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Tuesday 7 February 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Diarmuid Connolly

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# The Dubs Challenge
Tyrone hopes, Connolly return, Harte influence and Mulligan's Dublin memories
All-Ireland winner Owen Mulligan will be a keen observer next Sunday.
# tight-lipped
Jim Gavin confirms Diarmuid Connolly is in the running to start against Tyrone
Connolly and Cormac Costello are back in contention to feature in the All-Ireland semi-final.
# Case for defence
'No option but to react' - Gavin stands by criticism of TV coverage of Connolly incident
The Dublin manager was speaking at a press event this morning.
# Dolan Out Criticism
'Pat was fairly well rehearsed': Dessie Dolan stands by his Spillane criticism
Dolan says he was perfectly entitled to make Sunday Game comments.
# Jim's Jams
Jim Gavin '100% right' to take a stand on Connolly criticism, says Galway boss Walsh
Trial by television jury does players a disservice, says Kevin Walsh.
'I think Diarmuid Connolly's season is over, to be honest with you' - former Dublin boss Lyons
Tommy Lyons says that he would be “staggered” if Dublin star Connolly is picked for an All-Ireland semi-final.
# Controversy
TV attack on Diarmuid Connolly's 'good name' behind Jim Gavin's decision not to engage with broadcast media
This was a Jim Gavin press conference with a twist.
# Sitting Out
Life without Diarmuid - Dublin set to start without Connolly for first time after 28-game run
The Dublin attacking talisman has been an ever-present in championship since July 2012.
# call for action
'There are too many loopholes': Keegan calls for change to disciplinary process
The Mayo star is concerned football is being overshadowed by off-field issues.
# cool for the summer
Connolly's 12-week ban stands as Dublin opt against appeal
The 29-year-old was suspended after a confrontation with a linesman during Dublin’s win over Carlow.
# The Process
Diarmuid Connolly's full 12-week ban upheld (for now) after late-night hearing
Dublin forward now has the option to take his case to the Central Appeals Committee.
# twist
Dublin's Diarmuid Connolly set to appeal his 12-week suspension
The Central Hearings Committee are likely to hear Connolly’s appeal in the coming days.
# Banned
Dublin's Diarmuid Connolly won't appeal 12-week ban for linesman altercation
The forward will be ruled out until the eve of a potential All-Ireland semi-final in August.
# Banned
'He's old enough and wise enough to know you just shouldn't get involved in incidents like that'
Alan Brogan doesn’t think there was any malice in Diarmuid Connolly’s actions.
# suspended
Diarmuid Connolly slapped with proposed 12-week ban for incident with linesman
The proposed ban would rule the St Vincent’s forward out until a potential All-Ireland semi-final.
# targeted
'He didn't punch a player, he didn't walk on anyone. He takes far more abuse than he dishes out'
Mattie Forde has leapt to the defence of the under-fire Diarmuid Connolly.
# in the wars
'You prod a bear, you get a reaction' - Pat Spillane reacts to Diarmuid Connolly flashpoint
Dublin star Connolly could face a 12-week ban after he clashed with linesman Ciaran Brannigan during Dublin’s victory over Carlow.
# Controversy
Watch: Diarmuid Connolly could be in hot water after this heated exchange with the linesman
By the letter of the law, even a “minor interference” with an official would bring a minimum 12-week suspension.
# Rush Of Blood
'I'm already being written off': Disciplinary issues won't force Connolly to change his game
The Dublin forward failed to finish either of their last two league ties.
# word of warning
Dublin legend O'Leary urges Diarmuid Connolly to cut 'petulance' out of his game
“He has to lose that trait to become a really great player.”
# the toughest
Dublin, Clare and Derry senior stars amongst winners at the AIB GAA club provincial awards
Diarmuid Connolly, Tony Kelly and Chrissy McKaigue were all honoured.
# Feel Good Factor
Family celebrations, summer shocks, club glories - 2016 heartwarming GAA moments
Finian Hanley, Noel McGrath, Annie Walsh, Slaughtneil and the Westmeath U21′s all feature.
# leading lights
Do you agree with The42's Gaelic Football 2016 Team of the Year?
Let the debate begin.
# Twittersphere
Kieran Donaghy in the Chelsea match-day programme? It's the sporting tweets of the week
Check out the best of the social media site from the past few days.
# winning ways
Diarmuid Connolly clinches superb Gaelic football clean sweep for the 2nd time in 4 years
Yesterday’s Leinster club final completed a remarkable five-timer.
# expert view
Analysis: Connolly with St Vincent's - football quality, speed of thought and fear for opponents
The42′s columnist Rob Carroll takes a closer look at yesterday’s Leinster club final.
# Vinnies
Diarmuid Connolly - 'After a long season, mentally it gets tough'
The St Vincent’s star is aiming to round off another bumper year in style.
# Diarmuid Connolly
Mayo official condemns 'media campaign to blacken Lee Keegan's name'
The Westport wing-back was unfairly singled out, according to PRO Paul Cunnane.
# response
Connolly: Black card brought in 'because some clown in an RTÉ studio throws toys out of the pram'
Dublin star is no fan of the black card or the ‘mark.’
# special treatment
'Diarmuid Connolly was struck about 6 times before the ball was even thrown in'
Dublin county board CEO John Costello has discussed the ‘targeting’ of the the St Vincent’s Star.
# dual threat
Tomas Quinn and Diarmuid Connolly combine to see St Vincent's home
Connolly was the supplier and Quinn the scorer as St Vincent’s unlocked Castleknock to lift the Dublin football title.
# Comment
Brennan's red card, another bumper year for Connolly and more Dublin football final talking points
Newly crowned All-Star Connolly hasn’t lost a championship game on the football field for club or county in 2016.
# Kingpins
Castleknock give a brave display but Quinn and Connolly lead St Vincent's to glory
St Vincent’s lost Ger Brennan to a 45th minute red card but saw off Castleknock to claim their 28th Dublin SFC title.
# County final
'I've never played against them' - Diarmuid Connolly sums up Castleknock's progress
The 29-year-old also spoke about the influence Mickey Whelan had on his career.
# Hindsight
No regrets for Diarmuid Connolly over sideline tug-of-war with Ciaran Kilkenny
Connolly also named his Footballer of the Year.
# Club Action
Star quality, All-Ireland favourites and more talking points as St Vincent's edge Ballymun
The Vinnies are one game away from sealing a 28th Dublin SFC title.
# Out Of The Hat
Giants St Vincents and Ballymun on collision course in Dublin SFC semi-finals
The draw was made tonight after St Vincents were narrow winners over Lucan Sarsfields.
# dermo
'Just put it in the corner and walk away' - Diarmuid Connolly on that crucial penalty
The Dublin forward came out on the winning side yet again.
# Clash of the Titans
Connolly 'gets a bad rap' but 'he has to suck it up and get on with it' ahead of replay
The battle between Diarmuid Connolly and Lee Keegan will again be key next Saturday.
# In The Mix
Poll: Who do you think will be crowned GAA/GPA Footballer of the Year?
We’ve narrowed down to mainly Dublin players again, and a possible Mayo bolter.