When Clon Came Home

DESCRIPTION: "At Croke Park last Sunday I hear that the Cork men faced Cavan whose fame was so dear ... but we held them and led them and beat them" The team members are named. "The Sam Maguire Cup has come home to the Lee"
AUTHOR: Paddy Meeghan (source: OCanainn)
EARLIEST DATE: 1978 (OCanainn)
KEYWORDS: pride sports moniker
HISTORICAL REFERENCES:
Sep 23, 1945 - Cork beat Cavan in the All-Ireland Football Championship (source: OCanainn).
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
OCanainn, pp. 116-117, "When Clon Came Home" (1 text, 1 tune)
NOTES: "Clon" - short for Clonakilty[?] - is not in the text. OCanainn: "Between team and reserves there were nine Clonakilty men with Cork, which explains the elation felt in Clonakilty at the result." - BS
File: OCan116

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