It was the day Coolderry’s cubs became lions, the day the men in green roared their way to their first Leinster Club title and in doing so went a long way to fulfilling the potential the current generation have shown for a decade now but only occasionally delivered on.
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Freed from whatever shackles that previously restrained them, Coolderry’s groundbreaking County Final win over neighbours Birr has seen them attain new heights of belief and assurance. This was as near to a complete performance this Coolderry team has produced in a major match during those last ten years. Coolderry have always been a ‘first-half team’, adept at taking the early initiative. Last Sunday at Nowlan Park, Kilkenny, they tallied 1-9 during the second half as opposed to 0-6 during the first moiety.
SEE THIS WEDNESDAY’S OFFALY EXPRESS (NOVEMBER 30) FOR FULL REPORT & REACTION