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19th Feb 2017

Bernard Brogan wasn’t too impressed to see Paul Galvin’s new Dublin club jersey number

The pressure is on

Patrick McCarry

This is what happens when you spend too much time away from your club…

Paul Galvin confirmed on Thursday that he was making a club football comeback. It was a good thing he gave us some notice as it would have been a complete shock to the system to see him in a maroon St Oliver Plunkett’s jersey.

The former Kerry captain is living and working in Dublin now and is keen to test his footballing wits for Plunkett’s.

“I’m still able to do in the gym what I could do two or three years ago,” he proclaimed on Today FM during the week. Pushing tin is one thing, getting the better of a tightly packed defence is another.

Galvin has been thrown in straight from the start and he has been given a jersey number that many associate with a living legend of Dublin football – Benard Brogan.

Brogan varies between the 14 and 15 jersey when he plays club football, while the famous 15 has been graced by Jason Sherlock in the past.

Brogan dropped down to cheer on his new club-mate but fired an ever so gentle warning.

We reckon Brogan will be itching to get back in club action soon.

He’ll have to convince Jim Gavin first…

As for Galvin, he’s not clutching to the new jersey too tightly: