Friday 9 December 2016

Hard to beat tradition and belief

Meath 2-15
Mayo 1-15

Published 10/08/2009 | 00:00

We can jazz up Gaelic football as much as we like, we can pack the dressing-rooms with all kinds of gurus, bring teams on motivational outings to exotic, expensive places and talk science until the cows come home.

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Yet, after all that, one definite message remains above all nowadays -- a county's tradition and their method of playing the game is THE most important component for success.

That is why Meath swept aside Mayo with some ease yesterday, caused a major shock in most people's eyes and left their next opponents Kerry with problems they had never anticipated.

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