The42 uses cookies. By continuing to browse this site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Click here to find out more »
Dublin: 2 °C Friday 24 November, 2017
Advertisement

'Time waits for no man' - RTÉ's promo video will leave you pumped for today's All-Ireland final

“Whoever wins, the party will continue long into the winter months.”

A STUNNING CONTEST awaits in Croke Park this afternoon as Galway and Waterford meet for the first time in an All-Ireland senior hurling final.

RTÉ always whet the appetite ahead of throw-in and have once again risen to the occasion with their latest promo video.

“It’s true that time waits for no man. But some men must wait for their time. Decades have slipped by and you’ve watched while so many others enjoyed their moment in the sun.

“Each occasion a victory not just for the little guy, but for the game itself. So you enjoyed it too — so long as it wasn’t one of them.

“But since those halcyon days of hurling Marxism, the Capitalist cartel has once again taken hold.

“You smiled to yourself as they spoke of fake famines, flirted with five in a rows, held half-hearted homecomings. When you came so agonislingly close they carved up their monopoly like a Sunday roast.

“So you’re still waiting. If 29 years isn’t sufficient penance, surely twice that is. A generation of hurt — or a lifetime. 

“This year brings renewed hope — a final as unique and thrilling as the occasion deserves.”

An epic awaits.

Subscribe to The42 podcasts here:

Poll: Who do you think will lift the senior and minor All-Ireland hurling titles today?

The incredible rise of Conor Whelan and the cousin’s memory he carries on his skin

  • Share on Facebook
  • Email this article
  •  

Read next:

COMMENTS (8)

This is YOUR comments community. Stay civil, stay constructive, stay on topic. Please familiarise yourself with our comments policy here before taking part.
write a comment

Leave a commentcancel