PIC: All GAA goalkeepers should wear the hat worn by this Junior B ‘keeper in Meath 4 years ago

PIC: All GAA goalkeepers should wear the hat worn by this Junior B ‘keeper in Meath

We’d love if this caught on.

Playing with the sun in your face is a hazard faced by goalkeepers in a number of sports and in most cases, a good old baseball cap is used to try and counteract its effects.

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St Vincent’s goalkeeper Tommy Ruddy faced that very problem during their clash with Skryne in Meath this evening, but whether he couldn’t find a baseball cap or simply didn’t want to wear one, the alternative was far better.

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Tommy did end up conceding four goals but Vincent’s went onto win on a scoreline of 3-12 – 4-5, so Tommy and his hat tasted a sweet, sweet victory.

For everyone’s sake, we hope he views it as a lucky charm of sorts and continues wearing it for the rest of the season.

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