Henry Shefflin is capable of playing the entirety of next month’s All-Ireland final, according to Brian Cody.More
Newtownshandrum 1-19 UCC 0-21
Newtownshandrum overcame a poor start to edge out UCC and advance to the Cork SHC quarter-finals at Mallow last night.
2010 All-Ireland-winning manager Liam Sheedy believes Tipperary are primed for a repeat performance against Kilkenny at Croke Park on September 7.More
Sarsfields 1-20 Na Piarsaigh 1-17
A historic night for Sarsfields in Páirc Uí Rinn as they were crowned Carrigaline Court Hotel Rebel Óg Premier 1 U16 hurling champions for the first time.
Talk to those Clare U21 hurlers who featured with Davy Fitzgerald’s seniors this year and they will tell you about the fillip that was the former side’s date with Tipperary just four days after the county’s flagship team had been sunk by Wexford.More
Former Tipperary defender Declan Fanning has accused county board officials of not realising what it takes to prepare for an All-Ireland final after calls for the postponement of the weekend’s scheduled club fixtures were rejected.More
Heuston Station, 6pm Sunday. "Don’t be too hard on us." "They never got going."More
Former Cork captain Tomás Mulcahy believes that Jimmy Barry-Murphy should remain in charge of the county’s hurlers.More
Okay, no dilly-dallying. Want to know the prediction for tomorrow right here, right now? On the basis that delayed gratification is for Presbyterians rather than previewers, here goes.More
Old scores were never fully settled because off the field the players rarely met socially.More
’I’M A GREAT BELIEVER IN EFFICIENCY’
Tomorrow Eamon O’Shea walks the line for Tipperary as they take on Cork in the All-Ireland hurling semi-final. There’s more to the man than that, though, like his day job – economics, ageing, statistics – and how those feed into his sporting life.
Waterford SHC, Round 4: With their backs to the wall beforehand, county champions Passage came out fighting last night to claim a vital Group 1 win over Fourmilewater in a crunch fourth round clash at Fraher Field (3-18 to 1-18).More
Earlier this week, hurling greats Nicky English, Eddie Brennan and Donal O’Grady sat down with Eoghan Cormican to pore over the game’s "most unpredictable" fixtureMore
Some goals are bigger than others. Michael Moynihan has a look at nine of the most significant scores in the history of Cork v Tipperary.More
Limerick minor manager Brian Ryan expects the Treaty hurlers to be driven by the Hawk-Eye injustice which marred their 2013 campaign.More
Pre-match player ratings are usually the preserve of All-Ireland finals but to analyse this encounter it proves a useful exercise.
The siege mentality, it’s a must wear this season. Pat Horgan had one after the Clare game when he spoke of the new penalty regulation.More
The roar of 60,000 "possessed" hurling followers rolling onto your shoulders at ground level in Semple Stadium; Johnny Crowley sipping a pint of Heineken through a straw while waiting to have his broken nose attended to following the 1987 Munster final replay and Denis Mulcahy’s "bone-crunching" tackle on Colm Bonnar in 1992.More
Anna Geary has compared being a Rose of Tralee contestant with lining out on the pitch.More
Cork and Tipperary face each other in the All-Ireland semi-final on Sunday. Calm down, there are a few sleeps to go yet. To get you in the mood, we examine, in quotations, the relationship between the counties.More
Paddy Stapleton has no problem in calling Tipperary’s last day out "tame", but it provided him and his defenders with something they had only enjoyed once before this year — a clean sheet.More
Patrick Horgan emerges from the scoreboard end of Páirc Uí Rinn, the various photographers content with their collection of shots.More
As well as representing the first meeting of Cork and Tipperary in Croke Park, Sunday is an historic day in that it will mean all five of the traditional Munster hurling counties will have met in the All-Ireland series (i.e. from the quarter-finals on, as opposed to the qualifiers).More
Aidan Fitzpatrick exemplifies persistence, the strongest advocate of the old proverb ‘if at first you don’t succeed, try and try again’ you are likely to encounter.More
Daniel Kearney owes much to Jimmy Barry-Murphy. At 5’9 and of slight build, Kearney certainly does not fit the stereotypical mould of an inter-county player.More
While Sunday’s All-Ireland semi-final will represent the first championship meeting between Cork and Tipperary at Croke Park, the counties also clashed in that part of Drumcondra in the only Munster final ever to be decided outside of the province.More
The GAA’s 2020 hurling committee is unlikely to recommend the introduction of the black card after survey results showed overwhelming resistance to the implementation of a third card.More
There’s a brutal sense of honesty about this Tipperary management team that can’t but endear itself to any keen hurling follower.More
Limerick chairman Oliver Mann will sit down with TJ Ryan within the next week to review the hurlers’ season.More
Redemption was achieved by both teams in Sunday’s thrilling All-Ireland semi-final, according to Kilkenny defender Paul Murphy pictured right.More
Cork senior hurling captain Patrick Cronin looks a "very doubtful" starter for Sunday’s All-Ireland senior hurling semi-final with Tipperary.More
Kilkenny 2-13 Limerick 0-17
It’s quite some time since Kilkenny had to grunt and graft in such a manner to win an All-Ireland semi-final.
That thunderclap in Dublin yesterday around quarter to four was warranted.More
Serious. Massive. Huge. There are words Brian Cody favours over others and yesterday he added genuineness to his lexicon to describe the efforts of his own team as well as Limerick.More
TJ Ryan wouldn’t be drawn on his future as Limerick manager after yesterday’s narrow defeat.More
Filing an attendance yarn during the week, the mandatory phone call was put in to Kilkenny chairman Ned Quinn.More
Kilkenny 1-23 Waterford 1-14
A goal befitting Saturday evening’s football double-header, much less the hurling curtain raiser yesterday.
Galway and Cork joined Wexford and Kilkenny in the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland senior camogie championship semi-finals after a day of huge drama at the Gaelic Grounds-More