WATCH: Oisin McConville whips up the most Irish meal possible on Celebrity Masterchef 5 years ago

WATCH: Oisin McConville whips up the most Irish meal possible on Celebrity Masterchef

The feast of kings.

This isn't exactly an exclusive reveal into the diet of an All-Ireland champion, but it's nice to know that All-Ireland champions indulge as much as the lay people.

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South Armagh is proud of its heritage and its tradition. Crossmaglen is steeped in the culture of Irish history and a lot of their success was brought about in the face of British occupation.

In the words of one of their finest: "F**k you, we're going to win an All-Ireland anyway."

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It's been a change of pace of late for the Armagh legend who scored the goal in the 2002 All-Ireland final against Kerry.

McConville is enjoying a successful media career and he's made the transition from player to manager of Crossmaglen. Through it all though, he's remained true to what makes him - and that's just a good old-fashioned Irish plate of dinner.

The former iconic number 12 is on Celebrity Masterchef and, after three weeks of training, he impressed the judges with his serving.

  • Pan-fried fillet steak
  • Pepper sauce
  • Chunky chips
  • Parsnips
  • Carrots
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What else?

The experts came in to run their taste buds over it though and the consensus was that the sauce was too thick - then too hot - and that the vegetables were raw.

But then they were raving about the steak.

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"For someone who's been cooking three weeks, this is an amazing plate of food."

Ah, here, they've been knocking those dishes back in Crossmaglen since time began.