CAN you imagine the following two things happening within five days of one another — Kilkenny being ahead in a National League game by nine points and losing by four; their senior hurling club champions, O’Loughlin Gaels, being up by five points with only a few minutes to go in the first half of an All-Ireland final, and losing by 12?
Fri, 18 Mar, 2011
KILKENNY champions, O’Loughlin-Gaels saved themselves from the grave with only seconds remaining in normal time and then made Ballyboden St Enda’s (Dublin) pay the ultimate price when they scored a daring win in this thrilling Leinster Club SFC semi-final in Nowlan Park yesterday.
Mon, 15 Nov, 2010
Ballyhale Shamrocks, the All-Ireland club hurling champions and five in-a-row championship chasers in Kilkenny, got a sharp reminder of how difficult life will be without Henry Shefflin when they crashed to defeat against great rivals James Stephens in the SHL final.
Mon, 20 Sep, 2010
ANYONE who saw the current Newtownshandrum side in its infancy in the early 1990’s, when they were accumulating North Cork and county underage titles with consummate ease, knew for certain that this was a side destined for greatness.
Tue, 16 Mar, 2004