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Tuesday 7 February 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Diarmuid Connolly

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# defending champions
Opinion: Dublin went to the wire and proved just how great this team is
As Dublin’s unbeaten run in the championship passes the two year mark, nothing surprises us about this team anymore.
# Diarmuid Connolly
'I’d prefer to see him have a laugh at a fella and get away and run into a bit of space'
Ex-Dublin forward Ray Cosgrove’s advice for the attacking star.
# in the firing line
'To get two men sent off like that, a lot of what happened in the game was very predictable'
Jim Gavin reflected on victory and red cards last night in Croke Park.
# standing tall
Mayo not expecting provocation from Westmeath in the wake of Diarmuid Connolly incident
‘I think my lads are well able to mind themselves.’
# Interview
Keeping up with Diarmuid Connolly: The Dublin star talks family, hurling and MMA
In a rare interview, one of the most fascinating characters in the GAA gives an insight into what makes him tick.
# marked man
'It's out of my control what other teams try to do to me' - Diarmuid Connolly
The three-time All-Ireland winner was responding to claims that Westmeath specifically targeted him during the Leinster final.
# Snap Happy
Sun, ice cream and the pier: 17 of the best All-Ireland football launch pics
McCann, Connolly and Crowley enjoyed the sun on the pier in Dun Laoghaire last night.
# response
'We want to play the game the right way' - Dublin boss Gavin on Connolly flashpoint
The forward was singled out for special attention by Westmeath yesterday and reacted angrily.
# marked man
'He can get a bit excited at times and probably we were looking for him'
Westmeath manager Tom Cribbin has admitted that the Lake County wanted to “entice” a reaction from Dublin’s Diarmuid Connolly.
# Talking Points
12 not out for Cluxton, Connolly's short fuse and more Leinster final talking points
There’s plenty to reflect upon following events at Croke Park this afternoon.
# Have your say
Should Diarmuid Connolly have been sent-off for this Leinster final flashpoint?
Connolly dragged James Dolan to the ground after the latter ruffled the Dublin forward’s hair.
Here are the 6 nominees for the GAA player of the month awards but who gets your vote?
Not a bad shortlist at all.
# Defence of Diarmo
'I think Diarmuid Connolly maybe gets a tough press sometimes'
The Dublin star has received sympathy from Paraic Duffy.
# Annual Report
GAA criticism in Connolly saga was 'lazy headline-seeking commentary' - Duffy
Director General says there is no “fundamental weakness” in GAA disciplinary system.
# Take your point
Net-busting goals and sky-scraping points: 10 of the best scores from the 2015 championship
Here are some of the sweetest goals and points from last season’s football championship.
# Report
Darragh Ó Sé slammed for 'mean-spirited' remarks about Diarmuid Connolly
Dublin county board CEO John Costello has criticised Kingdom legend Ó Sé in his wide-ranging annual report.
# Waiting Game
'We are leaving the door open': Connolly still in contention for International Rules call
Connolly will captain St Vincent’s in the Dublin SFC final this weekend.
# no qualms
'I just wished him all the best for the final. I wouldn't hold any grudge, he's a top player'
Lee Keegan insists he had to stop a top player like Diarmuid Connolly by whatever means.
# In the clear
'Diarmuid is a top man, I would have been very sorry if he couldn't partake in the game'
Connolly’s clearance was great news for Dublin fans.
# Late Night
Connolly there 'for good part' of 8-hour DRA hearing that ended early Saturday morning
The Dublin forward was dramatically cleared to play against Mayo.
# appeal
Here's the DRA statement explaining the decision to allow Diarmuid Connolly play today
The Disputes Resolution Authority released a brief statement today.
# Free Man
'Extraordinary', 'decent thing', 'a joke' - GAA stars react to Diarmuid Connolly clearance
The Dubs attacking star is clear to play today against Mayo.
# Friday
We'll Leave it There So: Ireland get big Euro 2016 favour, Dublin misery and all today's sport
Meanwhile, someone has spotted Roy Keane in a 16th century painting.
# Last Chance Saloon
Here's why it's very unlikely Diarmuid Connolly's DRA appeal would succeed
The Dublin star is expected to take his case to the independent Disputes Resolution Authority.
# big blow
Dublin's Diarmuid Connolly loses second appeal after exhausting Croke Park meeting
The forward has suffered another setback in his quest to play in Saturday’s semi-final replay.
# Banned
Blow for the Dubs as Diarmuid Connolly's replay ban is upheld
Vincent’s star must decide whether to continue his appeal before Saturday’s clash with Mayo.
# fashion crisis
Dessie Dolan's suit choice on The Sunday Game led to some top GAA bantz
The sartorial elegance of the panel is becoming a hot topic every week.
# scarla
Ouch! Diarmuid Connolly got whacked full in the face by Bernard Brogan's powerful volley
This is not how he imagined his day in front of Hill 16 going.
# right left combo
Diarmuid Connolly showed off his hurling skills with 2 sublime points for his club yesterday
The St Vincent’s football captain helped his hurlers to Championship win over Setanta.
# He Speaks
One of Dublin's senior football attacking stars broke his silence yesterday
Diarmuid Connolly gave a rare media interview yesterday.
# Paying Tribute
Connolly on Billings - 'He was a massive influence for me, he was an exceptional man'
Former Dublin selector Dave Billings passed away this week.
# uninspired
Dublin late show relegates Derry in dour affair
With the scores tied at 0-4 apiece and 65 minutes on the clock, Brian McIver’s side dreamt of stealing a win.
# Big Boost
Good news for Dublin as Connolly's back in training before Mayo game
The struggling Dubs are in relegation trouble in Division 1.
# Goals goals goal
15 of our favourite Gaelic football goals of the year
It was a year of some stunning strikes
# teammates
Bernard Brogan names the top 5 Gaelic footballers he's played with during his career and why
Bernard’s played for Dublin, St Oliver Plunkett’s, DCU and Ireland. But who have been his standout teammates?
# easy
The mighty Quinn helps Vincent's retain Leinster title with comfortable win over Rhode
The Dublin side never gave their Offaly opponents a sniff in Navan today.
# Grassroots Stars
Connolly, Brennan, Brogan and McManamon all set to land Dublin GAA club awards
There are nine St Vincent’s players recognised on the football selection team.
# difficult choice
The Allstars - are Michael Murphy and Diarmuid Connolly nailed on for half-forward slots?
There will be quite a battle for the third position, with Paul Flynn and Ryan McHugh the front-runners.
# Highlights
Check out another Diarmuid Connolly scoring spree and Plunketts brilliant defensive play
Here’s the highlights from Saturday’s Dublin senior football semi-finals.
# Screamer
Diarmuid Connolly scored another cracking goal for St Vincent's yesterday
The Dublin forward cannot be stopped when he plays at club level.