IMITATION, it’s said, is the sincerest form of flattery and on Sunday old Kilkenny meets new Kilkenny in the Leinster SHC final. Yes, it’s the Cats versus the Dubs, but when the high-profile Kilkenny players take up their positions, they’ll be looking at a mirror image of themselves.
Fri, 01 Jul, 2011
THERE was a time, not so long ago, when if Dublin were meeting Kilkenny in a Leinster final (as they do in Croke Park this Sunday), any interview with a Dublin player would contain the obligatory mantra — “Kilkenny are a great team, great players, great achievements, daunting opposition”.
Wed, 29 Jun, 2011
CONOR O’MAHONY returns to the Tipperary lineup for Sunday’s Munster SHC semi-final against Clare in the Gaelic Grounds in the only change from the side that defeated Cork last month. O’Mahony is named at centre-back with Padraic Maher moving to half-back and John O’Keeffe to the full-back line in place of Paddy Stapleton.
Fri, 17 Jun, 2011
Mon, 18 Feb, 2008
PEADAR CARTON may be included in the Dublin attack for Sunday’s All-Ireland U-21 hurling final, but his eligibility to play remains in doubt following the unprecedented decision of the GAA’s Central Council to challenge a decision to lift the eight-week suspension originally imposed on him.
Fri, 07 Sep, 2007