In the 2017 Division 1 final, Kerry brought Dublin’s 36-game unbeaten record across League and Championship to an end. Next Sunday, they aim to prevent Jim Gavin’s men from extending their defeat-less Championship run to 36. Thirty-three Championship wins and two draws have brought Dublin to the brink of creating GAA history. Here are 15 facts and figures behind their remarkable five-in-a-row tilt:
Dublin forward Niamh McEvoy sounded a warning to her teammates that they still have a lot of improving to do if they are to retain their TG4 All-Ireland Ladies Senior Football Championship, following a show of force against Waterford at the weekend in O’Moore Park, Portlaoise.
Imagine what must have been going through the minds of folk in the hurling communities of North Kerry or the Glens of Antrim last Sunday as word filtered through that Laois had gone and blown the bloody doors off the championship with that explosive performance against Dublin.
Dublin were the standout side in tonight’s round of Leinster minor championship games as they easily brushed aside the challenge of Wexford at Enniscorthy, despite losing wing forward Ryan O’Dwyer to a red card after just 12 minutes of play.
It’s the first Sunday of October and you’ve just landed at JFK and, this being midday local time, a hundred county finals back home are into their closing stages. This you know because Pepsi Sister has Sunday Sport on the radio in – she being the successful one of the offspring - her fire-engine red Jeep, writes