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Guess who's back!!!

posted 13 Jun 2012, 06:24 by Unknown user   [ updated 13 Jun 2012, 06:31 ]
He is the Mr. Tir na nOg of Kinvara hurling! Spotted giving a lession in hurling last Monday evening was Pat Nolan, as he togged out for a training session with Kinvara Junior C hurlers.

A veteran of many years, Pat has been plying his trade with Kinvara for several years now. On page 310 of the History of Kinvara GAA book, author Toddie Byrne had written in 1989 that

"at 8.50pm, Wednesday, Aug 30th, Pat Nolan was spotted putting 12 juniors through their paces, looking well with his shoulder in a sling. Thats the spirit Pat!"

Even in 1989 (23 years ago), Pat was a veteran and a great clubman, even taking a training session with an injured shoulder.

But it goes back further. 35 years ago!!!
In 1977, Pat is reported winning a County Junior League medal for Kinvara against Pearses. The headline read "Disgraceful scenes mar Co. Final replay". One thing is for sure, is there there was no way Pat was involved in those scenes!

Keep it up Pat!