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Dublin GAA Chairman Has No Interest In Paying Managers Of Dublin Teams

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In a time when issues with money in the GAA are a real bone of contention, Dublin GAA Chairman, Seán Shanley has claimed that he has no interest in appointing managers seeking payment to Dublin intercounty teams. A lot of criticism has been attributed to funding distribution towards Dublin in particular and how it has contributed to their continued success …

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Opinion: Should Diarmuid Connolly Start On Sunday?

The name that never goes away. Dublin’s Diarmuid Connolly is set to take the limelight yet again. Just when we thought he had gone away and had been basically written off for the 2017 season, Connolly’s name has returned to the fold. He is a figure that trouble has followed throughout his footballing career. His talent is indisputable, there are …

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Jim McGuinness Spots A Weakness In Dublin Tactics That Tyrone Could Exploit

Former Donegal manager Jim McGuinness has had his say ahead of the highly-anticipated clash of Dublin and Tyrone on August 27. Writing for the Irish Times, McGuinness looked at how important it is that Tyrone give themselves the opportunity to compete while also outlining the necessary components when it comes to masterminding a victory over Dublin. McGuinness picked out what …

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Jim Gavin Unhappy With Croke Park Surface After Coldplay Concert

GAA Football All Ireland Senior Championship Quarter-Final 6/8/2016 Dublin vs Donegal Dublin's Jim Gavin Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Lorraine OÕSullivan

Dublin cruised to their seventh Leinster SFC crown in a row with a nine-point victory over Kildare on Sunday.  The Dubs remain on track for three All-Ireland titles in a row and nobody will begrudge them the favourite tag to retain their crown. 21-year-old full-forward, Con O’Callaghan highlighted the never ending conveyor belt of talent at the disposal of Jim …

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Jim Gavin Is Sticking By His Refusal To Do Interviews In Defence Of Diarmuid Connolly

Dublin manager Jim Gavin has no regrets over his refusal to take part in one-on-one post match interviews in defence of Diarmuid Connolly after Dublin’s hammering of Westmeath. He feels he acted appropriately for the sake of Connolly. Connolly was hit with a twelve-week ban for pushing a linesman in the All-Ireland champions’ win over Carlow at the Leinster SFC quarter-final …

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Ciarán Kilkenny Not Dwelling On Gavin-Spillane Controversy, Focusing On Kildare

Dublin footballer Ciarán Kilkenny is confident that the All-Ireland champions have the strength-in-depth to cope with the loss of the suspended Diarmuid Connolly. Speaking as Sure launched their second season as the GAA’s official stats partners, Kilkenny spoke about the intense competition for places in Jim Gavin’s side, who hammered Westmeath by a mammoth 31 points in last Sunday’s Leinster semi-final. …

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Jim Gavin Blasts Pat Spillane And Other Media Coverage Of Diarmuid Connolly Incident

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Dublin manager Jim Gavin isn’t one bit happy… Following Dublin’s comprehensive victory over Westmeath in the Leinster semi-final this afternoon, much was made of the Dubs’ refusal to speak to broadcast media following the game. Going into a game that was seen as a foregone conclusion, there was more talk surrounding the suspension of Diarmuid Connolly rather than the on-field …

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Dublin Boss Jim Gavin’s Hand To Only Get Stronger

Dublin Leinster GAA Senior Football Championship Quarter-Final, O'Moore Park, Portlaoise, Co. Laois 3/6/2017 Carlow vs Dublin Dublin's manager Jim Gavin Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

Jim Gavin’s selection headache is set to worsen ahead of Dublin’s next championship outing as the manager of the All Ireland champions has said Michael Darragh McAuley’s knee injury is not as bad as was widely feared.  McAuley has been out of action for several weeks with a knee complaint. With the injury still unclear, it was feared that the …

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Star Hurler Mark Schutte Joins Dublin Senior Football Squad

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Big news emerging from the capital this morning is that Mark Schutte has opted to join up with the Dublin senior football squad, having departed the hurling set-up earlier this year.  Schutte chose not to rejoin Ger Cunningham’s senior hurling outfit after claiming All Ireland club senior hurling honours with his club, Cuala, on St. Patrick’s Day in Croke Park. …

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Cian O’Sullivan On Why Dublin Losing To Kerry Was A Good Thing

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Dublin defender Cian O’Sullivan has admitted his side have taken great positives from losing the Allianz National Football League final earlier this month to Kerry.  The centre-back has stated that talk surrounding the Dubs’ historic unbeaten run in the build-up to the clash with the Kingdom did become a distraction. Now that the 36-game undefeated streak has come to an …

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Is The End Near For Sigerson Cup Finals Weekend?

Finals weekend in both the Sigerson Cup and Fitzgibbon Cup could be a thing of the past, if some people get their way at least. Long has the traditional weekend been a favourite of the GAA hipster, but there have been calls to scrap the structure that has many inter-county players playing two big games on consecutive days. Dublin manager …

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Denis Bastick Set To Prolong Dublin Career

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Denis Bastick looks set to commit to Dublin’s attempt for a third successive All-Ireland title after coach Paul Clarke suggested he won’t be dislodged from the panel. According to the Independent, stand-in boss Clarke who lifted the O’Byrne Cup on Sunday suggested Bastick is in line to prolong his Dublin career. Many had expected the Templeogue Synge Street clubman to call …

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