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Hooked: A Hurling Life Justin Huntly McCarthy

Hooked: A Hurling Life

Justin Huntly McCarthy

Published January 1st 2002
ISBN : 9780717133390
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246 pages
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Elsewhere, the terms stylist, guru, enthusiast and pioneer have been routinely used to describe the second-youngest man to win Hurler of the Year and the youngest coach to win a national league title. So too though has the word traitor by some withinMoreElsewhere, the terms stylist, guru, enthusiast and pioneer have been routinely used to describe the second-youngest man to win Hurler of the Year and the youngest coach to win a national league title. So too though has the word traitor by some within Cork after Justin McCarthy became the first high-profile hurling figure to coach outside and against his native county. His individualistic and forthright manner was particularly unpopular among the county board which twice ousted him from the Cork coaching job even though he delivered an All-Ireland and remained unbeaten in Munster while in that role.