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Tyrone take Sam home

Published 21/09/2008

Tyrone are the new all Ireland Champions. Final score at Croke Park was Tyrone 1-15 Kerry 0-14.

It is the third time this decade that the Red Hand County have lifted the Sam Maguire

Tyrone captain Brian Dooher described his team as something special

Tyrone could not have made a better start to the second half.

Within 30 seconds of the restart, they found the back of the net. Substitute Kevin Hughes saw his shot saved, but Tommy McGuigan was on hand to put the ball into the empty net.

Colm Cooper was Kerry's main threat, scoring five points in total

Seán Cavanagh was influential for Tyrone; he scored five points in total.

The match has been described as possibly one of the best All-Ireland finals ever.

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