The latest episode of the One Life One Club vodcast aired on Saturday…
Adrian Flynn and Mick Caulfield of the Gusserane O’Rahilly’s were the guests for Season 2, Episode 5 of the One Life One Club vodcast.
Former Wexford footballer and Gusserane club man Adrian Flynn had a unique nickname. He was nicknamed the Panther, a nick-name that has stuck for most of his life.
He discussed how he got the nick-name:
“We played Louth in 2008 and Liam Spratt of South East Radio asked me this question too. I should have told the fake story – and that I’m fast. But the actual story is that my best friend, Kenneth, put it on me when I was about 14 or 15.”
“My mother was listening to this on the radio. There was a party. She never heard this story. There was a lad who lived in our estate, he was called the Pink Panther. He lived a few doors up from us and I think he had nine or ten kids. We would have went to school with a few of his sons. and daughters and stuff like that.”
“My best friend Kenneth tried to say that he was my father – and that he got up to no good of business up here in Powers (pub) one night.”
“I told this story on the radio – and my mother was sitting at home listening to this. I’d say she didn’t speak to me for about a week. She wasn’t too happy,” he said.
Adrian Flynn was speaking on the One Life One Club vodcast. The full 36-minute clip can be listened to below:
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