Person: Noel Skehan
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
The successful Kilkenny U21 team of 1999 that won the All-Ireland spawned a generation of iconic hurlers, from Michael Kavanagh to Eddie Brennan to Henry Shefflin.
Wed, 06 Feb, 2019
Thu, 11 Aug, 2016
Sat, 12 Mar, 2016
Babs Keating has called on Congress delegates to vote against the motion to bring forward the All-Ireland finals by two weeks.
Fri, 19 Feb, 2016
In the closing days of August 1975, Paddy Downey, the revered Gaelic games correspondent of The Irish Times, made a little pilgrimage to Kilkenny and had a ball.
Thu, 03 Sep, 2015
When we won Munster with Clare in 1995, the county went bananas.
Sat, 08 Aug, 2015
Thousands of hurling fans queued for hours in Thurles last evening for the removal of Tipperary hurling great Jimmy Doyle, who passed away suddenly on Monday, aged 76.
Thu, 25 Jun, 2015
Kilkenny hurling legend Noel Skehan insists there’s no cause for alarm despite the haemorrhaging of All-Ireland winning experience from the county.
Thu, 27 Nov, 2014
Hurling’s most decorated goalkeeper has called on GAA chiefs to rectify the glaring rule anomaly which will continue to allow the striking of frees from inside the 20m line.
Fri, 13 Jun, 2014
Speaking at the History of Hurling one-day seminar held at The Schoolhouse venue at Muckross House in Killarney last Saturday, one of the most stylish forwards of his era reflected on a 19-year senior inter-county career.
Sat, 03 May, 2014
There is the poor old divil who can’t travel to the matches. You would have a certain sympathy for him and her, in fairness, but the enthusiasm with which RTÉ went into bat for them this week, didn’t ring entirely true.
Sat, 05 Apr, 2014
GAA Hurling Hall of Fame inductee Noel Skehan has pleaded with president Liam O’Neill to bring forward a Central Council motion to clear up the 20 metre frees and penalties anomaly in time for this year’s championship.
Thu, 03 Apr, 2014
In 1974, on a trial basis, the GAA introduced the hurling penalty as a 20m free shot with only three defenders lining the goal.
Sat, 28 Sep, 2013
Less than a week after Kilkenny’s shock July exit from the All-Ireland hurling championship Diarmuid O’Flynn travelled to the Marble City to gauge the reaction and mood in the county. In that famed hurling talk shop of Langton’s, former stars Noel Skehan, Michael Walsh and writer Enda McEvoy were in no mood to write obituaries about Brian Cody’s men.
Sat, 03 Aug, 2013
Brian Cody’s former selector and team-mate Noel Skehan expects the Kilkenny manager to be in charge for a 16th season next year.
Tue, 30 Jul, 2013
There seems to be no shortage of statistic boffins emerging from the US, and the latest numbers genius to catch the zeitgeist seems to be Nate Silver, now well known from the FiveThirtyEight Blog at the New York Times.
Mon, 27 May, 2013
Noel Hickey, a nine-time All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship winner, has played his last game of senior inter-county hurling for Kilkenny.
Sun, 13 Jan, 2013
Every hurling county has its renowned clubs. Tullaroan, Mooncoin, Mount Sion, Toomevara, Thurles Sars, Cork’s big trio of Glen Rovers, Blackrock and St. Finbarr’s, all roll off the tongue.
Sat, 27 Oct, 2012
Kilkenny’s nine-time All-Ireland medallist Noel Skehan believes Henry Shefflin doesn’t need to match his all-time SHC record this Sunday to prove he is the greatest hurler of all time.
Fri, 07 Sep, 2012
It was the day of the first 70-minute All Ireland final.
Wed, 05 Sep, 2012
For many heading to the All-Ireland senior hurling final, one of the major side-attractions is the possibility of seeing history being made if Henry Shefflin wins a ninth medal on the field of play.
Mon, 03 Sep, 2012
Snow Patrol frontman Gary Lightbody has defended cheering on the Republic of Ireland during Euro2012.
Wed, 13 Jun, 2012
Former Kilkenny selector Noel Skehan has slammed John Gardiner’s claim that games involving Kilkenny are refereed differently.
Thu, 31 May, 2012
GOALKEEPER PJ Ryan last night became the third Kilkenny star to retire from intercounty hurling in recent weeks.
Thu, 19 Jan, 2012
IT’S hardly surprising, given their preeminence in hurling, that Kilkenny supplied the first father-and-son combination in the GAA All Stars scheme.
Mon, 05 Sep, 2011
BRIAN CODY will have fond memories of All-Ireland hurling final day in 1972.
Wed, 01 Sep, 2010
FIVE legendary Kilkenny captains have backed Brian Cody’s side to secure a place in hurling history by winning a fifth consecutive All-Ireland SHC title on Sunday.
Tue, 31 Aug, 2010
THE confirmation yesterday of the season-ending cruciate injury suffered by Kilkenny’s Henry Shefflin hasn’t just impacted in the Marble city and the county in general, it is also a blow to hurling itself.
Wed, 11 Aug, 2010
TADHG KENNELLY last night added another chapter to his fairytale sporting life by being named on the GAA Vodafone All Star football team at the Citywest Hotel in Dublin last night.
Sat, 17 Oct, 2009
They’re tied on 30 All-Ireland titles each, but there’s more at stake at Croke Park tomorrow for Cork and Kilkenny than statistics. Stars of the 70’s, Cork’s Brian Murphy and Kilkenny’s Phil ‘Fan’ Larkin discuss battles past and tomorrow’s semi-final with Diarmuid O’Flynn.
Sat, 09 Aug, 2008
IT’S hard to believe that a decade has passed since the death, in a construction accident, of Limerick hurling great Tommy Quaid.
Sat, 10 May, 2008
Tue, 08 Jan, 2008
A CORK surgeon and a Kerry doctor played key roles in enabling PJ Ryan fulfill his dream of playing in Sunday’s All-Ireland hurling final — and achieve an ambition denied to his father three decades ago.
Tue, 04 Sep, 2007
Tue, 28 Aug, 2007
A LIFETIME of involvement in hurling has given nine-time All-Ireland medallist Noel Skehan a unique insight into the game.
Sat, 02 Sep, 2006
Or are they? As Cork gear up for Sunday’s All-Ireland three-in-a-row bid, our writers spoke to three heroes from the 1976-78 Rebel hat-trick, and discovered things were a lot different back then.
Wed, 30 Aug, 2006
DAVY Fitzgerald feels his selection on the 2005 Vodafone GAA All Stars hurling team was totally justified, ahead of the claims of Donal Óg Cusack.
Fri, 25 Nov, 2005
Thu, 24 Nov, 2005
THERE is the possibility - if not indeed the probability - of a little bit of history being made today when the Vodafone Allstar hurling team for 2005 is chosen in Dublin.
Wed, 23 Nov, 2005