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Watch In Full: Armagh Vs. Dublin In The 2002 All-Ireland Football Semi-Final

Watch In Full: Armagh Vs. Dublin In The 2002 All-Ireland Football Semi-Final

Here's a must-watch for all Armagh fans. It's the day that Joe Kernan avenged his 1977 All-Ireland Final defeat to the Dublin when he returned to Croke Park as manager, and downed Tommy Lyons' charges in an all-time classic.

Steven McDonnell

What a point! What a player!

One of Armagh's great days, taking down the Tommy Lyons hype train in 2002. The whole game is "live" on All-Ireland Gold on @SportTG4 today from 2.40.

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It was to be a pivotal day for this exceptional Armagh team who would go on to win their only All-Ireland title a couple of weeks later. For The Dubs, it was another case of the nearly men. They wouldn't get closer to a final again until the breakthrough finally came in 2011.

The two teams lined out as follows:

Armagh:

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Benny Tierney;

Francie Bellew, Justin McNulty, Enda McNulty;

Aidan O'Rourke, Kieran McGeeney, Andrew McCann;

John Toal, Paul McGrane;

Paddy McKeever, John McEntee, Oisin McConville;

Steven McDonnell, Diarmuid Marsden, Ronan Clarke.

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Dublin:

Stephen Cluxton;

Barry Cahill, Paddy Christie, Coman Goggins;

Paul Casey, Johnny Magee, Peadar Andrews;

Ciaran Whelan, Darren Magee;

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Senan Connell, Dessie Farrell, Shane Ryan;

Alan Brogan, John McNally, Ray Cosgrove.

 

Watch the entire game below from 2.40PM.

 

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