FORMER star Eoin Kelly believes that Tipperary senior hurling manager Eamon O’Shea now possesses the strongest squad in the country.More
Fr Tommy Maher, who died on Tuesday evening, has been described as a "legendary figure in Kilkenny and in hurling generally" by Kilkenny County Board chairman Ned Quinn.More
The Camogie Association is to consider the introduction of Hawkeye, the advantage rule and other radical changes to its playing rules at annual Congress in Croke Park today.More
Kevin Fennelly said it was a regret of his he didn’t produce Henry Shefflin when he was Kilkenny manager in 1998.More
"You made the best of yourself" was Brian Cody’s glowing tribute to Henry Shefflin when the player informed his manager of his decision to retire on Monday.More
IT would have been the perfect farewell and it very nearly came to pass last Tuesday week, but Colin Fennelly slightly overcooked his pull-back from the right – he hit it a little too well – and Henry Shefflin, in space right in front of the Kilmallock goal, couldn’t quite get his hand to the sliotar.More
So the end came over tea and scones. That seems a rather genteel way to conclude the greatest career in Gaelic games rather than, say, a last, frenzied attack to overturn a two-point deficit, a desperate free launched into a hostile square.More
Nenagh CBS 1-13 Ard Scoil Rís 0-5: Nenagh CBS served notice of their aspirations for Harty Cup success in the near future as they captured the Munster Post Primary Schools U15 ‘A’ Hurling title with an impressive victory over Ard Scoil Rís in Newport yesterday.More
Henry Shefflin has revealed it was Brian Cody who encouraged him to successfully contest his red card against Cork in 2013.More
As was widely anticipated, Henry Shefflin this afternoon confirmed his inter-county retirement after 16 illustrious years.More
Should Henry Shefflin per chance not bid farewell to his inter-county career today, the following can be dismissed as the musings of a man who presumed too much.More
An ill Cathal Barrett has revealed he was so concerned about losing his starting place in the Tipperary defence last Sunday that he only cried off on the morning of the game.More
Offaly captain Paraic Sullivan has become the fourth inter-county player this month to fall foul of a season-ending cruciate injury.More
Camogie chiefs were forced to contact 31 different clubs and counties in attempting to secure a venue for last year’s All-Ireland Club Intermediate semi-final, Ard Stiúrthóir Joan O’Flynn revealed.More
Pauric Mahony believes Waterford’s quick rebound back to Division 1A is an important step in the development of Derek McGrath’s young side.More
Some of us are old enough to remember the seventies and eighties and long for the way the game of football was played back then.More
Cork face an injury crisis after yesterday’s loss to Tipperary, Mark Ellis, Alan Cadogan and Daniel Kearney all suffering hamstring injuries.More
Kilkenny 2-20 Clare 2-19
For a game that was supposed to mean more to Clare, it was Kilkenny’s supporting cast, cheered on by a strong Nowlan Park crowd, who demonstrated this was much more than a dead rubber.
Dublin 0-26 Galway 2-14
Anthony Cunningham probably summed this one up best when he suggested Dublin’s need was simply greater than his Galway side’s.
Waterford 0-22 Wexford 0-16
One step forward for Waterford, two steps back for Wexford.
Limerick 1-25 Laois 1-19
Limerick bounced back from the disappointment of defeat by Offaly, and a fifth successive unsuccessful promotion push, with this workmanlike victory over Laois.
Cork 4-21 Tipperary 2-28
If this is what a dead rubber is like, then a few more of them wouldn’t go astray.
Galway 0-10 Laois 2-10
We will never know what the outcome might have been had it gone ahead as planned at the start of the month. But a lot has happened to these two counties since the original fixture fell victim to heavy snow.
Antrim 0-19 Offaly 2-17
Just four points separated Offaly and Antrim at Ballycastle yesterday but, in truth, the visitors were never really in danger against a Saffron side that at least restored some pride after last week’s mauling by Waterford.
Having incurred their first loss against Newtownshandrum on St Patrick’s Day, the 2013 county champions responded emphatically, ending up 2-18 to 0-13 winners.More
Mountrath Community School 3-22 Calasanctius College, Oranmore 1-9
Two Conor Hiney goals fired Mountrath Community School to an All-Ireland Post Primary SBHC semi-final win at Ballinasloe on Saturday.
St Kieran’s College (Kilkenny) 0-19 Presentation Athenry (Galway )0-17
Champions St Kieran’s College needed late points from Sean Morrissey and Joe Connolly to edge past Presentation, Athenry in Saturday’s pulsating Croke Cup semi-final in Banagher.
Allianz HL Division 1B
Wexford v Waterford
Tomorrow: Wexford Park, 2pm
TV: TG4 Deferred
Cork v Tipperary
Tomorrow: Pairc Ui Rinn, 2pm
Cork and Tipperary recover nicely from wretched starts, the All-Ireland champions in widely foreseen relegation trouble and Clare making the news for the wrong reasons.More
Cork have made four changes to their side for Sunday’s final Allianz HL Division 1A game against Tipperary at Páirc Uí Rinn.More
Not since well BC (Before Cody) had Kilkenny lost three regular league matches in a row in a single season.More
Coláiste Mhuire, Cobh 3-13 De La Salle, Macroom 1-11:
Coláiste Mhuire, Cobh won their first Cork Post Primary Schools U16 ‘C’ hurling championship title at Ballincollig yesterday with hat-trick hero Odhran Kidney-Power helping them to victory over De La Salle College, Macroom.
Thurles CBS 0-18 St Peter’s College 1-12:
A poor start wasn’t much of an impediment to Thurles CBS’s progress to the Croke Cup (All-Ireland PPS SAHC) final as they powered past St Peter’s at the WIT complex in Carriganore yesterday.
Former Galway manager Noel Lane has called on current incumbent and former team-mate Anthony Cunningham to settle on positions for his players.More
A point in the final minute by centre-back David Griffin salvaged a draw for St Francis College in the Simcox Cup (Cork Schools SFC final) under lights in Carrigaline last night.More
John Fogarty considers the tangible reasons both for and against Shefflin remaining on for a 17th season with the Cats.More
An indignant Clare hurling camp last night insisted the issue concerning the disciplinary breach that prompted the departures of Davy O’Halloran and Nicky O’Connell from the panel was dealt with fairly.More
Unfamiliar terrain, yes. But talk of bonus territory has long since been banned in the Thurles CBS camp.More
As far as motivations go, few are stronger than emulating those who have come before you in your club.More