Brian Whelahan togged out for Galway in a game last night
The sight of Brian
A winner of almost every
The bigger the occasion, the better he performed, exemplified by the fact he was chosen as man of the match in two All-Ireland SHC finals, and in three of the All-Ireland Club finals he won with Birr.
On Thursday evening, the sight of him in a Galway jersey would have irked a few Offaly fans, but it was for a good cause, at least.
A Galway legends team, joined by a few faces from other
The game was played in front of a packed crowd at Pearse Stadium in memory of the late legendary Tribesman, Tony Keady, who passed away in August. Keady was part of the 1987 and 1988 All-Ireland winning teams from Galway.
The game was played to raise money for the Tony Keady fund and was a massive success. The referee is said to have stopped keeping score after an onslaught of goals from the 1980s team. We'd say most of them were belted in by
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