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Dublin goalkeeper Stephen Cluxton watches on during the 2017 Leinster SFC semi-final against  Westmeath at Croke Park in Dublin. Photograph: Eóin Noonan/Sportsfile via Getty Images

If and when he eventually hangs it up, Stephen Cluxton will retire with not just one of the great Gaelic football careers but one without many peers a(...)

Mayo’s Aidan O’Shea and Dublin’s Michael Fitzsimons in their Allianz Football League Division 1 clash at  Elvery’s MacHale Park, Castlebar, on Saturday. Photograph: Evan Logan/Inpho

Dublin 1-11 Mayo 0-8 There has to be the odd dud episode in this riveting series. So Mayo’s quest for a win over Dublin now dates back to 2012, when (...)

 Dublin’s Dean Rock celebrates his goal. Photo: Evan Logan/Inpho

Dublin 1-11 Mayo 0-8 This pair. If Dublin and Mayo could be classed as a couple, then they make Sid Vicious and Nancy Spungen appear like boring subu(...)

Mayo’s James McCormack battles for possession during the FBD Connacht Senior Football League semi-final against Galway at  Elvery’s MacHale Park in Castlebar. Photograph: Evan Logan/Inpho

Mayo 1-17 Galway 1-17 (Galway win 3-2 on penalties) Penalties were needed for the second year running before a verdict could be reached between Mayo (...)

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(...)

Bernard Brogan with Dublin manager Jim Gavin and Brogan’s sons  Keadan and Donagh after the five-in-a-row was completed in the All-Ireland final replay against Kerry at Croke Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Bernard Brogan’s retirement at the age of 35 probably didn’t come as a major surprise in that it had been widely speculated on since Dublin’s completi(...)

Brian Fenton and Jack Barry in action last year. Photograph: Inpho

Jack McCaffrey had only five possessions in general play during Dublin’s semi-final win over Mayo – the reigning champions still won the match by 10 p(...)

Kilkenny’s goalkeeper Eoin Murphy in the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship semi-final between Kilkenny and Limerick at Croke Park on July 27th. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

In a conversation about Kilkenny’s exceptional goalkeeper Eoin Murphy, Christy O’Connor, an authority on the position, made an interesting point. He f(...)

 Dublin’s Brian Fenton celebrates scoring his  goal. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Dublin 3-14 Mayo 1-10 Maybe not 10 minutes that shook the world, but what Dublin did to Mayo in a darkly concentrated burst of matchless power and te(...)

 Con O’Callaghan celebrates scoring a goal against Dublin. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Jim Gavin has a small ritual he carries out with every Dublin player who comes off the pitch as he’s substituted. Doesn’t matter if you had a scorcher(...)

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