Jack Mccaffrey

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Jack McCaffrey: “I don’t think he [Farrell] is under any illusions about the pressure-cooker environment he is coming into. He is a fantastic fella to deal with it in my experience. I think he will fly it.” Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Jack McCaffrey didn’t see it coming when he sat down at the Innisfails GAA club on a Saturday in late November. Summoned to a meeting of the Dublin sq(...)

Dublin’s goalkeeper and captain Stephen Cluxton has yet to confirm whether he will play on for a 20th season. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Jack McCaffrey expects Dublin goalkeeper and captain, Stephen Cluxton, to pursue his remarkable inter-county career into a 20th season. There has bee(...)

Dessie Farrell has been named as the new Dublin manager. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Dessie Farrell’s appointment as Dublin manager is the apex of an involvement with the county, which stretches back over 30 years. Forty-eight last Jun(...)

Dublin manager Jim Gavin with his children Yasmin and Jude after the 2013 final. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

2013: Dublin 2-12 Mayo 1-14 Jim Gavin, his first season as manager after Pat Gilroy, just about gets Dublin over the line, forced to leave on a clear(...)

Jim Gavin: his decision  to leave was taken towards the end of last week and only communicated to players and officials on Saturday morning. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Despite Jim Gavin’s resignation having come as a surprise to all concerned, Dublin will hope to have his successor installed by the end of the week. (...)

Hurler of the Year Séamus Callanan, left, of Tipperary and PwC GAA GPA Footballer of the Year Stephen Cluxton of Dublin with their awards at the PwC All-Stars 2019 at the Convention Centre in Dublin. Photograph: Seb Daly/Sportsfile

Dublin captain Stephen Cluxton admitted that he was unsure if he would continue to play on after he was named the Footballer of the Year on Friday nig(...)

Brendan Maher lifting the Liam MacCarthy cup after Tipperary beat Kilkenny in the 2019 All-Ireland final. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The Gaelic Writers Association awards, sponsored by Sky Sports, were presented at the association’s annual dinner on Friday night, with Dublin footbal(...)

Stephen Cluxton makes a crucial save to deny Kerry’s Stephen O’Brien a goal during the All-Ireland football final replay at Croke Park.  Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Six-time All-Ireland winning football captain Stephen Cluxton is now in line to receive the one award that has so far eluded him throughout his long a(...)

Stephen Cluxton lifts Sam Maguire after Dublin’s win over Kerry. Photograph: Tommy Dickson /Inpho

The best team won the All-Ireland. This All-Ireland, last year’s All-Ireland, the last five-in-a-row, and seven since I started writing this column. A(...)

 Jack McCaffrey celebrates after the game. Photograph: ©INPHO/Oisin Keniry

Jack McCaffrey takes a big comfy seat in the lounge of the Gibson Hotel and lets another one sink in, sip after delicious sip. Every player who wins a(...)

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