Roscommon can give Dublin a real test on Sunday at Croke Park, with both sides almost certain to advance to the knockout stages of the All-Ireland football championship.That was the view of former Tyrone player Enda McGinley on the RTÉ GAA Podcast this week.You have to go back to August 1980 for the last time the Rossies managed a championship victory at GAA HQ and they're very much the outsiders against the Leinster champions.While some fixtures - Sligo v Kildare last week, Louth v Cork this week - are seen as 'must not lose' for the counties involved, this meeting at Croke Park has been described in some quarters as a free shot for both sides.
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Please review their details and accept them to load the content. Manage Preferences If there is to be a loser they'll still fancy their chances of picking up the requisite points against Sligo or Kildare in order to secure a top three spot in the group.For McGinley, it means that the pressure is off and that, having had over a month to prepare for the game since their Connacht SFC semi-final lost to Galway, Roscommon can have a real crack at Dublin."We saw their performance against Mayo; it was phenomenal," he began."[Davy] Burke can really target a game and you can see that he loves the big teams coming.
They've had a bit of time to prepare for this one and they'll be gunning."It's in Croke Park, which will be tough for them, but I'd have a belief that Davy Burke will have those boys well set up for this game.Read more on rte.ie