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Former Dublin Hurler In Hospital After Contracting Covid-19

Mick Carton is in hospital after contracting Covid-19 and he has been sharing his experience of the virus. The former Dublin hurler has warned of the symptoms to look out for. The O’Tooles’ club man detailed how he entered self-isolation after experiencing flu-like symptoms, which were later confirmed to be the Coronavirus. He urged people self-isolating at home to keep …

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Chris Crummey: The Atmosphere In Parnell Park Is Unreal

A lot has been said following Congress last weekend when a motion to deny the Dublin footballers using Croke Park as their home venue was strongly opposed.  Dublin have been using the Jones’ Road venue for all their league and championship home games since 2011 which has ironically coincided with a dominant run that has seen them win six out the …

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Dublin Hurling Supporters Looking For Strong Cuala Contingent Set For Disappointment [Report]

Dublin hurling supporters who would have been hoping that there would be a strong contingent from All-Ireland winning club champions Cuala for the upcoming championship campaign look set to be disappointed according to a report in The Herald. According to the report, just four of Cuala’s All-Ireland winning side will join the hurling panel ahead of the championship – Cian O’Callaghan, …

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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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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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Former Inter-County Manager Expresses Interest In The Dublin Hurling Manager’s Position

GAA Hurling All Ireland Senior Championship Final, Croke Park, Dublin 6/9/2015.Kilkenny vs Galway.GalwayÕs manager Anthony Cunningham dejected late in the game.Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

The position of Dublin senior hurling manager currently remains vacant. But speculation grew this week when bookmakers, Boylesports, stopped taking bets on former All-Ireland winning Dublin football manager Pat Gilroy taking the reigns of the counties senior hurling team. This speculation seemed far-fetched and has remained pure rumours over the last few days as the Dublin county board claim to …

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Is A Former All-Ireland Winning Manager Set To Take Over The Dublin Hurlers?

Leinster GAA Football Senior Championship Semi-Final 1/7/2012 Dublin vs Wexford Dublin manager Pat Gilroy Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

Ger Cunningham departed his role as Dublin manager following the Dubs defeat to Tipperary in this year’s qualifiers. The Cork native left after a three-year term that will be looked back on negatively in the capital. Speculation on who will take over has been quiet as the hurling season has yet come to its conclusion. But Boylesports  have created speculation today with …

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Ger Loughnane Blasts Rose-Tinted Nostalgia For Dublin’s Absent Stars


Ger Loughnane has launched a scathing attack on Dublin hurling in the wake of their heavy defeat to Galway in yesterday’s Leinster quarter-final in Tullamore.  Defending manager Ger Cunningham, the Clare-man used his Irish Daily Star newspaper column to criticise some of the older guard in the panel.  Dublin won the National League in 2011 and a Leinster Championship in 2013, …

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Sheedy Has Harsh Words For Players Who’ve Walked Away From Dublin In Recent Years

National League winners Galway swept Dublin aside at O’Connor Park, Tullamore on Sunday in their Leinster Championship quarter-final clash on a resounding scoreline of 2-28 to 1-17. This result now casts doubt over the immediate future of Dublin hurling while Galway will look forward to a semi-final match-up on June 18 against Offaly with the expectations of reaching the latter stages …

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National Hurling League: Team Of The Season So Far

Allianz Hurling League Division 1A, Croke Park, Dublin 4/3/2017 Dublin vs Waterford Waterford’s Pauric Mahony Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson

All games in the league portion of this year’s competition are now complete following the weekend’s action. Five intense rounds of hurling have thrown together some great quarter-final pairings. We will see three clashes of neighbours next weekend: Wexford face Kilkenny while Cork are rewarded with a meeting against Limerick. Offaly, though, face the unenviable task of playing Tipperary. Finally, …

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Watch: All The Best Division 1A Scores From The Weekend

Allianz Hurling League Division 1A, Cusack Park, Ennis, Co. Clare 26/3/2017 Clare vs Waterford Clares Podge Collins celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the game Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

With the venues and times of this weekend’s league quarter-finals and relegation play-offs announced, the season is beginning to hot up. This was evident last weekend, with the style and intensity of hurling – some of it championship standard – that was on show. The GAA’s official YouTube channel published the best of the weekend’s scores from the final round of …

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