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Sparks set to fly in fiery final!

NewsBy Roy Curtis
Sparks set to fly in fiery final!

Dublin's pursuit of immortality will collide with Mayo’s 65 years of hurt in an explosive All-Ireland final judgement day.

With both teams 70 minutes away from making history, a sold-out Croke park crowd can expect sparks to fly when they renew a fiery rivalry that has seen 12 cards dished out in recent championship and league clashes.

And in a summer in which teams targeted Dublin talisman Diarmuid Connolly’s temperament, referee Conor Lane could play a central role in deciding the destination of Sam.

When the teams met in last year’s semi-final Connolly saw red after a clash with Lee Keegan who is expected to shadow him all day.

Mayo will need to get under Connolly’s skin again if they hope to stop Jim Gavin’s ‘invincibles’ from eclipsing Heffo’s heroes by landing back-to-back titles and a fourth All-Ireland…

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