Bailey McConnell is a huge Cowboys fan. Photo Mike Richards / The Observer
Bailey McConnell is a huge Cowboys fan. Photo Mike Richards / The Observer Mike Richards GLA031015COWB

Son of former Cowboys player is a happy fan today

BAILEY McConnell won't have a voice when he wakes up this morning. He spent all last night screaming at the TV.

It paid off; the 10-year-old Cowboy tragic was one of thousands of fans across the country yesterday cheering his hero Johnathan Thurston and the rest of the Cowboys to a nail-biting 17-16 win over the Broncos.

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Going into the game, Bailey wanted nothing more than the Cowboys to flog them.

"I go for the Cowboys because my dad (Brent McConnell) played for them a long time ago," he said.



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