A song has been released about Offaly's U20 All-Ireland success and it's an absolute tune 2 months ago

A song has been released about Offaly's U20 All-Ireland success and it's an absolute tune

"We journeyed for the glory, for memories in the sun, and we sang the Offaly Rover, like in times when I was young."

You can't be a great team until you have a song written about you. An anthem, a collective chorus that the whole the county can chant.

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Well the u20 Offaly team can now join the prestigious club, as their journey to All-Ireland glory this season has already had the whole county singing and dancing.

One Offaly supporters group, and traditional Irish music band, JigJam, managed to articulate the lyrics to the beat of this great sporting story.

The song is called 'The Offaly Boys,' and is sang to the tune of The Waterboys' track 'Fisherman's Blues.'

It covers everything from the player's names, the goals they scored, the fans in attendance, and of course, a particular golfer.

"Shane Lowry he was dancing, like it was 1982.

"And you could hear the Offaly Rover roar, from Birr to Timbuktu."

They also mention one player in particular, who wasn't just highlighted throughout the season because of his blistering speed and silky skills.

"Oh he rips apart defences.

"He moves just like a bullet.

"His name is Cormac Egan, and he's got the country's finest mullet."

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No arguments there, as Egan's hairstyle made him easy to spot on the pitch, but his ability on the ball is what made him a star.

The whole county has a buzz about it again that's been missing in recent years, and with the football flying, trophies being hoisted and music flowing, there's no reason not to be singing.