MIKE QUIRKE: Forget the attack, let’s praise the Kerry defence

There was a weird atmosphere walking away from Páirc Uí Caoimh last Saturday evening, writes Mike Quirke.

You would have thought that a crowd who had just won an historic sixth provincial title-in-a-row would have been more buoyant on their way back up the road to the comforts of the local hostelries.

Cork's Luke Connolly chases Kerry's Gavin White. Pic: Inpho/Bryan Keane

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