A mass scuffle during the Mayo Vs Meath All-Ireland football final, 1996

The Congress of the GAA
Will be meeting before long to say
They’ve come up with a rule
For when losing one’s cool
Becomes an official melee.

John Moynes

Pic: RTÉ

9 thoughts on “A Limerick A day

  1. Frilly Keane

    tell ye wha’ tho
    whenever ya see mass brawl, or mellee or scuffle
    and GAA
    you’d know Meath are involved

    Shur’ look at Geraghty there looking around him ta’ find anudder Mayo divil to punch out

    1. Otis Blue

      Fun fact: Geraghty made his Sigerson Cup debut at 40 years of age.

      He also ran for FG in the 2007 General Election.

      1. Frilly Keane

        And when asked why he answered “shur’ it’s a bitta craic”

        Anyone remember the Ozzie lad that knocked him out at the Compromise Rules in Croker?

        Tink it was Greg Akermanis
        Anyway, he got nominated for RTE Footballer of the Year …

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