Clare defender Seán McMahon (left) tackles Declan Ryan of Tipperary during the 1997 All-Ireland hurling final, the first time intra-provincial rivals met at the venue. Photograph:  Patrick Bolger/Inpho

Tipperary’s clash with Cork this Sunday in the second hurling semi-final means that of the Munster hurling rivalries only Cork versus Limerick has yet(...)

Conor Lehane clears Clare’s John Conlon out of the picture as Anthony Nash  makes his way up the field to take a penalty during last year’s drawn All-Ireland final.  Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Paul Flynn, the former Waterford All Star and during his career one of the deadliest free takers in hurling, summed up the drama of an Anthony Nash pe(...)

Clare’s Shane O’Donnell is expected to be out of action for six weeks with a hamstring injury. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Clare manager David Fitzgerald is probably going to have to do without Shane O’Donnell for next month’s Munster hurling semi-final against the winners(...)

A committee has been established to assist former Waterford hurler and All Star Ken McGrath in his recovery from a serious heart operation. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

A committee has been established to assist former Waterford hurler and All Star Ken McGrath in his recovery from a serious heart operation. Set up wi(...)

Full list of candidates The redrawing of electoral boundaries has thrust many of Kilkenny’s 57 local election candidates into unfamiliar territory(...)

Cork’s Séamus Harnedy will line out for UCC in the Fitzgibbon Cup semi-final against CIT. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

A very big weekend dawns for UCC in Queen’s Belfast, as the Cork college goes for a third successive Fitzgibbon Cup and a first doubl(...)

Henry Shefflin in action against Clare’s   Brendan Bugler at Ennis last weekend. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho
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TODAY Allianz Hurling League Division One B Laois v Cork, O’Moore Park, 7.0 [Live, Setanta Ireland] - Cork are about as regre(...)

Davy Carson: scored Ireland’s equalising goal against Spain. Photo: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Davy Carson’s late goal earned a new-look Ireland an encouraging 1-1 against world number eight side Spain as Mick McKinnon handed out eight internati(...)

Croke Park broke new ground by staging the first floodlit All-Ireland final on an almost magical evening when David Fitzgerald’s Clare hurlers erupted through the twilight to capture a memorable replay victory. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

When it has acquired a bit of sepia in time to come, 2013 will be remembered as an extraordinary year for the GAA. A century after its purchase, Croke(...)

Kerry’s James O’Donoghue in action against  Dublin during the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship semi-final at Croke Park in September. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Limerick hurler Richie McCarthy and Kerry footballer James O’Donoghue will be presented with provincial player of the year awards at Saturday’s Bórd G(...)