The proverbial game of two halves in Salthill but a wind-assisted half-time lead of seven points wasn’t nearly enough for Tipperary to hang on.
Cork manager Kieran Kingston has also made four changes, with Eoin Cadogan selected at full-back.
Once more, Tipperary appear to be the oldest Liam MacCarthy Cup panel around but age clearly didn’t debilitate them last season.
The Everyman hosts Ronan FitzGibbon’s play about singsongs along the Blackwater, writes Marjorie Brennan
Gary Daly opened the renewal of the Willie Whelton Cup with a comprehensive bowl of odds win over Michael Bohane at Grange.
Trailing by 0-11 to 0-7 at the break, Thomas’ won the second period by 1-6 to 0-3, but it wasn’t until the final 12 minutes of the half that the Thomas’ display really sparked to life.
Seamus Callanan says winning Hurler of the Year seemed a “distant dream” amid his slow return from back surgery last year.
Stephen Cluxton has been named Footballer of the Year for the first time in his career.
Louis Mulqueen’s possible candidacy for the Galway manager’s job stepped up another notch yesterday, when he guided city side Liam Mellows to their third county senior final in a row.
The Arts Council loan initiative, which sees works put on display across the country, is proving particularly therapeutic in hospitals — for staff, patients and their families, discovers Helen O’Callaghan.
Upperchurch-Drombane’s bid for a first Mid Tipp SHC title ended in agonising disappointment at Littleton yesterday as they lost to Drom-Inch by 2-19 to 1-21 after extra-time.
Patrick Horgan has been shortlisted for 2019 PwC Hurler of the Year award, along with Tipperary and Kilkenny captains Séamus Callanan and TJ Reid.
The Premier captain constructed a display cabinet in 2006 - which was kept by his old teacher and presented to him at St. Joesph's College in Borrisoleigh yesterday.
Not for the first and hopefully not for the last time, Seamus ‘Cheddar’ Plunkett once again flew in the face of the mainstream.
Tens of thousands of Tipperary supporters turned out at Semple Stadium tonight, to welcome home the Tipperary Senior Hurling team who won the All-Ireland Championship yesterday, after defeating Kilkenny in the decider at Croke Park.
Sending offs can have major influences on a game.
Trust me when I say this — it’s every referee’s worst nightmare to send a player off in an All-Ireland final.
There is a cracking Sportsfile picture of Liam Sheedy after the Munster Championship win over Clare.
A production of Hamlet with not one, but two princes.
As rain and hail drenched the first half, it wasn’t an afternoon for ‘playing through the lines’
Tipperary’s 28th All-Ireland title came easier than expected as Richie Hogan’s first-half sending off helped to pave the way for their third Championship crown this decade.
John Fogarty Outnumbered they might have been but Tipperary supporters were not outshouted at last month’s All-Ireland semi-final.
Refereeing Kilkenny-Tipperary Championship games this decade were like walking on a cliff edge.
Who’s it going to be then, eh?
Chasing silverware, yes. Chasing records, not so much, but it’s impossible to get away from the latter, such are the impressive tallies he’s been posting of late.
Former All-Ireland winning captain Michael Fennelly has advised Kilkenny’s players to tap into the tears and emotion of 2016 as they prepare to face Tipperary once more.
There are match-ups all over the field that will be key. That’s the great thing about Tipperary-Kilkenny matches — both sides tend to go orthodox and are 15-on-15.
“I would have felt at the start of the year that there were seven or eight teams capable of winning the All-Ireland final.
Quite frankly, only the most dogged of souls will survive. And even then, the bodies will be sore for days afterwards, you would imagine.
Championship conversations with Michael Moynihan.
There’s no value in told-you-so’s and there’s no satisfaction in them either but what happened yesterday was in the offing.
A powerful final 25 minutes by 14-men Tipperary sent them into next month’s All-Ireland final against Kilkenny.
Declan Fanning has the mental and physical scars to prove Wexford don’t hold back.
There was only ever going to be one winner here and, right enough, it was Laois.
Laois’ summer odyssey is over but they got to finish on terms that were perfectly acceptable given this was an All-Ireland quarter-final and their opponents were one of the game’s blue bloods.
A Jack Downey 45 in the fourth minute of second-half stoppages handed victory to Limerick in this Munster U20 football quarter-final.
You have your choice of Munster final metrics this morning.
About half an hour after the final whistle in Croke Park yesterday, as the Wexford players were still celebrating on the pitch, I ran into a bunch of Wexford supporters I last met in Down Royal racecourse years ago.
In emphatic style, All-Ireland champions Limerick claimed a first Munster title in six years in front of a packed LIT Gaelic Grounds.
Two former Tipperary forwards are concerned Liam Sheedy’s team could suffer against Limerick in the Munster Final as a result of beating them last Sunday week.
Fail to lift the Munster title this Sunday and Limerick are unlikely to retain their All-Ireland crown, former Treaty defender Stephen McDonagh has insisted.
Seamus Callanan will have the chance to lift his first silverware as Tipperary captain in a fortnight’s time after Sunday’s four-point win over Limerick.
Difficult to distinguish the winners from the losers here. Because the scoreboard told only half the story.
First-half injuries to Cathal Barrett (hamstring) and Patrick Maher (knee) tempered Tipperary maintaining their 100% record as they and Limerick will meet again in a Munster final on Sunday week.
After missing all of last year’s championship and this year’s league campaign through injury, Callanan (36) has forced his way back into the first-choice role
Einstein’s theory of gravity was tested 100 years ago tomorrow, but what may be less well known is the Irish connection with this seminal event.
Interim Offaly hurling manager Joachim Kelly has claimed the players threw in the towel in recent weeks, leading to their present difficulties.
When five minutes went up on the board yesterday, I said to Brendan Cummins that a draw would be the fairest result.
Paul Buckley beat Wayne Callanan in the last shot of their Munster intermediate championship tie at Peake. He led over two bowls of odds, but Callanan finished strongly to force a last shot.
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