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Dubs scald Cats to make history

Published 02/05/2011 | 05:00

Dublin's Paul Ryan (left) and Shane Durkin celebrate after the Blues beat Kilkenny in the National League final
Dublin's Paul Ryan (left) and Shane Durkin celebrate after the Blues beat Kilkenny in the National League final

DUBLIN hurling fans queued around the block for tickets yesterday -- and were rewarded with a little piece of history at Croke Park.

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The Blues not only beat Kilkenny, they played them off the park to run out winners by 12 points in the National League final. It was Dublin's first title in 72 years and sparked wild celebrations among fans and players, including Paul Ryan (left) and Shane Durkin, pictured after the match by Stephen McCarthy.

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