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Cluxton & Connolly Both Set To Continue Playing With Dublin

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Dessie Farrell gave his first press briefing on Friday morning with the new Dublin manager confirming that six-time All-Ireland winning captain Stephen Cluxton will return to the set-up in 2020. There had been speculation surrounding Cluxton’s future given the surprise nature of Jim Gavin’s resignation coupled with the fact that the current Footballer of the Year recently turned 38. Farrell …

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Jack McCaffrey Admits “Complete Surprise” At Gavin’s Dublin Departure

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There was widespread shock late last November when on a seemingly quiet Saturday, Dublin GAA released a statement confirming Jim Gavin’s departure as senior football manager.  Just two months previously, the side completed a historic five-in-a-row and after the All-Ireland replay, all indications from Gavin himself suggested that he was ready to continue for another year. However, it wasn’t just …

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Celtic Honoured Dublin’s All-Ireland Winners At Celtic Park On Saturday

Members of Dublin’s five-in-a-row winning All-Ireland side were honoured by Celtic during half-time of The Bhoys’ victory over Livingston in the Scottish Premiership. The Dubs were presented on the pitch at Celtic Park with their historic achievement of claiming five Sam Maguire’s in a row being honoured by the club. Paddy Andrews, Jack McCaffrey and Niall Scully were among those …

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Dublin Dominate All-Star Football Team With Seven Players

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With the five-in-a-row secured, it’s no surprise that All-Ireland champions Dublin dominate the PwC All-Star Football Team of the Year for 2019. All-Ireland runners up Kerry have four players in the team while there are two from Tyrone and one each from Mayo and Donegal. Stephen Cluxton is named in goals, winning his first All-Star since 2013. All-Ireland finalists dominate …

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Hurling Club Round-Up: Champions Crash Out In Wexford & Dublin

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It was another entertaining weekend in the hurling club calendar with plenty of surprise results across the country as the reigning champions were knocked out in both Dublin and Wexford. Dublin Reigning Dublin county champions Ballyboden St Enda’s were knocked out of the senior hurling championship following a 1-29 to 2-15 loss to St Vincent’s after extra time. Boden dominated …

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Con O’Callaghan Puts On Fantastic Hurling Display In Dublin Senior Championship

Con O’Callaghan made a scorching return to club hurling for Cuala in their Dublin senior hurling championship clash against Kilmacud Crokes today. Just over one week after his All-Ireland-winning efforts in Dublin football’s drive for five, the Cuala star re-entered the fray in his side’s clash with Kilmacud Crokes. Scoring two goals within ten minutes of taking to the pitch, …

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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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Kerry Legend Ogie Moran On Dubs Nearing His Stellar Record

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Only five players in the history of Gaelic football have managed to collect eight All-Ireland titles. Of those five, only one has managed to play every minute of every final in the same position. Of that great Kerry side from 1975 to 1986, while the team remained largely the same, the one constant throughout was the centre forward berth held …

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On Dublin’s Finest Weekend, A Meath Girl Is The Real Hero For Bohan

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A euphoric Mick Bohan entered his post-match press conference on Sunday proudly sporting Dublin gear after a historic weekend for the county.  “What a weekend to be a Dub”, he repeated in a satisfied tone. And so it was. After the county’s momentous five-in-a-row win on Saturday evening, the ladies footballers created their own bit of history less than 24 …

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Dublin To Host Bumper Double Homecoming Later This Month

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It has been a momentous weekend for Dublin as the footballers claimed the elusive five-in-a-row, while on Sunday, the ladies footballers collected the Brendan Martin Cup for the third year-in-a-row.  As expected, a bumper homecoming has been planned that will celebrate the achievements of both teams, however, in an unusual move, the event won’t be held for another two weeks. …

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Dublin & Kerry Unchanged For All-Ireland Final Replay

Dublin and Kerry have named two unchanged teams ahead of this evening’s All-Ireland final replay at Croke Park. Both Peter Keane and Jim Gavin have elected not to change their starting teams ahead of the game as they look to clinch Sam Maguire glory. There had been talk of Bernard Brogan being included in the 26-man squad for this evening’s …

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Bernard Brogan Reportedly Set For Return To Dublin Squad

Dublin forward Bernard Brogan is reportedly set for a recall to the Dublin squad ahead of Saturday‘s All-Ireland final replay against Kerry. According to The Irish Examiner, the 35-year-old will be included in Jim Gavin’s drive-for-five chasing squad at Croke Park this weekend, after missing out on the drawn game two weeks ago. Brogan, who will be chasing his seventh …

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