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WELL EARNED HONOUR FOR LONG TERM LATTON STALWART AND MONAGHAN GAEL TOMMY BATES

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27 Apr 2012 Comments Off on WELL EARNED HONOUR FOR LONG TERM LATTON STALWART AND MONAGHAN GAEL TOMMY BATES
WELL EARNED HONOUR FOR LONG TERM LATTON STALWART AND MONAGHAN GAEL TOMMY BATES

For the last seven decades, Tommy Bates has been the fulcrum round which Latton O Rahillys have worked their title triumphs with patience and persistence. The sort of GAA stalwart every club yearns to have on board but few are privileged, the 86 years young Fior Gael is known far and wide in county Monaghan as a doer and a selfless man whose love of family comes second only to his love of Gaelic games. From the time Tommy set out on his football safari in 1947 as a player with his ...