Alan Brogan

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Declan Darcy with Jim Gavin: “You have to evolve because if you stand still, if you look behind for one minute, you will be caught.”

And the Lord turned to Peter and said, “We are all involved absolutely”. Really, that was Jim Gavin, politely refusing to specify his coaching role (...)

Dublin play Donegal in the 2016 All-Ireland Championship quarter-finals in Croke Park  Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inphpo

In light of recent events, it’s probably not that much of a surprise to see Donegal chancing their arm this week. Their recent statement in relation t(...)

Bernard Brogan: underwent surgery last week after he suffered cruciate knee ligament damage in training. Photograph: Oisín Keniry/Inpho

Former Dublin captain Alan Brogan has given younger brother Bernard a fighting chance of featuring in their bid for four All-Ireland wins in a row, a(...)

Alan Brogan: “I had 13, 14 really good years with Dublin, and I knew my race was run. I was 34, with a very good team coming behind me, so I knew it was time to step away.” Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The first time Alan Brogan ran the GOAL Mile he cared less about the charitable aspect and more about beating his brothers. Things have changed since (...)

Alan Brogan and Conal Keaney at the launch of Ireland’s First Family SportsFest at the National Sports Campus. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Alan Brogan’s last act in a Dublin jersey was perfection. The All-Ireland of 2015 was decided when Hill 16 swallowed his soaring late point against K(...)

Liam Sheedy Photograph: ©INPHO

Elite sportspeople always draw big crowds on the speaking circuit. There is something compelling about their single-minded commitment that if bottled (...)

Dublin’s Diarmuid Connolly walks away from linesman Ciaran Branagan against Carlow. Photograph: Inpho

Alan Brogan has likened it to Groundhog Day, which is a polite way of putting the latest suspension proposed to Dublin footballer Diarmuid Connolly af(...)

1.March 7th, 2015 Dublin 1-9 Tyrone 0-12 Allianz Football League, Croke Park Who truly saw the journey ahead? Dublin’s unbeaten sequence go(...)

Dublin  and Tyrone players come to blows during the infamous ‘Battle of Omagh’ in  2006. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

1995 All-Ireland Final Dublin 1-10 Tyrone 0-12 Over two decades ago and still the subject of historical debate, it was a final where Dublin conte(...)

Mayo’s Lee Keegan black carded by referee Maurice Deegan. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Mayo manager Stephen Rochford believes there was an agenda among former Dublin players to highlight the apparent cynicism of Lee Keegan in the build (...)

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