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Last man standing : hurling goalkeepers

Author: Christy O'Connor
Publisher: Dublin : The O'Brien Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'Goalkeepers walk a tightrope between triumph and disaster ... ' The hurling goalkeeper must surely occupy the most precarious position on the pitch -- glorified as a saviour if their team succeeds and damned if they fail. For this book Christy O'Connor has had unique and continuous access to twelve goalkeepers over one season and tracked their experiences through the highs and lows, the celebrations and rejections,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christy O'Connor
ISBN: 9781847175168 1847175163
OCLC Number: 815651715
Description: 1 online resource (427 pages)
Contents: Cover --
Reviews --
Title Page --
Dedication --
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS --
CONTENTS --
FOREWORD --
JUST DO IT --
HOLE IN MY SOUL --
RUSSIAN ROULETTE --
COMMANDO REGIME --
WHAT DRIVES YOU ON CAN DRIVE YOU MAD --
ON THE EDGE --
THE CAROUSEL --
TOO HIGH A PRICE --
WHAT COULD BE BETTER THAN THIS? --
LIKE FATHER, LIKE SONS --
MUNSTER MADNESS --
FORGOTTEN WARRIORS --
DAVID AND GOLIATH --
BLACK AND AMBER AMBUSH --
BLUE SUNDAY --
ULTIMATE PAIN AND ULTIMATE GLORY --
THREE GOALS, ONE TARGET --
WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE --
DARK FORCES --
NO QUARTER GIVEN --
HARD LESSONS --
THE GREATEST CRAIC OF ALL TIME. THE SILENT WARRIOR --
REBEL YELL --
TRY WALKING IN MY SHOES --
ALL OR NOTHING --
EPILOGUE: RESPECT AND HONOUR --
Plates --
About the Author --
Copyright --
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What is it that makes a hurling goalie tick? Why would anybody be mad enough to take the loneliest position on the pitch? With unique access to many of Ireland's top players, Christy O'Connor reveals  Read more...

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'an extroardinary portrait of a specialist position. Not everyone can be a keeper. Not everyone could have written a book of this power.' -- Michael Foley, The Sunday Times 'Sportspeople talk about Read more...

 
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