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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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GAA Round-Up: Routine Wins For Dublin & Tyrone But Mayo Fall

The GAA Football Championship took centre stage on Saturday with plenty of All-Ireland contenders in action.  Dublin and Tyrone both recorded routine victories to book their spots in provincial semi-finals. However, Mayo fell to a one-point defeat against Roscommon in a cracking contest in Castlebar. Meath swatted aside the challenge of Carlow in the days’ other football game. Meanwhile, in …

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Louth Manager Wayne Kierans Is More Than Just A ‘Soccer Man’

The narrative surrounding Louth boss, Wayne Kierans, is one of optimism in the Wee County, however, much has been said about the fact that he is supposedly a ‘soccer man’. The soccer man, an old-school Gael’s worst nightmare. The ‘ground ball’ loving coach who’s coming in to change the way the game is played. Sure, he’ll probably be teaching the …

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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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Kerry Don’t Fear Dublin Completing The Five-In-A-Row

The Dublin senior footballers stand on the brink of history as the 2019 All-Ireland Championship looms.  The ‘drive for five’ is underway and all anybody can talk about is whether Jim Gavin’s men can complete something that has never been done before in Gaelic Games. The great Kilkenny hurling team of the late 2000s couldn’t complete the five, nor could …

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Dublin Handed Huge Boost With Return Of Rory O’Carroll

Dublin have received a huge boost on the eve of the championship with the news that Rory O’Carroll has rejoined the panel. The three-time All-Ireland winner left Ireland following Dublin’s Sam Maguire cup success in 2015 opting to spend the past three seasons travelling and working in New Zealand. Despite Dublin’s continued dominance, O’Carroll’s absence left a huge hole in …

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GAA Stock Watch: Jim Gavin Gives Hope To The Chasing Pack

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The Allianz Leagues wrapped up on Sunday (almost) as Mayo and Limerick lifted their first Allianz League trophies in 18 and 22 years respectively in Croke Park. For some teams, it was a league campaign to remember, for others it was one to forget. With that in mind, we have decided to select our GAA Stock Watch based on the …

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Cluxton and McCaffrey Drop Out Of Dublin Squad To Face Tyrone

Despite making his return to the Dublin starting XV in their win over Roscommon in two weeks ago, Stephen Cluxton has been left out of the squad to face Tyrone this evening in Round Six of the Allianz Football League. Evan Comerford returns to take his spot between the goals following an excellent display against Mayo last time out in …

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Jim Gavin: “We’ll Play In O’Toole Park, Parnell Park, Any Other Park”

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Dublin restored some order to the Gaelic footballing landscape yesterday evening with an assured eight-point victory over Mayo in Croke Park. The All-Ireland champions dominated proceedings from the first whistle onwards and manager Jim Gavin admitted he was satisfied with what he described as a ‘workmanlike’ performance. “Yeah, I think we’ve got to be satisfied at the fact, with the …

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Jim Gavin To Remain As Dublin Manager Until 2021

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Jim Gavin will remain as manager of the Dublin senior football team for another three years, Dublin GAA have announced. Gavin was ratified as the senior boss in 2012 following the departure of Pat Gilroy, beating Kerry in his first All Ireland final in charge of the county. Under his management, the Dublin team have established a new record for …

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