You Shay Like This


Shay Connolly – The Five In A Row Is What We’re After

‘Cluxton gets the ball and taps on his toe,
Gives out to Cooper and away he’s goes,
Gives it on to Fenton right on the nose,
Fenton gets fouled but the ref doesn’t blow
He sees Johnny Small sneaking up on the right
Johnny sticks it o’er the bar to every Dubs delight’

Shay Connolly writes:

How ya doing folks, above is song I wrote (re: Dublin football team). Don’t know if you do this type of thing but just thought I’d send on for the craic in the hope that it might peak an interest among your readers for Saturday’s All Ireland Football replay…



Via RTÉ:

RTÉ Sport will have full live coverage of the All Ireland Senior Football Final replay from Croke Park this Saturday (September 14) on RTÉ2, RTÉ Player, RTÉ Radio 1 and RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta.

On the Saturday Game Live on RTÉ2 and RTÉ Player (5.00pm) Joanne Cantwell will be joined by Pat Spillane, Ciaran Whelan and Stephen Rochford with Ger Canning and Kevin McStay on commentary.

Jacqui Hurley and Darren Frehill on Saturday Sport on RTÉ Radio 1 will be alongside Alan Brogan, Conor McManus and Colm Cooper with Darragh Maloney joined by Oisín McConville on commentary.

RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta will also have full live commentary on Saturday.

On Saturday evening (10.00pm) the Saturday Game will see Des Cahill and guests Colm O’Rourke, Sean Cavanagh and Tomás Ó Sé look back at the afternoon’s action while Marty Morrissey will be at the winners’ hotel. The programme will also feature the football team of the year announcement.

Thanks Fergus McCormack

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29 thoughts on “You Shay Like This

  1. V

    Since everyone else quoted above seems to have forgotten
    Or ignored

    Dublin Ladies are also in an All Ireland Senior Football Final
    Throw in @ 4pm v Galway who are going for the double

      1. Caroline

        Brilliant song… The match nearly panned out as the song said it would. McCaffrey getting the goal and Diarmuid Connolly coming on with 5 minutes to go. Roll on Saturday evening!!!

  2. Clampers Outside

    I hear Joe Brolly is to be excluded from the replay commentary.


    He’s a pain in the botty!

        1. V

          his problem is that he still can’t believe he has only one All Ireland Medal
          And only two All Stars

          versus – particularly O’Rourke two AIs and three All Stars

          While he refuses to acknowledge Smigs eight & nine & O’Se’s five & five; by pretending he doesn’t understand their Irish

          Why do you think he gets on so well with Ciaran Whelan (0 & 1 btw)

  3. Bertie Theodore Alphege Blenkinsop

    Tickets in hand.
    Babysitter sorted.
    Pre match pints arranged.
    Roll on Saturday, these are the days you remember all your life.

    1. Brother Barnabas

      delighted for you, B. will be a great day. bringing the missus over the young lad, though… you’ll have to explain that when the day comes.

      1. Bertie Theodore Alphege Blenkinsop

        Everyone is sorted, even the Da who is cutting it fine by flying in at 3 o’clock….

  4. Conor D

    Great catchy song. Love it . Think I recognise the fella with the long hair, think he’s out of that programme the vikings??

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