# Stephen Cluxton

This month
May 2023
# Selections
Cluxton named to start for Dublin in Leinster final against Louth
Meanwhile, Austin Gleeson has been named to start for the Déise’s Munster SHC clash with Clare.
# Reaction
'We just felt it was time to try Stephen' - Cluxton's return for 'off-colour' Dubs
Dessie Farrell’s side kept their 13 in-a-row Leinster bid intact against Kildare yesterday.
Last month
April 2023
Mannion, Cluxton and McCaffrey in Dublin squad for championship opener against Laois
Experienced trio have a combined 19 All-Ireland medals.
This year
# Back in action
Dublin's standard-bearer: No one but Cluxton could have pulled off a return like this
The Dublin number one is back in Dessie Farrell’s squad.
# Comeback
Cluxton return 'a distraction for Dublin' - Keegan
The legendary goalkeeper is back in Dessie Farrell’s set-up.
# Guess who's back
Stephen Cluxton returns to Dublin senior football panel
Stephen Cluxton was on the bench for Dublin’s Division 2 meeting with Louth on Sunday.
# Guess who's back
Stephen Cluxton returns to Dublin senior football panel
Stephen Cluxton is on the bench for Dublin’s Division 2 meeting with Louth on Sunday.
Last year
# gaa analysis
Galway's kick-out struggles illustrate the disadvantage of life outside the top division
We take a closer look at the fortunes of the Galway set-piece.
# Legends
Shefflin and Farrell give finality to exits of the greatest Galway and Dublin have produced
It was confirmed over the weekend that inter-county returns for Joe Canning and Stephen Cluxton are not on the cards.
# Opting out
Dessie Farrell confirms Cluxton and McCaffrey won't be involved with Dublin in 2022
Earlier this week Paul Mannion confirmed he was not returning to the inter-county scene.
All time
# Man Of Mystery
'I reached out to him for pints. He's still there but I don't know' - Cluxton's Dublin future
Brian Fenton says he doesn’t know whether the veteran goalkeeper will return to the Dublin team.
# Changing the Guard
'You feel comfortable with Evan in goal' - shades of Cluxton in Dublin's new keeper
Philly McMahon has praised his club-mate for the contribution he has made to the Dublin team.
# Number 1
Farrell: 'Ultimately that decision whether Stephen Cluxton plays for Dublin again rests with him'
Dessie Farrell was speaking after Dublin’s Leinster semi-final win over Meath.
# The42 GAA Weekly
'All of a sudden, Dublin are coming back into the pack' - impact of Cluxton's absence
Marc Ó Sé gives his view on the goalkeeper stepping away from the Dublin squad on this week’s episode of The42 GAA Weekly.
# Departing Dub
Cluxton uncertainty a strange situation for Dublin, yet low-key exit may be natural step
If the end is in sight, one of the game’s greats is moving on from the Dublin ranks.
# Stephen Cluxton
'If you're finished, just say it. Dublin are going to be answering questions about this, there's no closure'
Uncertainty continues over Stephen Cluxton’s future with Dublin.
# Number One
Dublin boss Farrell says Cluxton has stepped away from senior squad but has not retired
Evan Comerford was between the posts as Dublin began their 2021 championship campaign today.
# Doubts
I don't expect Stephen Cluxton to play for Dublin next week: Whelan
There are still doubts over the veteran goalkeeper’s inter-county future ahead of championship.
# clucko
Stephen Cluxton back training with Dublin ahead of 21st championship campaign
There had been mounting speculation about the 39-year-old goalkeeper’s future.
'He would have been bursting with delight over it, but his persona is that of a serious guy'
John Leonard, author of Dub Sub Confidential, talks Stephen Cluxton and lots more on this week’s edition of Behind the Lines.
# Steven McDonnell
'I gave him a wee jab in the stomach, that’s all it was. Stephen didn’t take too lightly to it'
Armagh’s Steven McDonnell is this week’s guest on Warriors.
# Doomsday Scenario
Have we already witnessed Cluxton's Last Dance?
Stephen Cluxton and Michael Jordan are from two different sports and eras, but they share the insatiable hunger all the great athletes possess.
# Saturday Night Lights
Big night for Cluxton's understudy while forgotten man returns after 7 years in the wilderness
Evan Comerford made two important saves for Dublin as Craig Dias enjoyed his first appearance since 2013.
# Captain Cluxton
Dublin confirm Cluxton staying on for 20th season and Connolly also to return
Dessie Farrell has revealed that the star goalkeeper is staying on.
# we go again
'I would have been devastated if he finished up' - McCaffrey confident Cluxton will return in 2020
The All-Ireland winning captain looks set to go for his 20th season with Dublin.
'I broke three bones in my back, a punctured lung, and had cartilage damage in my shoulder' - Cluxton
The newly crowned Footballer of the Year recalls a horrific injury he sustained in 2018.
# Stars Of The Show
Dublin's Cluxton and Tipperary's Callanan are crowned 2019 GAA Player of the Year winners
This year’s All-Ireland winning captains were honoured tonight.
# Top Dubs
Dublin trio nominated in battle for the 2019 Footballer of the Year award
Con O’Callaghan, Stephen Cluxton and Jack McCaffrey have been recognised for their brilliant form this year.
# Number One
'He inspires people around him, Stephen is well able to talk, he’s very articulate'
Jim Gavin hailed the Dublin captain and his team-mates for their role in tonight’s success.
# goalkeepers union
‘Stephen’s a good, noble character. It’s no surprise that he’s still playing at this level at nearly 38’
All-Ireland winning goalkeeper in 2013 Shane Supple on working closely with Dublin captain Stephen Cluxton.
# Number One
Dublin boss on their goalkeeper leader - 'He’s just a phenomenal player for us'
Stephen Cluxton made a couple of stunning saves for Dublin in yesterday’s All-Ireland football decider.
# Number 1
'He doesn't talk, he acts it. He does come to training two hours before it starts'
37-year-old Stephen Cluxton is still setting the standards for Dublin.
# following suit
'Cluxton has changed the game and set the bar higher for everyone' - Dublin ladies keeper Trant
Mick Bohan’s netminder is pleased to learn from the six-time All-Ireland champion.
# He's a keeper
Gavin hails Cluxton's 'relentless pursuit' of excellence after his record-breaking weekend
37-year-old Stephen Cluxton became the first player in either code to reach 100 championship appearances.
# wash out
Second-half siege helps dogged Dublin see off Roscommon in dreadful conditions
Dean Rock scored 1-5 as Dublin ran out five-point winners at Dr Hyde Park.
# Super Keeper
Cluxton fit to start for Dublin as Gavin's side unchanged for Leinster final
The All-Ireland champions are bidding for an eighth straight provincial title.
# The Waiting Game
'It's a player's call, to say whether he's available for selection' - Dublin wait on Cluxton fitness
The All-Ireland winning captain was forced off in the first half of the Leinster semi-final against Longford.
# heavy blow
Concerns for Cluxton after sustaining 'blow to the lower back' against Longford
The goalkeeper was replaced by Evan Comerford after 22 minutes.
# the big guns
Seven of Dublin's All-Ireland winning team named to start in league opener
All-Ireland U21 winners Brian Howard and Colm Basquel are also included in the starting 15.
# more to do
Carlow rising - 'I think we were left with a lot more questions than answers after the year'
Daniel St Ledger reflects on their 2017 championship journey.