The incident in which Meath’s Mickey Burke and Dublin’s Eoghan O’Gara clashed at Croke Park last Sunday. Photograph: Inpho.

The GAA have called an end to the alleged biting affair that emerged after Sunday’s Leinster football final at Croke Park. No further investigation(...)

Meath’s Michael Burke protests to the referee after a scuffle involving several players on both teams late in the Leinster final defeat to Dublin. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

So Dublin recorded a 16-point thumping of their neighbouring rivals on a lovely sunny afternoon in Croke Park before the best attendance of the season(...)

Meath’s Michael Burke protests to the referee after a scuffle in the Leinster final defeat to Dublin at Croke Park. Photograph: James Crombie / Inpho

Dublin’s devastating Leinster football final victory in Croke Park this afternoon has been slightly clouded by an allegation of biting from Mick O’D(...)

Dublin’s Bernard Brogan celebrates scoring a goal against Meath in the Leinster football final in Croke Park. Photograph: Cathal Noonan / Inpho

Dublin 3-20 Meath 1-10Three down easy, three to go, as Dublin’s imperial march towards their All-Ireland defence continues.A ninth Leinster football t(...)

Dublin’s Cormac Costello. Photograph: Inpho.

If Jim Gavin had his way Dublin would field a team with names on their back, not numbers. That way there would be less assumption about their positio(...)

Dublin’s Michael Darragh Macauley challenges  Wexford’s and Daithí Waters  during the Leinster SFC semi-final at Croke Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Dublin 2-25 Wexford 1-12So that’s four successive Leinster football finals now for Dublin, or nine in the last decade, the All-Ireland champions merel(...)

Dean Rock is set to starts for Dublin at full forward against Wexford. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

The quandary that Dublin now presents for opposition managers is exquisite. Circle the wagons and you invite wave after wave of attack. Try to match t(...)

Donegal goalkeeper Paul Durcan celebrates with his  captain Michael Murphy after the final whistle at Celtic Park.

Everything we’ll watch between now and the first week of August in the football championship will be processed through the prism of Dublin - they’re t(...)

Dublin’s Eoghan O’Gara holds off Chrissy McKaigue of Derry in the recent league final.

The end of Eoghan O’Gara’s 2013 championship was hidden in plain sight, unseen by any but the most eagle-eyed, unremarked upon by all. And yet, it was(...)

Wicklow manager Harry Murphy and goalkeeper John Flynn after last June’s defeat to Meath in the Leinster quarter-final in Aughrim, Co Wicklow. Photograph: Inpho

“It’s frightening, isn’t it?” says Harry Murphy – a strange way of describing the prize that awaits his Wicklow team if they beat Laois on Sunday. “Bu(...)