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Wednesday 8 February 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# boys in blue

Last year
2022
# boys in blue
Leinster hold off spirited Munster challenge in gripping URC derby
The home team had to work hard for the win against a Munster side missing a number of key players.
# boys in blue
Dominant Dublin too strong as they pull clear of Cork to reach All-Ireland semi-final
The Leinster champions ran out 11-point winners.
All time
# boys in blue
Leinster welcome Ireland internationals back for Connacht clash
Head coach Leo Cullen has made 10 changes to his side for tomorrow night’s game at the RDS.
# boys in blue
7 additions as Leinster announce Academy list for next season
All seven players have been named in Ireland’s U20 squad for the 2020 Six Nations.
# boys in blue
Leinster make wholesale changes for Connacht's visit to the RDS
Will Connors is the only player to retain his starting place from last weekend’s win over Munster.
# The Italian Job
Ross Byrne penalty the only score as Leinster prevail in dull affair against Zebre
Leo Cullen’s side extended their lead at the top of Conference A after a low-scoring victory in Parma.
# Dominant Dubs
Connolly back as Dublin round off Super 8s with six-point win over Tyrone
Healy Park in Omagh hosted today’s clash.
# Drive For Five
Dublin can learn from Kilkenny's failed 'drive-for-five' bid, says Delaney
Nine-time All-Ireland winner JJ Delaney has warned Dublin of the challenges they’ll face as they aim to make history.
# boys in blue
Jim Gavin names unchanged XV as Dublin prepare for Kerry test at Austin Stack Park
Peter Keane and Gavin face off this evening in Tralee in round three of the Allianz Football League.
# curtain raiser
Gavin names team as champions Dublin prepare for National League opener away in Clones
Dublin get the defence of their National Football League title underway against Monaghan tomorrow afternoon.
# boys in blue
Kearney and Leavy return as Cullen shuffles Leinster pack for Treviso grudge match
Eleven changes in total for the Pro14 champions.
# boys in blue
The stats behind Dublin's four in a row attempt
27 games unbeaten. Four different venues. Three Sam Maguires.
# Super 8s
Brogan returns as impressive Dublin ease past Roscommon with landslide Super 8s win
The defending All-Ireland champions eased past Kevin McStay’s side to top Group 2 ahead of next weekend’s semi-finals.
# Super 8s
McMahon and Andrews both return as All-Ireland champions head to Healy Park
Dublin take on Mickey Harte’s Tyrone in Omagh this evening in the second round of the Super 8s.
AS IT HAPPENED
Dublin vs Laois, Leinster SFC final
We went minute-by-minute as All-Ireland champions Dublin faced Laois in the 2018 Leinster SFC final at Croke Park.
# boys in blue
No changes from Gavin as Dublin aim to book eighth consecutive Leinster final spot
The All-Ireland champions welcome Longford to Croke Park for tomorrow’s Leinster SFC semi-final.
# tense affair
Rory O'Connor inspires escape to victory as Wexford prevail against resilient Dubs fightback
Davy Fitzgerald’s side shook off a determined late Dublin push to secure a two point win on Sunday.
# boys in blue
Former All-Star Peter Kelly announces Dublin inter-county retirement aged 29
The Lucan Sarsfield defender won a Leinster title under Anthony Daly in 2013.
# boys in blue
Galway give battling display but Dublin finish strong to collect Division 1 league crown
It was a ninth national title for Dublin under Jim Gavin.
# boys in blue
Leinster make seven changes for the visit of the champions
Jordan Larmour, Adam Byrne, Sean Cronin and Jordi Murphy have all been included in the starting line-up.
# On The Road
Gavin makes no changes on opening weekend win as Dubs make trip to Tyrone
Dublin are aiming to make it back-to-back wins in the Allianz National Football League at Healy Park this evening.
# boys in blue
1-3 for Brian Fenton in masterful display as Dublin shake off rust to blitz Kildare
Dublin trailed by two at half-time, but were in irresistible form in the second period.
# Philly
'If people want to say bad things about us, we can’t really stop it'
Philly McMahon gives his take on the sour commentary regarding Dublin following their All-Ireland win.
# boys in blue
Jordi Murphy back to start for the first time since All Blacks win
The flanker has been named in the Leinster team to play Southern Kings in Port Elizabeth tomorrow.
# boys in blue
O'Gara to start at full-forward as Dublin make one change for Kildare showdown
Jim Gavin’s Dubs are bidding for a magnificent seven of Leinster titles on Sunday.
# boys in blue
From All-Ireland hurling finalist to Jim Gavin's star corner back, Eric Lowndes continues to evolve
The St Peregrines defender has become an integral part in Dublin’s success this year and is a future All-Star in the making.
# High five
Leadership battle gives Fine Gael a boost in the polls
Fianna Fáil’s support has fallen by seven percentage points to 21% – eight behind Fine Gael.
# boys in blue
'It was great to see him out in blue at long last'
Leo Cullen was delighted to see Robbie Henshaw make his Leinster debut earlier.
# boys in blue
'I knew there was the chance of back-to-back All-Irelands. That’s what was sacrificed'
Alan Brogan talks about retirement and what it’s like to analyse your former team-mates in the media.
# boys in blue
Dublin have named 11 All-Ireland final starters in their team to face Laois
The Dubs begin their All-Ireland defence in Croke Park on Sunday.
# boys in blue
These 21 players have renewed their Leinster contracts
Former Irish underage international Sean McCarthy has joined Matt O’Connor’s side from Jersey RFC.
# boys in blue
Dublin unveil minor hurling side to face Wexford in Leinster opener
The sides meet on Sunday at 3pm in Piercestown.
# boys in black
Snapshot: Richie McCaw goes hurling with Bernard Brogan
Guess who was better.
# boys in blue
From the Photoshop lab: is this what the new Dublin jersey will look like?
Get set to snap it up before Christmas.
# Street Party
35,000 Dublin fans welcome All-Ireland heroes at homecoming
Eoghan O’Gara and Paddy Andrews danced up a storm and Kevin McMenamon treated the Dubs faithful to a song.
# boys in blue
17 things you could hear Dublin fans say this weekend
Listen out for the Dubs gearing up for Sunday.
# Road to Croker
All-Ireland SFC 2013: Dublin’s route to the final
Meath made them wobble and Kerry punctured their defence but the Boys in Blue have looked pretty serene.
# Call to arms
Dublin need a great All-Ireland fan song and want your help
Mayo fans are certainly producing the quantity but The Dubs faithful are capable of uncorking the quality.
# fair balls
New show explores bloody-minded passion of Dubs fans on Hill 16
Fair Balls T’Yis features 50 Dublin fans on a mock-up of Croke Park’s famous terrace.
# blue movie
Here's the video to get Cavan fans pumped this weekend
Also, one that definitely won’t.