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Defeating Tipp should mean more than a nasty text

Colm Parkinson

Published 04/06/2014 | 02:30

Shane Dowling celebrates after scoring Limerick's second goal against Tipperary on Sunday
Shane Dowling celebrates after scoring Limerick's second goal against Tipperary on Sunday

I was a little disappointed, but not surprised, to hear Shane Dowling's comments after Limerick's fantastic win over Tipperary on Sunday.

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Dowling scored the winning goal in a personal tally of 2-9, but felt the need, in his hour of glory, to reference some journalist who sent an abusive text to the county chairman about him.

He said after the game: "That particular person personally abused me in that text message. I don't say that lightly. Above nothing else, I'm just delighted I got my chance today and I hope I answered him.

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