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‘What a day – winning €5k on the World Cup, ending a Munster famine and then sleeping in a bath’ - John Mullane

Déise rookie was already €5,000 up before starting the ‘Game of his Life’ - bringing an end to 39 years of hurt

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Waterford's John Mullane is tackled by Tipperary's David Kennedy during the Munster SHC final at Páirc Uí Chaoimh, Cork in June 2002. Photo: Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

Waterford's John Mullane is tackled by Tipperary's David Kennedy during the Munster SHC final at Páirc Uí Chaoimh, Cork in June 2002. Photo: Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

Waterford's John Mullane is tackled by Tipperary's David Kennedy during the Munster SHC final at Páirc Uí Chaoimh, Cork in June 2002. Photo: Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

Some days leave an indelible print and the 2002 Munster SHC final will always hold a special place in the heart and mind of John Mullane for more reasons than one.

Mullane was just a rookie on the Waterford hurling scene as he prepared for his first provincial final – and if he needed something to take his thoughts away from the impending action against Tipperary at Páirc Uí Chaoimh, Brazil’s Ronaldo certainly provided it.


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