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Jim Gavin Names The Toughest County Dublin Faced During His Tenure

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Former Dublin football manager Jim Gavin has named the toughest county which his side faced during his hugely successful tenure.  Gavin managed Dublin between 2012 and 2019 where he guided the Dubs to a historic five All-Ireland titles in a row before he stepped down from the job in October of last year. In total, throughout his time with Dublin, …

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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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Dubs Dominate Donnybrook Ceremony As Lowry Bags Top Prize

Shane Lowry took home the top prize at this year’s RTÉ Sport Awards after the Clara man was named as Sportsperson of the Year for 2019.  The yearly event at Donnybrook highlights Ireland’s greatest sporting achievements of the year and while many thought that 2018 would have been tough to top, upon reflection, 2019 was just as successful a year …

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Jim Gavin Hails Successor Dessie Farrell As ‘Fantastic Choice’

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Jim Gavin has hailed the appointment of his successor Dessie Farrell as “a fantastic choice” to lead the All-Ireland champions forward. The Clondalkin man sensationally walked away two weeks ago after having lost just once in 48 championship games en route to leading the Dubs to six All-Ireland titles in seven seasons. Following his departure, Farrell was the firm-favourite to …

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Dessie Farrell Announced As New Dublin manager

Dessie Farrell has been appointed the new Dublin Senior Gaelic Football manager, replacing Jim Gavin, who stood down from the position at the end of November. Farrell will take over at the All-Ireland champions, where he will look to build on his work at underage level with the county. He was the manager when Dublin won the minor title in …

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Jim Gavin Speaks Publicly For The First Time Since Dublin Departure

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Jim Gavin has spoken publicly for the first time since departing from his role as Dublin senior football manager.  Gavin stepped down after seven years in charge last weekend having lost just once in 48 championship games en route to six All-Ireland titles. Many expected him to return for 2020 as Dublin go in search of an unprecedented six-in-a-row. However, …

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Provisional Date Set For Unveiling Of New Dublin Manager

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The process of finding Jim Gavin’s successor as Dublin senior football boss began last night in Parnell Park. Following the meeting, it was confirmed that the county board hope to have unveiled a new manager by December, 12. “There is no white smoke as such,” stated Dublin County Board chairman, Seán Shanley told the Irish Independent. “All we have done …

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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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RTE Release Viewing Figures For All-Ireland Football Final

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RTE have announced that over 900,000 viewers tuned into their coverage of Sunday’s All-Ireland final thriller between Kerry and Dublin in Croke Park.  An average of 968,700 tuned into The Sunday Game as Dean Rock’s missed free attempt in the final minute saw Kerry cling on for a draw following an enthralling encounter. The figure sees a significant rise from …

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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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Jim Gavin Wipes The Slate Clean Ahead Of All-Ireland Final

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Dublin await the winners of today’s clash between Tyrone and Kerry in this years All-Ireland football final following their ten-point win over Mayo in Croke Park on Saturday. The five-in-a-row chasing champions were pushed to the pin of their collar by Mayo in the opening half before coming out in the second half and trouncing James Horan’s side with a …

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Stack Returns For Rossies As Dublin Unchanged For Super 8s Clash

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Roscommon manager Anthony Cunningham has made one change for his side’s trip to Croke Park to face All Ireland champions Dublin in the second round of the Super 8s.  Brian Stack takes the place of Hubert Darcy in the half-forward line following the Connacht champions’ 0-17 to 0-13 loss to Tyrone in Dr Hyde Park last weekend. Stack was introduced …

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Diarmuid Connolly Returns To Training With Dublin Senior Footballers

Diarmuid Connolly has returned to train with the other members of the Dublin Senior Footballing panel – according to manager, Jim Gavin. Dublin’s push for five All Ireland titles in a row could well have just received a massive boost after Gavin revealed that Connolly has joined up with the squad ahead of their Super 8s showdown against Roscommon on …

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Diarmuid Connolly Shipping Up To Boston Once Again

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It has been reported that Diarmuid Connolly is shipping up to Boston once again, ending speculation that he may return for Dublin’s drive for five. Connolly is expected to jet out in the coming days after having accepted an offer to join up with Donegal Boston, the side he led to Boston SFC glory last summer. Jim Gavin has repeatedly …

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Jim Gavin Keeps Faith With Fifteen For Leinster SFC Final

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Jim Gavin has named his side ahead of this afternoon’s Leinster SFC final against Meath in Croke Park. The starting fifteen is unchanged from Dublin’s 15-point semi-final victory over Kildare two week’s ago. Dublin’s attack will be spearheaded by Paul Mannion and Cormac Costello who shot 0-15 between them against Cian O’Neill’s side. They are joined up front by Niall …

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