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‘I can’t see anyone stopping them — they love winning’ - Tom Condon on the catalyst behind Limerick's success

Former Limerick ace and ‘striker’ Condon reckons players’ actions in 2010 paved way for county’s current successes

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Tom Condon will always be remembered for his role in Limerick’s 2018 All-Ireland final thriller. Photo: Paul McCarthy

Tom Condon will always be remembered for his role in Limerick’s 2018 All-Ireland final thriller. Photo: Paul McCarthy

'Hand of Tom': Tom Condon catches the sliotar on the last play of the All-Ireland final of 2018. Photo:

'Hand of Tom': Tom Condon catches the sliotar on the last play of the All-Ireland final of 2018. Photo:

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Tom Condon will always be remembered for his role in Limerick’s 2018 All-Ireland final thriller. Photo: Paul McCarthy

You often have to deal with the darkness before experiencing the light and while he departed the county scene with Limerick at the pinnacle after two All-Ireland SHC successes in three years, Tom Condon was also there when they hit rock bottom.

Condon’s retirement at the end of the 2020 season marked the last of the famous ‘strikers’ to exit stage left, having taken a stand under Justin McCarthy a decade beforehand when Treaty fortunes were on the floor.


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