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VIDEO: Cormac McAnallen Remembered In 2005 All-Ireland Speech

VIDEO: Cormac McAnallen Remembered In 2005 All-Ireland Speech
By Sinead Farrell

We're just days away from the 2015 All-Ireland football final which will mark the 10th anniversary since Tyrone captured their second ever All-Ireland title. During his acceptance speech, captain Brian Dooher remembered his fallen team mate Cormac McAnallen who died from Sudden Adult Death Syndrome in 2004.

This man should be receiving this cup today instead of me. His name is Cormac McAnallen. Before Cormac was taken away from us he told us that he didn't want to be a part of a Tyrone team that only won one All-Ireland. Well Cormac you now have two

"Before Cormac was taken away from us, he told us that he didn't want to be part of a Tyrone team that only won one All-Ireland. Well Cormac, you now have two" - Brian Dooher, 25 September 2005.One of the great finals, one of the great goals and one of the great speeches. #AllIrelandMoments

Posted by The Sunday Game on Tuesday, 15 September 2015

The deceased full-back was awarded an All-Star following Tyrone's first All-Ireland win in 2003 and was appointed captain the year of his death.

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