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Farrell Expresses Curiosity & Concern Over GAA’s Advanced Mark

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Dessie Farrell dipped his toes into senior inter-county management for the first time yesterday when an experimental Dublin side fell to a 1-13 to 3-6 defeat to Longford in the O’Byrne Cup semi-final. With mass media attention circling the game, column inches got what they wanted as Farrell made 23 substitutions during the game while referee Alan Coyne needed an …

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Cluxton & Connolly Both Set To Continue Playing With Dublin

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Dessie Farrell gave his first press briefing on Friday morning with the new Dublin manager confirming that six-time All-Ireland winning captain Stephen Cluxton will return to the set-up in 2020. There had been speculation surrounding Cluxton’s future given the surprise nature of Jim Gavin’s resignation coupled with the fact that the current Footballer of the Year recently turned 38. Farrell …

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Jack McCaffrey Admits “Complete Surprise” At Gavin’s Dublin Departure

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There was widespread shock late last November when on a seemingly quiet Saturday, Dublin GAA released a statement confirming Jim Gavin’s departure as senior football manager.  Just two months previously, the side completed a historic five-in-a-row and after the All-Ireland replay, all indications from Gavin himself suggested that he was ready to continue for another year. However, it wasn’t just …

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Jim Gavin Hails Successor Dessie Farrell As ‘Fantastic Choice’

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Jim Gavin has hailed the appointment of his successor Dessie Farrell as “a fantastic choice” to lead the All-Ireland champions forward. The Clondalkin man sensationally walked away two weeks ago after having lost just once in 48 championship games en route to leading the Dubs to six All-Ireland titles in seven seasons. Following his departure, Farrell was the firm-favourite to …

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Dessie Farrell Announced As New Dublin manager

Dessie Farrell has been appointed the new Dublin Senior Gaelic Football manager, replacing Jim Gavin, who stood down from the position at the end of November. Farrell will take over at the All-Ireland champions, where he will look to build on his work at underage level with the county. He was the manager when Dublin won the minor title in …

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Players Satisfied as GAA And GPA Announce Partnership Worth €6.2m Annually

The GAA and Gaelic Players Association (GPA) have announced a new framework agreement which will cover their relationship between 2017 and 2019. The details were confirmed at an event at Croke Park on Monday. In an unprecedented move, the GPA will receive a cut of commercial revenue and this will be part of an €6.2 million annual contribution to the players’ organisation from …

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GPA’s Proposed Reform Of Championship Structures

The Gaelic Players Association has outlined how it would reform the Football Championship. At an event held to announce the link up between the GPA and the Childhood Cancer Foundation in early June, GPA CEO, Dessie Farrell, declared that, ‘I just firmly believe the championship structure needs to change’, adding ‘It’s our premier competition and I don’t think we’re maximising the …

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