19 signs you’re a sports fan from Kerry

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YOU DON’T KNOW Dublin but you can’t find your way from Croke Park to Harcourt Street handy enough. And 19 other signs you’re from the Kingdom:

19. Weeshie on Terrace Talk is your regular Monday night listening

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Is ‘Beyonce’ a band?

18. And you reckon you do a passable impression of him or Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh

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17. Every time you go to Fitzgerald Stadium, you describe the MacGillycuddy Reeks ‘as majestic’

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And why not?

16. You model your fashion sense on Paul Galvin

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Maybe not. But you’d like to.

15. You’re on first nickname terms around Tralee with the Bomber and the Star

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14. You got lost in Cork on your first trip to Páirc Uí Chaoimh

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13. You had a word in Gaillimh’s ear before the Scotland match in 2000 about looking after Strings and O’Gara

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He has them Cork lads where he wants them

12. You practice Tadhg Kennelly’s jig while watching AFL

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11. You claim to have discovered The Gooch as a young fella

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10. You’re adamant the Irish Open was better when it was sponsored by Carroll’s and was held in Killarney

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9. You reckon Donaghy would be in the NBA if he stuck to shooting hoops

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8. You will always argue that Seamus Darby did push Tommy Doyle

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7. When Tyrone and Armagh people boast of the four senior All-Ireland’s they have won between them…

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…you point out that three brothers from Ard an Bhóthair have 15 between them.

6. You think this is the greatest piece of skill in GAA history

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5. Actually this is fairly impressive as well

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4. No wait, this is also class

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3. You played in the Castleisland basketball blitz

Nothing spells Stephen’s Day like some hoops

2. You know the commentary from Kerry’s Golden Years off by heart.

1. You had your picture taken in the Sam Maguire as a baby

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What have we forgotten and which county is next? Let us know in the comment section below.

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