Monday June 1, 2020

Why Dublin football is in peak condition

Disorganised in the past, Dublin GAA finds itself in robust shape for reasons more than resources

29th May, 2016
Dublins Bernard Brogan celebrates with Paul Flynn following his sides victory over Kerry in the All-Ireland final in Croke Park last September Picture: Inpho

The reigning All-Ireland football champions Dublin start the defence of their All-Ireland crown next weekend in Nowlan Park against Laois. After a barnstorming Allianz Leagues campaign, the metropolitans have been installed as red hot favourites for Sam.

Much of the commentary over the last year has focused on Dublin’s on-field brilliance and relentlessness, but much of it has also focused on what some deem to be the team’s unfair advantages: commercial clout, scale and vast...

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