Meath captain reacts after Ashbourne Credit Union's Dublin celebration post claims 'Sam is coming home'

Meath captain reacts after Ashbourne Credit Union's Dublin celebration post claims 'Sam is coming home'

The joint captain of the Meath senior footballers has issued a statement following his remarks on a post by his local Credit Union which called the winning Dubs side "our team".

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'We were immensely proud of her': Bohan shares moving story of Dublin mascot

'We were immensely proud of her': Bohan shares moving story of Dublin mascot

Bohan shared the story of Niamh McMorrow, who overcame huge odds to be the champion's mascot.

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PICS: All-Ireland champions Dublin bring Sam Maguire to Crumlin Children's Hospital

PICS: All-Ireland champions Dublin bring Sam Maguire to Crumlin Children's Hospital

There were plenty of smiling faces as Jim Gavin and his Dublin team passed Sam Maguire around for the traditional photocall.

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Homecoming date for victorious Dublin footballers announced

Homecoming date for victorious Dublin footballers announced

The homecoming will take place on September 29.

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Fighting breaks out between Dublin and Kerry supporters during final replay

Fighting breaks out between Dublin and Kerry supporters during final replay

Ugly scenes marred Dublin’s All-Ireland final replay win over Kerry on Saturday night, as Gardaí were forced to intervene in a fight between rival supporters.

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Jim Gavin brings Sam Maguire to 5-in-a-row mural unveiling in Dublin

Jim Gavin brings Sam Maguire to 5-in-a-row mural unveiling in Dublin

Five-in-a-row winning Dublin manager Jim Gavin brought along the Sam McGuire Cup and some of the winning team to mark the unveiling of an All Ireland victory mural in Ballybough today.

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Kerry manager Peter Keane: Not happy to lose, but 'terribly proud of the lads'

Kerry manager Peter Keane: Not happy to lose, but 'terribly proud of the lads'

"You go away, you lick your wounds, gather yourself and come at it again next year,” said Peter Keane.

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Gavin: 'Life is not a straight line, there are twists and turns and cul-de-sacs'

Gavin: 'Life is not a straight line, there are twists and turns and cul-de-sacs'

Five in a row or not, Jim Gavin was in character facing the press after the final whistle.

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Kilkenny: 'It’s the most special feeling I’ve ever felt in my whole life'

Kilkenny: 'It’s the most special feeling I’ve ever felt in my whole life'

Dublin attacker Ciaran Kilkenny underlined the “relief” in the All-Ireland champions’ camp after Saturday’s victory.

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Keane: 'The goal just after half-time wasn’t part of the plan'

Keane: 'The goal just after half-time wasn’t part of the plan'

The first four questions lobbed at Peter Keane during the post-match debrief centred on the second-half and how this was the period, beginning with Eoin Murchan’s goal nine seconds after the restart, where the game, simply put, had been won and lost.

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Digging deep sweetens the feeling for history-making Dubs

Digging deep sweetens the feeling for history-making Dubs

The least Dublin’s history makers have earned was choosing how their greatness would be validated. Doing it in the face of a piercing probe from the winningest football county – and the one snapping at your heels - is some way to frank it.

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#DUBvKER: The moments that mattered

#DUBvKER: The moments that mattered

Having wrestled momentum back from Dublin when managing to draw level on the stroke of half-time (this was the first time since the 15th second the Kingdom had stood on level terms with their opponents), Kerry found themselves on the backfoot once again when Eoin Murchan supplied the sole goal of this All-Ireland final nine seconds after the restart.

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Dublin V Kerry: 60 seconds

Dublin V Kerry: 60 seconds

That series of Kerry wides in the second half, Eoin Murchan’s goal in the “Championship quarter” where Dublin have been known to be so powerful, Stephen Cluxton’s save from Stephen O’Brien when the margin was three points.

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Dublin V Kerry: How they rated

Dublin V Kerry: How they rated

Stephen Cluxton (Parnells): If this is his final bow, what better way to do it? Kerry didn’t make his life too difficult as he restarted but he was still varying his kick-outs well. His save from Stephen O’Brien was an easy one but he was so good with the high ball that came his way. 7

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Glory for Dublin as they claim elusive five-in-a-row

Glory for Dublin as they claim elusive five-in-a-row

Dublin have won their fifth All-Ireland title in a row in a stunning battle with Kerry at Croke Park.

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Gavin keeps faith with Cooper as Dublin name same XV for replay

Gavin keeps faith with Cooper as Dublin name same XV for replay

Cooper, who was sent off in the first half 13 days ago, will be looking to make amends as his side look for a historic five All-Ireland titles in a row.

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Holiday bonus from Central Council for final players

Holiday bonus from Central Council for final players

Iis anticipated that each will receive along the lines of €50,000

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'People are going to be sick of looking at Kerry’

'People are going to be sick of looking at Kerry’

Dublin legend Paul Curran on his mate Jim Gavin and how Kerry will live in Croker for the guts of the next decade.

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When the greatest honour becomes too heavy a load to bear

When the greatest honour becomes too heavy a load to bear

Three days after the 2014 All-Ireland final replay, Lester Ryan got a text with a link to a YouTube clip.

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Kerry unchanged for All-Ireland final replay

Kerry unchanged for All-Ireland final replay

Kerry have named an unchanged side for tomorrow evening's All-Ireland football final replay with Dublin.

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Kerry should have won, but they haven't missed their chance - Colm Cooper

Kerry should have won, but they haven't missed their chance - Colm Cooper

Colm Cooper believes Kerry should've won the All-Ireland at the first attempt against Dublin - but doesn't think the Kingdom have missed their chance.

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Wedding guests won't be fed until the final whistle in Croke Park

Wedding guests won't be fed until the final whistle in Croke Park

Two hundred and twenty hungry wedding guests will have to survive on sandwiches until the final whistle blows in Saturday's All Ireland football replay, after the bride and groom delayed the evening meal so they could watch the big Croke Park clash.

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'He apologised. We got on with life': David Gough on his phone call with Joe Brolly

'He apologised. We got on with life': David Gough on his phone call with Joe Brolly

David Gough has spoken about his phone call with Joe Brolly after the RTÉ pundit's criticism of the referee's All-Ireland final performance.

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The accidental analyst: Johnny Bradley changing how we see GAA

The accidental analyst: Johnny Bradley changing how we see GAA

Just wondering — have we all recovered from the collective mourning now that Joe Brolly will not form part of RTÉ’s squad this weekend?

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How Kerry must put doubt in young Dublin duo

How Kerry must put doubt in young Dublin duo

The three points which Paul Mannion and Con O’Callaghan supplied on September 1 compared rather poorly to the impressive totals the pair had run up en route to the decider.

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Peter McKenna confident there will be no Croke Park pitch invasion even if history is made

Peter McKenna confident there will be no Croke Park pitch invasion even if history is made

The GAA’s stadium and commercial director Peter McKenna says the stewarding arrangements in Croke Park tomorrow will take into consideration the possibility of a Dublin five-in-a-row pitch invasion — but he doesn’t expect one to occur.

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Jim Gavin set to recall former Footballer of the Year to matchday squad

Jim Gavin set to recall former Footballer of the Year to matchday squad

Speaking to Dubs TV in an interview published yesterday, Gavin praised the “solidarity” of his squad after in the immediate wake of the stalemate .

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'It's done so much good for the town': Kenmare buzzing for All-Ireland replay

'It's done so much good for the town': Kenmare buzzing for All-Ireland replay

The All-Ireland replay on Saturday has the town of Kenmare buzzing. Two of Kerry’s top stars play with local club Kenmare Shamrocks and since the drawn final two weeks ago almost every boy is puffing his cheeks and taking frees like Stephen O’Brien and Sean O’Shea.

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Eamon Dunphy accuses RTÉ of 'going soft' over Joe Brolly absence

Eamon Dunphy accuses RTÉ of 'going soft' over Joe Brolly absence

Former RTÉ soccer pundit Eamon Dunphy has criticised his former employers for "going soft" on sports analysis.

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If referee Lane lets things go, it’ll suit Dublin, reckons Marc Ó Sé

If referee Lane lets things go, it’ll suit Dublin, reckons Marc Ó Sé

Former Kerry defender Marc Ó Sé has suggested that the appointment of Cork’s Conor Lane for the All-Ireland final replay could play into Dublin’s hands.

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Replay readings suggest this will be tight, with a busy referee

Replay readings suggest this will be tight, with a busy referee

John Fogarty asks what previous All-Ireland final replays can tell us about Saturday’s game?

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Eoin Murchan a potential game-breaker for Dublin

Eoin Murchan a potential game-breaker for Dublin

When trying to predict which player or players could have a really serious impact on the All-Ireland SFC final replay, one man keeps on springing to mind having watched the drawn encounter back in full, writes Peter McNamara.

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US comedian who went viral with GAA video to 'refrain from posting' following 'negative' messages

US comedian who went viral with GAA video to 'refrain from posting' following 'negative' messages

Comedian Josh Pray says he is backing away from talking about GAA and "Irish culture" after getting "negative" messages from Irish sports fans.

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Confirmed: Joe Brolly not included on RTÉ coverage of All-Ireland replay

Confirmed: Joe Brolly not included on RTÉ coverage of All-Ireland replay

Joe Brolly will not be part of RTÉ's coverage of Saturday's All-Ireland football final replay.

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Champions Cork lead the way in minor football team of the year

Champions Cork lead the way in minor football team of the year

All-Ireland champions Cork and beaten finalists Galway lead the way in the Electric Ireland minor football team of the year, with four players from either county selected.

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O’Mahony: Dublin bench weakness a myth

O’Mahony: Dublin bench weakness a myth

Kerry great Aidan O’Mahony reckons it’s a myth that Dublin’s bench options have diminished as they close in on the five in a row.

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Rochford to replace Brolly on RTÉ’s live TV panel for All-Ireland final replay

Rochford to replace Brolly on RTÉ’s live TV panel for All-Ireland final replay

Stephen Rochford will replace Joe Brolly on RTÉ’s live panel for this Saturday’s All-Ireland SFC replay.

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Mass times changed to avoid football clash as Kerry fans pray for All-Ireland success

Mass times changed to avoid football clash as Kerry fans pray for All-Ireland success

One priest in the county conceded: “football is the religion at the moment.”

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Kerry and Dublin players’ All-Stars ratings ahead of final replay

Kerry and Dublin players’ All-Stars ratings ahead of final replay

How are the finalists’ All-Stars stock after the drawn All-Ireland final? Honest broker John Fogarty tests the market.

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Could Saturday be one final blowout in blue for Bernard Brogan?

Could Saturday be one final blowout in blue for Bernard Brogan?

Bernard Brogan is one of the founders of Peptalk, a corporate well-being company that counts big businesses like Coca-Cola, Zurich and Northern Trust as clients.

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Have Dublin levelled the mysterious battle of two superpower traditions?

Have Dublin levelled the mysterious battle of two superpower traditions?

Michael Moynihan asks a few different questions for the week ahead.

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Rise in championship attendances this year

Rise in championship attendances this year

The GAA will record increased championship attendances on last year’s figures, irrespective of this Saturday’s All-Ireland SFC final replay.

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RTÉ will not review booking panelists from competing counties in GAA coverage

RTÉ will not review booking panelists from competing counties in GAA coverage

RTÉ have no plans to review their practice of booking panellists from competing counties in their GAA coverage.

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What previous drawn finals tell us where the advantage lies

What previous drawn finals tell us where the advantage lies

In the last 30-odd years, four All-Ireland senior football finals have gone to a replay — the deciders of 1988, 1996, 2000, and 2016.

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September silverware a perfect finale for Cork’s season of progress

September silverware a perfect finale for Cork’s season of progress

The first Monday in September may not trip off the tongue the way the first Sunday did, but those in Mourneabbey in Cork last night will wax lyrical about that date for some time to come.

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O’Sullivan: Minor win for Cork can be stepping stone to senior success

O’Sullivan: Minor win for Cork can be stepping stone to senior success

Cork minor football selector Ollie Rue O’Sullivan is hopeful the county’s latest All-Ireland winners will show the desire required to push up through the ranks and replicate what they achieved on Sunday at U20 and senior level.

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Change is in the air for September 14

Change is in the air for September 14

We don’t exactly know what’s going to happen on September 14 but we figure there is a better chance of predicting what won’t

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‘Kerry lads learning on the job’

‘Kerry lads learning on the job’

All-Ireland winning Kerry keeper and selector Diarmuid Murphy joined Cian O’Neill, Mike Quirke and Tony Leen on this week’s Renault

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Live TV slot main reason for 6pm throw-in

Live TV slot main reason for 6pm throw-in

The GAA has explained live TV is one of the primary reasons why the All-Ireland SFC final will throw in at 6pm on Saturday week.

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Pundits can’t be allowed put county loyalties above facts

Pundits can’t be allowed put county loyalties above facts

“Propaganda,” cried Joe Brolly on Sunday in explaining how he felt David Gough had lost his reason in awarding Kerry a penalty. As wide of the mark as his point was, he should know something about attempted implantation.

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MIKE QUIRKE: Both Dublin and Kerry can lay claim to the Big Mo

Both Dublin and Kerry can lay claim to the Big Mo

When Diarmuid Connolly sat back into the pocket, setting himself up for power fade with the outside of his right boot, in a similar way to Ronan O’Gara and the Grand Slam drop goal over a decade ago, I thought perhaps the story was written in the stars for the prodigal son to return home with the fattened calf.

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Kerry planned rugby-style line-out lift in attempt to stop potential match-winning Dublin free

Kerry planned rugby-style line-out lift in attempt to stop potential match-winning Dublin free

Even if Dean Rock's kick had been on target, Kerry had a plan to attempt to block it going over the bar.

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Kerry weren't spooked. They took on a team who were being quoted for the eight in a row

Kerry weren't spooked. They took on a team who were being quoted for the eight in a row

Diarmuid Murphy selected five areas where Kerry impressed in Sunday’s thrilling decider and identified scope for improvement in the replay.

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Irish Champions Weekend times altered to avoid direct All-Ireland final replay clash

Irish Champions Weekend times altered to avoid direct All-Ireland final replay clash

Horse Racing Ireland yesterday took evasive action to avoid a direct clash between day one of Longines Irish Champions Weekend at Leopardstown and the replayed All-Ireland SFC final.

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GAA announce reduced ticket prices and referee for All-Ireland final replay

GAA announce reduced ticket prices and referee for All-Ireland final replay

Conor Lane has been named as referee for the All-Ireland SFC final replay as the GAA confirmed ticket prices for the game.

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Watch: Here’s what it’s like to wear a Kerry jersey on the Hill

Watch: Here’s what it’s like to wear a Kerry jersey on the Hill

PJ Gallagher took on the challenge for Make a Wish Ireland.

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