Dublin’s Shane Durkin challenges with Joe Cooney during his side’s win over Galway. Photograph: Inpho.

Dublin 0-26 Galway 2-14 The last time Dublin spent a spring in the top division and didn’t end it in a relegation play-off, they won the league. And t(...)

Newbride’s Jake Howlett is tackled by Tim Foley of Cistercian College Roscrea during the Leinster Schools Senior Cup semi-final at Donnybrook. Photograph:    Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Cistercians College, Roscrea 8 Newbridge College 8Roscrea’s relentless lineout drive already removed Blackrock from the Leinster Schools Senior Cup. I(...)

 Kevin McManamon with Mickey Burke of Meath. Photograph: Tommy Grealy/Inpho

Dublin 1-15 Meath 1-13That all days out this year might have such happy outcomes: both managers declared themselves satisfied, the bumper pre-season c(...)

Gavin Burke of the Dubs Stars and Declan O’Mahony of Dublin at Round Towers. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

A brace of goals from Paul Mannion inside the opening four minutes propelled Dublin to a facile 25-point win over the Dubs Stars in their challenge ma(...)

Dolphin’s Darren Sweetham scores his side’s crucial try against Cork Constitution at Musgrave Park. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

Dolphin 14 Cork Constitution 9Darren Sweetnam helped Dolphin get their AIL Division 1A season back on track when his second-half try was the deciding (...)

Tipperary's Patrick Maher scores his side’s second goal against Dublin at Semple Stadium. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Tipperary 4-20 Dublin 0-17: Tipperary demonstrated a chasm in class between the top of Division One A and the Division One B winners when annihilat(...)

Long way to go and all that but nobody's nick can lay claim to a better look just now than Dublin's. Four games in and nobody has scored more o(...)