Castleknock’s Graham Hannigan and Paul Mannion of Kilmacud Crokes during their recent quarter-final clash. Photograph:  Inpho/Bryan Keane

By now, anyone with a vaguely GAA – or even just sport-orientated – social media feed will have come across Colm Cooper’s quick-free goal for Dr Croke(...)

Dean Rock lands the free which won the All-Ireland for Dublin. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Best game Dublin v Mayo, Croke Park, September 17th Best final since 2008. Tension, physicality, brilliant score-taking, quality goals, vital saves(...)

Dublin captain Stephen Cluxton, and man of the match James McCarthy. Photographs: Inpho

Two key changes made at half-time in Sunday’s All-Ireland final proved the main difference in Dublin’s one-point win. And they weren’t the introductio(...)

My sense is that Jim Gavin won’t start Diarmuid Connolly  while I would also keep his nemesis  Lee Keegan in reserve as it’s only four or five weeks since he had a serious illness. Photograph:  Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Maybe it’s the relatively rare modern occurrence of the same final for the second year or the crowded history between the counties but I don’t think t(...)

1. Stephen Cluxton (Parnells) [Captain] Age: 35 Height: 6’ Weight: 12st 9lbs, 80kg Occupation: Teacher Record breaking goalkeeper has been back o(...)

 At the announcement of PwC Ireland’s sponsorship deal for the All-Star and Player of the Month awards are (from left); GPA chief executive Dermot Earley,  Feargal O’Rourke, managing partner at  PwC Ireland and Peter McKenna, commercial director of the  GAA. Photograph: Maxwells

PwC Ireland has become the new title sponsor for the GAA All-Star awards as well as the Player of the Month awards in a four-year deal. The Big Four (...)

Stephen Cluxton takes a short kickout to Michael Fitzsimons against Mayo in 2015. Photograph: Inpho

Nineteen of the 24 players who featured in Jim Gavin’s first championship season still remain as Dublin pursue a third All-Ireland title in a row on S(...)

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(...)

Con O’Callaghan scores Dublin’s  opening goal in the All-Ireland SFC semi-final against Tyrone at Croke Park. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

Dublin 2-17 Tyrone 0-11 Dublin gave Tyrone nothing. Even a decently struck Peter Harte penalty in injury time was batted away by Stephen Cluxton. A(...)

You can be certain Jim Gavin has an idea of where he wants to go and who he wants to use already when his main men like Cluxton, O’Sullivan and Connolly finally move on. Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

The list of genuine insights rationed out by Jim Gavin for public consumption is notoriously and deliberately a short one. We are used it by now and h(...)