Episode 1542: Dubs Crush Mayo, History Beckons
On a balmy September night in September 2011, Eoin stood outside Mulligan’s on Poolbeg Street basking in the celebrations of Dublin’s first All-Ireland title in 16 years. More than that, he was basking in the love being shown by supporters from other counties who seemed genuinely happy for the Dubs to have their day in the sun.
Fast-forward to 2019 and with Dublin on the brink of 5-in-a-row, it’s fair to say that the neighbourly spirit on show that night has long since disappeared. Many neutrals don’t like the Dubs, not even when they produce 2 goals and 6 points without reply in one of the most exhilarating periods of play ever seen on a football pitch, perhaps ESPECIALLY not when they produce 2 goals and 6 points without reply in one of the most exhilarating periods of play ever seen on a football pitch.
A team comes back from a losing position against their biggest rivals with a display of exhilarating football and that is… boring?
— Eoin McDevitt (@EoinMcDevitt) August 10, 2019
Was it the defining performance of the greatest team of all time or just another step towards the death of gaelic football? Oisin McConville joins us to work through the jumble of emotions he experienced watching Saturday’s All-Ireland semi-final.
And Mike Quirke takes a close look at Kerry’s mix of youthfulness/Kerryness/David-Cliffordness and does his best to make a case that the Dubs can still be stopped on September 1st.
Massive second half performance by Kerry. Jack Sherwood & Tommy Walsh changed the course of the game off the bench.
— Mike Quirke (@Mike_Quirke) August 11, 2019
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