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Strong links between the last Ballylinan team to reach a county final and the 2017 team

The Ballylinan squad ahead of the 1987 county final against Portlaoise

It certainly didn’t go the way they had hoped or planned but only once prior to this year did a Ballylinan team play in a senior county final. In late September 1987, Ballylinan squared up to a Portlaoise team going for four-in-a-row and an eighth title in 12 years. It was a fine Portlaoise team,…

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