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Saturday 16 December 2017

Old Rivals lead the way in MFC Roll of Honour

Dublin and Kerry lead the way in the All-Ireland Minor Football Championship Roll of Honour with both counties having accrued 11 titles since the competition's inception in 1929.

Dublin's opponents next Monday, Cork, have lifted the Tom Markham Cup on ten occasions but they have not enjoyed a national title since defeating Mayo by 2-12 to 0-13 back in 2000.

Dublin's last win was two years ago when beating Meath by 0-14 to 1-5, ending a barren sequence of twenty eight years, that included four final defeats in 2011, 2003, 2001 and 1988.

Kerry (11) - 1931, 1932, 1933, 1946, 1950, 1962, 1963, 1975, 1980, 1988, 1994; Dublin (11) - 1930, 1945, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1958, 1959, 1979, 1982, 1984, 2012; Cork (10) - 1961, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1972, 1974, 1981, 1991, 1993, 2000; Tyrone (8) - 1947, 1948, 1973, 1998, 2001, 2004, 2008, 2010; Mayo (7) - 1935, 1953, 1966, 1971, 1978, 1985, 2013; Galway (6) - 1952, 1960, 1970, 1976, 1986, 2007; Down (4) - 1977, 1987, 1999, 2005; Roscommon (4) - 1939, 1941, 1951, 2006; Derry (4) - 1965, 1983, 1989, 2002; Laois (3) - 1996, 1997, 2003; Meath (3) - 1957, 1990, 1992; Tipperary (2) - 1934, 2011; Louth (2) - 1936, 1940; Cavan (2) - 1937, 1938; Armagh (2) - 1949, 2009; Offaly (1) - 1964; Westmeath (1) - 1995; Clare (1) - 1929.

SCORING CHARTS

Dublin have amassed 11-55 and conceded just 1-44 following their successful Leinster Minor Football Championship campaign that culminated in their 3-16 to 1-12 victory over Kildare in Croke Park nine days ago.

Dublin's captain,. Con O'Callaghan leads the scoring charts having accrued 4-21 (0-12f) in successive wins over Longford, Meath, Offaly and Kildare.

In total, twelve players have contributed to Dublin's tally with wing-back Glenn O'Reilly kicking his first score of the championship against the Lilywhites.

Dublin: C O'Callaghan 4-21 (0-12f), C Sallier 3-4, C Kavanagh 0-8 (6f), C Basquel 1-5, A Byrne 2-2, J Burke 0-4, E McHugh 0-4, R McBride 1-0, W Egan 0-3 (1 '45'), A Foley 0-2, C Burke 0-1, G O'Reilly 0-1.

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