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Joe Brolly believes Dubs will wilt

JOE BROLLY believes that when the heat is turned up at the business end of the summer, the Dubs could wilt.

Brolly says Dublin are "there or thereabouts" when it comes to genuine All-Ireland contenders.

"Tyrone are no mean team but they're very defensive and not good at getting scores," claimed the controversial All-Ireland winner and Sunday Game pundit.

"You would have expected the Dubs to win by more, if they were really where they need to be.

"Also, I felt that a lack of confidence started to spread through the team as the game went on.

"Bernard Brogan was taken off. Dean Rock's two points came out of the blue at a time when it really looked as though Tyrone were more composed. So the big question is are the Dubs going to wilt? Are they going to be able to stay the distance?

"Donegal never do that. You'll never see them for a moment flagging or wilting, even when things are against them. And I just didn't get that feel about that Dublin team," Brolly said.

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