WIT 3-13 IT Carlow 0-9: WIT’s first defence of the Fitzgibbon Cup was a winning one as, despite being reduced to 14 men for almost the entire second-half, the holders were never seriously troubled in seeing off IT Carlow in this first round clash in bitterly cold conditions at the IT Carlow grounds last evening.More
As a physiotherapist, Joey Boland is well-placed to judge the physical conditioning of the young players joining the Dublin hurling panel.More
UCD 1-23 St Pat’s 1-6: UCD coach Nicky English said the conditions at Belfield were some of the worst he’d seen for hurling after watching his side record a 17-point win against St Pat’s.More
UL 2-24 NUI Galway 0-9: UL manager Brian Lohan was delighted with his side’s display in their big Fitzgibbon Cup win over NUI Galway at Dangan yesterday.
UL were dominant throughout and, after going in 0-9 to 0-5 up at half-time, having played against the wind, there would only be one winner.
CIT 0-17 DCU 1-6: CIT manager Pat Mulcahy praised Tipperary star John O’Dwyer’s big-game character after inspiring his team to an opening-day Fitzgibbon Cup success. The All Star forward shot four important points in the final quarter, and 0-8 in total, to settle a tie that hung in the balance.More
UCC 3-19 GMIT 0-8: The sight of Conor Lehane, Alan Cadogan and Shane O’Donnell being clapped off the field midway through the second-half painted a most accurate picture of this stroll in the park for UCC.More
While reflecting on Tuesday’s first round Sigerson Cup rout of Cork IT, Billy Morgan revealed the UCC management had spent several hours the night previous deliberating over a starting XV.More
Bennettsbridge (Kilkenny) 2-19 Annaghdown (Galway) 0-9: AIB All-Ireland club JHC semi-final:More
O’Donovan Rossa (Antrim) 2-12Cappoquin (Waterford) 1-8: AIB All-Ireland Club IHC semi-final:More
Fullen Gaels (Manchester)2-18 Castleblayney (Monaghan) 1-7: AIB All-Ireland Club JHC semi-finalMore
Kilburn Gaels (London) 0-11 Cappataggle (Galway) 0-10: AIB All-Ireland Club IHC semi-final: Kilburn Gaels remain in the hunt to become only the second London team to win the All-Ireland Club IHC crown after beating Cappataggle at the Gaelic Grounds yesterday.More
Galway 2-22 Offaly 1-13: Walsh Cup: A nasty finger injury to Joe Canning overshadowed Galway’s drubbing of Offaly in Tullamore yesterday.More
Dublin 0-28 Antrim 2-12: Walsh Cup: They may need someone to lift the Walsh Cup very shortly though Ger Cunningham still isn’t sure exactly who his Dublin captain for 2015 will be.More
Limerick 0-22 UCC 1-17: Waterford Crystal Cup SHC semi-final: Limerick ensured an early season repeat of the last two Munster SHC finals in next weekend’s Waterford Crystal Cup decider with this two point semi-final win over UCC.More
Cork 2-21 Clare 0-18: Waterford Crystal SHC semi-final: The Cork management vowed at the outset of 2015 to cast the net far and wide.More
Waterford Crystal Cup
Cork will hope today’s (1pm) Waterford Crystal Cup semi-final clash with Clare in Mallow proves less of a logistical nightmare than the counties’ last clash in the competition.
A leading Irish academic has warned GAA chiefs against switching prestigious third-level championship competitions to a pre-Christmas slot.More
Dublin hurler David O’Callaghan has proposed the establishment of a combined Tallaght hurling team after he was compelled to switch clubs due to the fall of the game in St Mark’s.More
Kilkenny have withdrawn from the Walsh Cup as a mark of respect to Lester Ryan’s father Johnny, who passed away yesterday.More