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Sports Film Of The Week: A Year Til Sunday

If you’re going to document as season, you might as well go and win the Sam Maguire at the end of it.

Title: A Year Til Sunday

Release date: 1999

The plot: A riveting look at Galway’s 1998 All-Ireland triumph shot through the eyes of reserve team goalkeeper Pat Comer. It goes behind-the-scenes to capture the journey that ended with their successful acquisition of the Sam Maguire for the first time in 32 years. For Galway fans, GAA supporters and anyone who has ever experienced the passion of sport, this documentary is a must-see.

What the critics said: “The first great GAA film” – The Irish Times.

Random YouTube comment: ‘no one in Galway can spell’ – Paul A.

YouTube: fearailer

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