This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.

Access exclusive podcasts, interviews and analysis with a monthly or annual membership

Become A Member
Dublin: 21 °C Thursday 16 July, 2020

VIDEO: GAA fan listens to his club win the county final from Australia

He may be thousands of miles away, but it clearly means just as much to Ballinagh supporter Ciaran Brady.

FOR MANY GAA fans living abroad, following your local team can often prove more than a little tricky.

Ciaran ‘Jaffa’ Brady’s beloved Ballinagh faced Cavan Gaels in the county’s senior football championship final recently. And as he is currently living in Sydney, Australia, he had to make do with listening to live commentary online at 5am.

As the clip below shows, he goes through all sorts of emotions during the closing stages of the final, which underdogs Ballinagh hold out to win for the very first time by a single point.

(Contains a small bit of NSFW language)

YouTube credit: Martin O’Reilly

(h/t: Jerome Quinn)

Here’s the key GAA club fixtures for the week ahead

19 of our favourite pics from the weekend’s GAA club action

  • Share on Facebook
  • Email this article

About the author:

Ben Blake

Read next: