The new rules had their first official airing this past weekend in the five O’Byrne Cup games, and it was encouraging that the Leinster Council brought in the five referees last week to brief them in advance.
Mon, 09 Dec, 2019
Given health, a regular span of life, hurlers spend a long time not being a hurler.
Sat, 11 May, 2019
They usually do battle across the Dáil chamber but Micheál Martin and Sean Canney will soon become pitchside opponents.
Tue, 06 Mar, 2018
Mon, 18 Sep, 2017
Sun, 14 May, 2017
Wed, 12 Apr, 2017
Mon, 03 Oct, 2016
Just before Cork headed back out the door of dressing room 2 for the second-half of yesterday’s senior All-Ireland final in Croke Park, Briege Corkery took to the floor.
Mon, 26 Sep, 2016
You know the rivalry-but-not-actually a rivalry that exists, or did exist, between Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova?
Sun, 25 Sep, 2016
Tue, 20 Sep, 2016
I always loved watching the All-Ireland hurling final, particularly when we were preparing for another shot at the football title with Kerry.
Wed, 07 Sep, 2016
Tipperary star John ‘Bubbles’ O’Dwyer received abusive letters to his home earlier this year.
Tue, 06 Sep, 2016
With regard to athleticism, tactical awareness and skill, Bryan Sheehan isn’t so sure. But when it comes to hunger, the Kerry captain doesn’t see how the Kingdom can be bettered on Sunday.
Wed, 24 Aug, 2016
Mon, 07 Mar, 2016
Last season may have seen his run of four consecutive All-Stars come to an end but Paul Flynn says it was the most enjoyable season he had in a Dublin jersey.
Thu, 21 Jan, 2016
Sat, 21 Nov, 2015
Fri, 20 Nov, 2015
You wouldn’t dare say Brian Cody is getting softer now in his 17th year as Kilkenny manager but he would do well to argue he’s not more understanding.
Tue, 01 Sep, 2015
Former All-Star Damien Hayes has described the performances of Galway over the past two years as ‘a disaster’.
Wed, 23 Jul, 2014
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