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Wednesday 1 February 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Lilywhites

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# champions of ireland
Champions! Hoban delivers dramatic 90th minute equaliser as Dundalk secure fourth title in five seasons
Patrick Hoban scored his 26th league goal of the season as the Lilywhites were crowned SSE Airtricity League champions.
# Duffy
'I think I'm going to be committed to the Republic of Ireland now after getting a phone call from Martin'
Dundalk forward Michael Duffy has reaffirmed his desire to represent the Republic of Ireland.
# On top
Duffy continues brilliant form as league leaders Dundalk extend advantage to six points
Dundalk extended their lead at the top of the SSE Airtricity League to six points on Friday away to Limerick.
# Lilywhites
Limerick's Quaid steps aside from Christy Ring Cup champions after three seasons in charge
Quaid has been linked with the vacant managerial roles in Westmeath and Laois in recent weeks.
# Settling in well
'He's got great technique and great quality' - Preston boss praises Burke after first Championship goal
The former Shamrock Rovers playmaker scored a brilliant volley against Stoke City on Saturday.
# Lilywhites
Dundalk return to Premier Division summit as Lilywhites stroll to victory on the seaside
Goals from Pat Hoban, Robbie Benson and Dylan Connolly saw Dundalk ease past Bray Wanderers on Friday.
# Lilywhites
Dundalk set for 'epic battle' and soaring temperatures in finely-balanced Europa League tie
Stephen Kenny’s side are in Cyprus to take on AEK Larnaca, having held them to a scoreless draw at Oriel Park.
# Lilywhites
'Larnaca will be expected to win at home, but there's no reason to believe that we can't' - Kenny
The Dundalk manager takes his side to Cyprus for the second leg of their Europa League qualifier on Thursday.
# Dutch Gold
Dundalk could face Ajax or Austrian side Sturm Graz in third round of Europa League qualifiers
The Premier Division leaders will take on the loser of the Champions League second qualifying round tie.
# Lilywhites
Hyland bags 1-8 to send Kildare past Kerry into first ever All-Ireland U20 football final
Jack O’Connor’s Kingdom threw everything at Kildare on the closing stages but fell on the losing side.
# Ready to Rock
Kildare name unchanged side from Mayo triumph ahead of clash with Fermanagh
Kildare will do battle with Fermanagh in Round 4 of the All-Ireland SFC qualifiers.
# Lilywhites
Hoban double inspires Dundalk comeback as Lilywhites sink Saints in Inchicore
A brace from Pat Hoban and another from Chris Shields saw Dundalk come from behind to beat St Pat’s.
# white heat of championship
Hyland and Nash help deliver U20 Leinster title in dominant Kildare win over Dubs
Dublin trailed by five points at the break and Tony Archbold’s goal ensured the Lilywhites pulled away.
# Young Guns
One change as Kildare U20s name side for Leinster final showdown against Dublin
O’Connor Park plays host to tomorrow night’s decider.
Dundalk vs Cork City, Airtricity League Premier Division
We went minute-by-minute as Dundalk and Cork City clashed at Oriel Park.
# statement
Kildare and Antrim hurling panels hit out at GAA over Joe McDonagh Cup play-off
The two counties expressed their discontent with the scheduling of Saturday’s Joe McDonagh promotion/relegation play-off.
# Lilywhites
'It's more of a pride thing that it's all us this year. All the players we have are from Kildare'
Captain Brian Byrne says the Kildare hurlers are reaping the benefits of having a homegrown panel.
# Lilywhites
Superb Hoban hat-trick downs Limerick and sends Dundalk flying back top of the table
Stephen Kenny’s side returned to the top of the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division with a comprehensive win over Limerick.
# Road To Recovery
Johnny Doyle: 'Who's going to lift the spirits of Kildare football? That's the challenge for the lads.'
The42 columnist Johnny Doyle on the mood in Kildare after a shock loss to Carlow and a tough qualifier tie against Derry.
# High five
Table-toppers Dundalk put five past sorry Seagulls to maintain top spot
Stephen Kenny’s side made it five wins in a row to maintain first place in the Premier Division against Bray.
# out in front
Hoban hits 12th goal of the season as leaders Dundalk get the better of Bohemians
Sean Hoare was also on the scoresheet in a 2-0 win for the Lilywhites at Dalymount Park.
# Lilywhites
Young attacker departs Kildare setup with 3 Leinster club winners making championship squad
Cian O’Neill has unveiled his championship panel for the summer ahead.
# We're not that boring
17 tweets you can relate to if you're from Kildare
There are worse places to be from than the Lily White county.
# unbeaten
Dundalk remain unbeaten after eight games with easy dispatch of Gypsies
The Lilywhites remain one point behind champions Cork City in the Premier Division standings.
# veteran
'I probably appreciate it now more than ever because I'm closer to the end than the beginning'
Dundalk goalkeeper Gary Rogers made his 500th League of Ireland appearance during Friday night’s late win against Waterford.
# Drama
Late own goal breaks Waterford hearts as Dundalk move within a point of top spot
Stephen Kenny’s side earned a dramatic late win at Oriel Park to move within one point of first place.
# Lilywhites
'Chris Shields joked that Dan was going home to head ten balls before he goes to bed'
Dundalk boss Stephen Kenny was pleased with how his young centre-half pairing fared in Friday’s 1-0 win over Cork City.
# Cian O'Neill
'Borderline embarrassing' - No advantage for Kildare in ref calls in finale of defeat to Tyrone
Cian O’Neill saw his side slip to a single point defeat again yesterday.
# Red Hands Rule
Donnelly hits stunning late point to grab win for Tyrone as Kildare suffer third league defeat
A first win in this spring’s league for Mickey Harte’s side.
# Interview
'To be honest, I never thought my career would go the way it has gone'
Midfielder Chris Shields has become a Dundalk stalwart during one of the most successful periods in the club’s history.
# New Addition
Former Liverpool youngster joins Dundalk on loan deal
Hungarian attacking midfielder Krisztian Adorjan featured in a friendly for the Lilywhites yesterday.
# Happy New Year
'I don’t think it's sunk in yet' - Irish defender Kevin O'Connor wins €1 million jackpot
The Preston North End defender validated his winning ticket at his local supermarket in Wexford on Tuesday morning.
# starting XV
6 players from last year's Leinster final team to start for Kildare in 2018 opener
The Lilywhites take on Louth in the O’Byrne Cup tomorrow night.
Former Dundalk manager and Ireland underage coach dies aged 58
Seán McCaffrey was a founding member of Monaghan United and also coached with the Ireland underage teams during the 2000s.
# Moorefield Marvel
A season as a Kildare selector ends as Leinster club goalscoring hero for 37-year-old Sweeney
Ronan Sweeney enjoyed a famous triumph with Moorefield yesterday.
# All smiles
'It looked dead and buried' - Moorefield boss lauds his players after miraculous Leinster final revival
Ross Glavin was the manager toasting an improbable success yesterday.
# Lilywhites
'Watching the boys warm-up for the Leinster final against Dublin you're saying, 'Why didn't I give it one more year?'
Daryl Flynn says lifting titles with Moorefield helped soften the blow of his retirement from Kildare duty.
# Gutted
Kenny: This is harder to take than last year's cup final defeat
The Dundalk manager believes it will be a challenge to hold onto his current squad for next season.
# Spot kicks
Cork City claim a first-ever double after penalty drama in the FAI Cup final
The game had ended 1-1 after extra-time at the Aviva Stadium.
# Setting the bar high
'People will say ‘You didn’t win the league’ but they wouldn’t be saying that if we hadn’t done three in-a-row'
Dundalk defender Brian Gartland insists 2017 will go down as a successful season if they can wrestle the FAI Cup back from Cork City.