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Everyone Is Predicting The One Change From Dublin Team Named

GAA All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Semi-Final, Croke Park, Dublin 28/8/2016 Dublin vs Kerry Dublin manager Jim Gavin Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

With just hours to go until the big one in Croke Park, debate is raging whether or not the Dublin and Mayo teams will start as they were named yesterday. Jim Gavin named his side last night, with Bernard Brogan and Paul Flynn holding onto their starting places, despite calls during the week for them to be dropped. Others were …

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Dublin Name Side For All-Ireland Final Replay Against Mayo

enior Championship Semi-Final, Croke Park, Dublin 26/6/2016 Dublin vs Meath Dublin Manager Jim Gavin Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Dublin manager Jim Gavin has named his Dublin side for the All-Ireland final replay against Mayo. The two sides played out an intriguing draw a fortnight ago, with Cillian O’Connor’s late late show meaning that they must do it all over again. The Dubs are looking for back-to-back titles for the first time since 1977, while Mayo have not captured …

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Gavin And Dublin Ready To Etch Their Names Into The History Books

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

Jim Gavin has been busy swatting away the inevitable ‘Heffo’ comparisons in recent times. The late, great Kevin Heffernan presided over three All-Ireland wins during two separate terms in charge of Dublin in 1974, 1976 and 1983. He surprisingly stepped aside before Dublin launched a successful defence of their title in 1977, presided over by player-manager Tony Hanahoe. But Heffo …

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Dublin Receive Good News And Bad News For 2017 Championship

GAA Football All Ireland Senior Championship Quarter-Final, Croke Park, Dublin 6/8/2016 Dublin vs Donegal Dublin Manager Jim Gavin Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

When Dublin recaptured the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship title 12 months ago, it was in large parts thanks to Footballer of the Year Jack McCaffrey and All-Star full-back Rory O’Carroll. As 2016 dawned, they had to cope without the pair, but have performed admirably, going unbeaten in the League and Championship. However, there is a sense that if they were …

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After Another Gargantuan Tussle, Where Next For Football’s Greatest Rivalry?

In an effort to sum up the heated rivalry between the two-time NBA champion New York Knicks of the early 1970s and their hated Eastern Conference adversaries, the Baltimore Bullets, colourful American sports analyst Larry Merchant quipped: “Those games were so intense, it felt like, afterwards, the fans needed a shower…” And so it seemed on Sunday after the latest instalment of the GAA rivalry. After …

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Donegal Showed Dublin’s Ugly Side Despite Coming Up Short

GAA Football All Ireland Senior Championship Quarter-Final, Croke Park, Dublin 6/8/2016 Dublin vs Donegal Dublin's Diarmuid Connolly is sent off by Referee Ciaran Branagan Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

As the Donegal squad made their way to the team bus after defeat to All-Ireland champions Dublin, pure disappointment was painted on the Tir Chonnaill men’s faces. Another year done and dusted with nothing to show for it and it is back to the reality of club football next week. Going into the game, both teams were being questioned for different …

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One Notable Absentee As Dublin Team Named For Leinster Football Final

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Dublin face Westmeath tomorrow in the Leinster Senior Football Championship final in Croke Park. Jim Gavin has today named his team, and the big omission is James McCarthy. Team Announcement: Our DSF Team to face Westmeath in the LSFC Final tomorrow at 4pm in @CrokePark.#COYBIB #DUBvWM pic.twitter.com/NRZ57uZs6I — Dublin GAA (@DubGAAOfficial) July 16, 2016 Nonetheless it is a ridiculously strong side. …

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Jim Gavin Staunchly Defends James McCarthy Over Alleged Eye Gouge

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Dublin defeated Donegal last night at Croke Park, but the main talking point surrounded James McCarthy’s red card. While McCarthy was awarded a second yellow card rather than a straight red, he could find himself in deeper trouble after appearing to make contact with the eye of Martin McElhinney. Speaking on Newstalk last night, Dublin manager Jim Gavin staunchly defended the …

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Jack McCaffrey Set To Leave Dublin Panel

Dublin could be hit with with a second high profile withdrawal. The Evening Herald have this afternoon reported that Jim Gavin may have to do without Jack McCaffrey during the coming football championship, as the current Footballer of The Year is said to be considering working abroad this summer. The news will come as a blow to Dublin, particularly after All Star …

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