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A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A look back at the magical moments from this year.
Sun, 18 Aug, 2019
Patrick’s Horgan heroic 3-10 wasn’t enough to save Cork as Kilkenny’s second-half strength proved too much for them.
Sun, 14 Jul, 2019
Re-engaging with a team recently met is one of hurling’s hardest tasks. Familiarity breeds apprehension, a mixture of knowledge and fear.
Fri, 28 Jun, 2019
Cathal Kiely proved the hero for Offaly as his personal tally of 0-20 helped the Faithful County to dispatch Dublin by the bare minimum after extra time in their Bord Gáis Energy Leinster U20 Hurling Championship quarter-final at Parnell Park last night.
Thu, 27 Jun, 2019
It now seems with every week that the GAA are being given more reason to cut down on the numbers populating the sidelines.
Sun, 16 Jun, 2019
A body language expert wasn’t required to work out Brian Cody’s mood in the wake of Sunday’s defeat to Galway.
Tue, 11 Jun, 2019
It was the first time that the Cats were beaten in the Championship on home soil since 1949.
Sun, 09 Jun, 2019
There has been no wielding of the axe by the Clare management in the wake of last weekend’s 13-point hammering at the hands of Tipperary, with the team named for tomorrow’s game against Limerick showing just one change in personnel.
Fri, 07 Jun, 2019
Declan Bogue Armagh may have made their first Ulster semi-final since 2014, but they could be
Tue, 21 May, 2019
Rising Kilkenny star Adrian Mullen has admitted he wrote off the Greg Kennedy interception debacle last weekend as a ‘bizarre’ incident that occurred ‘in the heat of battle’.
Thu, 16 May, 2019
Dublin selector Greg Kennedy has been slapped with a proposed four-week suspension for the incident during Saturday’s Leinster SHC clash which saw him intercept a quickly taken Kilkenny free by catching the sliotar.
Wed, 15 May, 2019
On the de facto opening Championship weekend, Greg Kennedy provided a whopper.
Tue, 14 May, 2019
Our writers discuss the major issues from the opening weekend of the hurling championship.
Mon, 13 May, 2019
Brian Cody’s 21st championship campaign got off to a winning start thanks to an inspirational display by captain TJ Reid.
Sat, 11 May, 2019
In his 21 seasons as Kilkenny manager, Brian Cody is not sure if there has ever been a more even and finely balanced hurling championship.
Wed, 08 May, 2019
Cork will play in Group A of the Allianz Hurling League Division 1 for 2020 after coming from behind to take a two-point win over Kilkenny in Nowlan Park this afternoon.
Sat, 16 Mar, 2019
An 82nd-minute penalty from Chris O’Leary gave UCC a dramatic win over DCU in a tense Fitzgibbon semi-final tonight. Tom Kingston’s side held on, despite a late, late penalty appeal from their opponents, to celebrate a first final appearance in six years.
Tue, 12 Feb, 2019
Springtime may not have landed in Nowlan Park quite yet, given the chill in the Kilkenny venue yesterday, but the virtues and habits of the men in the striped jerseys remain evergreen.
Mon, 28 Jan, 2019
Any time I’m on the road on a Saturday evening, I always tune into Céilí House, one of RTÉ Radio’s most popular programmes of traditional Irish music and song, writes
Mon, 28 Jan, 2019
Andrew Cagney’s goal entering the final quarter of the game was the crucial score as Charleville edged out Graigue-Ballycallan in this All-Ireland intermediate club hurling semi-final in Thurles.
Sat, 19 Jan, 2019
What an amazing spectacle in Thurles yesterday and James McGrath can believe he contributed to it, writes
Mon, 16 Jul, 2018
Over the last while, I’ve been listening to Alan O’Mara’s excellent podcast ‘Real Talks’.
Mon, 09 Jul, 2018
Hurling aficionados love drama, an enjoyment forever in need of the unexpected.
Fri, 06 Jul, 2018
Brian Cody took a seat in front of the media, after Kilkenny’s Leinster final stalemate with Galway, and planted his tongue in his cheek.
Mon, 02 Jul, 2018
Cork made history by edging 14-man Dublin by two points in their highly competitive All-Ireland U17 Hurling Championship final at Croke Park yesterday lunchtime.
Mon, 07 Aug, 2017
The pain of 2016 was well and truly forgotten about as the Kilkenny under-21 hurlers started their 2017 campaign in winning style.
Thu, 01 Jun, 2017
Tue, 07 Feb, 2017
Cork IT 1-14, DCU-St Patrick’s 0-6: A good start and composed finish was key for Cork IT yesterday as their 10-point half-time lead provided the basis for an 11-point victory over DCU-St Patrick’s at the latter’s Drumcondra grounds in Round 2 of the Fitzgibbon Cup.
Fri, 03 Feb, 2017
Thu, 11 Aug, 2016
Thu, 14 Jul, 2016
Conor McDonald returned to haunt Kilkenny when he led the Dublin Institute of Technology to a big win in the Walsh Cup last night.
Thu, 14 Jan, 2016
Missing the All-Ireland final was never an option for Seán Morrissey. The cast and ensuing four-week recovery would have to wait.
Mon, 06 Apr, 2015
St Kieran’s College 2-11 St Francis College, Rochestown 0-10
Mon, 16 Mar, 2015
Lorraine Mulvey, who spoke out yesterday to help rape victims, said she is now looking forward to a new life with her fiancé.
Wed, 14 Mar, 2012
Sunday’s minor final provides Loughmore-Castleiney with a fitting stage to showcase the outstanding work being done in the Mid Tipperary dual club.
Fri, 16 Sep, 2011
A MAN who pulled down part of his protected shop front without planning permission has apologised and promised to restore it to its former glory.
Thu, 19 May, 2011
THE surprise inclusion of a men’s 4 x 400m relay team alongside medal hopefuls, David Gillick and Derval O’Rourke, on the Irish team for the world indoor championships in Doha (March 12, 13, 14) is aimed at the future and, in particular, this year’s European outdoor championships in Barcelona, according to team manager Patsy McGonagle.
Tue, 02 Mar, 2010
Tipperary’s Babs Keating and Kilkenny’s Pat Henderson met in Clonmel, Co Tipperary during the week. Diarmuid O’Flynn spoke to them.
Sat, 05 Sep, 2009
PAUL HESSION bids to keep his unbeaten four-year record at the Mardyke intact when he competes in tomorrow’s Cork City Sports (2pm).
Fri, 03 Jul, 2009
SHANE QUINN is set to continue his amazing streak of victories when he contests the intermediate 3,000m at the Irish Schools Track and Field Championships in Tullamore this morning.
Sat, 30 May, 2009
The men’s 4 x 400m relay team set a new record in their heats at the World Junior Championships in Poland today.
Sat, 12 Jul, 2008
BRIAN GREGAN (St Mark’s, Tallaght) added his name to Patsy McGonagle’s 4 x 400m relay squad when he smashed the record with a run of 47.49 seconds at the Leinster Schools championships at Morton Stadium.
Sat, 31 May, 2008