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Watch: Eoghan O’Gara Looks Set To Be Subject Of Disciplinary Action After Today’s All-Ireland Final

Dublin are All-Ireland champions for the third consecutive year and the celebrations will go on long into the night in the capital.  However, Eoghan O’Gara may have his celebrations marred by the fact that he could be facing into a disciplinary hearing following an incident involving himself and Colm Boyle during today’s game. Video footage clearly suggests O’Gara pinning Boyle …

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Jim Gavin Unhappy With Croke Park Surface After Coldplay Concert

GAA Football All Ireland Senior Championship Quarter-Final 6/8/2016 Dublin vs Donegal Dublin's Jim Gavin Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Lorraine OÕSullivan

Dublin cruised to their seventh Leinster SFC crown in a row with a nine-point victory over Kildare on Sunday.  The Dubs remain on track for three All-Ireland titles in a row and nobody will begrudge them the favourite tag to retain their crown. 21-year-old full-forward, Con O’Callaghan highlighted the never ending conveyor belt of talent at the disposal of Jim …

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Dublin Boss Jim Gavin’s Hand To Only Get Stronger

Dublin Leinster GAA Senior Football Championship Quarter-Final, O'Moore Park, Portlaoise, Co. Laois 3/6/2017 Carlow vs Dublin Dublin's manager Jim Gavin Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

Jim Gavin’s selection headache is set to worsen ahead of Dublin’s next championship outing as the manager of the All Ireland champions has said Michael Darragh McAuley’s knee injury is not as bad as was widely feared.  McAuley has been out of action for several weeks with a knee complaint. With the injury still unclear, it was feared that the …

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Michael Darragh MacAuley’s Championship Season In Jeopardy Through Injury

Dublin are currently assessing midfielder Michael Darragh MacAuley’s injury, but it is being reported that he could miss the entire championship.  MacAuley has been attempting to overcome a foot problem since Dublin’s loss to Kerry in the National Football League final. However, he has since sustained a knee injury that has put his 2017 championship campaign at risk, The Irish Independent have …

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Cian O’Sullivan On Why Dublin Losing To Kerry Was A Good Thing

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Dublin defender Cian O’Sullivan has admitted his side have taken great positives from losing the Allianz National Football League final earlier this month to Kerry.  The centre-back has stated that talk surrounding the Dubs’ historic unbeaten run in the build-up to the clash with the Kingdom did become a distraction. Now that the 36-game undefeated streak has come to an …

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Did The Economic Collapse Create A Dublin GAA Legacy?

Ciaran Priestly discusses the connection between economic strife and the success of Dublin’s football team in recent years. As the 2016 Senior Football Championship sprouts to life beneath the media haze of Euro 2016, much analysis will focus on repetition of recent trends and the inevitability of most results. Informed debate now questions whether the serious competition begins at either …

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Video: This Is Categorically The Most Bizarre Own Goal Of All Time

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - JUNE 20: Mickael Roche of Tahiti shows his dejection at the end of the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 Group B match between Spain and Tahiti at the Maracana Stadium on June 20, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Jasper Juinen/Getty Images)

Tahiti are certainly not known for being a football super power. With a football federation that was only established in 1952, they wouldn’t even be considered a second tier footballing nation. With a current world ranking of 196, it’s clear they won’t be winning the World Cup this side of forever. During the Confederations Cup of 2013, the small island …

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5 Young Dublin Footballers To Watch Out For This Year

DUBLIN, IRELAND - MARCH 20: The Sun falls behind the stand during the RBS Six Nations match between Ireland and Scotland at Croke Park (the GAA headquarters) on March 20, 2010 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Following the Sky Blues’ sensational 2015 campaign, one might have thought that there wouldn’t be much room for a breakthrough from any of the young Dubs. However, if this league season is anything to go by, then the summer’s championship will be a mouth-watering prospect for Dublin supporters. When looking at the starting lineup from last year’s All-Ireland final victory …

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GAA: The Mythical Jackeen Cash Pile

“The only reason the Dubs are any use at football is because of all the money the GAA Central Body throws at them”… Said no-one ever before 2011. There was never an issue with the city slickers and the Jackeen cash pile in the nineties or the noughties. Sure weren’t they the greatest little fellas laboring their way through Leinster before a real …

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