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One that got away on Mountrath in 2009 as Clough-Ballacolla ride their luck

Mountrath's Joey Coogan in action in the 2009 Laois SHC quarter-final while (right) the Hanlon brothers Danny and Shane show their relief as they make their way off the field after the game

In almost every championship-winning campaign, especially for clubs making a big breakthrough, there’s always one hugely significant moment. On this occasion, had things worked out differently, the Clough-Ballacolla hurlers could have been out of the 2009 championship at the quarter-final stage and their 91-year wait for county final glory would have went on another year…


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