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- (continued from previous page)who fondly loves the game
It was our fathers pastime
And of it they often spoke
It is now appreciated by
His Lordship Dr Croke.
The hurling is all over
And the football in its place
Since Rathdowney changed their hurling club
Into a donkeys race
They could not manage hurling
And football would not do
Because they were not able for the Boys of KnockarooTranscribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
When my work is all done
And the day is just spun
My thoughts ramble back to the lawn(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.