Jack McCaffrey

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The incremental introduction of new players for six of Jim Gavin’s seven years owed nearly everything to his ability to see qualities he could develop on the senior team – and they all paid off. Photograph:  Tommy Dickson/©INPHO

In one of those strangely overlapping events, it was in Jim Gavin’s first competitive weeks with Dublin that Kevin Heffernan died. One of Gavin’s most(...)

Bernard Brogan: ticked all the boxes as a top class forward during a spectacularly successful  career with Dublin. Photograph: Donall  Farmer/Inpho

In a funny way, the frustration of his last couple of years on the county panel was just about the only box that Bernard Brogan needed to tick in his (...)

Dublin footballer Jack McCaffrey at the launch of the  Asian Gaelic Games, sponsored this year by  CurrencyFair. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Forsaking none of his swiftness in the close season, Jack McCaffrey has just put in a long shift in his job as a doctor in Temple Street and is now in(...)

From left, former hurlers Nicky English, Terence ‘Sambo’ McNaughton, and Conor Hayes and former footballers Colm O’Rourke, Larry Thompkins and Denis ‘Ogie’ Moran at Croke Park yesterday where they were inducted into the GAA Museum’s Hall of Fame. Photograph: David Fitzgerald/Sportsfile

In the wake of Dublin’s five-in-a-row success, their 29th All-Ireland win, former Kerry manager Éamonn Fitzmaurice looked to the bigger, and slightly(...)

Dublin goalkeeper Stephen Cluxton leads his team in the pre-match parade two weeks ago. Photograph:  Inpho/Morgan Treacy

1. STEPHEN CLUXTON (Parnells) Age: 37 Height 6’ 1” Weight: 12st 8lbs Faced by at times kamikaze pressing, he still managed to find kick-out targ(...)

Dublin goalkeeper Stephen Cluxton saves a shot from Kerry’s Paul Murphy. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Dublin 1-16 Kerry 1-16 Five-in-a-rows don’t come easy. The new empire stalled and yet the old one didn’t quite strike back. Prospects of the fabled s(...)

Dublin captain Stephen Cluxton lifts  the Sam Maguire after their win over Kerry in 2015, the first All-Ireland title in the drive for five. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

All-Ireland SFC Final: Dublin v Kerry, Croke Park, Sunday, 3.30pm - Live on RTÉ and Sky Sports It was former Kerry secretary Tony O’Keeffe who observ(...)

Dublin’s Brian Fenton clashes with Mayo’s Cillian O’Connor during the 2017 All-Ireland final at Croke Park. Curbing Fenton’s influence will be one of Mayo’s key priorities. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

All-Ireland SFC semi-final, Dublin v Mayo, Croke Park, 5.0 (Live, RTÉ2 and Sky Sports Arena) So after all the ins and outs of the championship, the h(...)

Tyrone’s Peter Harte: his  black-card suspension has been struck down.  Photograph:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Roscommon v Tyrone, Dr Hyde Park, 5pm Live, Sky Sports Much of what is expected of this match comes filtered through last year’s annihilation of R(...)

A view of Hill 16 during the All-Ireland SFC semi-final between Dublin and Galway. Photo: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Whereas the GAA is reluctant to jump to conclusions about the poor attendances at the weekend, the combined crowds from Saturday and Sunday were the t(...)

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