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18 signs you're a sports fan from Louth

It’s the turn of the Wee County.

1. You’ve heard all about the legendary All-Ireland win of 1956-1957


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2. Although he may not be a world class manager…

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3. Stan was one of the greatest players to ever wear the green jersey

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4. You knew Rob Kearney was destined for great things in sport after seeing him in action for Cooley Kickhams and Louth’s minors

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5. And it’s all about these brothers when it comes to rugby

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6. Who’s the Irishman with most Olympic appearances? ‘The Memory Man’ Jimmy Magee, of course

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7. Sticking with commentating, Tommy Smyth is flying the flag for Louth in the US


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8. You went out and bought ‘Crash and Byrned’ by former Formula One driver Tommy Byrne even before it won Irish Sports Book of the Year in 2008

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9. You said ‘it’s about time’ when the legend that is Paddy Keenan won an All Star in 2010

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10. Forget El Clasico, the Louth Derby is where it’s at

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11. Don’t ever mention 2010 and THAT goal in Croke Park


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12. You still can’t understand why this man didn’t just listen to Fitzer

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13. You witnessed the National Cycling Championships on the streets of Carlingford last month

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14. Winning international caps and carving out a career as a full-back runs in the family for this pair

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15. Your favourite part of the Second Captains podcast is ‘Pierce Brosnan’s Emigrant Shoutouts’ solely because of the Drogheda-born actor’s line from Taffin


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16. You tune into LMFM religiously on the weekend for their sports coverage

17. It might have only been the Tommy Murphy Cup but you celebrated it in style in 2006

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18. You may be known as ‘The Wee County’, but your thirst for sport is anything but small

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