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Dublin’s Eoghan O’Donnell at Croke Park where   it was announced that Bórd Gáis Energy’s sponsorship of the All-Ireland hurling championship has been extended to 2022. Photograph: David Fitzgerald/Sportsfile

Dublin surprised many in last year’s Leinster hurling championship by how relentlessly competitive they proved in the new, round-robin format. They ma(...)

Graeme Mulcahy of Limerick is challenged by Dublin’s Eoghan O’Donnell with during the Allianz Hurling League Division 1 semi-final at  Nowlan Park. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Limerick 1-19 Dublin 1-16 The warm afterglow of Limerick’s All-Ireland was undimmed in Nowlan Park on Sunday after a more comfortable win over Dublin(...)

Oisin O’Rorke scored five points for Dublin. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Dublin 1-21 Tipperary 0-23 Dublin surprised home team Tipperary on Saturday evening to make it to a NHL division one semi-final against All-Ireland c(...)

Dublin’s Chris Crummy and Jack Murphy of Carlow during the Walsh Cup match at  Netwatch Cullen Park in Carlow. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Dublin 2-21 Carlow 1-16 New Dublin manager Mattie Kenny saw his new charges start off the new 2019 season a month early with a workmanlike win over C(...)

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 (...)

A 41st-minute Eamon Dillon goal helped Dublin on their way. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Dublin 2-28 Laois 1-15 Youthful Laois ran out of steam against a determined Dublin side who delivered a strong second half to earn their place in thi(...)

Dublin’s Chris Crummey with Gearóid McInerney, Johnny Coen and Joseph Cooney of Galway during the Leinster senior hurling championship quarter-final at O’Connor Park, Tullamore. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Galway 2-28 Dublin 1-17 On a better weekend for favourites, frissons were in short supply in Tullamore. League holders Galway stamped their auth(...)

Dublin’s Liam Rushe nips in to claim the sliotar ahead of Cork’s patrick Horgan during the Allianz Hurling League Division 1A match at Páirc Uí Rinn. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Cork 1-14 Dublin 2-19 A fired-up Dublin side survived the dismissal of Chris Crummey after 56 minutes to register a superb win over Cork in Division (...)

Wexford manager Davy Fitzgerald, with the league trophy he won with Clare last year, in Croke Park this week.  Photograph: Ryan Byrne/inpho

Saturday Division 1A Dublin v Tipperary, Croke Park, 5.0 eEir Sport 1, 4.30). Referee: Paud Dwyer (Carlow) – If you were go in search of a straw to (...)

Ger Cunningham: overseeing a period of transition in Dublin hurling. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The assertion by former Dublin hurler Michael Carton that an ‘unheard of’ number of senior players have left the camp in recent seasons has been reje(...)

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