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
Just one Munster man — Cork GAA CEO Kevin O’Donovan — is involved in the new fixtures task force (four from Leinster, three each from Connacht and Ulster) but at least there are several members hailing from dual counties.
Thu, 13 Jun, 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
The front of the Limerick Leader supplement got the tone pitch-perfect, its message as neatly manicured as one of those deliveries from the half-back line for Aaron Gillane or Seamus Flanagan to feast on.
Sat, 18 Aug, 2018
The Union Jack fluttering by the roadside on the way up to Wexford on Saturday evening was no doubt linked to a polo match going on in the field beyond, and when your correspondent was coming home later in the evening it was still waving, while in the middle distance figures milled around a marquee, no doubt analysing the . . . I want to use the word ‘chukka’ . . . just ended.
Mon, 04 Jun, 2018
Galway’s defence of the Liam MacCarthy Cup has been handed a timely pre-championship boost with the news that attacker Jonathan Glynn will be based in Ireland for the summer and, therefore, available for the county’s summer campaign.
Fri, 27 Apr, 2018
Vincent Mullins is decking the front garden in maroon and white. He’s the last to do so on this particular stretch of Ardrahan road. There’s a heightened sense of excitement around these parts, what with Jonathan Glynn living next door and all.
Tue, 29 Aug, 2017
We’ll get to the game itself, a claustrophobic grapple to put you in mind of a crocodile trying to drown a water buffalo, but there’s only one starting point for discussing yesterday’s All-Ireland SHC semi-final, writes
Mon, 07 Aug, 2017
We’ll get to the game itself, a claustrophobic grapple to put you in mind of a crocodile trying to drown a water buffalo, but there’s only one starting point for discussing yesterday’s All-Ireland SHC semi-final.
Mon, 07 Aug, 2017
A few minutes after the 2012 All-Ireland final replay Conor Hayes, on duty with Galway Bay FM, was making his way out of the press area in Croke Park when he stopped for a moment. “I once asked an old man what was the best time to cut a hawthorn stick,” Hayes announced.
Sun, 06 Sep, 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