# Dublin

This month
May 2023
# a close run thing
Burke stars as Dublin earn nailbiting win over Wexford
The game was billed as a shoot-out for third position in the table, which would ultimately secure qualification for the All-Ireland series.
This year
# Team news
Derek Lyng reveals team for Kilkenny's league opener against Antrim
Meanwhile Waterford boss Davy Fitzgerald has named a strong side for Sunday’s clash with Dublin.
# Walsh Cup
Niland points the way as Galway blitz Dublin in second half
Galway booked their place in the Walsh Cup final with a nine-point win over Micheal Donoghue’s Dubs.
Last year
# Wave Goodbye
Mattie Kenny steps down as Dublin hurling manager
It follows a disappointing campaign in which they were dumped out of the championship on scoring difference.
# beat down
Kilkenny dominate second-half to hammer disappointing Dublin by double scores
Martin Keoghan grabbed two goals for the Cats in a one-sided victory.
# Upset
'We didn’t show up' - Dublin's shock 2019 defeat to Laois revisited
Ronan Hayes knows that Laois sides must not be underestimated.
# big win
Kilkenny hit top gear and brush Dublin aside to end their unbeaten run
Brian Cody’s side now sit on top of Division 1B.
# Ready to go
Kilkenny name team to face Dublin
Huw Lawlor and Padraig Walsh come into the side, while Niall Brassil and John Donnelly make way.
# Share of the spoils
2 reds, 2 blacks, 14 yellows and 2 penalties - Dublin and Waterford play out cracking draw
Parnell Park was the venue today.
# Pre-Season
Dublin's fine form continues with Walsh Cup final trimming of Wexford
Dublin picked up their first piece of silverware under Mattie Kenny.
All time
# One More Year
Kenny has term in charge of Dublin hurlers extended
Mattie Kenny’s initial three-year term came to an end after the Cork defeat, but he’ll remain in charge for 2022.
# Sweet Revenge
Galway beat Dublin to land Leinster title 5 weeks after losing to them in 2020 decider
Galway had seven survivors from the side that lost in Tullamore last month.
# progression
Dublin survive Offaly fightback and book Leinster final place
The Sky Blues will play Galway in the decider.
# badly hampered
Dublin only learned of Covid issues hours before Leinster final throw-in
Mattie Kenny refused to blame the defeat on the disruption and said they never considered seeking a postponement.
# top cats
Kilkenny surge to 73rd Leinster title after dominating second-half against Dublin
Mattie Kenny lost four players due to a Covid case in the camp ahead of the game.
Dublin v Kilkenny, Leinster SHC final
We had minute-by-minute updates as Dublin took on Kilkenny with the Bob O’Keeffe Cup on the line.
# Upset
Dublin shock Galway to reach first Leinster hurling final since 2014
It was a massive win for Mattie Kenny’s side in Croke Park.
# saffrons
'It's not our first defeat' - Darren Gleeson promises Antrim will 'come again, don't worry'
Relegation is at stake as they face Laois on the weekend of 10/11 July.
# Last Four
'That was a great hurling occasion' - Dublin and Galway to meet in rematch of 2019 thriller
Mattie Kenny’s side advanced to the Leinster semi-finals after a convincing win over Antrim yesterday.
# One-sided
Clinical Dublin shoot 3-31 in convincing opening round Leinster SHC win over Antrim
Cian Boland, Ronan Hayes and Cian O’Sullivan hit the net for Mattie Kenny’s men.
# Star Man
Tony Kelly fires over 20 points as Clare defeat 14-man Dublin for second league victory
The Ballyea star returned from injury to fire Brian Lohan’s side to victory.
# Capital gains
Dublin recover from slow start to power past Antrim at Parnell Park
Mattie Kenny’s side hit seven points without reply in the first half.
# Relief
'I'm just delighted the Camogie Association listened to the players' voice'
Dublin’s Leah Butler was relieved to see a split season come in after a U-turn from camogie’s governing body.
# Winning Start
Keoghan strikes 1-4 as Kilkenny see off 14-man Dublin to start league with victory
Dublin lost centre-back Liam Rushe to a red card in the closing stages.
# Legend
Stalwart Keaney retires from Dublin duty 20 years after his debut
Conal Keaney has announced his inter-county retirement for the second time.
# Move
'I was surprised the call came' - ex-Dublin defender on joining forces with Davy Fitz in Wexford
Niall Corcoran spent two season coaching under Eddie Brennan in Laois.
# Fixtures
Leinster and Connacht GAA announce details of inter-county finals over Christmas and New Year
The games will take place on the weekend of 2-3 January.
# Dominant Dubs
Goalkeeper hits the net and Murphy scores 0-10 in Dublin win over Wexford in Leinster semi-final
Dublin advance to face Galway in the final on 3 January.
# New Role
Kilkenny legend Brennan takes over as new coach of Dublin champions Cuala
Brennan’s departure as Laois senior manager was confirmed last week.
# not impressed
'I don't think they've made any progress at all' - Dowling on Dublin's season
Shane Dowling was speaking on this week’s edition of The42 GAA Weekly.
# Mattie Kenny
'I'm so proud of these guys' - Hectic schedule and pace of Cork catch Dublin as 2020 season ends
The Dublin manager reflects at the end of their hurling season.
# Rebel Response
Cork respond to Munster loss with convincing All-Ireland qualifier win as Dublin head for exit
They advance to Monday’s Round 2 qualifier draw.
# close but no cigar
After trailing Kilkenny by 16 points, Dublin produce epic comeback but fall just short
Kilkenny are into the Leinster SHC final while Dublin head for the qualifiers.
Cork v Waterford and Dublin v Kilkenny - Saturday hurling match tracker
Couple of huge hurling championship games today in Semple Stadium and Croke Park.
# Ready to go
Kilkenny and Dublin confirm starting sides for Leinster semi-final
Eoin Cody and Ciaran Wallace are among the players that have been given the nod.
# moved on
'You can't stay looking backwards the whole time' - revenge not on Dublin minds against Laois
The Sky Blues defeated Laois 15 months after they suffered a shock reversal in Portlaoise.
# Victory
Dublin exact revenge on Laois with 14-point win as classy Burke scores 1-16 in championship opener
Mattie Kenny’s side hit 2-31 in Croke Park tonight.
# club call
5 club hurling games to watch including Wexford final and Waterford semi-finals
There are also big games taking place in Clare, Dublin and Galway.
# Crokes In Control
Kilmacud make strong Dublin hurling start and hit 4-18 in win over Ballyboden
14 points separated the teams in Parnell Park.
# need for speed
Why GAA players should use the lockdown to get faster, not fitter
‘You’re going to need six weeks training of game-based stuff to get back up to fitness anyway, you should use this period of time to clean up injuries and get faster,’ says former Dublin hurler Joey Boland.