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Meath Football
Brian Stafford, Trevor Giles, Liam Harnan

Non Meath
Mick Deegan, Maurice Fitzgerald, Tony Davis

Meath Hurling
Pat Potterton, Micky Cole, Jack Fagan

Waterford Hurling (supported them me whole life, and 50% of me is Deise)
Paul Flynn, Jack Fagan and John Mullane

Non Meath/ Waterford
John Fitzgibbon Cork, Johnny Pilkington Offaly, Joe Cooney Galway

I nominate
KingdomBoy1 Kerry
TomSmith Cavan
RoyalDunne Meath

brian (Meath) - Posts: 1395 - 10/12/2020 09:37:35    2320965

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Meath Football: Graham Geraghty (Senchalstown & Clan na Gael), Trever Giles (Scrin) & Darren Fay (Trim)
Non Meath Football: Mattie Forde (Wexford), James McCarthy (Dublin) & Ciaran McDonald (Mayo)

Meath Hurling: Stephen Quinn (GK)(Killyon), Micky Cole (Rathmoylon) & Stephen Clynch "Tispan" (Kilmessan)
Non Meath Hurling: Enda Loughlin (Westmeath), Jackie Tyrell (Kilkenny) & John Fenton (Cork) (one of the cleanest strijers of a ball I have ever seen)

butterfly (Meath) - Posts: 112 - 10/12/2020 10:59:43    2320984

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Replying To foreveryoung:  "Very surprised that you haven't named a few Limerick hurlers. You seem to be awestruck by them."
Very surprised that you haven't named a few American players.

katser (Galway) - Posts: 1400 - 10/12/2020 11:00:31    2320985

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Replying To katser:  "Very surprised that you haven't named a few American players."
They'd be better than many Galway players. NY would surely have more than 5 senior hurling titles by now, if we'd only been allowed put in a team.

foreveryoung (USA) - Posts: 740 - 10/12/2020 23:38:04    2321238

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Hurling

Wexford: Rory Jacob, Keith Rossiter, Damien Fitzhenry

Other counties: Eoin Kelly, Henry Shefflin, Joe Canning

Football

Wexford: Matty Forde, Redmond Barry, Ben Brosnan

Other counties: Tomas O'Se, Eoin Mulligan, Lee Keegan

StoreysTash (Wexford) - Posts: 1377 - 12/12/2020 10:39:59    2321534

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Football:
The Immortal, Moynihan, Galvin

Other Counties: Padraig Joyce, Francie Bellew, Sean Cavanagh (pity he's become insufferable)

Hurling:
Shane Brick, Todd Nolan, Shane Conway (I know he's only starting but this guy's a superstar)

Other Counties: Davy, Dan the Man, Lar

TheHermit (Kerry) - Posts: 6354 - 12/12/2020 12:13:44    2321546

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Carlow hurlers...Paddy Quirke, Pat Coady, John McDonald.
Other - Joe Hennessey, Ciaran Carey and DJ Carey

Football- Anthony Keating, Joe Hayden and Kevin Madden.
Other counties...Tom Prendergast, Kevin O Brien, Dermot Earley.

carlowman (Carlow) - Posts: 1637 - 12/12/2020 12:47:21    2321549

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Replying To TheHermit:  "Football:
The Immortal, Moynihan, Galvin

Other Counties: Padraig Joyce, Francie Bellew, Sean Cavanagh (pity he's become insufferable)

Hurling:
Shane Brick, Todd Nolan, Shane Conway (I know he's only starting but this guy's a superstar)

Other Counties: Davy, Dan the Man, Lar"
Is that the Immortal, ...oh what's his name...oh yes! The Immortal Tadgh Kennelly, the most representative of all things Kerry football?

foreveryoung (USA) - Posts: 740 - 12/12/2020 14:28:39    2321569

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Replying To foreveryoung:  "They'd be better than many Galway players. NY would surely have more than 5 senior hurling titles by now, if we'd only been allowed put in a team."
If ye didn't run away to America in the first place you wouldn't have to worry about putting in a team.

katser (Galway) - Posts: 1400 - 12/12/2020 15:43:08    2321600

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Replying To katser:  "If ye didn't run away to America in the first place you wouldn't have to worry about putting in a team."
If ye had provided jobs for them, they wouldn't have 'run away'.

Cockney_Cat (UK) - Posts: 1500 - 12/12/2020 19:08:00    2321668

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I started following the games closely in the lates 70s/early 80s. Here are some players who made a big impression on me at the time:
Galway Hurlers: John Connolly, Noel Lane and PJ Molloy. Galway Footballers: Val Daly, Gay McManus, Barry Brennan.
Other counties: Football - Matt Connor, Jack O'Shea, Mikey Sheehy. Hurling: Jimmy Barry-Murphy, Joe McKenna, Frank Cummins.

Gaillimh_Abu (Galway) - Posts: 908 - 12/12/2020 20:10:11    2321686

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Replying To foreveryoung:  "Very surprised that you haven't named a few Limerick hurlers. You seem to be awestruck by them."
good one foreveryoung.....) poor ol kathy haha

munsterchamps (Limerick) - Posts: 960 - 12/12/2020 21:14:35    2321707

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Hurling

Kilkenny: Ollie Walsh, Eddie Keher and Liam 'Chunky' O'Brien.

Other counties: Christy Ring, Mick Mackey and Jimmy Doyle. The first two were before my time, but as a young lad you would often hear their names mentioned with awe by the old-timers when talking about hurling.

I didn't have much interest in football as a youngster, still don't.

Cockney_Cat (UK) - Posts: 1500 - 12/12/2020 21:35:24    2321719

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Replying To katser:  "If ye didn't run away to America in the first place you wouldn't have to worry about putting in a team."
The USA wasn't the only place that Limerick ppl ran to. After the Siege, some were forced west of the Shannon to places like Galway with Cromwell's infamous decree, "to hell or to Connaught".

Sure there wasn't an ash tree, lest lone a hurler in the place before that. So, girleen, the roots of Galway hurling can be traced to Limerick.

But you know that already, and that's why we all know that you'll shouting vociferously for the boys in green today. I myself, will be supporting the blaas. Enjoy the day, girl.

foreveryoung (USA) - Posts: 740 - 13/12/2020 03:45:59    2321758

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Hurling(not that I even know any Tyrone lads, sorry): Dj Carey ( for me the greatest to grace the game), Shefflin and Galway's Joe canning. He finally got what he deserved back in 2018.

Football: Maurice Fitzgerald, Ciaran mc Donald ( greatest baller in my opinion although maurice is close because both footed), and probably ....3rd place is hard Brogan, mc carthy and cluxton are about on par with each other but to be honest it has to be Connoly, gooch is a near one too but Connoly is just a hard man, when he played well Dublin did too. I will go with Connolly.

GameofTyronesIsBackhere (Tyrone) - Posts: 46 - 13/12/2020 07:01:12    2321766

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Replying To Galway9801:  "Football

My county
Ja fallon,, Pádraig Joyce,, Seán Óg de Paor

Other counties
Mike Frank Russell,, Séamus Moynihan,, Oisín McConville (special mention to Joe Higgins,, fantastic corner back from the laois 2004 team,, but I was already in love with football by then lol)

Hurling

My county
Kevin Broderick,, Eugene Cloonan,, Joe Cooney

Other counties
DJ Carey,, DJ Carey,, DJ Carey"
There was no one better than DJ. Got to met him when I was 10 years old playing hurling for my club at the time and seen him hand pass a sliotar over the bar from the half way line I am not even joking. I am still amazed to this day how on earth a human without a 10 foot catapult can do that. For that alone he is the best

GameofTyronesIsBackhere (Tyrone) - Posts: 46 - 13/12/2020 07:06:25    2321767

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Replying To foreveryoung:  "The USA wasn't the only place that Limerick ppl ran to. After the Siege, some were forced west of the Shannon to places like Galway with Cromwell's infamous decree, "to hell or to Connaught".

Sure there wasn't an ash tree, lest lone a hurler in the place before that. So, girleen, the roots of Galway hurling can be traced to Limerick.

But you know that already, and that's why we all know that you'll shouting vociferously for the boys in green today. I myself, will be supporting the blaas. Enjoy the day, girl."
Obviously not much was thought of LK when one couldn't wait to fly or run away when the going got tough.
But now it's like a desperate cry for attention to feel connected to where one came from.
In the words from "Gone with the Wind"....."Quiet frankly my dear I don't give a dam".

katser (Galway) - Posts: 1400 - 13/12/2020 09:34:10    2321786

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DJ was a great man for the Handball which probably helped with that. Hard to believe though from the halfway line.

catch22 (USA) - Posts: 2148 - 13/12/2020 09:38:23    2321788

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