Jigger and Son

Barely 30 seconds into the 1980 All-Ireland final, John Jigger O’Connor fired to the net as Roscommon got a dream start against three-in-a-row chasing Kerry.

Fast forward 34 years, and John’s son Darach, also nicknamed Jigger, is in the Donegal squad that face Kerry in the 2014 decider.

Prompted by the Inishowen Independent newspaper, Father and son recently re-enacted that famous goal at the Scarvey in Buncrana, Darach’s home field.

Check it out!


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