Cormac Costello

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Dublin’s Michael Darragh Macauley and Daithí Waters of Wexford battle for possession in Croke Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne / Inpho

Another ominous signal flashed across the province last night after Dublin’s latest run-out in the city. The rich are getting richer all the time. (...)

Dublin manager Jim Gavin greets midfield powerhouse Michael Dara Macauley after the latter’s late substitution during yesterday’s Leinster semi-final at Croke Park. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

So Dublin are fast becoming the Kenyans of Gaelic football. They run alongside their opposition without breaking sweat, then very suddenly stretch (...)

Dublin’s Cian O’Sullivan battles with Wexford’s Graeme Molloy during the Leinster senior football semi-final at Croke Park. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Dublin 2-25 Wexford 1-12 The city team’s brilliance now casts a shadow across all of Leinster. The All-Ireland champions posted the kind of score m(...)

Dublin’s Michael Darragh Macauley challenges  Wexford’s and Daithí Waters  during the Leinster SFC semi-final at Croke Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Dublin 2-25 Wexford 1-12So that’s four successive Leinster football finals now for Dublin, or nine in the last decade, the All-Ireland champions merel(...)

Dean Rock is set to starts for Dublin at full forward against Wexford. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

The quandary that Dublin now presents for opposition managers is exquisite. Circle the wagons and you invite wave after wave of attack. Try to match t(...)

 Michael Darragh Macauley fires home Leinster’s second goal during the Leinster SFC quarter-final against Laois at Croke Park. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Dublin 2-21 Laois 0-16: It took them a while to get the ship pointed in the right direction but in the end Dublin’s progress was pretty smooth at Crok(...)

Dublin’s John Small feels the force of the challenge from Roscommon’s  Diarmuid Murtagh during the All-Ireland under-21 football final at O’Connor Park, in Tullamore. Photograph:  Donall Farmer/Inpho

Dublin 1-21 Roscommon 3-6: There is simply no stopping Dublin football these days, their latest prize being a third All-Ireland under-21 title in five(...)

Enda Smith and Ronan Daly of Roscommon celebrate their All-Ireland under-21 semi-final win over Cork. Photograph: Inpho

In Tullamore today Dublin seek to repeat their 2012 trick. That is, beating Roscommon in the All-Ireland under-21 football final. “But two years ago D(...)

Mark Lynch: will pose a big scoring threat for Derry in the league final at Croke Park. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Though the bad old days of serious teams being able to swan through the league with ne’er a care are largely gone, this is the one weekend of the i(...)

Dublin’s Cormac Costello celebrates after scoring the winning point from a free   during the All-Ireland under-21 football semi-final against Cavan at O’Moore Park in Portlaoise. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Dublin and Roscommon will meet in the final of the All-Ireland under-21 football championship for the second time in three years as they both s(...)

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