Published 19/09/2015 | 02:30
STEPHEN CLUXTON (CAPT)
Club: Parnell's Age: 33 Height: 5'11" Weight: 12st 8lbs
C'ship debut: 2001
Will he outlast John O'Leary, who held the Dublin No1 jersey for 18 seasons (1980-97) before retiring at the age of 36? Cluxton has had some uncharacteristically edgy moments this year but remains very much the team leader.
Club: Na Fianna Age: 25 Height: 6'0" Weight: 12st C'ship debut: 2013
He started all six of Dublin's championship games but was replaced in five of them, the exception being against Kildare. He struggled against Mayo sub Andy Moran in the replay and made way for Michael Fitzsimons after 44 minutes.
Club: Kilmacud Crokes Age: 25 Height: 6'1" Weight: 13st 3lbs C'ship debut: 2009
His absence for most of the drawn All-Ireland semi-final against Mayo unsettled the Dublin defence, which was much more secure when he returned to mind the house in the replay. Consistently reliable for several seasons.
Club: Ballymun Kickhams Age: 28 Height: 6'0" Weight: 13st C'ship debut: 2008
He has scored 1-5 so far in the championships, the fruits of his attacking adventures. His timing going forward is extremely good as he showed when darting into position to finish Bernard Brogan's pass to the Mayo net two weeks ago.
Club: Ballymun Kickhams Age: 25 Height: 6'1" Weight: 13st 3lbs C'ship debut: 2010
He had his best game of the championship so far in the replay against Mayo, which suggests he will be in prime condition for the biggest test of all.
Club: Kilmacud Crokes Age: 27 Height: 6'1" Weight: 13st C'ship debut: 2010
Passed fit to start after suffering from a hamstring injury, although given Dublin's policy of making pre-match changes, the named team has to be treated with suspicion. A full-functioning O'Sullivan is crucial to their defensive stability.
Club: Clontarf Age: 21 Height: 6'0" Weight: 11st 11lbs C'ship debut: 2012
Fourth favourite for the Footballer of the Year award, he has had a great season, being especially effective on his piercing runs. However, Kerry will work very hard at keeping him fully occupied with defensive duties where he looks more susceptible.
Club: Raheny Age: 22 Height: 6'3" Weight: 14st C'ship debut: 2015
His clubmate Ciarán Whelan played for 14 seasons with Dublin without winning an All-Ireland medal, whereas Fenton could have one at the end of his first campaign. He is improving all the time and had his best game last time out against Mayo.
Club: Templeogue Synge Street Age: 34 Height: 6'2" Weight: 13st 8lbs C'ship debut: 2009
What's this about the modern game being no place for players in their thirties? Bastick is still going well at 34 in one of the most demanding positions of all. He played in five of Dublin's six games so far, three as a starter, two as a sub.
Club: Fingallians Age: 29 Height: 6'1" Weight: 14st 7lbs C'ship debut: 2008
He looked to be back to his best in the drawn clash with Mayo after an indifferent (by his standards) season but made no impact in the replay before being replaced in the second half. Still, he is a proven big-day man.
Club: Castleknock Age: 22 Height: 6'1" Weight: 13st 10lbs C'ship debut: 2012
He's seventh favourite for the Footballer of the Year award after a good campaign and will shoot up the rankings if Dublin win and he plays well. Second-highest Dublin scorer from open play behind Bernard Brogan, he has kicked 0-18 so far in the championship.
Club: St Vincent's Age: 28 Height: 6'1" Weight: 13st 10lbs C'ship debut: 2007
Third favourite behind David Moran and Bernard Brogan for the Footballer of the Year award. He tends to get as much attention for the more controversial side of his game as for the subline skills he displays on his better days.
Club: Ballymun Kickhams Age: 25 Height: 6'1" Weight: 13st 5lbs C'ship debut: 2013
Replaced by Kevin McManamon at the three-quarter stage of the replay with Mayo on a day when he struggled to get into the game. He's slated to start again. Being the first choice free-taker is helping his case.
Club: St. Brigid's Age: 27 Height: 5'11" Weight: 13st 5lbs C'ship debut: 2009
His performance against Mayo in the replayed semi-final was probably a career best as he scored 0-5 from open play, giving such a high-quality defender as Keith Higgins a torrid time. Andrews is bang in form at precisely the right time.
Club: Oliver Plunkett's Age: 32 Height: 5'11" Weight: 13st 3lbs C'ship debut: 2007
He has scored 6-19 from open play in six games, an average of over 1-3 per outing, leaving him second favourite on 2/1 behind David Moran (6/4) for the Footballer of the Year award. A Dublin win and a good performance would probably clinch it for him.