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Pictured Declan Bogue



Date: Thursday 12th April 2012

Location: BT Offices

Credit: Liam McBurney/RAZORPIX

Copyright: Liam McBurney/RAZORPIX



Liam McBurney - RAZORPIX

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What is point of the GPA if they don't protect their members? Caving in on return shows why nobody takes them seriously

Declan Bogue


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Warning: county players are facing the double risk of coronavirus and injury in unofficial training sessions

Warning: county players are facing the double risk of coronavirus and injury in unofficial training sessions

�INPHO/James Crombie

Warning: county players are facing the double risk of coronavirus and injury in unofficial training sessions

In the summer of 2004, I had the height of craic working on the construction of the Cross City tunnel in Sydney with a gang of utter misfits from across Ireland.

Our workshy attitudes jarred with the macho Aussies who prided themselves on achieving more work than the crew that had just come off nightshift. Our main concern was knocking fun out of the day and getting to 5pm when we could sign our sheets and get home.

For example, the portaloo doors opened outwards. It was the habit of some of us to sneak into these loos for a sneaky smoke. If this was spotted however, a digger could roll over and the bucket placed half an inch from the toilet door. You could find yourself locked in there for an hour with the Australian sun baking your plastic prison. None of us needed Weight Watchers.