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Who fears to speak of ’86? The unforgettable Battle of Aughrim

Wicklow fans with a goat on the pitch before the game

It will never be forgotten. Aughrim, 1986. The place and venue, in Laois GAA parlance, have become a byword for disaster. Wicklow, as unfancied then as they are now, shook the GAA world by knocking Laois out of the championship, just six weeks after Colm Browne had lifted the National League trophy in Croke Park….


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