Men have charged across battlefields in Europe into a line of waiting machine guns, have stormed beaches in the North of France in the Second World War, have stoically faced fire squads, but surely only the bravest of the brave would play an All-Ireland hurling final barefoot.
Babs Keating's boots were hurting him. In 1971, this meant playing barefoot. Tipperary won the match. Needless to say, Babs starred in the win. There must be a ballad written about it.