Players Of The Faithful


#21

He sold the paper he owned ( long ford leader I think) for a tidy sum so he s a wealthy man. No need for the daily grind.


#22

Fair play to him, glad to hear it wasn’t a health thing.


#23

Most of what he wrote anyway was pure shite , before we went on the run we are on now he was banging on how soft and leaderless we were .


#24

Was there bad blood between him & Hefferenan ?
Think I read something about it in the book by Liam Hayes.


#25

He was top man in UCD in the 70s when they went well in the Dublin Champo. Heffo didn’t like any non Dubs anyway


#26

I never really mind E McGee too much, to be honest. I don’t think he was anti-Dublin the way the likes of Martin McHugh and others are, these days.

@FiscalRectaltude - your figures on Leinster final attendances back them must also be remembered for the fact that they weren’t shown live on TV either.


#27

Just healthy rivals. I’ve always found McGee mostly fine about Dublin. He absolutely despised Meath.


#28

I think Vincents with heffo met UCD with McGee 9 of 10 years in 1970’s. Fierce rivals. They won 3 AI club titles between them in 1970’s.


#29

A good mate of mine was on that UCD team and myself and another Dub mate have great banter about it with him still. He speaks highly of McGee - who was the greatest GAA story to come out of Longford … until this month.


#30

McGees autobiography highlights the UCD Vincent’s rivalry. Then he took over Offaly and bet the Dubs… Heffo didn’t like loosing.


#31

Heffo had the last laugh he out thought him in 83