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Limerick’s Gearoid Hegarty has been named Hurler of the Year after a fantastic 2020 season. File photograph: Inpho

Limerick wing forward, Gearóid Hegarty was announced as the 2020 Hurler of the Year in a remote broadcast ceremony on Saturday night when the PwC All (...)

Limerick hurling manager John Kiely is among the Manager of the Year nominees. File photograph: Inpho

RTÉ have announced their nominees for the 2020 Young Sportsperson of the Year and Manager of the Year awards. The Young Sportsperson of the Year nomi(...)

Dublin’s Con O’Callaghan celebrates the victory over Mayo in December’s All-Ireland final at Croke Park. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Perhaps the greatest achievement by Dublin last year was how smoothly Dessie Farrell’s management filled the void left by Jim Gavin. Con O’Callaghan(...)

Mayo’s Conor Loftus reacts to a missed chance as Dublin’s James McCarthy and Mick Fitzsimons look on at Croke Park. Just before half-time Loftus conceded possession via a quick sideline ball and within seconds Ciarán Kilkenny extended Dublin’s lead at the other end.   Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

We’re some load of straw-clutchers at the back of it all. Here and there since Saturday night, I’ve heard it said that the final showed Dublin are the(...)

Dublin and Mayo players battle for the ball in the All-Ireland SFC final at Croke Park on Saturday. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Dublin 2-14 Mayo 0-15 In the chill of midwinter, the strangeness of the season intensified by the emptiness of the stadium, Dublin’s footballers exte(...)

Dublin’s Con O’Callaghan scoring his side’s second goal at Croke Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The throw-in Accelerating from zero to 60 in 13 seconds, Dublin get the dream start that only Mayo themselves could have dreamed about. Aidan O’Shea (...)

Dublin manager Dessie Farrell has faced numerous challenges in 2020. Photograph: Inpho

At the end of 2019, there would have been no shortage of takers for the idea of Dublin as six-in-a-row champions but thanks to stirrings in China 12 m(...)

Dublin’s Con O’Callaghan has his shot blocked by Diarmuid O’Connor of Mayo during the All-Ireland SFC Final at Croke Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

What now? Dublin and Mayo served up a riveting All-Ireland final for three-quarters of the contest. It was 2-9 to 0-14 at the final water break, 55 m(...)

Dublin captain Stephen Cluxton lifts the Sam Maguire trophy after the victory over Mayo at Croke Park. Photograph:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Dublin 2-14 Mayo 0-15 Leave Santa’s sleigh up on its blocks, tell the elves they’re furloughed. Dublin were in no mood for fairytales here as they co(...)

Aidan O’Shea can play a vital role in Mayo’s kick-out strategy as they look to gain an advantage against Brian Fenton and James McCarthy . Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

What do Mayo need to do? What can James Horan try? I suppose it’s a question that will be going through the minds of thousands of nervous Mayo support(...)

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