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No Room For Rory O’Carroll In Dublin Team For Leinster Opener

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Dublin manager Jim Gavin has named the returning Rory O’Carroll among the substitutes for their Leinster Senior Championship opener against Louth this evening. Gavin has stuck with 11 members of the team that started last year’s All Ireland final including Paul Mannion, Ciaran Kilkenny and Footballer of the Year, Brian Fenton. Cormac Costello and Michael Fitzsimons, who came off the …

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Dublin Selector Facing Four Week Ban Following Interference In Play

Dublin selector Greg Kennedy is reportedly facing a four-week suspension following his interference in play during his side’s game against Kilkenny last weekend. According to a report in the Irish Examiner, Kennedy is facing the ban after the bizarre incident four minutes before half-time of Dublin’s clash with The Cats on Saturday. The selector intercepted a pass from TJ Reid …

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Pundit Arena Predicts The 2019 Football Championship

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Last week’s games in the Connacht Championship signalled the start of another summer of Gaelic Football action and given what’s at stake this year, it’s all set up to be one of the most exciting in recent years. Dublin have a chance to clinch that elusive five in a row but there are plenty of teams gunning to be their …

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Dublin Great Paul Flynn Announces Inter-County Retirement

Decorated Dublin star Paul Flynn has announced his retirement from inter-county football at the age of 32 due to fitness reasons  Flynn won six All-Ireland titles with the Dubs, as well as earning four consecutive All-Stars between 2011 and 2014, but has struggled to regain full fitness after back surgery in 2018. In a statement Flynn said: “After 12 proud years …

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Poll: Who Will Be Crowned All Ireland Football Champions 2019?

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The Connacht Football Championship throws-in next weekend meaning it is time to start thinking about who will lift the Sam Maguire Cup later this year.  Obviously, Dublin are favourites to claim the coveted ‘five-in-a-row’ and we are yet to see much that will prove us otherwise. Granted, they had a relatively quiet Football League campaign by their standards but we …

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Pundit Arena Allianz Division 1 Hurling Team Of The League

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An exciting Allianz Hurling League campaign has come to a close with Limerick winning their first title in 22 years following a comprehensive victory over Waterford in Croke Park. The structure of this year’s league was altered to make way for the redefined groups as of 2020 and there was no relegation from Division 1A. However, it did not make …

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Forgotten Friday: The Darling Of The Hill – Charlie Redmond

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Down through the years, Dublin have been blessed with excellent free-kick takers. Jimmy Keaveney, Dean Rock, Stephen Cluxton. However, were any as iconic as ‘The Darling of the Hill’, Charlie Redmond? He is our focus on this week’s ‘Forgotten Friday‘. Redmond is remembered by many for finally getting over the line in an All-Ireland final in 1995 following several near …

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All Team News Ahead Of Allianz Hurling League Semi-Finals

The Allianz Hurling League semi-finals take place in Nowlan Park tomorrow with Limerick, Dublin, Galway, and Waterford all battling for a place in this year’s final.  Here is all the team news from the four counties ahead of tomorrow’s highly-anticipated double header in Kilkenny. _____ Limerick v Dublin (Throw-in 1.30pm) John Kiely has made nine changes to the side that …

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Four Key Questions Ahead Of Allianz Hurling League Semi-Finals

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We are down to the last four teams in the Allianz Hurling League with Galway, Waterford, Limerick and Dublin doing battle this weekend to decide the 2019 finalists. All four teams will fancy their chances of making it to the final after impressive displays throughout the group stages, and in the quarter-finals. The semi-finals are almost too close to call …

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Allianz Hurling Round-Up: Galway & Waterford Book Semi-Final Spots

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The lineup for the 2019 Allianz Hurling League semi-finals has been completed with Dublin, Waterford and Wexford all progressing. Wexford and Waterford both recorded comprehensive victories over there respective oppositions while Dublin caused a shock in Semple Stadium, beating Tipperary by one-point to set up a semi-final date with Limerick. Meanwhile, Cork prevailed in the relegation play-off, beating Kilkenny in Nowlan …

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Your Guide To The Weekend’s Allianz Football League Action

We have reached the penultimate round of the Allianz Football League group stages with a number of eye-catching fixtures in store this weekend.  In Division 1, Monaghan take on Cavan in Clones in what is essentially a relegation battle between the two bottom teams. Malachy O’Rourke’s side began the campaign with such promise in that victory against Dublin but have …

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Ever-Improving Brian Howard Keeping Cards Close To His Chest

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Such was the impact Brian Howard made for Dublin last year, it’s easy to forget that 2018 was his first proper year on the senior squad.   The Raheny man slotted perfectly into their lethal forward unit and displayed skills and abilities that we are used to seeing from some of Dublin’s older, more experienced brigade. It’s no wonder that at …

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