Up Down!

It’s out with the old order, in with the new as the perennial post-millenium powerhouses, Kerry and Tyrone, were both sent packing in surprise quarter-finals today. Whilst the Dubs deserve praise for their defeat of Tyrone, it is the Down men that will be taking centre stage after a fantastic performance saw them see off the champions from the Kingdom. Down will meet the winners of tomorrow’s all-Leinster clash between Kieran McGeeney’s Kildare and Meath in the semi-final, whilst Dublin will in all probability have a date with Cork (who are strongly fancied to see off Roscommon.)

Down are, of course, 5-time All-Ireland champions, and the semi-final will be their first since last winning the Sam Maguire in 1994.

Down Abu!