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Dubs' heavyweight attack makes them big contenders

Published 29/06/2009 | 00:00

Dublin forwards must fight their own corner under Pat Gilroy as Jason Sherlock did successfully against Kieran Gavin of Westmeath yesterday
Dublin forwards must fight their own corner under Pat Gilroy as Jason Sherlock did successfully against Kieran Gavin of Westmeath yesterday

Keeping a sense of balance about Dublin football teams has been a major challenge for their fans in recent years, for while they naturally love to go into ecstasies over some of the great performances of the past five seasons in Leinster, they are wary because they have been let down so often.

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So is 2009 any different or is the outstanding football displayed by the blues yesterday going to be the norm from now on into the All-Ireland quarter-final and beyond?

If it is, then the destination of the Sam Maguire may not rest between Tyrone, Cork or Kerry after all.

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