Rowe and Aherne inspire Dublin to back-to-back All-Ireland titles for the first time

Dublin 3-11 Cork 1-12 Emma Duffy reports from Croke Park Click Here: football tracksuits DUBLIN ARE ALL-IRELAND champions once again, retaining the title for the first time in the county’s history. Player of the Match Carla Rowe hit a goal in either half and captain fantastic Sinead Aherne finished with 1-7 as the holders defended Read more about Rowe and Aherne inspire Dublin to back-to-back All-Ireland titles for the first time[…]

Record-breaking attendance of over 50,000 watches Ladies All-Ireland football final

A RECORD ATTENDANCE of 50,141 has turned out for today’s Ladies All-Ireland football final between Dublin and Cork at Croke Park. It marks a trend of bigger crowds with every passing year at the event. Last year, 46,286 spectators watched Dublin beat Mayo 4-11 to 0-11. That figure had also been a significant increase of almost 12,000 compared Read more about Record-breaking attendance of over 50,000 watches Ladies All-Ireland football final[…]

South meets East as Kerry Championship approaches quarter-final stage

THE DRAW FOR the Kerry SFC quarter-finals has thrown up a mouthwatering fixture list after today brought an end to the Championship’s round three fixtures. Champions Dr Crokes, who today bounced back from defeat to Kerins O’Rahilly’s with a very convincing 3-28 to 2-15 victory over An Ghaeltacht, will meet Legion at the last eight Read more about South meets East as Kerry Championship approaches quarter-final stage[…]

Scare for Cork champs Imokilly as they set up semi-final clash with UCC

REIGNING CORK HURLING champions Imokilly are into the semi-finals of this year’s competition, but only after receiving a scare from Newcestown in Sunday’s quarter-final. When Paudie O’Sullivan scored a goal for the East Cork divisional side in the 53rd minute of the clash at Páirc Uí Rinn, it put them 1-20 to 0-16 in front as Read more about Scare for Cork champs Imokilly as they set up semi-final clash with UCC[…]

5 talking points as Dublin exact sweet revenge on Cork on All-Ireland final day

1. Sweet, sweet revenge for Dublin AFTER NARROW LOSSES to Cork in the 2014, 2015 and 2016 All-Ireland finals, Dublin finally put the hurt and heartbreak to bed on the biggest day in the ladies football calendar. Source: Tommy Dickson/INPHO They may have lifted the Brendan Martin Cup in Croke Park last September to make Read more about 5 talking points as Dublin exact sweet revenge on Cork on All-Ireland final day[…]

Work commitments see Gilroy step down as Dublin senior hurling boss

DUBLIN ARE ON the hunt for a new senior hurling boss after it was announced that Pat Gilroy has stepped down tonight due to work commitments. An All-Ireland footballer winner as a player in 1995 and manager in 2011, Gilroy departs after one season in charge. In a statement released tonight, Gilroy explained the background Read more about Work commitments see Gilroy step down as Dublin senior hurling boss[…]

‘To beat the standard-bearers, that was really important’ – Dublin boss Bohan

BEATING CORK IN an All-Ireland final was absolutely massive for Dublin yesterday. And Mick Bohan makes no qualms about it.  The rivalry was played down time and time again in the build-up from inside the camp, but their manager admitted under the Hogan Stand yesterday that they had to beat 11-time champions Cork to be Read more about ‘To beat the standard-bearers, that was really important’ – Dublin boss Bohan[…]

‘You just want to win. We’re just bitterly disappointed and heartbroken’

HUMBLE IN VICTORY, gracious in defeat. Cork watch on during the presentation. Source: Oisin Keniry/INPHO It wasn’t to be for Cork. Yesterday was the 11-time champions’ first-ever All-Ireland final defeat. And the pain was fully evident after as Ephie Fitzgerald and his captain Ciara O’Sullivan faced the media afterwards. Dublin on the other hand, could Read more about ‘You just want to win. We’re just bitterly disappointed and heartbroken’[…]

Repeat of 2016 decider in store after Dublin senior football quarter-final draw is made

A REPEAT OF the 2016 county final is the standout fixture after the draw was made yesterday for this year’s Dublin senior football championship quarter-finals. St Vincent’s, bidding for a fifth title in six years this season and a sixth straight appearance in a decider, will take on Castleknock at the last eight stage. When Read more about Repeat of 2016 decider in store after Dublin senior football quarter-final draw is made[…]

More injury heartache for Tyrone forward McAliskey

TYRONE FORWARD CONNOR McAliskey is facing another lengthy spell on the sidelines after suffering an injury while playing for his club at the weekend. BBC Sport is reporting that McAliskey broke his ankle during Clonoe’s 2-9 to 1-11 defeat to Ardboe in Coalisland in the opening round of the Tyrone SFC yesterday. McAliskey, who was Read more about More injury heartache for Tyrone forward McAliskey[…]