The County Line: After the ball

As Dublin and Kerry do battle, Fearghal O'Connor looks behind the glamour at what really keeps the GAA ticking over

28th August, 2016
Paraic Duffy, director general of the GAA Picture: Fergal Phillips

When the ball is thrown in at 3.30pm this afternoon, in front of 82,000 people in a packed Croke Park, it will be merely the latest instalment in a rivalry that has enthralled down through the decades.

The Dubs versus the Kingdom. Heffo. O’Dwyer. Keaveney. The Bomber. Berno. The Gooch. The names keep on changing, but the intensity stays the same.

Victory for Dublin will bring the current team a step closer to the...

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