Gavin White’s warrior spirit, vim and vigour have been missing ingredients for Kerry

The Dr Crokes man is one of those players who provides the x-factor for the green and gold

Gavin White knew he faced a lengthy period on the sidelines when he laid it all on the line to feature in the All Ireland final Photo by Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile

John O'DowdKerryman

While last year’s annexing of four competitions, including the much-coveted All-Ireland title, was a complete squad effort by everyone involved, there are always a few key cogs in the wheel that make themselves virtually indispensable.