School: An Corr Dubh (roll number 14339)

Corduff, Co. Leitrim
Pádraig Mac Giolla'n Átha
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0227, Page 089

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    wore blue jerseys and white togs and Tully wore green jerseys and white togs. The refereeing was done much the same as it is now, when there would be a foul the referee would blow the whistle. The type of ball used in olden times was much the same as the one used at the present day.
    The best men in Aughavas in those days were James Curran, FRancis Hanrahan Leganomer, John Mollahan Leganomer and Francis Reynolds Aughalough.
    In olden times Aughavas was very famous in beating all the surrounding parishes at football.
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