I’ve been a bit remiss not to provide any mini-league updates since the championship got underway so it’s time to put that right. There’s little point in doing a week-by-week update on how this mini-league is going as, unlike the one for the NFL, there’s only a few matches every weekend and so there aren’t the same kind of dramatic shifts in terms of who is where in the table from one week to the next. Still, it’s time to show who is where at the minute and this is where everyone is:
It’s interesting to compare this table with the final one for the NFL mini-league. In this respect, a few points pop out: (1) four out of the current top five this time didn’t take part in the NFL one, (2) those who did well in the league one – including the winner last time out, SixPointsUp – aren’t doing so well in this one, (3) poor old Fourgoal is still in the basement looking up at everyone and (4) I’m doing so well (for now at least) that I’m on the verge (but only on the verge, mind) of boasting about my superlative performance.
There’s a long, long way to go, of course, and with only a few points separating a good number of competitors (only 40 points separate first from tenth and there’s less than 20 between tenth and twentieth) there’s plenty of time for a few dramatic changes in fortune, both of a positive and negative nature, before the final whistle blows on All-Ireland day. Which, in my case, could mean that I’ll end up using a slightly shorter words starting with S to describe how I’m faring. In other words, as was the case with the last one, it ain’t over till it’s over.