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Sunday 2 September, 2018

Johnny Doyle: 'You'd have to be a brave man to bet against Dublin doing the five-in-a-row'

The Kildare legend reflects on another All-Ireland title for Jim Gavin and the Dubs.

Thursday 7 June, 2018

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.

Monday 21 August, 2017

Johnny Doyle: Aidan O'Shea sacrificing his game for the good of the team proves Mayo have real character

The42′s columnist Johnny Doyle takes a look back at today’s thrilling All-Ireland semi-final between Kerry and Mayo.

Sunday 30 July, 2017

'Kieran spent more time going around to the Kildare lads to commiserate than celebrating'

The42′s columnist Johnny Doyle on Armagh’s impressive win, Kildare coming up short and McGeeney’s managerial input.

Sunday 16 July, 2017

A debut season under Micko, Dubs memories and Kildare's task facing the best

The42′s columnist reflects on his battles with Dublin during his Kildare career.

Sunday 18 June, 2017

Johnny Doyle: There's an excitement around this Kildare team that hasn't been there since 2011

The42′s columnist looks back at Kildare’s stunning victory over Meath last night.

Monday 5 June, 2017

Positive signs for Kildare and Meath, Carlow deserve credit and sympathy for Diarmuid Connolly

The42′s columnist Johnny Doyle looks back at a hectic weekend of Leinster football action.

Sunday 2 October, 2016

Johnny Doyle: Fantastic Dublin, Mayo agony and wrong black card calls

The curtain came down on the 2016 Gaelic football season yesterday.

Monday 19 September, 2016

Crazy own goals, Dublin's quiet attack, belief for Mayo and Jim Gavin's honesty

The42′s columnist Johnny Doyle reflects on yesterday’s battle.

Monday 29 August, 2016

Johnny Doyle: Dublin's great leaders, Kerry immense, a genuine Croker classic’s Gaelic football columnist looks back on one of the best games he has ever seen.

Monday 22 August, 2016

Johnny Doyle: Mayo's consistency, brilliant Andy Moran, Tipp's special campaign’s Gaelic football columnist looks back on the opening 2016 All-Ireland SFC semi-final.

Sunday 20 September, 2015

Johnny Doyle: Damp squib of a final symptomatic of a disappointing championship

The42′s football columnist dissects today’s All-Ireland final.

Saturday 5 September, 2015

Johnny Doyle: After a farcical sideshow, today reminded us what the GAA is all about

Our football columnist gives his take on Saturday’s All-Ireland football semi-final replay.

Monday 31 August, 2015

Johnny Doyle: Mayo's bottle, Dublin's indiscipline and sympathy for Joe McQuillan

Our football columnist has his say on today’s semi-final.

Sunday 23 August, 2015

Johnny Doyle: Kerry remain the team to beat but Tyrone can be proud of their efforts

The42′s Gaelic football columnist looks back at today’s All-Ireland semi-final.

Monday 3 August, 2015

Johnny Doyle: Awesome Kerry, red-hot Dublin and Michael Murphy's class

The42′s Gaelic football columnist takes a look back over the weekend action.

Monday 27 July, 2015

Johnny Doyle: Kildare banish criticism in style, Cork crash out and brilliant Pete McGrath

The42′s Gaelic football columnist takes a look back over the weekend action.

Monday 6 July, 2015

Johnny Doyle - Penalty controversy, Cork intensity, Kerry rescue and Kildare recovery’s Gaelic football columnist looks back at a hectic weekend of action.

Monday 29 June, 2015

'Dublin are the one team that when they have you by the throat, they will squeeze it'’s Gaelic football columnist Johnny Doyle reflects on the day’s Leinster semi-final action.

Monday 22 September, 2014

Johnny Doyle column: It wasn't pretty but Kerry had to cut their cloth to measure

Our columnist is full of praise for Kerry despite the game not being a spectacle.

Saturday 20 September, 2014

Johnny Doyle column: Donegal's experience should just shade it

However, our columnist only sees the bounce of a ball between the two sides.

Monday 1 September, 2014

Johnny Doyle column: The bookies don't normally get it so wrong

Our columnist holds his hands up and admits he never saw a Donegal win coming and heaps praise on a resurgent Kieran Donaghy.

Saturday 30 August, 2014

Johnny Doyle column: Two mouth-watering clashes make for an unexpected August treat’s columnist looks ahead to the biggest footballing weekend of the summer.

Monday 25 August, 2014

Johnny Doyle column: 'Mayo and Kerry would play each other up on top of Croagh Patrick if needs be'

“I’ve sympathy for the players dealing with the six-day turnaround.”

Saturday 23 August, 2014

Johnny Doyle column: Streetwise Mayo, stopping O'Donoghue and Kerry's selection’s Gaelic football columnist looks ahead to tomorrow’s big showdown in Croke Park.

Monday 4 August, 2014

Johnny Doyle: Time-keeping controversy, Kerry's attacking star and Kildare exit’s columnist looks back on the weekend’s Gaelic football action.

Monday 30 June, 2014

Johnny Doyle - Kildare disappoint, Meath impress and Dublin continue to dominate’s Gaelic football columnist looks back at yesterday’s Leinster semi-final action.

Monday 9 June, 2014

Johnny Doyle: 'When the Kildare team ran out onto Croke Park, I must admit I was a bit emotional'’s new Gaelic football columnist on watching Kildare in action for the first time since retiring.