Tuesday 21 February 2017

Jack's Royal return to restore Kingdom glory

Published 03/11/2008 | 00:00

It will be down to the ability of Jack O'Connor and his helpers to change the psyche of the present Kerry team and that will decide his – and the team's – destiny next year.
It will be down to the ability of Jack O'Connor and his helpers to change the psyche of the present Kerry team and that will decide his – and the team's – destiny next year.

The coronation of the next Kerry team manager -- King Jack the Second -- is developing into something of a slow burner, but Kerry people know when it's time to be patient so they are not unduly concerned about the present delay.

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Particularly when the delay is itself caused by Kerry football; in this case the success of Kerins O'Rahillys from Tralee who have qualified for the county final.

That will keep Jack O'Connor, manager of the O'Rahillys team, with lots to contend with prior to setting his stall for his second coming as Kerry manager, but there is no doubt that the Dromid Pearse's teacher will undertake that return assignment.

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