Philly remembered in Secretary's first report

The sad passing of Philly McGuinness last April cast a shadow over the GAA world and had a profound effect on Leitrim GAA circles according to GAA County Board Secretary Diarmuid Sweeney who delivers his first report to next Sunday's Convention in The Bush Hotel, Carrick-on-Shannon.

The sad passing of Philly McGuinness last April cast a shadow over the GAA world and had a profound effect on Leitrim GAA circles according to GAA County Board Secretary Diarmuid Sweeney who delivers his first report to next Sunday's Convention in The Bush Hotel, Carrick-on-Shannon.

Delivering his first report to Convention, the Glencar/Manorhamilton clubman touches on the subject of the inter-county training ban, increased emigration hitting clubs but starts with the sad topic of the untimely death of Philly McGuinness.

"Thid GAA year will be remembered for the passing of Philly," writes Diarmuid, "Philip McGuinness was the composite GAA person, competitive in football and hurling for school, college, club and county."

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