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O'Connor, Christy - Last Man Standing: Hurling Goalkeepers - 9780862789220 - V9780862789220
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Last Man Standing: Hurling Goalkeepers

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'Goalkeepers walk a tightrope between triumph and disaster...' The hurling goalkeeper must surely occupy the most precarious position on the pitch -- glorified as a saviour if their team succeeds and damned if they fail. For this book Christy O'Connor has had unique and continuous access to twelve goalkeepers over one season and tracked their experiences through the highs and lows, the celebrations and rejections, the saves and the misses, resulting in an inside story never told before. The players talk frankly about the pressures, the passion, the trauma, the disappointments and glories, ... Read more

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O'Brien Press
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Dublin, Ireland
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About O'Connor, Christy
CHRISTY O'CONNOR is a freelance journalist based in Ennis, Co. Clare. He formerly worked as sports correspondent in the Dublin newspaper industry. He is also a goalkeeper who played in two All-Ireland club hurling finals and he was a member of the Clare senior hurling panel for four years.

Reviews for Last Man Standing: Hurling Goalkeepers
'O'Connor offers the reader unrivalled insight into the lives of people such as Fitzgerald, Donal Og Cusack, Damien Fitzhenry and James McGarry. Carries some fascinating accounts about what it takes to become the best in your field and what it's like to win and lose in the Championship.'
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'There is a theme of ... Read more

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