St Vincent’s Ger Brennan: plans to delay surgery as he seeks more silverware. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

It’s been a year of seemingly constant positives for St Vincent’s, All-Ireland club champions, back-to-back county and provincial titles, the only pro(...)

Paddy Andrews and Bernard Brogan following Dublin’s victory over Monaghan in the quarter-final at Croke Park. “There are so many guys there to take your place. . . I’d say it’s a very good thing because it makes the team perform better.” Photograph: Tommy Grealy/Inpho

Some things are constant, some things aren’t. We don’t know what the lifespan of this Dublin team will be and yet most of the country can reel off a h(...)

Donegal manager  Jim McGuinness: ready to pit his wits against Jim Gavin and the reigning All-Ireland champions. Photo:  Cathal Noonan/Inpho

That match three years ago is now a scary but merry memory for Dublin – like the time we ran out of petrol in Transylvania – given all the good thing(...)

Champions Dublin are unlikely to show rivals Monaghan any quarter at Croke Park. Dara MacDónaill/The Irish Times

Monaghan come to Croke Park this evening having had a good year. They might not have retained the Ulster title but have returned to Division One and (...)

Dublin manager Jim Gavin: man in possession keeps jersey unless challenger earns a shot. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

GAVIN CUMMISKEY Perhaps the most interesting aspect of Dublin’s entry into the football championship, this Sunday against Laois in Croke Park, is how (...)

 Darragh Nelson, Bernard Brogan, Alan Brogan, Paul Flynn and Cian O’Sullivan parade the league trophy in front of the Hill 16 fans. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Dublin won their 10th football league title at the weekend and it places them three-quarters of the way toward(...)

Bernard Brogan celebrates after scoring a goal during the Allianz Football League Division One  final at Croke Park yesterday. Photograph: Inph0

This was just a pitstop for Dublin, nothing more. When the story of 2014 comes to be written,(...)

Dublin’s Eoghan O’Gara keeps possession from  Chrissy McKaigue of Derry in the National Football League Division One final at Croke Park. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho.

Dublin 3-19Derry 1-10 Dublin’s power-spring concluded at Croke Park with the first of last year’s three major titles retained (...)

Dublin goalkeeper Stephen Cluxton, who was sent off against Mayo last month, returns to face Cork tomorrow afternoon.

Mayo make five changes from last week’s match against the same opposition for tomorrow’s league semi-final against Derry in Croke Park. Brendan Har(...)

Tyrone’s Mark Donnelly gets away from  Dublin’s Alan Brogan during the league clash at Healy Park, Omagh. Photo: Russell Pritchard/Inpho

Dublin 3-10 Tyrone 1-15 This fixture has an interesting (...)