Jim Brogan

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Jim Gavin: was used in his playing days to curbing his own natural game in order to service the greater  needs of the Dublin team. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

There was much in retrospect that looks obvious about Jim Gavin’s playing days when tracing his development into the most successful Dublin football m(...)

Dublin’s under-21s celebrate their All-Ireland final win over Galway. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

It has been pointed out that there is irony in Dublin being the ultimate champions at under-21 football, given the strained history between the county(...)

To deepen the gloom around Leinster, experimental Dublin convincingly won last Sunday’s final against a reasonably well-stacked Louth side. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Such has been the rumbling despair about the Dublin footballers’ current years of plenty that the hype can hardly intensify too much despite the dawni(...)

Killian O’Gara scores Dublin’s second goal against Louth in the O’Byrne Cup final. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The GAA’s football hors d’oeuvres – if that’s not overestimating their nutritional value – were scoffed at the weekend by a variety of familiar diners(...)

So near – yet so far: Mayo players run past the elusive Sam Maguire cup before last year’s All-Ireland final against Dublin at Croke Park. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

As soon as last September’s All-Ireland football final had ended, one of the richest sources of consolation for Mayo after a second successive(...)