Sam Maguire

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Robert Finnerty: “I’ve enough of the bench now, I’ve spent enough time there so hopefully now I can get into the team.” Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Perhaps it’s just as well the Sigerson Cup begins on the same day that Pádraic Joyce takes his first steps as Galway manager, against Mayo. Sunday’(...)

Dublin goalkeeper Stephen Cluxton fires the wnning free into the Hill 16 end with the final decisive act of the 2011 All-Ireland final against Kerry. Photograph: Brian Lawless/Sportsfile

September 18th, 2011: Dublin 1-12 Kerry 1-11   In more sombre moments I could concede that my life may have been measured out with coffee spoon(...)

“You don’t have to win on the scoreboard. You only have to be a good person - who does their best.”

As he launches his new memoir, Joe Schmidt tells Keith Duggan he’ll go back to work at some stage. He’s just not sure what at. It was a humdrum(...)

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(...)

Ireland’s Cian Healy, Josh van der Flier and James Ryan during the Rugby World Cup quarter-final clash with New Zealand in Tokyo. Photo: Billy Stickland/Inpho

The Barrett clan spent 15 months living in Meath. They played Gaelic football for St Brigid’s while the father, who promised he would “breed All Black(...)

Derry captain Christopher McKaigue lifts the Division Four league trophy at Croke Park. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

One of the consequences – for all we know, intended – of the decision to fix the discussions on a graded football championship for an October special (...)

Down manager Eamonn Burns pictured during the  Ulster SFC semi-final against Donegal in Clones in June 2018. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Former Down All-Ireland winner Eamonn Burns has died suddenly at the age of 55. Burns from the Bryansford club was part of All-Ireland winning sides (...)

It was an encouraging year for Cork football with All-Ireland success at minor and U-20 level and a better performance from their seniors in the Munster final against Kerry and the Super 8s against Dublin and Tyrone. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

For something as incongruous as it always is, the GAA football championship draw has already thrown a bit of a curve ball at Saturday week’s special c(...)

Stephen Cluxton lifts the Sam Maguire as Dublin celebrate beating Kerry in the All-Ireland senior football final replay, at Croke Park. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

On a clear day, you can see forever. Monday morning now and the skies of Dublin’s football team are blue and cloudless. The football landscape has bee(...)

Kerry’s Jason Foley and Tom O’Sullivan tackle Con O’Callaghan of Dublin. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

It’s just like Phil Collins warned. We are in too deep. It’s Dublin versus Kerry every day and all the time now. It’s the sky blue and navy versus the(...)

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