The youngest in a family must expect ghosts, writesMoling Morrissey sits looking at a photograph of six brothers, lined up and arrayed in hurling jerseys. Pat… John… Eddie… Mick… Himself… Luke… Himself… The only one left.
Few counties have as little time for romance as Kilkenny and their county champions duly put paid to the fairytale run of St Mullins in this AIB Leinster senior club hurling decider in Portlaoise on Sunday afternoon.
The jubilant St Mullins hurlers gathered in midfield and belted out a lusty version of 'When the Saints Go Marching In' after they had edged out Rathdowney Errill of Laois in one of the outstanding hurling games of the year at Netwatch Culllen Park.
Galway 2-18 Carlow 0-15: Walsh Cup: Helped by goals late in each half from Padraig Brehony and Jonathan Glynn Galway hurlers advanced to a Walsh Cup final after being given a decent challenge from a plucky Carlow side at Network Cullen Park yesterday.
FORMER hurler of the year Tony Browne and Brian Greene are the chief injury concerns for Waterford champions Mount Sion in advance of Sunday’s Munster club hurling championship semi-final against Mullinahone of Tipperary at Walsh Park on Sunday.