as Kildare face Louth