Con O Callaghan

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Dublin 0-1 Kerry 0-0 (1’) Over the drawn and replayed finals Dublin won three of the four throw-ins at the start of each half. All were scrambled con(...)

Stephen Cluxton lifts Sam Maguire as Dublin celebrate beating Kerry to make it five in a row. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The flares went off behind the Hill and someone put Thin Lizzy on the house gramophone player and Dublin city swooned. So this was what Gaelic Footbal(...)

Captain Stephen Cluxton lifts the Sam Maguire trophy after Dublin secure a historic fifth title in a row after they defeated Kerry in the senior football final replay at Croke Park on Saturday. Photograph: Tom Honan/ The Irish Times.

Dublin 1-18 Kerry 0-15 In the end, Dublin did it the way they’ve been doing it for years. They sized up Kerry, soaked up what they had to throw at t(...)

Dublin’s Diarmuid Connolly shooting for a point  late in the All–Ireland final. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

Late in the All-Ireland football final Dublin fans were treated with a sight that looked like a throwback. Perched just outside Kerry’s 45m line and d(...)

Dublin players warm up before the All-Ireland final replay against Mayo in 2016.  Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

It was shortly before 4pm on the first Saturday of October in 2016. The Mayo team were out on the grass in Croke Park, sauntering around like teams sa(...)

Seán O’Shea  is challenged by Dublin’s Brian Fenton. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

1 Shane Ryan Put two kick-outs over the sideline but cannot be heavily criticised as a wealth of his balls found Kerry hands at the peak of their lea(...)

Dean Rock’s late free went wide as the All-Ireland SFC Final ended in a draw. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Dublin 1-16 Kerry 1-16 So there will be an All-Ireland football final on the third weekend of September after all. Dublin survived a marauding second(...)

Dublin’s Jack McCaffrey celebrates after scoring a goal with Paul Mannion. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

At the Dublin hotel the morning after last year’s All-Ireland final, Jack McCaffrey gave a long and completive interview to the gathered hackery, the (...)

Dublin fans on Hill 16 during the All-Ireland final against Kerry. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

1 Stephen Cluxton Some of his kick-outs a little off target, yet his two crucial saves unquestionably kept Dublin in the game, his brilliant left-han(...)

 Brian Fenton and Michael Darragh Macauley attack a Mayo kickout in the semi-final. Photogaph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

In the fallout from Dublin’s second-half undressing of Mayo in the semi-final, there was nothing for it but to pick your numbers and pop the sail to c(...)

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