When Brendan Maher nailed the late free which pushed Borris-Ileigh three points ahead yesterday, his hurley split from the bas upon the moment of impact, the loose shaft of ash clearly flying off into the late winter dusk.
Mon, 06 Jan, 2020
St Thomas have won all three county finals they have played in — having only made it to their first decider in 2012 — and they will go into a repeat of last year’s Galway SHC showdown against Liam Mellows as favourites in two weeks’time to retain the title for the first time.
Sun, 27 Oct, 2019
There has been no wielding of the axe by the Clare management in the wake of last weekend’s 13-point hammering at the hands of Tipperary, with the team named for tomorrow’s game against Limerick showing just one change in personnel.
Fri, 07 Jun, 2019
Everyone wants to know at what stage of the All-Ireland series Joe Canning will make his return — but has anyone stopped to consider the growing possibility that Galway might not see beyond Leinster, putting paid to any late-summer running of The Joe Show?
Mon, 27 May, 2019
Micheál Donoghue believes there is no need to rethink the weight of the sliotar in light of his Galway team’s achievement in claiming last year’s All-Ireland title without finding the net in their last four championship games.
Sat, 28 Apr, 2018
With the destination of the Liam MacCarthy Cup wide open, this could prove to be the All-Ireland series from heaven. Herelooks at seven individuals — not all of them superstars — who’ll have a say in the outcome of the 2017 hurling championship
Fri, 21 Jul, 2017