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'Top class', 'compelling', 'what a club' - praise pours in for Crossmaglen Rangers TV documentary

The documentary was broadcast last night on BBC Northern Ireland.

ONE OF THE best-known and most successful GAA clubs in the country went under the spotlight for a TV documentary last night and the end product has been widely praised.

The Crossmaglen team Crossmaglen Rangers have been crowned All-Ireland senior club football champions on six occasions. Source: Presseye/Declan Roughan/INPHO

‘Crossmaglen: Field Of Dreams’ was broadcast last night on BBC Northern Ireland.

The documentary – the work of reporter Thomas Niblock and producer Natalie Maynes – provided a behind the scenes look at the Armagh club who have enjoyed an astonishing rate of success in recent times.

It will be repeated tomorrow night at 11.15pm on BBC Two Northern Ireland.

Paul Hearty lifts the cup Crossmaglen Rangers captain Paul Hearty lifts the trophy after last November's Ulster club final win. Source: Presseye/Declan Roughan/INPHO


The feedback was overwhelmingly positive from the Crossmaglen Rangers players.

Aaron Kernan

Johnny Hanratty

Paul Hearty

Aaron Cunningham

GAA stars

And several inter-county figures also paid tribute when reacting to the documentary.

Owen Mulligan (Tyrone)

Ronan Sweeney (Kildare)

Tomas Quinn (Dublin)

Paddy Bradley (Derry)

Alan Smith (Kildare)

Tomas Corrigan (Fermanagh)

Barry Cahill (Dublin)

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