Philly Mcmahon

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Mayo’s Enda Hession in action against Paddy Small of Dublin during the All-Ireland semi-final at Croke Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

They always say that the last thing a good boxer loses is his punch. He might get old, he might slow, he might get it tight to make the weight. But he(...)

Dublin manager Dessie Farrell in the semi final against Mayo.  In two difficult years he has  won an All-Ireland and lost a semi final in extra time, but there is a lot of talking to be done. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Impho

On August 7th, 1974, Philippe Petit, a French high-wire performer, walked across a cable secured between the Twin Towers of the World Trade Centre. T(...)

It’s only right that everyone should pause and recognise what this Dublin has achieved. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

On one level, there is very obviously no crisis to be declared in Dublin football. Of the players who featured against Mayo on Saturday night, 14 were(...)

Bohemians’ Keith Buckley celebrates scoring a goal with Liam Burt during their win over Sligo Rovers. Photo: Brian Reilly-Troy/Inpho

Bohemians 1 Sligo Rovers 0 Far removed from dream-like states of the Toumba and Aviva stadiums, Bohemians gathered in calmer, more familiar surround(...)

Dublin’s Kevin McManamon celebrates at the final whistle of the 2017 All-Ireland final. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

The 2017 All-Ireland final was 42 minutes old and Dublin were a point ahead. They had dominated the exchanges in the seven minutes since half-time. Pa(...)

Philly McMahon is balancing his new role as a performance coach with League of Ireland outfit Bohemians with his training and matches for the Dublin senior footballers. Photograph: David Fitzgerald/Sportsfile

Philly McMahon admits his new role as a performance coach with League of Ireland outfit Bohemians could prevent him from taking part in Saturday week’(...)

Dublin’s Michael Darragh Macauley and Aidan O’Shea of Mayo contest a high ball during the 2012 semi-final at Croke Park. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

In a fast crowded decade, it is the game that has somehow fallen through time. Nobody talks about Mayo-Dublin 2012, which is a shame. It was signific(...)

1. Stephen Cluxton Club: Parnells Age: 39 Height: 6’1” Weight: 12st 8lbs Occupation: Teacher One of the greatest players of all time. His appetite s(...)

Robbie McDaid celebrates scoring Dublin’s goal during the  All-Ireland SFC semi-final against Cavan at  Croke Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The man comes around. Or perhaps in this pandemic winter, it’s the men coming around that continue to put the Dublin footballers in a height and weigh(...)

Champagne Football is a book to enjoy now but also to look forward to rereading again in a decade, just to see how stranger than fiction it all was. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The Best Champagne Football by Mark Tighe and Paul Rowan (Penguin, €12.99) We’re a mad little country at the back of it all. Where else (...)

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