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Dublin Dominate Pundit Arena Gaelic Football Team Of The Year

Now that the dust has settled on the inter-county season, and Dublin have completed the five-in-a-row, it’s time to select who we felt were the top 15 players of 2019. Such was the quality of this year’s championship, it has become nigh on impossible to whittle the selection down. So, some of our readers are sure to be incensed by …

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The Division Of Dublin Needs To Be Seriously Examined

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Celebrations continue in Dublin’s fair city as fans and players alike come to terms with the county’s historic fifth successive All-Ireland win.  Having rounded off the decade with seven All-Ireland titles, rumours are circulating that a host of players may ride off into the sunset. However, according to Colm O’Rourke, it won’t matter if the elder statesmen walk away or not, …

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LGFA Set Another New Attendance Record For Croke Park Final

It just keeps growing and growing.  What a time to be involved in women’s sports in Ireland. The 20×20 movement has given female athletes all over Ireland a bigger platform than ever before and it is paying off. Fans all over the country are getting to hear more and more about the incredible female talent this country possesses. One sport …

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All-Ireland Deep-Dive: The Clutch Moments That Made Dublin Immortals

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What was once deemed impossible is now possible as Dublin are All-Ireland Champions for the fifth year in succession.  Jim Gavin’s men were put to the pin of their collars by Kerry over 150 of high-intensity Gaelic football but their heart, desire and steely determination shone through on both days. Kerry will reflect on what could have been having led …

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Jim Gavin Confirms He Has Committed To Dublin For Next Year

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Despite winning his sixth All-Ireland title as a manager and guiding Dublin to the GAA’s first-ever five-in-a-row, Jim Gavin has no plans of stepping down just yet. Dublin put in a swashbuckling second-half performance to defeat Kerry by six points in Saturday’s replay. A visibly delighted Gavin addressed the media following that win and the question on everybody’s lips was …

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Pundit Arena Player Ratings As Dublin Create History In Croke Park

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Michael Corry reporting live from Croke Park. Dublin are All-Ireland champions for the fifth time in succession after a barnstorming second-half performance helped them defeat Kerry by six points in Croke Park. Jim Gavin’s side started the better before Kerry pegged them back as the two sides went in level at the break. However, Eoin Murchan’s goal 16 seconds after …

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The Drive For Five Is Complete, Give Cluxton What He Deserves

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Dublin 1-18 Kerry 0-15 Michael Corry reporting live from Croke Park. A statue, freedom of the city, even a golden cleric! Time to give Stephen Cluxton what he deserves. Let’s start with Footballer of the Year 2019. The ‘drive for five’ is complete, Dublin have etched their names into GAA folklore and the Parnells man has lifted Sam Maguire for …

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Corry’s Corner: From The Car To The Party Bus & Back Again

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August 8, 2008 Joe Kernan’s Armagh are Ulster Champions for the seventh time in ten seasons. However, with just one All-Ireland title to their name, there’s a feeling of last chance saloon as they rock up to Croke Park to take on Wexford in an All-Ireland quarter-final. The Orchard County are heavy favourites and the game seems to be going …

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All-Ireland Deep-Dive: How Brian Howard Makes Dublin Tick

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The superlatives surrounding this current Dublin team seem neverending such is the guile and grace with which they play Gaelic football.  Stephen Cluxton is quite simply, the greatest goalkeeper Gaelic Games have ever seen while Jack McCaffrey’s style of play shares characteristics with a thoroughbred stallion racing home at Aintree for differing reasons. Michael Darragh MacAuley and Brian Fenton have …

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Gavin Disappointed But Insists Weight Of Expectation Not An Excuse

Jim Gavin was visibly disappointed as he entered the press room yesterday following Dublin’s draw with Kerry in the All-Ireland final.  The Dublin manager was his usual coy-self, sprinkled with a little touch of frustration as Dublin had it, then lost it, before nearly having it again. Gavin admitted he was disappointed with the Dublin performance but pleased with the …

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“Everything Seemed To Come Naturally To Jimmy”

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When Electric Ireland sat down to choose brand ambassadors for this year’s Minor Football Championship they couldn’t have picked a better advocate than Tomás ‘Mossy’ Quinn. Of course, Mossy is remembered as the livewire corner-forward who was deadly accurate from placed balls during an era where Dublin weren’t exactly winning All-Irelands but were still stars of the show. From the …

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Dublin Name Starting XV That Will Go For Five-In-A-Row

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Dublin have named their side to face Kerry in tomorrow’s All-Ireland SFC final. Stephen Cluxton, as per usual, starts in goal where he will look to collect a sixth All-Ireland title as captain, a truly remarkable feat. David Byrne keeps his place at right corner-back with Jonny Cooper and Mick Fitzsimons alongside him. James McCarthy is named at centre-back where …

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