With the All Star footballers flying into New York today for the first time since 1990, it’s worth going back to the first trip in 1975 which involved a unique exhibition remembered with affection around here.When Roy Gerela and Mick O’Connell were brought together by a mixture of gimmick and opportunity that April afternoon, the former was at the peak of his career and the latter had probably accepted that his was over.
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Cork hurling selector Johnny Crowley paid a glowing tribute to retired defender Brian Murphy last night, describing the Bride Rovers man as "one of the best in the business."
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