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Interview with Father Vincent Stapleton
« on: October 06, 2017, 10:56:45 AM »
Don't worry, I'm not coming down all Tony, but I thought this was a nice interview. Fr. Stapleton is cousin of Paddy Stapleton (nicknamed Saint I believe!!) who used to play for Tipp, and he himself (Vincent) is on the Borrisoleigh panel for Sunday's County Final versus Sars. I thought he came across very well in the interview. The church could do with making lads like this the face of priesthood in Ireland.

https://www.facebook.com/offtheball/videos/10159459179045441/

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Re: Interview with Father Vincent Stapleton
« Reply #1 on: October 06, 2017, 12:26:14 PM »
Saw that.Seems like a good priest too.But the Church is not in the business of PR,and does not need suave media operators.It needs good priests,like Fr Stapleton,ministering to the flock

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Re: Interview with Father Vincent Stapleton
« Reply #2 on: October 06, 2017, 02:50:11 PM »
Saw that.Seems like a good priest too.But the Church is not in the business of PR,and does not need suave media operators.It needs good priests,like Fr Stapleton,ministering to the flock
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Re: Interview with Father Vincent Stapleton
« Reply #3 on: October 06, 2017, 02:52:31 PM »
Jaysus lads. Can ye not just look at the video and say he's a great lad and Up Borrisoleigh.

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Re: Interview with Father Vincent Stapleton
« Reply #4 on: October 06, 2017, 03:01:12 PM »
Sure there'd be no fun in that AZ ;)
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Re: Interview with Father Vincent Stapleton
« Reply #5 on: October 06, 2017, 03:21:57 PM »
Up Tipp. Great to have a bit of good news .
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Re: Interview with Father Vincent Stapleton
« Reply #6 on: October 06, 2017, 03:37:10 PM »
Not often you see priests playing GAA these days, then again it's not often you see any under 40. Was a nice enough interview all the same. There was a priest from Cork that supposedly played for St Peters in Lurgan about 15/16 years ago.

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Re: Interview with Father Vincent Stapleton
« Reply #7 on: October 06, 2017, 03:59:20 PM »
Jaysus lads. Can ye not just look at the video and say he's a great lad and Up Borrisoleigh.


You should have known AZ. The mere mention of the term "Fr" gets Tony's pulse racing.

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Re: Interview with Father Vincent Stapleton
« Reply #8 on: October 06, 2017, 05:09:40 PM »
I was looking at the stats there. Sars had a winless patch between 74 and 2005. 35 altogether. Borrisileigh only have 6  . No club in Galway would be as dominant as the Sars.  Maybe that was the problem historically.
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Re: Interview with Father Vincent Stapleton
« Reply #9 on: October 06, 2017, 05:44:55 PM »
Proud to say that my home club play at Fr Rafferty Park,in honour of Cooley priest, the late Fr Dom Rafferty,who managed the senior team and did so much for the club in the 80s.He also was involved with Spurs during his time as a curate in N London.

In fact there is a good book waiting to be written about the role of the Catholic Church and Clergy in the founding and development of the GAA,beginning with Archbishop Croke himself
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Re: Interview with Father Vincent Stapleton
« Reply #10 on: October 08, 2017, 12:27:01 AM »
I was looking at the stats there. Sars had a winless patch between 74 and 2005. 35 altogether. Borrisileigh only have 6  . No club in Galway would be as dominant as the Sars.  Maybe that was the problem historically.
Or maybe the Galway inbreds. were. too busy fighting with each other
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Re: Interview with Father Vincent Stapleton
« Reply #11 on: October 08, 2017, 01:06:45 AM »
I was looking at the stats there. Sars had a winless patch between 74 and 2005. 35 altogether. Borrisileigh only have 6  . No club in Galway would be as dominant as the Sars.  Maybe that was the problem historically.
Or maybe the Galway inbreds. were. too busy fighting with each other

Nice piece of work you are. Do a bit of work on your punctuation will you?

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Re: Interview with Father Vincent Stapleton
« Reply #12 on: October 08, 2017, 02:30:46 AM »
I was looking at the stats there. Sars had a winless patch between 74 and 2005. 35 altogether. Borrisileigh only have 6  . No club in Galway would be as dominant as the Sars.  Maybe that was the problem historically.
Or maybe the Galway inbreds. were. too busy fighting with each other

Hang on now. We only advocate inbreeding on weekends. Otherwise we are too busy sipping our Mocha Latte's. Or Buckfast.

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Re: Interview with Father Vincent Stapleton
« Reply #13 on: October 08, 2017, 09:43:30 AM »
Jaysus lads. Can ye not just look at the video and say he's a great lad and Up Borrisoleigh.

They're on tele today aren't they?

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Re: Interview with Father Vincent Stapleton
« Reply #14 on: October 08, 2017, 08:48:28 PM »
Well did Fr Vincent get a medal?