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Dublin and Kerry have a history of semi-final classics

Sky Blues have won three of the best – can the Kingdom come good at long last?

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Dublin's Brian Fenton and Kerry's James O'Donoghue battling it out during the 2015 All-Ireland football final. Photo: Sportsfile

Dublin's Brian Fenton and Kerry's James O'Donoghue battling it out during the 2015 All-Ireland football final. Photo: Sportsfile

Dublin's Brian Fenton and Kerry's James O'Donoghue battling it out during the 2015 All-Ireland football final. Photo: Sportsfile

Name the worst All-Ireland senior football final of the last decade? Beauty belongs in the eye of the beholder, but we suspect there would be strong competing claims in trying to separate Kerry/Donegal in 2014 from the sodden, low-scoring charms of Dublin/Kerry a year later.

For all the talk of Dublin, Kerry and the Beautiful Game whenever these fabled rivals collide in pursuit of Sam Maguire, sometimes you can’t sugar-coat reality.


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