Andy Kettle

Summer stumbles prompt Dublin to launch hurling review

Dublin chairman Andy Kettle has admitted they must take stock of where hurling in the county is at after Sunday’s disappointing All-Ireland quarter-final exit.

Declan Hannon

Hannon: Victory vital forTreaty morale

Declan Hannon claims Limerick hurling would have been set back years had they lost to Wexford in Sunday’s All-Ireland quarter-final.


Can Limerick grab this opportunity?

It’s probably someone or other’s law. Not Murphy’s, not Sod’s, but one of that crew.

Clare's Colm Galvin

Galvin backs Davy to find answers for Clare in bag of tricks

Bord Gais Energy Munster U21 HC final
Clare v Cork
Tomorrow: Cusach Park Ennis, 7.15pm
Referee: TBC

Killian McIntyre

Rebels bring in McIntyre for Munster final

There is just one enforced change to the Cork team for tomorrow night’s Bord Gáis Energy Munster U21 HC final clash with Clare at Cusack Park (throw-in 7.15pm).


Tipp quell talk of insurrection as Dubs exit tamely

Dublin 0-16 Tipperary 2-23


Ballyduff pull clear with wind at backs

Kerry SHC: Ballyduff 3-12 Causeway 1-10


Johnson driving force for Rovers

Cork SHC: Bride Rovers 3-14 Courcey Rovers 0-19 (aet)


Galway canter home

All-Ireland MHC: Galway 2-20 Antrim 0-9


Ryan brace powers Déise

All-Ireland MHC: Waterford 2-18 Dublin 0-19


Woodlock: We’ve a lot of work to do

Tipperary hurler James Woodlock insists the team continue to plough a lone furrow despite recording a third championship win on the hop, and, in the process, advancing to the All-Ireland semi-final.


Dunne admits Wexford finally beaten by fatigue

The minds said yes but the bodies said no. That was Liam Dunne’s assessment of where Wexford fell down after their mammoth month of July.


Lethal Limerick show no mercy

Limerick 4-26 Wexford 1-11


Ryan: Hurling in Croker is what we want

Acceptance and defiance were the themes of TJ Ryan’s post-match conference.


Top marks as Kelly gets crucial calls correct

Just as referees’ performances are open to criticism when it’s deserved, they should be praised when it’s due.


O’Shea calls for balanced view of Premier’s status

Eamon O’Shea knows Tipperary as a county well enough to realise that there is very little in the way of middle ground to be found when it comes to their hurling team.


’We didn’t execute well enough but we battled very hard’

A championship hurling pitch is a frenzied cauldron, one where actions last milliseconds and thoughts can be turned on their heads just as quickly.


Talk of a new era may have been premature

Kenny Rogers probably put it best in one of his early songs. Before The Gambler, I mean. In the sixties one of his better efforts began with this line: I just dropped in to see what condition my condition was in.


Daly rues loss of dual stars and will give ’long, hard thought’ to leaving

Anthony Daly has hinted his time as Dublin hurling manager will come to an end before the summer is out.


Piarsaigh battle bravely for priceless victory

Cork SHC: Na Piarsaigh 1-22 Killeagh 2-15


‘Bubbles are very easily burst’

His father Dave was on the bench, his uncle Rod on the 40, and sure enough three-year-old Jack Guiney was in the stand that fateful September 1, 18 years ago.

Anthony Daly: You can take the painful defeats, but when you just don't turn up — it's desperate stuff in your head.

Daly looks to make up for painful Leinster final flop to Kilkenny

Anthony Daly is hoping the bitter memories of Dublin’s systems failure against Kilkenny in the Leinster final will provide the spur for his side to come out on top against Tipperary in Sunday’s All-Ireland quarter-final in Thurles.


Ryan lauds Treaty composure as switches have desired effect

Limerick manager Brian Ryan was happy that his side hadn’t panicked at any stage of the replay, allowing them to overhaul Waterford without needing to score goals.


Thurles not Model venue for Devereux

Wexford chairman Diarmuid Devereux claims the decision to stick with Thurles for Sunday’s All-Ireland hurling quarter-finals is further proof the county ‘will never get any help from Croke Park’.

UP FOR GRABS: Limerick's Robbie Hanley battling for the ball with Waterford's Patrick Curran and Shane Ryan in last night's Munster MHC final replay in Thurles.

Limerick blitz shakes off Déise

Electric Ireland Musnter MHC final replay
Limerick 0-24 Waterford 0-18

Eamon O'Shea, Tipperary manager

O’Shea wary of Tipp old boys

All-Ireland SHC quarter-final
Tipperary v Dublin
Sunday: Semple Stadium (4pm)
Referee: Brian Bavin (Offaly)

Limeick's Paudie O'Brien against Dublin, March 2013.

Limerick under no illusions of the huge task on hand, admits O’Brien

All-Ireland SHC quarter-final
Limerick v Wexford
Sunday: Semple Stadium, 2pm
Referee: Barry Kelly (Westmeath)

Damien Hayes, Galway

Last two years ‘a disaster’ for Galway, says Hayes

Former All-Star Damien Hayes has described the performances of Galway over the past two years as ‘a disaster’.

Derek Lyons

Déise so focused for final replay

Electric Ireland Munster MHC final replay
Waterford v Limerick
Tonight: Semple Stadium 7.30pm


Beary hails Wexford’s progress

Limerick senior hurling selector Paul Beary says Wexford’s hurlers have provided the "story of the Championship" with their thrilling wins over Clare and Waterford in the last two weeks.


Tasty derby in sunny south-east

And then there were seven.


Meyler wary of tough task facing Courceys

In each of the previous two seasons since their promotion to the senior hurling grade in Cork, Courcey Rovers have lost the first round before winning their second match.


Galway manager’s job up for grabs

A major doubt has emerged about Anthony Cunningham continuing as Galway hurling manager, with clubs in the county seeking nominations for the position.