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    Dinny Corcoran - Countdown

    Beaten 97-50

    https://www.independent.ie/sport/soc...-37900731.html

    Surely a first for the League!
    If a dog weighs under 50 lbs it's a cat, and cats are useless.

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    A GLITW moment for sure.
    The other guy was a hoop

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    Who cares what score he got.... Did he give Rachel a dart!!??

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    Quote Originally Posted by Real ale Madrid View Post
    Beaten 97-50

    https://www.independent.ie/sport/soc...-37900731.html

    Surely a first for the League!
    classic pity it didn't go to penos

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    Who could of predicted Dinny's first defeat of the season would come at the hands of Maggie Barlow from Lutterworth

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    I'm going out a limb here to suggest he may be the first contestant to win a player of the month award in the top division of a professional football league on the same day as his appearance on the show

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    I'm just surprised that, given how popular the show is (was?) among students, that more former UCD players haven't taken part. I must write a strongly worded letter.

    (A UCD fan did compete a few years back - former poster here actually - but he also lost his first game)

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    I know a couple of Pats fans who were on (one made a series semi-final) and a Dundalk fan. No other ex-LOI players, that I'm aware of!

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    You probably already know this, but Corcoran (and the Pat's/Dundalk/UCD fans) are all immortalised on the Countdown wiki page. Here's Corcoran, for example. It's 9 years now since the last active footballer I heard of on Countdown, then-Premiership player Clarke Carlisle, who won three games.

    (In fact, that wiki page notes two other footballers to have played - one for Notts County and one for Norwich/Northern Ireland)

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    Matt Le Tissier was on it too. He went on a long run of wins too if I remember right.

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    Can we add his score to the league's co-efficient?
    Hello, hello? What's going on? What's all this shouting, we'll have no trouble here!
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    Dinny - I’ll have a consonant please Rachel
    “S”
    - another consonant
    “C”
    - a vowel
    “U”
    - and a consonant
    “M”

    I have a 14 - shamrockrovers 😁
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    Quote Originally Posted by placid casual View Post
    Who cares what score he got.... Did he give Rachel a dart!!??
    One big one and 4 from anywhere else.

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    Meeting the lovely Rachel Riley would have been a bonus. Did he say 'professional footballer' when asked what he does?

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    Quote Originally Posted by marinobohs View Post
    Dinny - I’ll have a consonant please Rachel
    “S”
    - another consonant
    “C”
    - a vowel
    “U”
    - and a consonant
    “M”

    I have a 14 - shamrockrovers 
    That's two words.

    Wait a minute...

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    And the easiest question he was asked he didnt get right 'Why do the Irish clubs play in the summer ? Dinny 'I dont know really, maybe its the weather'
    #DundalkFC 5 titles in 6 years 2014/2015/2016/2018/2019

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    Quote Originally Posted by oriel View Post
    And the easiest question he was asked he didnt get right 'Why do the Irish clubs play in the summer ? Dinny 'I dont know really, maybe its the weather'
    Dinny reflecting the level of analysis and deep thought that has gone into many major decisions in the league in fairness.
    #NeverStopNotGivingUp

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    He's not wrong though, those cold and wet Monday nights 'round Dublin just kills the attendances!

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    Quote Originally Posted by sbgawa View Post
    A GLITW moment for sure.
    The other guy was a hoop
    Don't think so. Doesn't he always win against Rovers?😉

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    Give you a bula bus for that one

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