Video: A hurley is being used as a make-shift gearstick in this Irishman's car 6 years ago

Video: A hurley is being used as a make-shift gearstick in this Irishman's car

We wonder if this car would pass the NCT.

The JOE mobile has taken many a battering over the years but we still maintain that our trusty Lada 1500 can get us to Semple Stadium, the Gaelic Grounds or Pearse Stadium in one piece.

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All our trusted motor has had done to it, in terms of repair work over the years, is four new tires, a new engine, various paint jobs and a replacement door. It's still the same car though, right?

We've frequently heard Marty Morrissey and Micheál Ó Muircheartaigh in commentary say that the likes of Henry Shefflin, Lar Corbett and Joe Canning have 'brilliant control', 'the ability to effortlessly switch speeds' and 'the know-how to change gears' in those Championship weeks.

We're also sure that none of those All Stars have used their hurls quite like JOE reader Ross Quinn did.

Take a look at his genius improvisation in resolving this broken gearstick dilemma.

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