Longford consolidated their place in Division 3 for next year while still keeping their promotion hopes alive with a fine win over Tipperary in Glennon Brothers Pearse Park. For Tipperary, they need results in their next two games if they want to avoid relegation.
Sun, 01 Mar, 2020
That Liam Kearns wasn’t the least bit surprised by this result says plenty about the changed nature of the Cork-Tipperary relationship. In fact, the Premier boss “couldn’t understand” how pundits had tipped Cork beforehand.
Mon, 29 Jan, 2018
The evenings are that bit brighter, all the hurt and disappointment of last year is long forgotten, hope is back in the hearts of supporters in every corner of the country. There is a road to some kind of glory for everyone. This could be the year.
Fri, 26 Jan, 2018
Cork GAA chairman Ger Lane has given tacit approval to an independent company, featuring current and former inter-county players, which is set to begin a round of US fund-raising initiatives aimed at better resourcing the Cork senior footballers and hurlers.
Wed, 22 Nov, 2017
Tipp’s experience was a significant factor in their three-point win over Clare in last Saturday’s All-Ireland SHC quarter-final, the reigning All-Ireland champions hitting decisive scores in the closing stages of both halves to land a semi-final berth.
Mon, 24 Jul, 2017
Met the proverbial — and in this case corporeal — man in the street the day before the league quarter-finals. The man in the street in question is a keen punter, often to be espied going in and out of his local Ladbrokes.
Sun, 23 Apr, 2017
Forget the fuss, enjoyable and merited and necessary as it has been, about Wexford for a minute. The outcome of this one will be decided by whether Tipperary want to win or not. The margin of the outcome will be decided by how badly they want to win. As simple and clinical as that.
Sun, 16 Apr, 2017
For the record, it wasn’t Podge Collins’ decision last month to concentrate on inter-county hurling that marked the end of the dual dodo. When the bionic Aidan Walsh opted for the hurlers in 2015, it confirmed this art of juggling had seen its day. When someone as insanely athletic as Walsh could no longer do it, nobody could.
Tue, 06 Dec, 2016
Thu, 08 Sep, 2016
If you told Liam Kearns last November when he took on the job of Tipperary manager that he’d guide the county to a first All-Ireland semi-final since 1935 during his maiden season at the helm, he’d probably have laughed at you.
Thu, 18 Aug, 2016
They’re an obstinate bunch, Tipperary football folk. Small in number but big in pretty much everything else — it took three pleas from the PA announcer in Croke Park to convince them to leave the stadium long after the players had retired to their dressing room.
Tue, 02 Aug, 2016