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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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Pat Gilroy Names New-Look Dublin Team For National League Opener On Saturday Night

New Dublin hurling manager Pat Gilroy has named a youthful looking starting XV for his side’s opening National League fixture against Offaly on Saturday night at Croke Park.  The clash is the curtain-raiser in a double-header at Croker on Saturday night, throwing in at 5pm whereas the county’s footballers meet Kildare at 7pm. The new-look starting XV named by Gilroy will …

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Quiz: How Well Do You Remember The 2017 Football Year?

Sam Maguire stayed in the capital as Mayo hearts were broken yet again – but how well do you remember the rest of the 2017 football year? This quiz will test how much attention you were paying during the National League, the provincial championships – with even a club question to boot. And, if you stopped paying attention when the …

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Tomás Ó Sé & Michael Duignan Call Out RTÉ Sports Awards For ‘Snubbing’ Dublin GAA’s Achievements

Dublin vs Mayo Dublin's Con O'Callaghan

At the annual RTÉ Sports Awards on Saturday night there was a noticeable lack of recognition for the GAA world in the winners enclosure.  James McClean (soccer) won Sportsperson Of The Year, Aidan O’Brien (horse racing) took home Manager Of The Year and the Irish showjumpers collected the Team Of The Year gong, with all three respective winners fending off …

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Philly McMahon’s Autobiography ‘The Choice’ Wins Eir Sport Sports Book Of The Year 2017

Philly McMahon fought off some stiff competition to take home the Eir Sport Sports Book Of The Year 2017 gong on Tuesday.  The Dublin footballer’s autobiography ‘The Choice’ is a personal account beginning at Philly’s days growing up in Ballymun and focuses on the different choices he and his brother John made throughout the course of their youth which resulted …

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Cuala’s Schutte Putting Inter-County Future Decision On Hold

Leinster Senior Hurling Club Championship Final, O'Moore Park, Portlaoise, Co. Laois 4/12/2016 O'Loughlin Gaels vs Cuala Cuala's Oisin Gough, David Treacy and Paul Schutte lift the trophy Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Pat Gilroy is still unaware whether Paul Schutte will be available to him for selection as he enters his first season in charge of the Dublin hurlers in 2018.  The Cuala captain opted out of the inter-county setup last season under Ger Cunningham but has been in fine form for his club side as the Dalkey side look well on …

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Danny Sutcliffe: I Must Prove Myself All Over Again

GAA Hurling All Ireland Senior Championship Quarter-Final, Semple Stadium, Thurles, Tipperary 26/7/2015.Dublin vs Waterford.Dublin's Danny Sutcliffe.Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

Dublin hurlers have been boosted with the return of Danny Sutcliffe to the fold ahead of the forthcoming 2018 season.  However, Sutcliffe knows he will not just walk straight back into the team off reputation alone. Having broken on to the Dublin senior hurling panel in 2011 with a fearsome underage pedigree, winning a Leinster Under-21 Hurling Championship medal in …

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Watch: Diarmuid Connolly Was Given The Special Attention He Is Used To With Dublin In Club Game

With all eyes on the Dublin Senior Football Championship semi-finals this evening thanks to Eir Sport’s live TV coverage from Parnell Park, there was talent aplenty on display.  Ballymun Kickhams overcame Kilmacud Crokes in the opening encounter of the tasty double header to book their place in the final. Whenever St. Vincent’s take the field there is one man who …

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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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