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The Sunday Game Announces Its Footballer And Team Of The Year Awards

Another year of inter-county football is in the books, and it’s another Sam Maguire for Dublin – their fourth in a row. Jim Gavin’s side were as dominant as ever in this campaign, and were suitably represented heavily in The Sunday Game’s ‘team of the year’. The panel consisted of Raheny man Ciarán Whelan, Donegal captain Michael Murphy, Lee Keegan …

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Cian O’Neill Pinpoints Similarity Between Dublin Footballers And Kilkenny Hurlers In 2000s

Dublin overcame Kildare in their opening Allianz National Football League fixture on Saturday evening on a scoreline of 2-17 to 2-10 at Croke Park. The All-Ireland champions flexed their muscle in the second-half, particularly the opening 15 minutes after the interval when they scored 2-05 without reply, effectively putting the game to bed. That had been after some uncharacteristically poor …

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Watch: Rare Dublin Defensive Error Leads To Kildare Goal In Croker

All-Ireland champions Dublin kicked off their Allianz National Football League campaign this evening when they entertained Kildare at Croke Park.  The home fans would have been hoping for a positive result and performance from Jim Gavin’s side, given the disappointing 12-point loss in the curtain raiser where Offaly dismantled Pat Gilroy’s Dublin hurlers. Although things started off on a poor foot …

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RTÉ’s Thunderous Promo For Dublin Vs Mayo Will Ensure You Won’t Sleep A Wink Tonight

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RTÉ have only gone and done it has again and created a goosebump-inducing montage ahead of this Sunday’s All-Ireland final between the perennial bridesmaids Mayo and their all-conquering rivals Dublin. All-Ireland champions Dublin take on Mayo in tomorrow’s decider, with the biggest prize of them all on the line. The Dubs are chasing an historic three-in-a-row, aiming to become the first …

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CHC Rejects Diarmuid Connolly Appeal Against 12-Week Suspension For Linesman Altercation

Diarmuid Connolly Leinster GAA Senior Football Championship Quarter-Final, O'Moore Park, Portlaoise, Co. Laois 3/6/2017 Carlow vs Dublin Dublin's Diarmuid Connolly speaks to linesman Ciaran Branagan Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

Dublin’s football juggernaut is looking increasingly likely to be without the services of star half-forward Diarmuid Connolly following the confirmation that his appeal against a 12-week suspension has been rejected. The GAA’s Central Hearings Committee (CHC) upheld the previous decision of the Central Competitions Control Committee (CCCC) to impose the ban on Connolly following an incident during Dublin’s Leinster quarter-final …

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Five Talking Points As Dublin See Off Brave Carlow Challenge

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

All-Ireland champions Dublin opened their campaign with a 0-19 to 0-07 win over Carlow in O’Moore Park on Saturday evening, but it was not entirely straightforward until Brendan Murphy’s dismissal 20 minutes from time. Here are five talking points from the game in Portlaoise. _________ 5. Dublin Newcomers The majority of this Dublin squad have been there, done that. However, …

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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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