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King craves a fizzing Croker on finals day

"COME on everybody" -- that's the plea from Dublin Ladies chairperson, Maureen King.

The county chief wants the Dubs -- man, woman and child -- to head for Croke Park next Sunday for the sport's biggest day.

It will be a TG4 All-Ireland treble treat -- Junior (12.0): Louth v Antrim. Inter (2.0): Armagh v Waterford. Senior (4.0): Cork v Kerry.

It's Kerry first time back in the All-Ireland final since 1993. They edged out the Jackies this summer in the quarter-final in Birr.

Kerry are the queens of the sport with their 11 titles. They achieved the remarkable 9-in-a-row from 1982 to 1990. That's unlikely to be achieved again.

The heart-beat of that side was the majestic Mary Jo Curran, one of the greatest players to have played the game. The Beaufort Bolt with the basketball hands.

Kerry have never lost an All-Ireland final. Cork, the holders, will be the favourites. They managed a five-in-a-row in 2009, beating Dublin by a point in that final.

But the following year they were shocked by Tyrone in the quarter-final.

Dublin would beat Tyrone in the final on the afternoon when Denise Masterson would collect Dublin's first All-Ireland title.

BOARD NOTES

Dublin Ladies Fashion Show 2012: Saturday October 27 in The Wright Venue, Swords. Dublin ladies biggest fundraiser ever and it's going to be a fantastic night as the Dublin ladies go from 'pitch to party' with special appearances from Dublin hurlers and footballers who will model with the girls on the night. Tickets on sale now. Check out www.dublinladiesgaelic.ie for details.

Development update: A Key to Coaching Stage 2 Workshop is being held in Thomas Davis tonight @ 7.30pm to 10pm. The course will be delivered by All-Ireland winning manager, Gerry McGill. Please contact dublindevelopmentofficer2012@gmail.com to book your place, limited places available.

Support the biggest day in the year for the LGFA TG4 Ladies All-Ireland Final: Calling on all clubs to come out & support the Ladies All-Ireland final on Sunday October 7 in Croke Park. Check out www.ladiesgaelic.ie for full details.

Best of luck to all the Dublin teams taking part in the All-Ireland Sevens this Saturday, enjoy the weekend.


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