Andy-Fleming-2I heard plenty about Andy Fleming growing up. Mick Hayes was a family friend and farmed a few fields across from us in Butlerstown. So stories about his colleagues on the Waterford team that won the 1948 All-Ireland often came up in conversation while bringing in bales and having the tae afterwards.

In The Unconquerable Keane, David Smith’s superb book about his legendary uncle John, published last summer, the author writes of the trio who formed such