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Dublin v Mayo – Player Ratings From The All Ireland Final

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Dublin have won their fourth title in six years and have become the first side since Kerry in 2007 to successfully defend their All-Ireland title. Once again Mayo hung in there until the very end but just couldn’t peg back the Dubs as Jim Gavin’s side won 1-15 to 1-14 in a thrilling All-Ireland final replay at Croke Park. The …

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Twitter Reacts To Dublin’s All Ireland Final Victory Over Mayo

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Dublin won a pulsating and tense All Ireland Final. After what was a fractious first half, Dublin and Mayo played out a tense second half that was dominated by both defences. Although there was no little skill on display, perhaps the game was decided by a mistake by Mayo goalkeeper Rob Hennelly. However his selection backfired as the Breaffy man looked nervous throughout his …

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Twitter Reacts To Lee Keegan And Jonny Cooper Black Cards

All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Final Replay, Croke Park, Dublin 1/10/2016
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Dublin's John Small is yellow carded by referee Maurice Deegan 
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With Dean Rock and Cillian O’Connor both trading scores for fun in a pulsating first-half of the All-Ireland final replay, referee Maurice Deegan stole the show at Croke Park dismissing Dublin defender Jonny Cooper and Mayo goalscorer Lee Keegan within 15 minutes of each other. Cooper was sent from the field after 20 minutes for grabbing at the ankles of …

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Brogan, MacAuley And Byrne All Dropped For Dublin

GAA Football All Ireland Senior Championship Quarter-Final 6/8/2016 Dublin vs Donegal Dublin's Jim Gavin Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Lorraine OÕSullivan

Dublin trio Bernard Brogan, Michael Darragh MacAuley and Davy Byrne have all been dropped for Saturday’s All-Ireland final replay with Mayo, according to RTE’s Marty Morrissey who broke the news during Saturday Game Live. Andrews is now set to come in for Michael Darragh MacAuley, Paul Mannion in for Brogan and Paul Fitzsimons in for corner-back Davy Byrne. Dublin manager Jim …

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Report: Cillian O’Connor A Major Doubt For All-Ireland Final And Andrews Set To Start

Stephen Rochford Mayo

The Independent.ie’s Ger Kerville has reported that Mayo corner-forward Cillian O’Connor is in ‘major’ doubt to start Saturday’s All-Ireland final replay with Dublin, despite news reports on Friday suggesting that the Castlebar native had been given the all-clear by medical staff to start in the replay. O’Connor’s 77th minute equalising point in the first final ensured that Mayo would have another …

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Stirring RTÉ Promo Will Have You Amped For All-Ireland Final

replay GAA All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Final, Croke Park, Dublin 18/9/2016 Dublin vs Mayo Dublin and Mayo players take to the pitch Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

RTE Sport really do a fantastic job of promoting their marquee sporting events. The national broadcaster may not always provide cutting edge on-screen analysis or have futuristic sets when it comes to their sports coverage, but they do know how to engage with their viewers, and they consistently hit the mark when it comes to their All-Ireland final build-up. Reporter Marty Morrissey …

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Reports Circulating Mayo Goalkeeper David Clarke Has Been Dropped For The All-Ireland Final

Stephen Rochford Mayo

Reports are circulating from Mayo journalists that goalkeeper David Clarke has been dropped for today’s All-Ireland final replay with Dublin with back-up goalkeeper Rob Hennelly set to replace Clarke in goal for Mayo. Clarke has been on the Mayo senior panel since 2001 and captained Mayo during the 2012 All-Ireland final loss to Donegal, but could now be forced to …

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