Sunday 18 November 2018

Born in a car, dead for 48 seconds, he's a real fighter

JEROME REILLY HE WAS born in the back seat of a wrecked car after his clinically blind father crashed driving his mother to maternity hospital.

Now, three decades on from that ill-starred birth, Michael Gomez is surveying the wreckage of a once-noble career that ended in such controversy at the National Stadium last weekend.

For Gomez, this storm is but a minor twist in an incredible rollercoaster ride from the rough house.

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