Dublin’s Michael Dara Macauley is sent off  late in normal time by referee David Gough during the O’Byrne Cup final against  Newbridge. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Dublin 0-24 Kildare 0-19 (aet) A strong extra-time in St Conleth’s Park before a crowd of approximately 8,000 gave Dublin a first O’Byrne Cup in seve(...)

 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(...)

 Emmett O’Conghaile of Dublin with Padraig Faulker of Maynooth University at Parnell Park.  Photograph: Donall Farmer / Inpho

Dublin 1-12 Maynooth University 1-5January’s riches don’t normally test the pocket’s stitching and so it was no surprise to see this play out as it di(...)

Aidan Walsh: will be  Ireland vice-captain for the International Rules Series against Australia but will then concentrate on hurling for Cork.  Photo: Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile

Confirmation that Aidan Walsh has quit football to concentrate on hurling for Cork immediately switches the focus to the futures of Damien Cahalane (...)

Dublin’s Cian O’Sullivan battles with Wexford’s Graeme Molloy during the Leinster senior football semi-final at Croke Park. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Dublin 2-25 Wexford 1-12 The city team’s brilliance now casts a shadow across all of Leinster. The All-Ireland champions posted the kind of score m(...)

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(...)

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 (...)

Derry captain Mark Lynch was in fine form against Dublin this afternoon. Photograph: Lorcan Doherty/Presseye/Inpho

Derry may be the new kids on the block in Division One of the Allianz National League but Brian McIver’s men added to their growing reputation (...)

 Westmeath Manager Pat Flanagan and Dublin Manager Jim Gavin shake hands after the game. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Dublin dual player Tomas Brady will miss the rest of the championship after suffering a ruptured anterior cruciate ligament in a knee during a trainin(...)

Jackie Tyrell and Richie Power emerge on to Croke Park last September

In the year that the GAA has decided to set about next year reducing the counties in the MacCarthy Cup and creating a tussle for the right to b(...)