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CHC Rejects Diarmuid Connolly Appeal Against 12-Week Suspension For Linesman Altercation

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

Dublin’s football juggernaut is looking increasingly likely to be without the services of star half-forward Diarmuid Connolly following the confirmation that his appeal against a 12-week suspension has been rejected. The GAA’s Central Hearings Committee (CHC) upheld the previous decision of the Central Competitions Control Committee (CCCC) to impose the ban on Connolly following an incident during Dublin’s Leinster quarter-final …

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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

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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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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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Venue Confusion Surrounds Dublin’s Championship Opener

Dublin Leinster Senior Hurling Championship Semi-Final, Wexford Park, 11/6/2011 Wexford vs Kilkenny General view of a full Wexford Park Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

The Gaelic Football Championship opens this weekend in New York. As such, most of the focus this week will be on the Connacht championship and action on the field. However, there is a potential issue brewing in the Leinster Championship surrounding Dublin’s quarterfinal game. Dublin received a bye into the quarter-finals in the championship draw. There, they will play the …

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