Person: Joe Bergin
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
All-Ireland champions Corofin extended their unbeaten run in the Galway SFC to 42 games.
Mon, 23 Sep, 2019
Laois took a huge step towards reaching the Joe McDonagh cup final yesterday when they outlasted Offaly in Tullamore, racking up 34 points despite shooting 17 wides over the course of the game.
Sun, 12 May, 2019
Kerry manager Fintan O’Connor regrets highlighting that Shane Conway was “singled out” in last month’s Allianz Division 2A final defeat to Westmeath.
Fri, 19 Apr, 2019
Carlow recorded their first ever away win in Division One hurling today, and they couldn’t have done it in more dramatic circumstances as they came from 11 points down to outfight Offaly in Bord na Móna O’Connor Park, condemning the Faithful County to relegation to Division Two next year.
Sun, 10 Mar, 2019
Offaly’s two top forwards Joe Bergin and Shane Dooley hit a combined 4-4 as the Faithful County claimed their first Allianz Hurling League 1B points of the campaign with a deserved victory over Carlow in a game which started in a downpour and ended in a snowstorm at Netwatch Cullen Park.
Mon, 04 Mar, 2019
OFFALY'S two top forwards Joe Bergin and Shane Dooley hit a combined 4-4 as the Faithful County claimed their first NHL Division 1B points of the campaign with a deserved seven-point victory over Carlow in a game which started in a downpour and ended in a snowstorm at Netwatch Cullen Park.
Sun, 03 Mar, 2019
A first-half blitz from Laois saw them claim a crucial Allianz Hurling League Division 1B win over Offaly on Saturday night.
Mon, 18 Feb, 2019
In his seminal book Moneyball, Michael Lewis observed that the play-offs could frustrate the hell out of some of the most progressive front offices in baseball because it offered such a small sample size.
Wed, 20 Jun, 2018
On the darkest of days for Offaly hurling, not even Our Lady of Consolation church next to Parnell Park could offer any sort of silver lining.
Mon, 04 Jun, 2018
It told a tale of the first hour of this game that the loudest cheer in Nowlan Park came from the little pocket of Murray State University visitors.
Mon, 21 May, 2018
The Cats set up a Division 1 semi-final against Wexford or Galway.
Mon, 19 Mar, 2018
A late flurry of scores from Laois masked the dominant nature of Offaly’s performance at
Sun, 25 Feb, 2018
Kevin Martin reckons resurgent Offaly can be ‘quietly confident’ of keeping their winning run going at the expense of old rivals Limerick.
Mon, 29 Jan, 2018
: Talisman forward Shane Dooley crowned his 100th Offaly appearance with 1-5 as the Faithful County pulled off a surprise Allianz hurling league win.
Sat, 27 Jan, 2018
Gerry Burke, father of All-Star Galway hurler Daithí, was 39 years young when Corofin landed the All-Ireland club title in 1998. Kieran Fitzgerald turns 37 in January. Fitzgerald is unsure if the legs will allow him match the longevity of that other Corofin stalwart. As it is, he’s plenty mileage on the clock.
Fri, 24 Nov, 2017
Corofin have won all the main prizes in club football. Their focus now is on breaking new ground. The club has never managed five successive Galway SFC titles.
Sat, 14 Oct, 2017
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
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
Mon, 22 Feb, 2016
New Offaly hurling manager Eamonn Kelly will have to plan without experienced wing-back Cathal Parlon for 2016.
Thu, 10 Sep, 2015
Are the best four teams in the All Ireland semi-finals? Every August, this question is the hurling query that counts.
Fri, 31 Jul, 2015
A little over a week ago, Laois hurling was at a crossroads, with the significant progress made in the past three years on the brink of being washed away in one fell swoop.
Mon, 08 Jun, 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
Allianz HL Division 1 quarter-final
Mon, 30 Mar, 2015
Tipperary only scored two second-half points, but advanced to their fourth Allianz Hurling League Division 1 semi-final in a row, after a six-point win over Offaly at O'Connor Park today.
Sun, 29 Mar, 2015
Allianz Hurling League Division 1B: Laois 0-23 Offaly 1-24: Offaly manager Brian Whelahan sent out a defiant message to his team’s detractors after their win over Laois in O’Moore Park on Saturday night.
Mon, 16 Feb, 2015
Two of Offaly hurling’s most experienced campaigners will miss the majority of the league.
Wed, 11 Feb, 2015
Daniel Bohan first describes himself as the Bionic Man, then decides Lazarus is a more appropriate comparison.
Thu, 23 Oct, 2014
Players from two of the three teams both Kilkenny and Tipperary have beaten this summer expect the Cats to edge Sunday’s All-Ireland final.
Tue, 02 Sep, 2014