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Ballylinan manager recalls last county final appearance

The Ballylinan team who beat Portarlington in the ACFL Division 1B final tonight
The Ballylinan team who beat Portarlington in the ACFL Division 1B final tonight

On Sunday, Ballylinan will contest just the second county final in their history. Their first came 30 years ago in 1987 against the same opposition that they will face at the weekend – Portlaoise. Manager Paul Julian was nine-years-old at the time but speaking to GAA.ie he revealed that it still feels like it was yesterday….

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Stradbally native Alan Hartnett is a graduate of Knockbeg College who has worked in the local and national media since 2008. Alan has a BA in Economics, Politics and Law and an MA in Journalism from DCU. His happiest moment was when Jody Dillon scored THAT goal in the Laois senior football final in 2016.