Galway hurlers are likely to be boosted by the return of Daithí and David Burke in time for their NHL clash with All-Ireland champions Tipperary next week, but Shane O’Neill is planning without the services of Joseph Cooney and John Hanbury for the foreseeable future.
Fri, 07 Feb, 2020
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
Leading into last year’s All-Ireland final, something that nagged at me as a Waterford man was the thought we might come to rue the time we didn’t kill off Galway earlier that season during a league quarter-final up in Salthill, writes
Sat, 25 Aug, 2018
At the end of the match yesterday, I shook hands with Michael Lyster. It may be my last time doing a live TV game with Michael, who retires from RTÉ at the end of this year, and I wanted to acknowledge his help to me, and his absolute professionalism, over the years.
Mon, 06 Aug, 2018
Sat, 18 Nov, 2017
Tue, 24 May, 2016
Through incredible planning and focus, Kilkenny have oiled a conveyor belt of lean, mean hurlers that have placed All-Ireland glory on a summit out of the reach of most. As the serious contenders already turn to 2016, examines how far they have to climb.
Sat, 12 Sep, 2015
TJ Reid and Joe Canning. One of them came to Croke Park as the Hurler of the Year elect, the other as not even a nailed-on All Star. One of them scored the first goal, which mattered a little, the other the second goal, which mattered not at all.
Mon, 07 Sep, 2015
Galway hurler John Hanbury is in a race to be fit for Sunday week’s All- Ireland final. The Galway full-back has been sidelined since the county’s semi-final win over Tipperary on Sunday week last owing to a calf strain.
Thu, 27 Aug, 2015
Kilkenny’s last two All-Ireland successes haven’t been replicated in the All Stars honour lists, where the runners-up in both years, Galway in 2012 and Tipperary last year, trumped them. As of now, Kilkenny look set to take the lion’s share of personal honours but Galway have plenty of strong contenders too.
Wed, 19 Aug, 2015