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Pictured Declan Bogue



Date: Thursday 12th April 2012

Location: BT Offices

Credit: Liam McBurney/RAZORPIX

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Why the GAA's latest club versus county row is like a scene from The Godfather

Declan Bogue


 

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The GAA's new guidance on counties flouting training rules could result in some 'ratting out', something Fredo Corleone was no stranger to, much to his brother's Michael's dismay.

The GAA's new guidance on counties flouting training rules could result in some 'ratting out', something Fredo Corleone was no stranger to, much to his brother's Michael's dismay.

Contentious: Eamon de Valera, Douglas Hyde and Oscar Traynor watch Ireland beat Poland 3-2 in Dalymount Park, Dublin in 1938

Contentious: Eamon de Valera, Douglas Hyde and Oscar Traynor watch Ireland beat Poland 3-2 in Dalymount Park, Dublin in 1938

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The GAA's new guidance on counties flouting training rules could result in some 'ratting out', something Fredo Corleone was no stranger to, much to his brother's Michael's dismay.

When it comes to casting a film, few examples are as exemplary as the graft that Francis Ford Coppola put into his masterpiece 'The Godfather'.

Al Pacino played Michael Corleone, the man who would inherit 'this thing of ours'. He was one handsome devil, square-shouldered in his military uniform without looking like a college jock.

Naturally brooding with a face that arranged his features not to betray his true intentions; calculating, not gormless. Someone to aspire to.