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vins on march

CONROY'S Convoy is heading for Tullamore on Saturday.

The Valentine Express will stop at O'Connor Park for the AIB All-Ireland Club Senior Football Championship semi-final. It's St Vincent's against Corofin (2.0). Pundits predict a cracker.

The classy Corofin won their 16th Galway title with a swagger. And they were very impressive in beating Mayo's Ballintubber in the Connacht final.

But the blue and white flags are flying prouder than ever in Marino for the All-Ireland champions.

"They are two top teams. It should be some game," says the new manager of Kilmacud Crokes, Gabriel Bannigan.

Both sides possess talent in abundance, but it's their willingness to put in the hard yards that has won them admirers right throughout the country.

Dublin's most decorated club are enjoying the time of their lives as Tommy Conroy carries on the great work of Mickey Whelan.

Winning back-to-back Dublin titles has marked them out as a special team in the most demanding of championship arenas.

Returning to Croke Park would be something special again.

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