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Dessie Farrell believes some Dublin Under-21 stars can make senior breakthrough - The Irish Sun;

Dessie Farrell believes some Dublin Under-21 stars can make senior breakthrough - The Irish Sun

The Irish SunDessie Farrell believes some Dublin Under-21 stars can make senior breakthroughThe Irish SunDESSIE FARRELL admits his Dublin Under-21 team are not the best to play for the county, but insists some can make the breakthrough. Only Colm Basquel and Con O'Callaghan have been called up to Jim Gavin's senior ranks. Con O'Callaghan and Cillian ...and more »

GAA letting down young players on fixtures - Irish Independent;

GAA letting down young players on fixtures - Irish Independent

Irish IndependentGAA letting down young players on fixturesIrish IndependentColm Basquel of Dublin gets the ball away despite the attentions of Galway's Liam Kelly and 2 Colm Basquel of Dublin gets the ball away despite the attentions of Galway's Liam Kelly and Cillian McDaid. Photo: Ray McManus/Sportsfile. Talking point: Dick ...and more »

Dublin's Under-21 final victory further evidence for all their rivals of ominous trend - SportsJOE.ie;

Dublin's Under-21 final victory further evidence for all their rivals of ominous trend - SportsJOE.ie

SportsJOE.ieDublin's Under-21 final victory further evidence for all their rivals of ominous trendSportsJOE.ieDublin beat Galway to claim the last Under-21 All-Ireland football crown before the grade switches to Under-20 next year. Their fourth of the decade, Saturday evening's win confirmed that Con O'Callaghan will not swing a hurl in anger for Ger ...and more »

Dessie Farrell says he was annoyed by rumours of U21 club boycott - Newstalk 106-108 fm;

Dessie Farrell says he was annoyed by rumours of U21 club boycott - Newstalk 106-108 fm

Newstalk 106-108 fmDessie Farrell says he was annoyed by rumours of U21 club boycottNewstalk 106-108 fmDessie Farrell says he was annoyed by the suggestion that the U21 Dublin footballers were instructed to pull out of the first round of the senior club championship, in order to focus on yesterday's All-Ireland U21 final. News of this controversy first ...and more »

As it happened - All Ireland Under-21 Football Final: Dublin clinch last ever Clarke Cup - Irish Independent;

As it happened - All Ireland Under-21 Football Final: Dublin clinch last ever Clarke Cup - Irish Independent

Irish IndependentAs it happened - All Ireland Under-21 Football Final: Dublin clinch last ever Clarke CupIrish IndependentGalway and Dublin face each other in what will be the last All Ireland Under-21 Football Final. Join us for all the action from the match. 3rd & 7 37yd. 3rd & 7 37yd. B. S. O. close. close. -. Live. Comment; Back. Facebook; Twitter; WhatsApp; LinkedIn ...and more »

Dublin made to work hard to claim final under 21 title - Irish Independent;

Dublin made to work hard to claim final under 21 title - Irish Independent

Irish IndependentDublin made to work hard to claim final under 21 titleIrish IndependentAfter 53 years of competition, the last All-Ireland under 21 final saved almost all of its drama for the final ten minutes before Dessie Farrell's Dublin ran out deserved winners in Tullamore. And afterwards Farrell signed off on his underage inter ...and more »

'They have tremendous character, tremendous heart' - Galway boss Fahy proud of Tribesmen in U21 All-Ireland loss - Irish Independent;

'They have tremendous character, tremendous heart' - Galway boss Fahy proud of Tribesmen in U21 All-Ireland loss - Irish Independent

Irish Independent'They have tremendous character, tremendous heart' - Galway boss Fahy proud of Tribesmen in U21 All-Ireland lossIrish IndependentPeter Cooke of Galway is tackled by Darragh Spillane of Dublin during the EirGrid All- 1 Peter Cooke of Galway is tackled by Darragh Spillane of Dublin during the EirGrid All-Ireland U21 Football Final match between Dublin and Galway at O'Connor Park ...and more »

Dessie Farrell bows out on a high and rules out senior role - Irish Times;

Dessie Farrell bows out on a high and rules out senior role - Irish Times

Irish TimesDessie Farrell bows out on a high and rules out senior roleIrish TimesDessie Farrell signalled that he will be stepping back from football management after Saturday evening's 2-13 to 2-7 All-Ireland under-21 win in Tullamore against Galway. Before a crowd of 7,557, Dublin took the last title in the grade, which will be ...and more »

Under 21 Football Final – DUBLIN SIGN OFF CHAMPIONSHIP!!! - LiveGaelic;

Under 21 Football Final – DUBLIN SIGN OFF CHAMPIONSHIP!!! - LiveGaelic

LiveGaelicUnder 21 Football Final – DUBLIN SIGN OFF CHAMPIONSHIP!!!LiveGaelicThe All-Ireland under 21 football championship concluded with Dublin delivering a fifth crown. Second half goals for Con O'Callaghan and Aaron Byrne ensured the Metropolitans a cushion after their dominant first half only yielded a 0-5 to 0-4 advantage.and more »

Farrell doesn't see himself as future senior boss as he ends underage reign with Dublin - The42;

Farrell doesn't see himself as future senior boss as he ends underage reign with Dublin - The42

The42Farrell doesn't see himself as future senior boss as he ends underage reign with DublinThe42DESSIE FARRELL DOES not envisage himself becoming a future Dublin senior manager and does not intend to take charge of next year's U20 side after guiding the county to victory in tonight's EirGrid All-Ireland U21 final. The win over Galway in Tullamore ...and more »

Dessie Farrell happy with U21 achievements but rules out coaching the senior team in the future - Irish Independent;

Dessie Farrell happy with U21 achievements but rules out coaching the senior team in the future - Irish Independent

Irish IndependentDessie Farrell happy with U21 achievements but rules out coaching the senior team in the futureIrish IndependentDublin manager Dessie Farrell celebrates with Glenn O'Reilly after the EirGrid GAA Football All 1 Dublin manager Dessie Farrell celebrates with Glenn O'Reilly after the EirGrid GAA Football All-Ireland U21 Championship Semi-Final match between Dublin ...and more »

Dessie Farrel set to step down after winning All-Ireland Under-21 Championship with Dublin - Irish Mirror;

Dessie Farrel set to step down after winning All-Ireland Under-21 Championship with Dublin - Irish Mirror

Irish MirrorDessie Farrel set to step down after winning All-Ireland Under-21 Championship with DublinIrish MirrorDessie Farrell has said that today's All-Ireland under-21 win is likely to be his last involvement with Dublin. With the under-21 football grade reverting to under-20 at inter-county level next year, Farrell confirmed that he would be stepping down in ...and more »

Dessie Farrell says he will never manage the Dublin seniors after leading Dubs to U-21 glory - The Irish Sun;

Dessie Farrell says he will never manage the Dublin seniors after leading Dubs to U-21 glory - The Irish Sun

The Irish SunDessie Farrell says he will never manage the Dublin seniors after leading Dubs to U-21 gloryThe Irish SunDESSIE FARRELL says he will never manage Dublin at senior level after leading the county to the last ever under-21 football championship against Galway. After five years in charge, Farrell revealed he will not be taking over the county's under-20 side ...and more »

Farrell says Dublin senior job not for him - BreakingNews.ie;

Farrell says Dublin senior job not for him - BreakingNews.ie

BreakingNews.ieFarrell says Dublin senior job not for himBreakingNews.ieDessie Farrell has again distanced himself from ever taking over the Dublin senior football manager's position after claiming a second U21 All-Ireland title. The Na Fianna man has also indicated he will be stepping down from the U21 role after five ...and more »

Dublin win the last ever All-Ireland Under-21 title - RTE.ie;

Dublin win the last ever All-Ireland Under-21 title - RTE.ie

RTE.ieDublin win the last ever All-Ireland Under-21 titleRTE.ieAaron Byrne scored the decisive goal as Dublin became the last ever All-Ireland Under-21 football champions with a thrilling 2-13 to 2-07 victory over Galway at O'Connor Park in Tullamore. Dessie Farrell's side were 0-05 to 0-04 up at the end of the ...and more »

Dublin are the last ever Under-21 football champions - Irish Times;

Dublin are the last ever Under-21 football champions - Irish Times

Irish TimesDublin are the last ever Under-21 football championsIrish TimesDublin 2-13 Galway 2-7. In the last final at the grade Dessie Farrell's Dublin ran out convincing winners of the Eirgrid GAA under-21 football title. The final on Saturday evening in Tullamore didn't spark until the closing 10 minutes but by then the ...and more »

EirGrid All-Ireland under-21 final: Dublin 2-13 Galway 2-7 - Irish Mirror;

EirGrid All-Ireland under-21 final: Dublin 2-13 Galway 2-7 - Irish Mirror

Irish MirrorEirGrid All-Ireland under-21 final: Dublin 2-13 Galway 2-7Irish MirrorDublin survived a second half Galway rally to claim the last ever EirGrid All-Ireland under-21 football title. The victory marked Dublin's fourth win at this grade since 2010 and fifth in all, as the competition is reformed into an under-20 development ...and more »

Dublin cruise to win last ever U21 football title - Laois Nationalist;

Dublin cruise to win last ever U21 football title - Laois Nationalist

Laois NationalistDublin cruise to win last ever U21 football titleLaois NationalistAn Aaron Byrne goal three minutes from the end of normal time sealed Dublin their fourth U21 All-Ireland FC title since 2010 in this last ever game at this level. Eight points down, a struggling Galway side threatened a comeback when Cillian McDaid ...and more »

A third All-Ireland U21 title in six years for Dublin after final win over Galway - The42;

A third All-Ireland U21 title in six years for Dublin after final win over Galway - The42

The42A third All-Ireland U21 title in six years for Dublin after final win over GalwayThe42O'CONNOR PARK AGAIN proved a happy hunting ground for a Dublin U21 football team this evening as they claimed the last EirGrid All-Ireland U21 football title in convincing fashion. A blistering third quarter period by Dessie Farrell's charges when they ...and more »

Like father, like son as Daly leads Galway's attack in U-21 All-Ireland bid - Irish Independent;

Like father, like son as Daly leads Galway's attack in U-21 All-Ireland bid - Irish Independent

Irish IndependentLike father, like son as Daly leads Galway's attack in U-21 All-Ireland bidIrish IndependentWhen you take a glance at Galway U-21 football captain Michael Daly, both on and off the pitch, it quickly becomes apparent that the acorn doesn't fall too far from the tree. Daly comes from fine footballing stock; his father Val won five Connacht SFC ...and more »