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# boys-in-blue - Tuesday 14 July, 2020

7 additions as Leinster announce Academy list for next season
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# Boys In Blue

7 additions as Leinster announce Academy list for next season

Jul 14th 2020, 10:56 PM 13,024 Views 16 Comments

All seven players have been named in Ireland’s U20 squad for the 2020 Six Nations.

# boys-in-blue - Friday 3 January, 2020

Leinster make wholesale changes for Connacht's visit to the RDS
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# Boys In Blue

Leinster make wholesale changes for Connacht's visit to the RDS

Jan 3rd 2020, 12:17 PM 12,604 Views 25 Comments

Will Connors is the only player to retain his starting place from last weekend’s win over Munster.

# boys-in-blue - Saturday 26 October, 2019

Ross Byrne penalty the only score as Leinster prevail in dull affair against Zebre
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# The Italian Job

Ross Byrne penalty the only score as Leinster prevail in dull affair against Zebre

Oct 26th 2019, 7:25 PM 20,612 Views 27 Comments

Leo Cullen’s side extended their lead at the top of Conference A after a low-scoring victory in Parma.

# boys-in-blue - Sunday 4 August, 2019

Connolly back as Dublin round off Super 8s with six-point win over Tyrone
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# Dominant Dubs

Connolly back as Dublin round off Super 8s with six-point win over Tyrone

Aug 4th 2019, 5:43 PM 45,710 Views 126 Comments

Healy Park in Omagh hosted today’s clash.

# boys-in-blue - Thursday 25 April, 2019

Dublin can learn from Kilkenny's failed 'drive-for-five' bid, says Delaney
# Drive For Five
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# Drive For Five

Dublin can learn from Kilkenny's failed 'drive-for-five' bid, says Delaney

Apr 25th 2019, 5:26 PM 6,489 Views 9 Comments

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 - Saturday 9 February, 2019

Jim Gavin names unchanged XV as Dublin prepare for Kerry test at Austin Stack Park
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# Boys In Blue

Jim Gavin names unchanged XV as Dublin prepare for Kerry test at Austin Stack Park

Feb 9th 2019, 11:24 AM 8,370 Views 2 Comments

Peter Keane and Gavin face off this evening in Tralee in round three of the Allianz Football League.

# boys-in-blue - Saturday 26 January, 2019

Gavin names team as champions Dublin prepare for National League opener away in Clones
# Curtain Raiser
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# Curtain Raiser

Gavin names team as champions Dublin prepare for National League opener away in Clones

Jan 26th 2019, 1:57 PM 12,311 Views 5 Comments

Dublin get the defence of their National Football League title underway against Monaghan tomorrow afternoon.

# boys-in-blue - Friday 26 October, 2018

Kearney and Leavy return as Cullen shuffles Leinster pack for Treviso grudge match
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# Boys In Blue

Kearney and Leavy return as Cullen shuffles Leinster pack for Treviso grudge match

Oct 26th 2018, 12:39 PM 8,615 Views 28 Comments

Eleven changes in total for the Pro14 champions.

# boys-in-blue - Sunday 2 September, 2018

The stats behind Dublin's four in a row attempt
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# Boys In Blue

The stats behind Dublin's four in a row attempt

Sep 2nd 2018, 9:00 AM 5,358 Views 13 Comments

27 games unbeaten. Four different venues. Three Sam Maguires.

# boys-in-blue - Sunday 5 August, 2018

Brogan returns as impressive Dublin ease past Roscommon with landslide Super 8s win
# Super 8s
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# Super 8s

Brogan returns as impressive Dublin ease past Roscommon with landslide Super 8s win

Aug 5th 2018, 6:09 PM 26,472 Views 22 Comments

The defending All-Ireland champions eased past Kevin McStay’s side to top Group 2 ahead of next weekend’s semi-finals.

# boys-in-blue - Saturday 21 July, 2018

McMahon and Andrews both return as All-Ireland champions head to Healy Park
# Super 8s
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# Super 8s

McMahon and Andrews both return as All-Ireland champions head to Healy Park

Jul 21st 2018, 12:29 PM 6,891 Views 12 Comments

Dublin take on Mickey Harte’s Tyrone in Omagh this evening in the second round of the Super 8s.

# boys-in-blue - Sunday 24 June, 2018

As it happened: Dublin vs Laois, Leinster SFC final From The42
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As it happened: Dublin vs Laois, Leinster SFC final

# boys-in-blue - Saturday 9 June, 2018

No changes from Gavin as Dublin aim to book eighth consecutive Leinster final spot
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# Boys In Blue

No changes from Gavin as Dublin aim to book eighth consecutive Leinster final spot

Jun 9th 2018, 12:43 PM 5,903 Views 12 Comments

The All-Ireland champions welcome Longford to Croke Park for tomorrow’s Leinster SFC semi-final.

# boys-in-blue - Sunday 20 May, 2018

Rory O'Connor inspires escape to victory as Wexford prevail against resilient Dubs fightback
# Tense Affair
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# Tense Affair

Rory O'Connor inspires escape to victory as Wexford prevail against resilient Dubs fightback

May 20th 2018, 5:22 PM 15,059 Views 4 Comments

Davy Fitzgerald’s side shook off a determined late Dublin push to secure a two point win on Sunday.

# boys-in-blue - Sunday 22 April, 2018

Former All-Star Peter Kelly announces Dublin inter-county retirement aged 29
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# Boys In Blue

Former All-Star Peter Kelly announces Dublin inter-county retirement aged 29

Apr 22nd 2018, 2:57 PM 8,497 Views 1 Comment

The Lucan Sarsfield defender won a Leinster title under Anthony Daly in 2013.

# boys-in-blue - Sunday 1 April, 2018

Galway give battling display but Dublin finish strong to collect Division 1 league crown
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# Boys In Blue

Galway give battling display but Dublin finish strong to collect Division 1 league crown

Apr 1st 2018, 5:49 PM 33,751 Views 113 Comments

It was a ninth national title for Dublin under Jim Gavin.

# boys-in-blue - Friday 16 February, 2018

Leinster make seven changes for the visit of the champions
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# Boys In Blue

Leinster make seven changes for the visit of the champions

Feb 16th 2018, 12:24 PM 13,250 Views 24 Comments

Jordan Larmour, Adam Byrne, Sean Cronin and Jordi Murphy have all been included in the starting line-up.

# boys-in-blue - Saturday 3 February, 2018

Gavin makes no changes on opening weekend win as Dubs make trip to Tyrone
# On The Road
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# On The Road

Gavin makes no changes on opening weekend win as Dubs make trip to Tyrone

Feb 3rd 2018, 12:59 PM 4,810 Views 11 Comments

Dublin are aiming to make it back-to-back wins in the Allianz National Football League at Healy Park this evening.

# boys-in-blue - Saturday 27 January, 2018

1-3 for Brian Fenton in masterful display as Dublin shake off rust to blitz Kildare
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# Boys In Blue

1-3 for Brian Fenton in masterful display as Dublin shake off rust to blitz Kildare

Jan 27th 2018, 8:42 PM 31,308 Views 64 Comments

Dublin trailed by two at half-time, but were in irresistible form in the second period.

# boys-in-blue - Friday 29 September, 2017

'If people want to say bad things about us, we can’t really stop it'
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# Philly

'If people want to say bad things about us, we can’t really stop it'

Sep 29th 2017, 6:00 AM 16,043 Views 22 Comments

Philly McMahon gives his take on the sour commentary regarding Dublin following their All-Ireland win.

# boys-in-blue - Friday 15 September, 2017

Jordi Murphy back to start for the first time since All Blacks win
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# Boys In Blue

Jordi Murphy back to start for the first time since All Blacks win

Sep 15th 2017, 11:29 AM 6,670 Views 14 Comments

The flanker has been named in the Leinster team to play Southern Kings in Port Elizabeth tomorrow.

# boys-in-blue - Saturday 15 July, 2017

O'Gara to start at full-forward as Dublin make one change for Kildare showdown
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# Boys In Blue

O'Gara to start at full-forward as Dublin make one change for Kildare showdown

Jul 15th 2017, 1:30 PM 10,520 Views 25 Comments

Jim Gavin’s Dubs are bidding for a magnificent seven of Leinster titles on Sunday.

From All-Ireland hurling finalist to Jim Gavin's star corner back, Eric Lowndes continues to evolve
# Boys In Blue
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# Boys In Blue

From All-Ireland hurling finalist to Jim Gavin's star corner back, Eric Lowndes continues to evolve

Jul 15th 2017, 6:30 AM 11,277 Views 2 Comments

The St Peregrines defender has become an integral part in Dublin’s success this year and is a future All-Star in the making.

# boys-in-blue - Saturday 27 May, 2017

Leadership battle gives Fine Gael a boost in the polls
# High Five
# High Five

Leadership battle gives Fine Gael a boost in the polls

May 27th 2017, 5:49 PM 12,812 Views 80 Comments

Fianna Fáil’s support has fallen by seven percentage points to 21% – eight behind Fine Gael.

# boys-in-blue - Saturday 8 October, 2016

'It was great to see him out in blue at long last'
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# Boys In Blue

'It was great to see him out in blue at long last'

Oct 8th 2016, 8:02 PM 12,039 Views 15 Comments

Leo Cullen was delighted to see Robbie Henshaw make his Leinster debut earlier.

# boys-in-blue - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

'I knew there was the chance of back-to-back All-Irelands. That’s what was sacrificed'
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# Boys In Blue

'I knew there was the chance of back-to-back All-Irelands. That’s what was sacrificed'

Sep 13th 2016, 6:59 AM 5,827 Views 2 Comments

Alan Brogan talks about retirement and what it’s like to analyse your former team-mates in the media.

# boys-in-blue - Friday 6 June, 2014

Dublin have named 11 All-Ireland final starters in their team to face Laois
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# Boys In Blue

Dublin have named 11 All-Ireland final starters in their team to face Laois

Jun 6th 2014, 10:00 PM 6,699 Views 13 Comments

The Dubs begin their All-Ireland defence in Croke Park on Sunday.

# boys-in-blue - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

These 21 players have renewed their Leinster contracts
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# Boys In Blue

These 21 players have renewed their Leinster contracts

May 6th 2014, 2:39 PM 8,452 Views 8 Comments

Former Irish underage international Sean McCarthy has joined Matt O’Connor’s side from Jersey RFC.

# boys-in-blue - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Dublin unveil minor hurling side to face Wexford in Leinster opener
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# Boys In Blue

Dublin unveil minor hurling side to face Wexford in Leinster opener

Apr 10th 2014, 12:30 PM 3,957 Views 5 Comments

The sides meet on Sunday at 3pm in Piercestown.

# boys-in-blue - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

Snapshot: Richie McCaw goes hurling with Bernard Brogan
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# Boys In Black

Snapshot: Richie McCaw goes hurling with Bernard Brogan

Nov 20th 2013, 7:43 PM 12,615 Views 7 Comments

Guess who was better.

# boys-in-blue - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

From the Photoshop lab: is this what the new Dublin jersey will look like?
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# Boys In Blue

From the Photoshop lab: is this what the new Dublin jersey will look like?

Oct 9th 2013, 5:49 PM 5,870 Views 37 Comments

Get set to snap it up before Christmas.

# boys-in-blue - Monday 23 September, 2013

35,000 Dublin fans welcome All-Ireland heroes at homecoming
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# Street Party

35,000 Dublin fans welcome All-Ireland heroes at homecoming

Sep 23rd 2013, 9:45 PM 16,594 Views 32 Comments

Eoghan O’Gara and Paddy Andrews danced up a storm and Kevin McMenamon treated the Dubs faithful to a song.

# boys-in-blue - Friday 20 September, 2013

17 things you could hear Dublin fans say this weekend
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# Boys In Blue

17 things you could hear Dublin fans say this weekend

Sep 20th 2013, 7:00 AM 3,592 Views 14 Comments

Listen out for the Dubs gearing up for Sunday.

# boys-in-blue - Monday 16 September, 2013

All-Ireland SFC 2013: Dublin’s route to the final
# Road To Croker
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# Road To Croker

All-Ireland SFC 2013: Dublin’s route to the final

Sep 16th 2013, 5:43 PM 2,267 Views 13 Comments

Meath made them wobble and Kerry punctured their defence but the Boys in Blue have looked pretty serene.

Dublin need a great All-Ireland fan song and want your help
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# Call To Arms

Dublin need a great All-Ireland fan song and want your help

Sep 16th 2013, 3:17 PM 2,333 Views 6 Comments

Mayo fans are certainly producing the quantity but The Dubs faithful are capable of uncorking the quality.

# boys-in-blue - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

New show explores bloody-minded passion of Dubs fans on Hill 16
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# Fair Balls

New show explores bloody-minded passion of Dubs fans on Hill 16

Sep 11th 2013, 8:20 AM 2,865 Views 12 Comments

Fair Balls T’Yis features 50 Dublin fans on a mock-up of Croke Park’s famous terrace.

# boys-in-blue - Friday 2 August, 2013

Here's the video to get Cavan fans pumped this weekend
# Blue Movie
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# Blue Movie

Here's the video to get Cavan fans pumped this weekend

Aug 2nd 2013, 10:44 AM 2,782 Views 11 Comments

Also, one that definitely won’t.

# boys-in-blue - Thursday 18 July, 2013

'I’m too long in the tooth to be thinking I have to kick 8 points to be happy'
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# Boys In Blue

'I’m too long in the tooth to be thinking I have to kick 8 points to be happy'

Jul 18th 2013, 7:15 AM 2,862 Views 8 Comments

Sharing the limelight with Dublin’s rising stars, Bernard Brogan says he’s happy to do whatever it takes to get another All-Ireland medal.

# boys-in-blue - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

"A lot of people in Dublin don't know what a hurley is" says county star
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# Boys In Blue

"A lot of people in Dublin don't know what a hurley is" says county star

Jul 17th 2013, 1:13 PM 4,302 Views 24 Comments

Dubs defender Niall Corcoran is hoping his side’s winning run will encourage a greater number of fans to cheer them on.

# boys-in-blue - Sunday 24 March, 2013

A salute to the greatest gardaí in Irish sport
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# Cop On

A salute to the greatest gardaí in Irish sport

Mar 24th 2013, 10:25 AM 31,360 Views 61 Comments

We pay tribute to the law enforcers that won sporting respect, and plenty of cups, in their day. May the force be with them.

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