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Up the DUB5!

Legend5 the lot of you5.

MesAmis (Dublin) - Posts: 12633 - 15/09/2019 14:20:47    2235591

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Dubs are 5 in a Row Champions... wow... unbelievable achievement by this group of lads.

And to beat kerry to achieve it makes it all the more sweeter.... ;o)

What this group of players and management have achieved is unique and needs to be acknowledged as such.

Now we can truly be called the best team ever to play the game.

We have won 7 All Ireland's this decade - that is some level of effort and consistency not to mention the league titles we won in that same period.
It is much more difficult to win these days with back-doors, qualifiers and Super 8's - no winning Sam after 3 games for this team or winning a Sam through the back-door.....!
Kerry only had to win 15 games to win their 4 in a Row - Dubs had to win 28 games for their 4 in a row....
So yes, we deserve to recognised as the best team now....

We still have the nucleus of a young team there I expect the Dublin v Kerry rivalry to go up a notch in the next few years. The good thing is the average age of our team is actually decreasing so we are not that much older than these so called kerry babies - Murphy 28, Moran 32, O'Brien 28, Geaney 28, Tommy Walsh 31, James O'Donoghue 29..
We have Davy Byrne 25, Jack McCaffrey 25, John Small 26, Brian Fenton 26, Scully 25, Kilkenny 26, Howard 22, Mannion 26, King Con 23, Costello 25, Murchan 23 and Paddy Small 21....

But now we will savour this... it might never happen again and after so many years of not winning an All Ireland - these times are so special and need to be enjoyed.

# Respect
# 5 in a Row
# Immortals

Atha Cliath Abu

Fionn (Dublin) - Posts: 2616 - 15/09/2019 14:32:52    2235601

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Ah lads and lassies what a time to be a Dub!

Con, Mannion and Kilkenny were outstanding. Murchan parachuted in and what a run and finish, dream stuff. Mick Fitz was excellent.

Jim got his calls right.

Rock was quiet but still kicked 3! Imagine that, a quiet day in a final and still kicks 2 from play and a late 45.

And what about the greatest man to ever kick a ball in a Dubs Jersey? Cluxton, stood tall when O'Brien came through to effectively win the match.

As an aside, has a team ever won a match without being awarded a single scorable free? Bizarre but makes it all the better.

MesAmis (Dublin) - Posts: 12633 - 15/09/2019 14:35:48    2235607

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Replying To MesAmis:  "Ah lads and lassies what a time to be a Dub!

Con, Mannion and Kilkenny were outstanding. Murchan parachuted in and what a run and finish, dream stuff. Mick Fitz was excellent.

Jim got his calls right.

Rock was quiet but still kicked 3! Imagine that, a quiet day in a final and still kicks 2 from play and a late 45.

And what about the greatest man to ever kick a ball in a Dubs Jersey? Cluxton, stood tall when O'Brien came through to effectively win the match.

As an aside, has a team ever won a match without being awarded a single scorable free? Bizarre but makes it all the better."
Spot on about the free count but we wont go into that..... time to celebrate 5 in a Row.... 7 in 9 years....
Unbelievable.

Fionn (Dublin) - Posts: 2616 - 15/09/2019 15:01:19    2235629

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Tell you what guys - we will Winter well .

kerry posters going on about their minor and junior 5 in a Row now.... If that makes it easier for them to accept yesterday then so be it.... hilarious though.
But history will show that Dublin started and finished our 5 in a Row by Beating kerry...
Nothing sweeter...

Atha Cliath Abu x5

Fionn (Dublin) - Posts: 2616 - 15/09/2019 16:31:29    2235677

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I still can't get over Eoin Murchan's goal!

What odds would you have gotten on that?!

MesAmis (Dublin) - Posts: 12633 - 15/09/2019 16:33:25    2235678

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Doesn't get any better boys and girls

:)

They did it!!

jimbodub (Dublin) - Posts: 19561 - 15/09/2019 17:00:14    2235692

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Here we go, FIVE in a row!

Jesus Christ lads. F***ING five.

MesAmis (Dublin) - Posts: 12633 - 15/09/2019 18:12:59    2235720

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Hopefully we are In The Mix for Six.. ;o)

Fionn (Dublin) - Posts: 2616 - 15/09/2019 18:28:32    2235729

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2020
Buzzin for half a dozen !
Wha!

Liamwalkinstown (Dublin) - Posts: 8127 - 15/09/2019 19:26:18    2235748

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