Tuesday 26 September 2017

Banishing hurt of '86 to inspire Laois in Aughrim

Legend has it that referee Carthage Buckley had to be escorted from the 1986 'Battle of Aughrim' in the boot of a car to protect him from incensed Laois fans
Legend has it that referee Carthage Buckley had to be escorted from the 1986 'Battle of Aughrim' in the boot of a car to protect him from incensed Laois fans

Colm Parkinson

Off the Ball is back on the road again for the 2014 GAA championship season.

We kick off our coverage this Sunday at Fortress Aughrim for the clash of Wicklow and Laois in the Leinster championship.

Laois supporters will be hoping to avoid a repeat of the infamous game in 1986 which became known as the 'Battle of Aughrim'.

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