Friday 27 April 2018

Tomás Ó Sé: My brother Marc won't talk to me anymore because I wind up the opposition

Ciaran Whelan and Tomas O Se
Ciaran Whelan and Tomas O Se

Barry Lennon

Former Kerry great Tomás Ó Sé has revealed that his brother Marc does not talk to him about football anymore because he winds up the opposition to much.

Irish Independent columnist Ó Sé also claimed that Marc might hang up the boots after this weekend's eagerly-awaited final in Croke Park against Dublin.

Ó Sé was talking to former Dublin midfielder Ciaran Whelan when he was asked which of his brothers he thought was a better footballer.  

"They were always two different players. But against Dublin, we could do with Darragh out there, I tell you," he said.

"Marc has more skill though. He is in great shape for 35 years of age. Possibly his last time out in Croke Park.

"If I was him I'd pack it in. It would be great if he could pack it in with a medal."

Ó Sé highlighted the Kingdom's defence against an "on-form Dublin" as a worry saying that Kerry should defend in numbers without playing "northern football". 

Meanwhile, Herald columnists Whelan was doubtful about Cian O'Sullivan's chances of playing after suffering a hamstring problem in the semi-final replay over Mayo. 

"I'm not sure, you know yourself, it's very difficult to turn around in two weeks," he said.

"It's no so much the physical part it's the mental side of it. Especially ahead of a big game like this. Jim Gavin has a  big call to make."

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