On This Day - April 9 1971: Tyrone GAA legend Peter Canavan was born

Peter Canavan is widely considered to be one of the greatest players ever to play Gaelic football, and in a much-decorated career, his medal haul includes two All-Ireland titles, four Ulster SFC titles, and two National Football League titles
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