Donal O'Grady - Columnist - IRISH EXAMINER

Sarsfields players celebrate with the Seán Óg Murphy cup after defeating Glen Rovers in the Cork SHC final at Páirc Uí Chaoimh.  Picture: Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile

DONAL OGRADY: Experience shows for champions

Last week, as this final drew near, questions exercised the minds of both sets of supporters. Sarsfields’ fans wondered if they could continue the winning pattern established since 2008 of a championship victory every second year, writes Donal O'Grady. This story is enriched with multi-media content


DONAL OGRADY: Tipperary must be prepared for the big switch

Eamon O’Shea has a placement rather than a selection dilemma in the key full-back role

Nicky English tries to escape but Denis Walsh puts up a barrier in the 1990 Munster final at Thurles.

DONAL OGRADY: Cork v Tipp: A game which touches the parts others just can’t reach

Few rivalries have as rich a history as Cork and Tipperary hurlers, points out Donal O'Grady.


DONAL OGRADY: Limerick have the ideal midfield combination

Three key areas


DONAL OGRADY: Limerick and Tipp pounce on weaknesses