Business of Sport: Don't despair Dubs' dominance is hardly going to last for ever

Talk of Dublin crushing the rest of the country is a little premature, given that they have won just four All-Ireland titles since 1983, writes Frank Shouldice.

31st August, 2014

It’s a full house today at GAA headquarters, for the first time this season, when reigning All-Ireland champions Dublin face 2012 champions Donegal. A few hardy souls in yellow jerseys advertising a well-known creamery will speckle Hill 16, alive to the cut and thrust of Dublin wit. Their beloved team go into the game the way they like it – 7/1 outsiders – but should the game turn in Donegal’s favour late on they can...

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