There are those who look at the Clare team for this game in Thurles this evening, the all-senior half-back line (Seadna Morey, Conor Ryan, Patrick O’Connor), the established senior stars in midfield (Colm Galvin) and up front (Aaron Cunningham, Tony Kelly, Conor McGrath), then look at Kilkenny against Galway last week in the All-Ireland senior final, not a single U21 player with even a minute of game-time, and think — Clare’s final to lose, surely.
Sat, 15 Sep, 2012
At half-time in yesterday’s All-Ireland hurling quarter-final in showery Semple Stadium, a shock looked like a very real possibility, Limerick belying their massive underdog tag with a first-half display of poise and class, trailing at the break by just a single point (2-7 to 1-9).
Mon, 30 Jul, 2012
The shock waves that followed Galway’s barely believable schooling of Kilkenny in last Sunday’s Leinster final will have an effect in many different ways over the coming months, and not just in the belief that suddenly more teams have a chance of winning the Liam MacCarthy Cup.
Wed, 11 Jul, 2012
Kilkenny have made four changes in personnel from the team which beat Tipperary in the league first round with keeper Eoin Murphy making his league debut in place of David Herity, while Conor Fogarty, Richie Doyle and Richie Hogan all come into the side.
Sat, 10 Mar, 2012