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Jim Gavin

Isa Nacewa
4-time European Cup Winner
with Leinster Rugby
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Dublin Senior Football Manager (2012- 2019)

There was no rush to fill the position because we knew if we got it wrong it could be very wrong. We scoured Ireland and Europe and a lot of places around the world to find someone that would fit. Somebody of Gary’s calibre is pretty hard to come by. Leo convinced him to work with him a little. Once I got the opportunity to sit down with him it sort of blew my mind. Everything about him just screams high performance. There’s a real hard edge to his outlook. There are no excuses. For us it was the right fit at the right time. We had a younger generation that needed a bit of shaping.


The Sunday Times, April 7th, 2019

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