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It’s the hope that kills you…

13 June 2018

While Donegal went into Sunday’s Ulster Senior Football Championship semi-final at Clones as clear favourites in most people’s eyes, there were more than a few who felt Down had more than a chance of causing an upset.

With misty-eyed memories of last year’s shock last four victory over mighty Monaghan refreshed in Down supporters’ minds, talk of Donegal not being the team they once were, and the fact that Fermanagh awaited in the final, some said in the build-up that a first Ulster title since 1994 might not be beyond the realms of possibility.

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