Former Dublin captain Bryan Cullen has retired from intercounty football. Photograph: Cathal Noonan / Inpho

Dublin’s 2011 All-Ireland winning captain Bryan Cullen has announced his retirement from intercounty football. The Skerries man ends his 12-year se(...)

Gort’s Michael Cummins is tackled by Niall Hayes of Portumna in the Galway SHC final at Athenry. Photograph: Cathall Noonan/Inpho.

Galway SHC final Gort 2-13 Portumna 1-10 Gort claimed their seventh Galway senior title and defeated reigning county and All-Ireland champi(...)

Gary Sice is one of the experienced players on the Corofin team which takes on London’s Tír Conaill Gaels in the All-Ireland club SFC.

All-Ireland club SFC quarter-final Tír Chonaill Gaels (London) v Corofin (Galway), Ruislip, Sunday, 1.0 (deferred coverage, Irish TV on Sky 191(...)

Kilkenny’s Michael Fennelly: pulled up in training, reportedly with a back injury. His place at centre forward is taken by Mark Kelly. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Kilkenny suffered a late setback before Sunday’s GAA Leinster hurling semi-final against Galway in Tullamore with the news that former Hurler of the (...)

Henry Shefflin: missed the opening championship tie in successive seasons, both against Offaly, due to the same fractured metatarsal. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Kilkenny manager Brian Cody is expected to start Henry Shefflin in Sunday’s Leinster hurling semi-final against Galway in Tullamore.Richie Power is al(...)

Kilkenny’s Henry Shefflin and David Collins battle for possession during the Allianz Hurling League Division One semi-final at the  Gaelic Grounds in Limerick. Photograph:  Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Kilkenny 1-16 Galway 0-15 Kilkenny swept through the first of today’(...)

Portumna’s Joe Canning and David Phelan of Mount Leinster during yesterday’s All-Ireland senior club final at Croke Park. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Portumna 0-19 Leinster 0-11 Portumna eased their way to a fou(...)

Portumna’s Damien Hayes claims possession ahead of    Mount Leinster Rangers’ Richard Coady during the AIB All-Ireland Senior Club Final at Croke Park. Photograph:   Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Portumna (Galway) 0-19 Mount Leinster Rangers (Carlow) 0-11: A comfortable Portum(...)

 Damien Hayes of Portumna tries to break away from the Newtownshandrum players in the 2006  AIB Club hurling championship final at Croke Park. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Last time Na Piarsaigh played in the AIB club championship, Ireland were playing a rugby international, just as they will be on Saturday, hours befor(...)

 Damien Hayes in action against Clare last year: “I remember being told at a club training session on the Friday and I just couldn’t believe it.” Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Portumna and Galway hurler Damien Hayes has spoken about his disbelief on being told of his county team-mate Niall Donohue’s sudden death last autumn.(...)