Person: Ollie Walsh
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
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After Kilkenny’s first All-Ireland senior title under Brian Cody in 2000, the strength of his panel was lauded to such an extent that when the Cats cruised through Leinster the following year their second 15 were deemed the next best side in the country.
Wed, 14 Mar, 2018
There was silverware to show for their efforts, but Wexford manager Davy Fitzgerald sounded a note of caution after Saturday’s dramatic Walsh Cup final win over Kilkenny.
Mon, 22 Jan, 2018
Never mind the wider implications, just look at that goal count. If, as a neutral, you weren’t wearing a broad smile at the end, perhaps hurling isn’t for you.
Mon, 30 Oct, 2017
Dicksboro won their fifth Kilkenny senior hurling title in a high-scoring final in Nowlan Park.
Sun, 29 Oct, 2017
Mon, 06 Feb, 2017
Thu, 08 Dec, 2016
Richie Power Sr and Richie Power Jr have the distinction of being one of the father and son combinations where both parties won a senior All-Ireland. The final experiences against Tipperary were mixed, but the father passed on important lessons...
Sun, 04 Sep, 2016
Sat, 03 Sep, 2016
As the 64,246 paying spectators made their way to Croke Park that blustery day nearly half a century ago, there was not one burning question of the day but two.
Fri, 26 Sep, 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
Goalkeepers. There is something about the role which attracts a different kind of individual across the sporting spectrum.
Sat, 28 Sep, 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
Tommy Walsh, an All-Ireland SHC winner with Kilkenny last month, has been included in the Ireland panel for the upcoming Hurling/Shinty International Series against Scotland.
Tue, 09 Oct, 2012
Tommy O’Connell was chatting to a couple of friends in the Croke Park Hotel an hour or two before last year’s All-Ireland final when Jimmy Magee passed by. One of the friends buttonholed Magee and, pointing to O’Connell, asked him why this man had a place in hurling history.
Fri, 28 Sep, 2012
The management teams from Clare and Kilkenny have opted for unchanged starting line-ups for tomorrow's Bord Gáis Energy All-Ireland U-21 Hurling Championship final in Thurles (throw-in 7pm).
Fri, 14 Sep, 2012
Both Clare and Kilkenny have named unchanged line-ups for tomorrow’s Bord Gáis All-Ireland U-21 hurling championship final in Thurles (7pm) from the teams that defeated Antrim and Galway respectively in the All-Ireland semi-finals.
Fri, 14 Sep, 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
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
There will be those who think last Saturday’s All-Ireland U21 hurling semi-final win by Kilkenny over Galway in Thurles is a guide towards what’s likely to happen in the senior final.
Tue, 28 Aug, 2012
Kilkenny Under 21 manager Richie Mulrooney has included Cillian Buckley in his starting 15 for Saturday's Bord Gáis All-Ireland semi-final against Galway at Semple Stadium.
Thu, 23 Aug, 2012
Kilkenny slowly but surely ran through the gears, and when they did they simply motored to victory over Wexford on their way to a provincial final showdown against Laois.
Thu, 21 Jun, 2012
Preparations are underway for the senior and U-21 Hurling/Shinty international matches which are due to take place over the coming weeks.
Tue, 18 Oct, 2011
AS a player, he had the unfortunate experience of being on the losing side in All-Ireland football and hurling finals in the space of six years.
Mon, 15 Aug, 2011
Tue, 15 Feb, 2011
TO the wider hurling public Darren McCarthy has carved a reputation as an excellent goalkeeper with Cork underage teams but for his club Ballymartle he will forever be associated with his contributions outfield after the stunning conclusion to yesterday’s All-Ireland club IHC final in Croke Park.
Mon, 14 Feb, 2011
THE theme of demolition jobs by Kilkenny hurling sides began early in Croke Park yesterday afternoon.
Mon, 09 Aug, 2010
TOMORROW’S ESB All-Ireland MHC semi-final in Croke Park is the latest in a series of compelling clashes between Kilkenny and Galway.
Sat, 07 Aug, 2010
DUBLIN have the perfect opportunity for revenge presented to them when they face off against Kilkenny in tomorrow afternoon’s ESB Leinster MHC final in Croke Park at 2pm.
Sat, 03 Jul, 2010
ALL the excitement of the All-Ireland final put to bed, it’s back to serious club business in Kilkenny and Tipperary this weekend, the senior club championships in both counties at quarter-final stage with one exception.
Sat, 26 Sep, 2009
IT was 1984, centenary year of the GAA, and in Kilkenny, the land where hurling is the major religion, Ballyhale Shamrocks reigned supreme. Just once in the previous six years (1981), was their authority broken, beaten by The Village, the legendary James Stephens club in the city.
Sat, 05 Sep, 2009
An Irishman has been found dead in Spain, it has emerged today.
Sun, 23 Aug, 2009
All-time Senior Hurling Championship top scorer Henry Shefflin is the 'complete hurler', according to former GAA President Nickey Brennan.
Tue, 18 Aug, 2009
GAA chiefs yesterday announced that the country’s lesser lights are set to take centre stage in Croke Park on July 4th, with the fixing of the Christy Ring, Nicky Rackard and Lory Meagher Cup deciders.
Tue, 23 Jun, 2009
A CRACKDOWN on unlicensed dogs has been launched in Waterford with a dog warden set to call door to door as part of a blitz.
Tue, 10 Jun, 2008
Kilkenny CBS1-15 St Peter’s College (Wexford) 1-6
Sat, 09 Feb, 2008
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
KILKENNY selector Mick O’Flynn rejected suggestions that their players were complacent going into Sunday’s Leinster SHC final.
Tue, 05 Jul, 2005
Tue, 01 Mar, 2005
ON A cold January day, 13 years ago, Corkman Mick O’Flynn walked into Thomastown clubhouse to start a revolution.
Fri, 12 Sep, 2003