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Terence 'Sambo' McNaughton won an All-Star in 1991 on top of six Ulster titles during a 16 years inter-county career for Antrim before going on to manage the county. Photo by Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

Terence 'Sambo' McNaughton won an All-Star in 1991 on top of six Ulster titles during a 16 years inter-county career for Antrim before going on to manage the county. Photo by Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

Terence 'Sambo' McNaughton won an All-Star in 1991 on top of six Ulster titles during a 16 years inter-county career for Antrim before going on to manage the county. Photo by Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

The northern fields are in serious need of fertiliser. They’re not exactly barren, but the green swathes of previous times are no more than a distant memory.

The memorable harvest of 1989 brought the lushest growth of all as Antrim stunned the hurling world by reaching the All-Ireland final for the first time in 46 years.


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