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Six days that shaped the 'Decade of the Dubs' - Day 6: 2019 All-Ireland final, Dublin 1-16 Kerry 1-16

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Diarmuid Connolly forced a key turnover in the closing stages of the drawn All-Ireland final in 2019. Photo by Eóin Noonan/Sportsfile

Diarmuid Connolly forced a key turnover in the closing stages of the drawn All-Ireland final in 2019. Photo by Eóin Noonan/Sportsfile

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Diarmuid Connolly forced a key turnover in the closing stages of the drawn All-Ireland final in 2019. Photo by Eóin Noonan/Sportsfile

THE clock in Croke Park ticked 65:45 when Killian Spillane curled one over from the left to put Kerry 1-16 to 1-15 up in last year’s drawn All-Ireland final.

When David Gough blew his final whistle, it read 78:31.

At that moment, there was much to unpack. A thrilling final with many big incidents to scrutinise and new theories to explore.