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I'd be more than surprised if Birr weren't going into this match quietly confident they will win it but on the day they could be surprised.
They'd recovered from back-to-back All-Ireland final defeats to Birr and Sixmilebridge in 1995 and '96 to return to the semi-final stage but were badly beaten by Athenry two years ago before the deflating defeat to Birr 12 months ago.
You'd think Birr might stir up some bad memories for Dunloy but McLean insisted: "We're happy it's Birr.