Saturday 16 December 2017

Agony of wilderness years driving Model back to the top

Rory Jacob
Rory Jacob
Sinead Kissane

Sinead Kissane

Did he see it coming? As Rory Jacob typed his thoughts on Twitter on a December afternoon last winter, could he have imagined the summer Wexford would have?

Jacob was hurting. His team Oulart-the Ballagh had just suffered a demoralising defeat to Mount Leinster Rangers in the Leinster club hurling final.

Few saw this coming. Jacob was scarred by the loss. And sickened by the criticism. "Our character and bottle has been questioned over the last few days," Jacob tweeted.

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