Finnian Moriarty

Finnian Moriarty: Border friends

FIGHT FOR YOUR RIGHT...The 2007 League clash between Armagh and Louth in Crossmaglen was memorable

FIGHT FOR YOUR RIGHT…The 2007 League clash between Armagh and Louth in Crossmaglen was memorable



GAELIC Life columnist Finnian Moriarty has colourfully painted the picture of the Louth-Armagh derby.

Writing in today’s edition, Moriarty describes his full introduction in 2007 when the two counties clashed in the warm-up.

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“The first 50 yards of St Oliver Plunkett’s Park meant, and means absolutely nothing to me, but on that day I’d have laid down my life for it,” he said.

“Fists and footballs flew around like tracer bullets as John McCloskey strolled unfazed through the mayhem.”

The full article is available in today’s Gaelic Life, in shops or online here.

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