Galway set up Leinster final with Wexford after rout of Offaly
No surprises here. Not even the hint of any.
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No surprises here. Not even the hint of any.
It was a day when Galway did all that was required of them and not a lot more to advance to a Leinster final meeting with Kilkenny in a repeat of last year’s All-Ireland decider.
Mon, 20 Jun, 2016
Mon, 23 May, 2016
Mon, 09 May, 2016
Crisis-hit Offaly restored some pride with a battling, if uninspiring win over Carlow in the Leinster SHC Round Robin series at Tullamore.
Sat, 07 May, 2016
Offaly manager Eamonn Kelly shouldered the blame for “one of the low points” of his time in hurling as Westmeath romped to a deserved 14-point Leinster championship win over his side at Cusack Park in Mullingar.
Mon, 02 May, 2016
It can be a thin line between victory and success and Kerry hurlers got the full gamut of emotions as national league hurling returned to St Brendan’s Park in Birr for the first time in almost a decade.
Mon, 21 Mar, 2016
Mon, 14 Mar, 2016
Limerick’s Shannonside derby clash with Clare in a fortnight’s time will be a promotion showdown regardless of results next weekend after Limerick eased to an eight-point win over Offaly at O’Connor Park in Tullamore yesterday.
Mon, 07 Mar, 2016
Jackie Tyrrell makes his first since last year’s Leinster final as one of five changes to the Kilkenny side for tomorrow’s Allianz HL Division 1A clash with Galway at Nowlan Park tomorrow (2pm).
Sat, 05 Mar, 2016
Mon, 22 Feb, 2016
Davy Fitzgerald’s Bannermen, similar to the under-construction main stand which provided an appropriate backdrop to this Division 1B contest, are very much a work in progress.
Mon, 15 Feb, 2016
Wexford manager Liam Dunne admitted conditions were difficult but he was happy with his side’s eventual eight-point victory over Offaly in their Walsh Cup semi-final played in O’Kennedy Park, New Ross, yesterday.
Mon, 25 Jan, 2016
Offaly hurlers’ first inter-county game in Birr in nine years ended with a hard-fought victory over an experimental Kilkenny side comprising U21s and a handful of senior panellists.
Sun, 17 Jan, 2016
Michael Ryan declared himself pleased with his first outing in charge of Tipperary’s senior hurlers, as the Premier County scored a five-point victory over Offaly in yesterday’s Templemore challenge outing.
Mon, 11 Jan, 2016
Brian Whelahan has shown remarkable faith in his Offaly team for tomorrow’s crunch All-Ireland hurling qualifier with Clare in Ennis.
Fri, 03 Jul, 2015
Laois put a difficult fortnight behind them in the most definitive fashion possible, blitzing old rivals Offaly in the final 45 minutes to record their first championship victory over them in 43 years.
Sun, 07 Jun, 2015
Cork have made four changes to their side for Sunday’s final Allianz HL Division 1A game against Tipperary at Páirc Uí Rinn.
Fri, 20 Mar, 2015
For the second year in a row, Offaly have brought an end to Limerick’s promotion aspirations in Division 1B of the Allianz Hurling League.
Mon, 16 Mar, 2015
Offaly 1-14, Waterfrord 2-18: The previous four league meetings between these two counties were evenly shared, the latter three decided by a goal or less.
Mon, 09 Mar, 2015
Kilcormac-Killoughey 1-19 Seir Kieran 2-10
Mon, 16 Sep, 2013
“A good competitive workout,” was how opposing managers John Allen and Ollie Baker described last night’s senior hurling challenge to commemorate the Pallasgreen club’s 125th anniversary where Limerick built up enough of an advantage by the three-quarter mark to withstand Offaly’s late challenge.
Mon, 23 Apr, 2012
Having let a nine point lead slip during a cruel loss to Wexford the previous week, Ollie Baker heaved a sigh of relief after his Offaly side survived a spirited Antrim revival in this Allianz League Division 1B encounter at O’Connor Park, Tullamore yesterday.
Mon, 19 Mar, 2012
Offaly cantered to a comprehensive 12 points victory in this lack lustre Allianz NHL Division 1B opening round encounter at O’Connor Park, Tullamore yesterday as Laois never recovered from the dismissal of Michael McEvoy in the 21st minute.
Mon, 27 Feb, 2012
The round robin format of the Fitzgibbon Cup has robbed it of a lot traditional drama but these twoproduced a finale at Dangan yesterday which was a throwback to former days in the competition.
Thu, 09 Feb, 2012
A magnificent 16-point haul by full-forward Joe Bergin helped Ollie Baker’s Offaly retain their grip on the Bord na Mona Walsh Shield following a hard-earned extra-time victory over the students of DIT at O’Connor Park, Tullamore yesterday.
Mon, 06 Feb, 2012
It took them time to warm to the task, but a clinical second-half performance was enough to secure the expected victory for a fancied Carlow IT team in this Fitzgibbon Cup game against Dublin IT yesterday.
Fri, 03 Feb, 2012
LAOIS began life under Cork legend Teddy McCarthy with a battling extra-time victory over DIT in Rathdowney on Saturday.
Mon, 23 Jan, 2012
SHANE DOOLEY’S 68th minute goal from a powerfully struck 20m free ensured that Offaly gained a draw with Clare in Saturday’s high- scoring challenge match to mark the official opening of Crinkill GAA grounds and also saw Gerry Quinn’s return to the Banner fold.
Mon, 06 Jun, 2011
AN opportunist 56th minute goal executed by Ballygunner debutant Brian O’Sullivan ensured Waterford fended off the challenge of Offaly at blustery O’Connor Park, Tullamore yesterday.
Mon, 04 Apr, 2011
Mon, 14 Mar, 2011
CORK County Board have called for fair play after All-Ireland-winning captain Graham Canty was snubbed for a trip to America on St Patrick’s Day.
Sat, 12 Mar, 2011
“I’M delighted with the win. We got a good beating here last year and the relegation end of things has been put to bed at least,” enthused Dublin manager Anthony Daly after his charges defeated 14-man Offaly in O’Connor Park, Tullamore yesterday and preserved their impressive unbeaten start to the Allianz Hurling League.
Mon, 07 Mar, 2011