‘My whole knee just exploded’ – Wee star Ciarán Byrne on his injury nightmare

Louth and proud: Ciarán Byrne shows his frustration at the end of last year’s Leinster SFC loss to Kildare. Photo: Sportsfile

Conor McKeon

Ciarán Byrne is on the way to the gym. It’s a trek he’ll make – and be sick of making – with tedious regularity for the next eight or so months.