Kerry’s Stephen O’Brien scores a goal in Tralee. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Kerry 1-18 Dublin 2-14 Wow. Football may be losing some appeal, Dublin may be getting richer, only the greatest rivalry ever told will never grow old(...)

Eamon Donoghue of The Underdogs gets in a block on Dublin’s Robbie Gaughan during the game  at Parnell Park. Photograph courtesy of Fingallians GAA.

Our Underdogs journey had a disappointing finale last Friday night in Parnell Park, as we took a heavy beating against the All-Ireland champions. Des(...)

Dublin’s Jack McCaffrey and Johnny Heaney of Galway in action at  the All-Ireland SFC semi-final in Croke Park on Saturday. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Dublin keep regenerating like a city in boomtime. Block by block, hood by hood, Jim Gavin and his backroom team are constantly refreshing and recyclin(...)

Dublin’s Jack McCaffrey gets to the bounce of the ball ahead of Galway’s Johnny Heaney during  the All-Ireland SFC semi-final at Croke Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The view from upper Hogan has Jack McCaffrey all hockey smiles in the parade, plucking familiar faces from the 54,716 audience. Two Palestinian flags (...)

 Galway’s Damien Comer takes on Dublin’s David Byrne. Dublin’s plan for Comer was a man-marker on the edge of the square and a sweeper patrolling the arc in front of him. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Damien Comer plays football like somebody dared him not to. In another life, he’d have heard John L Sullivan belly up to the bar declaring he’d lick a(...)

Dublin’s Paul Mannion  gets a way from Eoin O’Donoghue of Mayo during Saturday’s Allianz Laegue game at MacHale Park. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Mayo 0-12 Dublin 2-10 Mayo and Dublin have put themselves so generously in credit with their summer encounters through the past decade that we can ea(...)

Mayo goalkeeper Rob Hennelly is unable to keep out Paul Mannion’s early goal. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Mayo 0-12 Dublin 2-10 If ever you saw a four-point hiding, this was it. Dublin stretched their record against Mayo under Jim Gavin to 10 wins from 13(...)

Dublin’s Michael Darragh McAuley gets past the challenge of Cian O’Donoghue. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Dublin 2-17 Kildare 2-10 A new year, the same old story. Dublin still haven’t lost a league opener under Jim Gavin and in this, his sixth season in c(...)

Dublin captain Stephen Cluxton, and man of the match James McCarthy. Photographs: Inpho

Two key changes made at half-time in Sunday’s All-Ireland final proved the main difference in Dublin’s one-point win. And they weren’t the introductio(...)

Money or no money, Dublin are blessed with players. Players who have improved year on year, whose standards rarely drop, whose athleticism is off the charts.  Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Dublin are in the All-Ireland final. They’re going for three-in-a-row. They’ve long since turned Leinster into a ghost town and nobody doubts they hav(...)

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