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Farewell The Aeroplane - Teddy McCarthy RIP

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I've just heard the extremely sad news of the passing of Teddy McCarthy. A genuine GAA legend. My thoughts are with his family. A truly gifted player in both codes and it's highly unlikely his feat of winning the double will ever be matched now. Watching him in the 80s is one of my earliest GAA memories.
Farewell the Aeroplane.

BaldyBadger (Cork) - Posts: 311 - 06/06/2023 21:32:56    2484566

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May he rest in peace, its unlikely his feat will ever be repeated. Condolences to his family, friends and the people of the rebel county.

PancakeWard (Galway) - Posts: 86 - 06/06/2023 22:00:27    2484572

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Such sad news A true gaa legend. A brilliant player at the two codes. May Teddy rest in peace.

CiarraiMick (Dublin) - Posts: 3673 - 06/06/2023 22:06:40    2484576

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Replying To BaldyBadger:  "I've just heard the extremely sad news of the passing of Teddy McCarthy. A genuine GAA legend. My thoughts are with his family. A truly gifted player in both codes and it's highly unlikely his feat of winning the double will ever be matched now. Watching him in the 80s is one of my earliest GAA memories.
Farewell the Aeroplane."
Shocking news, RIP

realdub (Dublin) - Posts: 8585 - 06/06/2023 22:07:41    2484578

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Replying To BaldyBadger:  "I've just heard the extremely sad news of the passing of Teddy McCarthy. A genuine GAA legend. My thoughts are with his family. A truly gifted player in both codes and it's highly unlikely his feat of winning the double will ever be matched now. Watching him in the 80s is one of my earliest GAA memories.
Farewell the Aeroplane."
Great player condolences to his family friends and community
RIP

runnerin (Meath) - Posts: 202 - 06/06/2023 22:12:04    2484580

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In our lifetime with the modern game no player will win the double. A legend. RIP Teddy condolences to his family.

WildPundit (Tipperary) - Posts: 1709 - 06/06/2023 22:18:43    2484585

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Cannot believe this. Can still see him soaring to the heavens in Thurles and croke Park in both codes. May he rest in peace

Overthebar53 (Carlow) - Posts: 199 - 06/06/2023 23:23:13    2484595

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Condolences to all his family,friends and cork Gaa..an absolutely fantastic dual player..

CTGAA10 (Limerick) - Posts: 2208 - 06/06/2023 23:34:19    2484597

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Very sad news for his family, his friends, Cork Gaa fans and the wider Gaa community. His unique achievement of winning senior All Ireland medals in both hurling and football in the same year will never be repeated.
Teddy has risen into the clouds one last time. May his Rest in Peace.

letsgetgoing (Roscommon) - Posts: 492 - 07/06/2023 07:30:38    2484606

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The titanic battles he had with Meath over the years is what stands out in my mind. I don't believe his achievement will ever be matched. Rest in peace teddy boy

royaldunne (Meath) - Posts: 19449 - 07/06/2023 07:55:30    2484611

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This was posted as a new thread but since the subject matter is the same it has been incorporated here.

realdub (8454)
06/06/2023
21:51



Untimely Passing Of Teddy Mccarthy


Very sad and shocking news. A unique player, RIP.

Administrator (None) - Posts: 2274 - 07/06/2023 08:15:03    2484614

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This was posted as a new thread but since the subject matter is the same it has been incorporated here.

BarneyGrant (1500)
06/06/2023
22:08



Teddy Mccarthy


Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam.

Was once in his company not long after the famous double. A unique distinction not shared by many.

Administrator (None) - Posts: 2274 - 07/06/2023 08:16:56    2484615

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A mighty man.
R.I.P.

Moyle (Tipperary) - Posts: 86 - 07/06/2023 09:02:49    2484625

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Very sad news of the passing of Teddy as a relatively young age.
His 2 All Irelands in the same year will never be repeated. Great achievement.
Nowadays most Inter County Football Managers wouldn't allow a player to even go and watch a Hurling game, ( in case they pulled a hammy) never mind play in one!

Breffni1969 (Cavan) - Posts: 510 - 07/06/2023 09:05:12    2484626

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Fantastic duel player, a great athlete. Remember watching him play, a commanding figure on the field. May he rest in peace.

Unusedsub (Carlow) - Posts: 76 - 07/06/2023 09:08:27    2484627

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Terrible news. He is in the pantheon of greats- I doubt his achievement will ever be repeated.
RIP Teddy.

avonali (Dublin) - Posts: 1974 - 07/06/2023 09:32:53    2484634

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Teddy had the Heart of a Lion !
No airs or graces about him , pulled the jersey over his head and went out and gave it everything , Be it a Tipperary hurling team , the Meath football team or a lorry load of Australians in compromoise rules going for him -Teddy truely had the Heart of a Lion!

OpenStand (Limerick) - Posts: 669 - 07/06/2023 09:37:23    2484637

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A true legend of our games, sincere condolences to the McCarthy family.

suckvalleypaddy (Galway) - Posts: 1667 - 07/06/2023 09:44:15    2484640

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Replying To BaldyBadger:  "I've just heard the extremely sad news of the passing of Teddy McCarthy. A genuine GAA legend. My thoughts are with his family. A truly gifted player in both codes and it's highly unlikely his feat of winning the double will ever be matched now. Watching him in the 80s is one of my earliest GAA memories.
Farewell the Aeroplane."
Shocking news at the passing of Teddy. A legend of the game taken way too early just like Tony Keady. Don't think anyone will ever achieve the All Ireland Double again, not to mind the same year. Rest in peace big man.

Limerick2018 (Limerick) - Posts: 75 - 07/06/2023 09:47:26    2484641

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One of my favorite players when i was gowning up.
Condolences to all his family, friends and cork Gaa

toxicity234 (Offaly) - Posts: 31 - 07/06/2023 10:10:05    2484650

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