Paul Flynn celebrates after taking advantage of hesitation in the Kerry defence to score Dublin’s first goal in the Allianz Football League Division One Final. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho.

Dublin tightened their grip on Gaelic football on a strange day of proclamation and ceremony around the capital city. Down on O’Connell Street, the li(...)

All Star defender Paul Murphy is being deployed at centre forward by Kerry for their league final against Dublin at Croke Park. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Sunday’s AFL Division One final couldn’t be a better game at this stage of the year, according to former Kerry manager Pat O’Shea. “They’re the two b(...)

Dublin eased past Donegal at Croke park to reach the Allianz League final. Photograph: Inpho

Dublin 1-20 Donegal 0-13 Dublin swept into a fourth successive Allianz Football League final with an emphatic victory over Donegal at Croke Park on(...)

Rob Heffernan, who has been awarded an Olympic bronze medal. Photograph: Frank Miller

It’s not often that we, as a nation, win an Olympic medal in March, so watching yesterday’s events in Dublin you couldn’t but think Rob Heffernan shou(...)

“There are a lot of similarities in some of the stuff from a strength and conditioning and preparation point of view. Things that jumped out of me compared to our own game is obviously the stop-start nature of the game, but [also] the complete and utter explosiveness of the game, and there’s no wasted energy.”

Mayo centrefielder Aidan O’Shea has expanded on his opposition to the introduction of the mark in football. He was speaking at a media briefing on hi(...)

Down’s Joe Murphy attempts to block  Dublin’s Kevin McManamon during the Allianz Football League Division One game at  Páirc Esler in Newry. Photograph:   William Cherry/Inpho/Presseye

Down 1-7 Dublin 1-15 Nothing can stop them now, Dublin making it five wins from five and already reserving their place on the knock-out stage. In thi(...)

Dublin goalkeeper Stephen Cluxton will start against Down in Newry.

Division One leaders Dublin have announced six changes from the side that rallied in the second half to beat Cork the previous week in Croke Park for (...)

Brian Hurley celebrates a score against Dublin in Croke Park. Photograph: Inpho

Dublin 2-14 Cork 2-10 Jim Gavin has confirmed that current footballer of the year Jack McCaffrey will be unavailable to Dublin for this year’s champ(...)

Dublin’s Diarmuid Connolly sends Monaghan goalkeeper  Rory Beggan the wrong way as he slots home a penalty in the  Allianz Football League Division 1 match at Croke Park. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Dublin 1-14 Monaghan 0-16 Thoroughly enjoyable fare for the last Saturday in February, with Dublin ultimately breasting the tape no more than a float(...)

Jonny Cooper was disappointed by Dublin’s surprise defeat to Longford in the O’Byrne Cup semi-final at the weekend.  Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho.

It is arguably the most high profile vacancy in Gaelic football, the full back position for Dublin, and Jonny Cooper has insisted he’s ready for the (...)