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Michael Fitzsimons named All-Ireland SFC final man of the match

Do you agree with the RTE panel’s selection?

Fitzsimons with Andy Moran during the drawn match last month.
Fitzsimons with Andy Moran during the drawn match last month.
Image: James Crombie/INPHO

DUBLIN CORNER BACK Michael Fitzsimons was named as the man of the match after today’s dramatic All-Ireland SFC final replay.

Mayo pushed Dublin to the 78th minute of the encounter, but lost out by a single point to Jim Gavin’s men.

It was a thrilling match with no shortage of excellent performances from both sides. But it was Fitzsimons, a late addition to the starting team today, who earned the highest praise from the RTE panel for his performance.

From where you were sitting, did the right man get the award? Let us know in the comments below.

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As it happened: Dublin v Mayo, All-Ireland senior football final replay

Lee Keegan drills a brilliant goal, but receives a black card in eventful 1st half

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