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McHugh cannot see past Dublin

By Frank Craig

Martin McHugh simply doesn’t envisage Kerry being able to stop Dublin in this season’s All-Ireland football final.

Jim Gavin’s blue juggernaut is aiming for an historic five in a row. And the scary, perhaps even depressing thing, is that they appear to be at the absolute peak of their powers following that semi-final pummelling of Mayo. It was – without a doubt – the most dominant showing of the Gavin era as they move to within 70 minutes of footballing immortality.

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Mayo had attempted to go toe to toe with the Dubs. They enjoyed some real success as they departed at the break with their noses in front. But a simply devastating 2-6 without reply catapulted deadly Dublin from two down to 10 in front inside what can only be described as a truly frightening 12-minute spell of football.

It was frightening in the sense that the substantial gap we already felt existed has now been widened to an unfathomable point where all hope genuinely seems to have be lost…

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