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Can You Link The All-Ireland Winning Manager To The Year They Won It?

The GAA has been blessed with many iconic All-Ireland winning managers in both Gaelic football and hurling.  From Mick O’Dwyer to Brian Cody, great men have come and gone, many of whom changed the landscape of Ireland’s national games. While the role of a manager is an ever-evolving one with backroom teams constantly growing, the same hunger, desire, attention to …

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Eoghan O’Donnell: “Gilroy Exit Was Like A Death In The Family”

Dublin hurler Eoghan O’Donnell has said that manager Pat Gilroy’s exit from the senior setup “felt like a death in the family” such was the shock surrounding his departure. Gilroy left the Dublin senior hurling setup in September after just one season in charge, citing work commitments as the reason behind his departure. Defender O’Donnell who was a key component …

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Possible Contenders To Succeed Pat Gilroy As Dublin Manager

There was widespread shock last night when it was announced that Dublin hurling manager, Pat Gilroy had left the role after just one year in charge. Dublin had made huge strides under his short stewardship and were highly competitive in the new-look Leinster championship this year. The 46-year-old released a statement citing work commitments as the reason behind his decision. …

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Pat Gilroy Steps Down As Dublin Hurling Manager

Pat Gilroy has stepped down as the Dublin senior hurling manager after one year in charge, citing work commitments.  The 46-year old who led the county to the All Ireland football title in 2011, was widely praised for his effort with the hurling team, who were highly competitive in this year’s new-look Leinster championship. “It was a huge honour for …

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Dublin Hurling Supporters Looking For Strong Cuala Contingent Set For Disappointment [Report]

Dublin hurling supporters who would have been hoping that there would be a strong contingent from All-Ireland winning club champions Cuala for the upcoming championship campaign look set to be disappointed according to a report in The Herald. According to the report, just four of Cuala’s All-Ireland winning side will join the hurling panel ahead of the championship – Cian O’Callaghan, …

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Pat Gilroy: “We Were Outfought And Outworked By Offaly”

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Pat Gilroy saw his Dublin outfit fall to Offaly by 13 points at Croke Park on Saturday evening, as the Boys in Blue got off to a disappointing start in Division 1B of the Allianz National Hurling League. The Faithful were full value for their victory, fighting hard throughout the game, and picked off scores when given the opportunity. Speaking …

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Pat Gilroy Names New-Look Dublin Team For National League Opener On Saturday Night

New Dublin hurling manager Pat Gilroy has named a youthful looking starting XV for his side’s opening National League fixture against Offaly on Saturday night at Croke Park.  The clash is the curtain-raiser in a double-header at Croker on Saturday night, throwing in at 5pm whereas the county’s footballers meet Kildare at 7pm. The new-look starting XV named by Gilroy will …

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Cuala’s Schutte Putting Inter-County Future Decision On Hold

Leinster Senior Hurling Club Championship Final, O'Moore Park, Portlaoise, Co. Laois 4/12/2016 O'Loughlin Gaels vs Cuala Cuala's Oisin Gough, David Treacy and Paul Schutte lift the trophy Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Pat Gilroy is still unaware whether Paul Schutte will be available to him for selection as he enters his first season in charge of the Dublin hurlers in 2018.  The Cuala captain opted out of the inter-county setup last season under Ger Cunningham but has been in fine form for his club side as the Dalkey side look well on …

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Danny Sutcliffe: I Must Prove Myself All Over Again

GAA Hurling All Ireland Senior Championship Quarter-Final, Semple Stadium, Thurles, Tipperary 26/7/2015.Dublin vs Waterford.Dublin's Danny Sutcliffe.Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

Dublin hurlers have been boosted with the return of Danny Sutcliffe to the fold ahead of the forthcoming 2018 season.  However, Sutcliffe knows he will not just walk straight back into the team off reputation alone. Having broken on to the Dublin senior hurling panel in 2011 with a fearsome underage pedigree, winning a Leinster Under-21 Hurling Championship medal in …

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Pat Gilroy On Diarmuid Connolly’s Chances Of Joining The Dublin Hurlers

At the launch of the AIG Fenway Hurling Classic, Dublin manager, Pat Gilroy

Former Dublin football boss Pat Gilroy’s recent appointment as senior hurling manager was a decision that raised a few eyebrows. However, having a boss with the winning mentality that Gilroy possesses from his time with the county’s footballers can only be a good thing for Dublin hurling. However, one issue that has long been associated with the hurling team from …

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