Saturday 3 December 2016

Vincent Hogan: All-Ireland final golden goals

Published 18/09/2010 | 05:00

In 1982, the most famous goal ever scored in an All-Ireland football final derailed Kerry's bid for a five-in-a-row. Vincent Hogan spoke this week to 10 men who have since found the net with key strikes on the biggest day of the football year.

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1983: DUBLIN 1-10 GALWAY 1-8

Remembered as the final of the '12 Apostles' as Dublin won a bad-tempered encounter, despite having three men ordered off. Yet, before any of the dismissals occurred, Barney Rock intercepted a kick-out from Padraig Coyne and lobbed the Galway goalkeeper for what would prove a decisive goal.

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