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John Brennan’s enthusiasm was crucial for Cargin

Cargin manager John Brennan

Cargin manager John Brennan

One of Cargin’s more experienced campaigners has tried to explain the secret to John Brennan’s successful run with the club.

The Lavey man won his fourth Antrim championship with Cargin last weekend when they beat St Gall’s.

Defender Kevin O’Boyle praised the Derry man’s incredible influence upon the club, as he has now helped them win titles in 1999, 2000, 2015 and 2016.

“He had a panel of 30 players but he made every one of them realise that they were important to the team.

“It is hard to explain, but his enthusiasm is just infectious. He has everyone believing in themselves.

“There were boys who hadn’t got any game time, but got on in that game. So you have to be ready to play at any time.”

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