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In five games so far this summer, a core group of 10 Dublin players have started every game. The average age of the team that beat Roscommon a fortnight ago was 27.7. Brian Howard was the only player under 25 in the side. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

And so to the last game of the Super 8s. Or, as Dublin chose to use it last year, the day when the end-of-year medal order gets bulked out. A chance f(...)

Stephen Smith of Dublin attempts to block Westmeath’s James Dolan during the Bord na Mona O’Byrne Cup Final at Parnell Park. Photograph: Oisín Keniry/Inpho

Westmeath 1-12 Dublin 0-10 Westmeath produced an impressive defensive display in deservedly accounting for a lacklustre Dublin by five points in the(...)

Ballyhale Shamrocks’ Adrian Mullen celebrates scoring a goal with Eoin Cody. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Ballyhale Shamrocks (Kilkenny) 2-21 Ballyboden St Enda’s (Dublin) 0-11 Never let it be said that Ballyhale don’t know how to share the credit around.(...)

Ballyboden’s Conal Keaney celebrates after the AIB  Leinster Senior Hurling Championship semi-final win  over Coolderry at Parnell Park. Photograph: Oisín Keniry

Ballyboden St Enda’s (Dublin) 5-28 Coolderry (Offaly) 5-25 (after double extra-time) There may have been better games at Parnell Park but nobody in (...)

Ballyboden celebrate with the trophy after beating Kilmacud Crokes. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Ballyboden St Enda’s 2-15 Kilmacud Crokes 1-15 Kilmacud’s run of hard luck in Dublin county finals continued on its unyielding course with a third su(...)

Paul Mannion scored three points as Kilmacud Crokes booked a place in the Dublin SFC Final with a victory over the Ballyboden St Enda’s at Parnell Park. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Kilmacud Crokes 2-9 Ballyboden St Enda’s 0-9 Kilmacud Crokes advanced to the Dublin Senior Football Championship decider for the first time since 201(...)

Dublin’s Bernard Brogan makes his return from injury. Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

Dublin 4-24 Roscommon 2-16 Dublin dominated their dead-rubber All-Ireland SFC Super 8s outing against Roscommon at Croke Park, recording a facile 14-(...)

Dublin manager Jim Gavin: “He has that capacity to see in a guy particular qualities and they very rarely disappoint. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

When Jim Gavin started out in his first championship with the Dublin seniors just over five years ago, he used 20 players against Westmeath. For one r(...)

Dublin’s Stephen Cluxton is fouled by James McGivney of Longford. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Dublin 2-25 Longford 0-12 And now for the news. There’s little enough point in walking the curious reader through the precise whats and what-happened(...)

Dublin’s Brian Fenton scores a goal in the Leinster SFC quarter-final at O’Moore Park in Portlaoise. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Dublin 4-25 Wicklow 1-11 Blessed are the merciful, for theirs is a 23-point victory while sparing their opponents a more crushing blow. As the openin(...)

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