The little things mean a lot to county players

There is a different kind of Gaelic football hero, the player who togs out for county teams.

5th July, 2015

That Saturday was only two hours old, but as nightclubs spilled onto streets, in the midst of it all was a group of Carlow footballers. It didn’t matter they’d a match later that day, or worse, that the match was abroad, for this was official duty so they stood frozen, waiting with gear bags. Shortly after, they bussed their way to Dublin Airport, boarded the first flight to London, limbered up at Ruislip, drew with...

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