Jack McCaffrey

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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(...)

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 Cian O’Sullivan. Manager Jim Gavin eyes up becoming only the fourth team to win four-in-a-row. Photograph: Inpho/Tommy Dickson

Carlow  Manager: Turlough O’Brien (4th year) Odds: All-Ireland 1000/1; Leinster 300/1 Next up: v Louth, O’Moore Park, 13th May, 2.0 Does Bren(...)

The Dublin team during the National Anthem  before their league encounter with Kerry. There is  the suspicion whereas Dublin are tipping along nicely that their main rivals are slipping slightly. Photograph: Inpho

Most late, working nights in Croke Park are bathed in the remains of the summer daylight but a 4pm throw-in in early March wouldn’t come into that cat(...)

Dublin’s James McCarthy: he has been  nominated for the Footballer of the Year award. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

The release of the nominations’ list for this year’s PwC football All-Stars reflects Dublin’s historic achievement of a first All-Ireland football thr(...)

There  is evidence that both teams have moved on from 12 months ago  but if the choice is between which team has made the more plausible strides, the answer is Dublin.

For all the familiarity of the finalists, Sunday’s All-Ireland football final breaks genuinely unusual ground. There hasn’t been such a sustained riva(...)

Tyrone Dublin’s Niall Sludden with Jack McCaffrey  in their drawn league game earlier this year. Photograph: Inpho/Tommy Dickson

SUNDAY – All-Ireland SFC semi-final Dublin v Tyrone, Croke Park, 4.0 Live, RTE and Sky Sports We can probably assume that Dublin manager Jim Gavin is(...)

Dublin’s Paul Mannion in action against  Drew Wylie of Monaghan during the  All-Ireland SFC quarter-final at Croke Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

You could see Dublin’s intentions clearly in the first 30 seconds of Saturday’s quarter-final. Paul Mannion took a very good score off his left foot. (...)

Kevin Feely:  has been the most eye-catching centrefielder in the country this season. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Kildare’s influential centrefielder Kevin Feely will have the best part of a week to decide if he wants to challenge his suspension for picking up a t(...)

Jack McCaffrey, seen in action in the 2015 All Ireland final in Croke Park, has said he would like to return to the Dublin team, but has not been called up yet. Photograph: Donall Farmer/INPHO

Some day soon, one presumes, Jack McCaffrey’s phone is going to buzz and Jim Gavin is going to be on the other end of the line. It hasn’t happened ye(...)

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