Every year, the confirmed Fitzgibbon Cup panels read more and more like a who’s who of the inter-county game. Hurling is as much a student’s game these days as a young man’s one. So among our ones to watch in this year’s competition (which begins Sunday) there will be familiar names but to a man, they have points to prove.
Fri, 18 Jan, 2019
Waterford manager Derek McGrath said he didn’t confront referee Alan Kelly at the end of yesterday’s game with Tipperary though his players were incensed by Kelly’s awarding of a goal from a Jason Forde free in the second half.
Mon, 04 Jun, 2018
Tue, 20 Dec, 2016
Ken McGrath and Conor Phelan were part of the Waterford and Kilkenny panels that contested an All-Ireland semi-final in 2004. McGrath captained Waterford to that season’s Munster title. Then a student at Waterford Institute of Technology, Phelan now works there as GAA development officer. Both men have also suffered serious health issues. They chatted hurling and heart problems...
Sat, 13 Aug, 2016
TIPPERARY U21 boss Ken Hogan feels greater consideration should be given to the scheduling of the Munster hurling championships, as his charges prepare to face Waterford in tonight’s provincial quarter-final — just three days after the county senior side defeated Cork.
Wed, 01 Jun, 2011