Dublin’s Jake Malone is tackled by David Burke and Gearóid McInerney of Galway during the Leinster SHC round-robin at Pearse Stadium in Salthill. Photograph:  Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Galway 0-26 Dublin 2-19 Galway needed every one of Jason Flynn’s 11 points to shake off the challenge of Dublin in the Leinster hurling championship (...)

Dublin’s Fiontan McGibb challenges   Wexford’s Aidan Nolan during the Leinster SHC round-robin game at  Innovate Wexford Park. Photograph: Tommy Greally/Inpho

Wexford 0-22 Dublin 2-14 Excuse me while checking the photo finish. In another crazy sprint for the line Dublin appeared to dip too soon, and with th(...)

Dublin manager Pat Gilroy and coach Anthony Cunningham.  What’s the dynamic there? Is  Cunningham  calling the shots during a game or is the manager? Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

Going into the championship no team has more question marks hanging over them than Dublin. At the start of the week you would have been hard pushed to(...)

Danny Sutcliffe: “The only thing we can do is prepare ourselves as best we can to give a good performance in May.” Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Danny Sutcliffe hadn’t arrived in time for Dublin’s breakthrough league title seven years ago and at this stage the county is a fair way off the heady(...)

The hurley of Tipperary’s Michael Cahill breaks while blocking a shot from Paul Winters during the Allianz Hurling League Division 1A quarter-final at Croke Park. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Dublin 0-20 Tipperary 2-25 Not quite nothing to see here but not an awful lot of consequence, either. A blustery opening period aside, this quarter-f(...)

Pat Gilroy: when his team is fully formed, it will likely be made up of big men and hard workers first of all.  Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

To get a handle on where the Dublin hurlers are right now, it’s worth taking a minute to detail the sheer number of them we’re talking about. So far (...)

Limerick’s Tom Morrissey gets away from Dublin’s Chris Crummey during the Allianz Hurling League Division 1B match against Limerick at the Gaelic Grounds. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Limerick 1-26 Dublin 0-17 Limerick brushed aside a disappointing Dublin in a one-sided affair at the Gaelic Grounds, the sole consolation for the vis(...)

Dublin’s Danny Sutcliffe: “I knew [Pat Gilroy]  had changed the culture of Dublin football when he came in and I knew he probably planned to do that in the hurling as well.” Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

It’s four years since then Dublin manager Anthony Daly underlined the value of 22-year-old sensation Danny Sutcliffe to the county. Speaking after Su(...)

With development potential Despite previous forebodings that teams playing in the lower division couldn’t realistically compete against top-flight op(...)

Pat Gilroy and Mickey Whelan pictured in 2011 during their time as manager and coach of the Dublin football team. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

New Dublin hurling manager Pat Gilroy has confirmed his backroom team will include Anthony Cunningham, the former Galway hurling manager. Gilroy has (...)

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