Nah…I think he would have gone for it. In that much space, with no one near him. I think he wudda given it a lash. If not a goal, then a point at the very least. The insurance point, if you will, just like Dermo against Kerry last year.
(Well, it’s an insurance point to anyone with half a brain. It’s “a cruel, cruel dagger to the heart” if you are Martin Carney. )