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Ewan MacKenna: As another All-Ireland final rolls around today, thoughts inevitably turn to the greatest battles of the past

21st September, 2014
Ewan MacKenna

My father leaps and claws the ball back from just over the black spot as the crowd roars itself into a frenzy in my 13-year-old head. We’re on the lawn on an evening shared with flocks of midges. It’s just us and a couple of buckets for goalposts, an invisible crossbar that we both guesstimate in height and say no more about, and no Hawkeye.

The neighbour Rusty Walsh is outside...

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