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Snapshot: Great day for John Miskella and Paddy Kelly as Ballincollig win their first ever Cork SFC

Paddy Kelly won the title with his two brothers, Brian and John.

BALLINCOLLIG ENDED THEIR 127 year wait for a Cork SFC title after beating Carbery Rangers in the final yesterday. Cork’s John Miskella (36) won his first county football title after 19 years with the club.

John Miskella celebrates with the trophy Source: Donall Farmer/INPHO

It was also a special day for the Kelly family as brothers Paddy, Brian and John all played for Ballincollig. John Kelly scored a crucial goal and he had just returned from his honeymoon for the game.

Their father, John, won a Cork intermediate title with Ballincollig in 1994, and twenty years on his sons helped win the club’s first senior title.

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