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Diarmuid Connolly To Decide Himself Whether To Appeal His Ban Or Not

Diarmuid Connolly Leinster GAA Senior Football Championship Quarter-Final, O'Moore Park, Portlaoise, Co. Laois 3/6/2017 Carlow vs Dublin Dublin's Diarmuid Connolly speaks to linesman Ciaran Branagan Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

News broke yesterday that Dublin star Diarmuid Connolly has been hit with a twelve week ban following the charge of “minor physical interference” with an official by the Central Competitions Control Committee (CCCC). Connolly laid his hand on the chest of the linesman in Saturday evening’s victory over Carlow in the Leinster SFC quarter-final and appeared to lightly push the …

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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

Dublin

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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Michael Darragh MacAuley’s Championship Season In Jeopardy Through Injury

Dublin are currently assessing midfielder Michael Darragh MacAuley’s injury, but it is being reported that he could miss the entire championship.  MacAuley has been attempting to overcome a foot problem since Dublin’s loss to Kerry in the National Football League final. However, he has since sustained a knee injury that has put his 2017 championship campaign at risk, The Irish Independent have …

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Former All-Star Hurler To Line Out For New York Footballers

New York

The race for Sam Maguire kicks off this weekend with Sligo travelling across the Atlantic to take on New York in the Connacht SFC opener.  New York will be carrying a couple of surprise packages in their arsenal coming into the clash. Former Dublin hurling ace Danny Sutcliffe will line out for the stateside outfit on Sunday. The 2013 All-Star has …

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

Dublin

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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Paul Galvin Settling Into New Club Life With Brogans Just Right

Paul Galvin is settling into life with his new club in Dublin, St. Oliver Plunkett’s Eoghan Ruadh, comfortably on and off the field.  On Thursday night, Plunkett’s defeated Ballyboden St. Enda’s at Parnell Park, knocking the 2016 All Ireland champions out at the first round of the Dublin SFC, on a scoreline of 2-10 to 0-13. Bernard Brogan was the …

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Dublin Under 21 Squad Choose County Over Club In Bold Call

Players on the Dublin u21 football panel have made the decision not to line out for their clubs this weekend in the first round of the Dublin SFC.  Having beaten Donegal with an impressive display in last Saturday’s semi-final, the Dubs are set to face Galway in the EirGrid All Ireland u21 final on Saturday week, April 29th in Tullamore …

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