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#Diarmuid Connolly

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Jason Sherlock: 'As disappointed as I am, I hope that Diarmuid is in a good place with his decision'
# Jayo And Dermo
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# Jayo And Dermo

Jason Sherlock: 'As disappointed as I am, I hope that Diarmuid is in a good place with his decision'

Oct 14th 2020, 1:06 PM 10,371 Views 0 Comments

The ex-Dublin player and coach on Connolly’s departure, Farrell’s arrival and a special 1995 memento.

'I would put him in the same bracket as Eric Cantona who could do things that others couldn't'
# Memory Lane
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# Memory Lane

'I would put him in the same bracket as Eric Cantona who could do things that others couldn't'

Oct 9th 2020, 8:06 PM 37,307 Views 14 Comments

Marc Ó Sé talks about recently retired Dublin legend Diarmuid Connolly as our guest on this week’s edition of the Warriors podcast.

'Thanks for all the magic' - tributes paid and moments of brilliance remembered as Connolly calls it a day
# Dermo
From The42
# Dermo

'Thanks for all the magic' - tributes paid and moments of brilliance remembered as Connolly calls it a day

Oct 1st 2020, 3:30 PM 7,815 Views 6 Comments

The Dublin star announced his retirement from inter-county football last night.

Despite the many controversies, Connolly was the most gifted footballer of his generation
# We Hardly Knew Ye
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# We Hardly Knew Ye

Despite the many controversies, Connolly was the most gifted footballer of his generation

Updated Oct 1st 2020, 3:07 PM 30,133 Views 22 Comments

Dublin’s answer to Ciaran McDonald and Maurice Fitzgerald announced his inter-county retirement aged 33.

Diarmuid Connolly announces inter-county retirement to bring brilliant Dublin career to a close
# Dermo
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# Dermo

Diarmuid Connolly announces inter-county retirement to bring brilliant Dublin career to a close

Sep 30th 2020, 10:44 PM 41,800 Views 50 Comments

Connolly has opted to walk away ahead of the resumption of inter-county action.

'It was really important for us, the care of Diarmuid. To bring him back into the group was the right thing to do'
# Dublin Delight
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# Dublin Delight

'It was really important for us, the care of Diarmuid. To bring him back into the group was the right thing to do'

Sep 17th 2019, 6:30 AM 17,806 Views 9 Comments

Selector Declan Darcy was delighted for Connolly and defender Jonny Cooper.

'If Diarmuid being back in helps us to get over the line to win an All-Ireland, I think that’s what they understand'
# Squad Goals
From The42
# Squad Goals

'If Diarmuid being back in helps us to get over the line to win an All-Ireland, I think that’s what they understand'

Aug 28th 2019, 3:45 PM 12,426 Views 21 Comments

Tomás Quinn on the intense competition for places within the Dublin football squad.

Jim Gavin: 'I think Diarmuid loves Dublin and we love him'
# Connolly's Comeback
From The42
# Connolly's Comeback

Jim Gavin: 'I think Diarmuid loves Dublin and we love him'

Aug 5th 2019, 8:20 AM 41,754 Views 39 Comments

Dublin’s talismanic forward Diarmuid Connolly returned to action yesterday.

Diarmuid Connolly set to end Dublin exile while Tyrone make 15 changes
# Prodigal Son
From The42
# Prodigal Son

Diarmuid Connolly set to end Dublin exile while Tyrone make 15 changes

Aug 3rd 2019, 12:01 PM 21,332 Views 42 Comments

There’s little to play for tomorrow in Omagh.

No Connolly but Brogan makes bench as Gavin names Dublin team for Roscommon clash
# Super 8s
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# Super 8s

No Connolly but Brogan makes bench as Gavin names Dublin team for Roscommon clash

Jul 20th 2019, 1:14 PM 13,543 Views 19 Comments

Jim Gavin’s men are aiming to build on last weekend’s 13-point victory against Cork.

'If you call Diarmuid Connolly a maverick, I'd take that maverick every day of the week'
# Return Of The King
From The42
# Return Of The King

'If you call Diarmuid Connolly a maverick, I'd take that maverick every day of the week'

Jul 20th 2019, 8:00 AM 23,578 Views 41 Comments

Unpacking the St Vincent’s star’s sensational return to the Dublin squad.

Jim Gavin confirms Diarmuid Connolly is back training with Dublin
# The Return
From The42
# The Return

Jim Gavin confirms Diarmuid Connolly is back training with Dublin

Jul 14th 2019, 12:28 PM 38,298 Views 88 Comments

The St Vincent’s clubman was due to go to the United States this summer but for issues with his visa.

'I’d love to play with him again' - Rock on Connolly return after Boston move falls through
# Always Welcome
From The42
# Always Welcome

'I’d love to play with him again' - Rock on Connolly return after Boston move falls through

Jul 4th 2019, 4:02 PM 10,991 Views 13 Comments

The St Vincent’s star could still rejoin the panel after he was unable to gain entry to the US last week.

Donegal Boston confirm Diarmuid Connolly won't be joining them after visa issue
# Denied Entry
From The42
# Denied Entry

Donegal Boston confirm Diarmuid Connolly won't be joining them after visa issue

Updated Jul 1st 2019, 1:13 PM 52,589 Views 58 Comments

It’s believed Connolly will be able to have his sanction revoked and play with St Vincent’s in Dublin this summer.

Gavin leaves door open but time running out on Connolly return
# Now Or Never
From The42
# Now Or Never

Gavin leaves door open but time running out on Connolly return

May 27th 2019, 1:37 PM 11,840 Views 8 Comments

“I’d expect to see one or two fellas coming in,” said Dublin manager Jim Gavin on Saturday night.

Dublin boss confirms Connolly has not yet been recalled but leaves door open for return
# Squad Goals
From The42
# Squad Goals

Dublin boss confirms Connolly has not yet been recalled but leaves door open for return

May 3rd 2019, 3:26 PM 7,757 Views 20 Comments

The attacking star last lined out in the 2017 All-Ireland final for Dublin.

League over, championship on the way and club now the focus as Gavin watches Dublin squad in action
# Club Matters
From The42
# Club Matters

League over, championship on the way and club now the focus as Gavin watches Dublin squad in action

Apr 9th 2019, 5:30 PM 6,166 Views 3 Comments

The 2019 Dublin senior football championship throws in tomorrow night.

Jim Gavin denies reports that Jason Sherlock has left Dublin's management set-up
# FAKE NEWS
From The42
# FAKE NEWS

Jim Gavin denies reports that Jason Sherlock has left Dublin's management set-up

Feb 10th 2019, 3:17 PM 10,408 Views 6 Comments

Reports this week suggested that Sherlock had left Gavin’s backroom team.

Jason Sherlock departs Dublin set-up with Connolly return on the cards - report
# In And Out
From The42
# In And Out

Jason Sherlock departs Dublin set-up with Connolly return on the cards - report

Feb 8th 2019, 11:43 AM 20,356 Views 3 Comments

Jim Gavin’s All-Ireland champions are bidding for five in-a-row this year.

Jim Gavin gives little away on Diarmuid Connolly situation
# Cryptic
From The42
# Cryptic

Jim Gavin gives little away on Diarmuid Connolly situation

Jan 28th 2019, 10:51 AM 9,344 Views 3 Comments

It appears unlikely after Gavin’s latest comments that a return for the two-time All-Star is on the cards.

Three in-a-row chasing St Vincent's power into semis with 12-point win over Castleknock
# Super Vins
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# Super Vins

Three in-a-row chasing St Vincent's power into semis with 12-point win over Castleknock

Sep 30th 2018, 6:22 PM 22,529 Views 6 Comments

Diarmuid Connolly returned while Mossy Quinn finished with 1-6.

Diarmuid Connolly completes return as Dublin star comes off the bench for St Vincent's
# Back In Business
From The42
# Back In Business

Diarmuid Connolly completes return as Dublin star comes off the bench for St Vincent's

Sep 30th 2018, 5:43 PM 14,401 Views 8 Comments

The 31-year-old replaced Eamonn Fennell in the second half as St Vincent’s defeated Castleknock.

'We have the highest regard for Diarmuid' - Dublin door not closed for Connolly
# An Irishman Abroad
From The42
# An Irishman Abroad

'We have the highest regard for Diarmuid' - Dublin door not closed for Connolly

Sep 4th 2018, 8:30 AM 10,122 Views 5 Comments

The star forward last lined out for Dublin in a league game in February.

Diarmo's winning matches! Connolly points Donegal Boston to senior championship title
# An Irishman Abroad
From The42
# An Irishman Abroad

Diarmo's winning matches! Connolly points Donegal Boston to senior championship title

Aug 27th 2018, 8:20 AM 17,319 Views 26 Comments

Diarmuid Connolly scored 0-12 for Donegal Boston in the final.

Diarmo's winning matches! A familiar face made his first appearance Stateside today
# Shipping Up To Boston
From The42
# Shipping Up To Boston

Diarmo's winning matches! A familiar face made his first appearance Stateside today

Jul 1st 2018, 9:22 PM 33,061 Views 33 Comments

Diarmuid Connolly is playing for Donegal Boston this summer.

'One of the lads got me a mug that goes from my face and turns into his!' The Dub sub mistaken identity
# Seeing Double
From The42
# Seeing Double

'One of the lads got me a mug that goes from my face and turns into his!' The Dub sub mistaken identity

Jun 21st 2018, 7:15 AM 13,694 Views 3 Comments

The Dublin defender on being confused for Connolly, his Meath family background and staking a claim to start.

Diarmuid Connolly joining host of inter-county stars at Boston club for the summer
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

Diarmuid Connolly joining host of inter-county stars at Boston club for the summer

Jun 12th 2018, 10:11 AM 25,880 Views 19 Comments

The two-time All-Star will line out alongside Brendan Murphy, Liam Silke and Eoin McHugh at Donegal Boston.

'I don’t think it will do him any harm' - Gilroy on Connolly's US summer move
# Heading Stateside
From The42
# Heading Stateside

'I don’t think it will do him any harm' - Gilroy on Connolly's US summer move

Jun 4th 2018, 12:00 PM 56,282 Views 29 Comments

Diarmuid Connolly is reportedly set to spend the next couple of months playing football in the States.

Connolly 'hasn't been available', return of Flynn and defensive injuries as Dublin gear up for championship
# Life Without Dermo
From The42
# Life Without Dermo

Connolly 'hasn't been available', return of Flynn and defensive injuries as Dublin gear up for championship

May 4th 2018, 9:11 AM 9,234 Views 4 Comments

Dublin boss insists there is ‘a duty of care’ to be shown to an amateur player.

No Connolly in starting team as St Vincent's begin Dublin senior title defence
# Absent Dermo
From The42
# Absent Dermo

No Connolly in starting team as St Vincent's begin Dublin senior title defence

Updated Apr 12th 2018, 8:01 PM 29,036 Views 46 Comments

The Dublin star was listed in the match programme at centre-forward.

'Diarmuid and I agreed that what was best was that he'd take a rest'
# Update
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# Update

'Diarmuid and I agreed that what was best was that he'd take a rest'

Apr 2nd 2018, 12:01 PM 55,837 Views 45 Comments

Jim Gavin is hopeful Diarmuid Connolly will rejoin the Dublin squad for the championship.

Brewing up a storm - 12 GAA controversies that hit the headlines in 2017
# In The Spotlight
From The42
# In The Spotlight

Brewing up a storm - 12 GAA controversies that hit the headlines in 2017

Dec 25th 2017, 1:30 PM 9,988 Views 5 Comments

The Super 8s, Diarmuid Connolly and Davy Fitzgerald all hit the headlines this year.

Tony Keady tributes and Jack McCaffrey's cheeky celebration -  the top 7 Sunday Game moments of 2017
# Reflection
From The42
# Reflection

Tony Keady tributes and Jack McCaffrey's cheeky celebration - the top 7 Sunday Game moments of 2017

Dec 24th 2017, 10:30 PM 15,128 Views 4 Comments

Here’s some of the best moments from the GAA’s flagship TV programme.

'Me and Mr Gilroy had a bit of a falling out' - Diarmuid Connolly on quitting the Dublin panel in 2010
# Dubs
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# Dubs

'Me and Mr Gilroy had a bit of a falling out' - Diarmuid Connolly on quitting the Dublin panel in 2010

Dec 13th 2017, 5:20 PM 40,315 Views 32 Comments

Connolly credits Gilroy with changing the mentality of the Dublin football squad during his time in charge.

Dublin star Connolly 'acted despicably' in civil case over assault, court told
# Diarmuid Connolly
# Diarmuid Connolly

Dublin star Connolly 'acted despicably' in civil case over assault, court told

Nov 3rd 2017, 2:53 PM 62,811 Views 0 Comments

Connolly pleaded guilty to the assault.

Connolly adds to his incredible medal haul as St Vincent's eye more silverware
# Eye-watering
From The42
# Eye-watering

Connolly adds to his incredible medal haul as St Vincent's eye more silverware

Oct 30th 2017, 10:52 PM 25,762 Views 19 Comments

“It’s only one part of the journey,” Vinnies boss Brian Mullins stated after the game.

Diarmuid Connolly puts on an exhibition of crisp passing in the Dublin championship
# Dublin Championship
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# Dublin Championship

Diarmuid Connolly puts on an exhibition of crisp passing in the Dublin championship

Sep 30th 2017, 2:28 PM 7,652 Views 7 Comments

The St Vincent’s player had a huge influence on their victory over St Sylvester’s in the quarter-final last night.

Dublin's Diarmuid Connolly wore a vest during the All Ireland warm up and it caused quite a stir
# See My Vest
From The Daily Edge
# See My Vest

Dublin's Diarmuid Connolly wore a vest during the All Ireland warm up and it caused quite a stir

Sep 17th 2017, 4:17 PM 26,232 Views 4 Comments

Joe Brolly: “If I had a body like that I’d be wearing a vest as well.”

No room for Connolly as Jim Gavin names his Dublin side for Tyrone semi-final
# Sky Blues
From The42
# Sky Blues

No room for Connolly as Jim Gavin names his Dublin side for Tyrone semi-final

Aug 26th 2017, 5:28 PM 11,755 Views 14 Comments

The reigning All-Ireland champions have announced an unchanged starting team.

Open Thread: Should Jim Gavin start Diarmuid Connolly against Tyrone on Sunday?
# Have Your Say
From The42
# Have Your Say

Open Thread: Should Jim Gavin start Diarmuid Connolly against Tyrone on Sunday?

Aug 25th 2017, 7:05 AM 7,381 Views 27 Comments

Connolly’s 12-week ban runs out on Saturday night.

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