Clare Manager Colm Collins with his team -  they have welcomed Davy O’Halloran into their panel. Photo:  James Crombie

Davy O’Halloran, who left the Clare hurling panel last month after refusing to accept what he considered to be a ‘humiliating’ punishment by the manag(...)

Nicky O’Connell has returned to the Clare hurling panel after apologising to his team mates. Photograph: Inpho

Nicky O’Connell, one of the Clare hurlers caught up in the recent humiliation row, has returned to the panel after making an apology to the squad over(...)

New England Patriots star Rob Gronkowski and Tom Brady celebrate their side’s victory over the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX. Photograph: Rob Carr/Getty Images

At Miami’s Ultra Music Festival last weekend, 3LAU, the progressive house DJ, was in the middle of his set when the stage was invaded by a man in a ne(...)

Clare’s Colm Galvin: “What I’ll miss most is the big match days and the preparation for that. I wish the lads the best of luck for the year and I hope they bring back silverware.” Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Colm Galvin hasn’t ruled out the prospect of featuring for Clare in this year’s All-Ireland senior hurling championship.Galvin, 22, will fly to Bosto(...)

Limerick’s Donal O’Grady: “Straight away signing a code of discipline says to me there’s a lack of trust in the squad. There is an honesty in most camps and stuff would be just flagged by a fellow player.”

A Clare hurler who claimed he was humiliated and isolated by the treatment he received from his manager has yet to be contacted by any segment of t(...)

The Clare players return to the dressing rooms after the defeat to Kilkenny in Nowlan Park last weekend. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Clare will have six days to dust themselves off before travelling back to Nowlan Park for Sunday’s Division 1A relegation play-off. Kilkenny pulled of(...)

Kilkenny’s Walter Walsh holds off Colm Galvin during his side’s narrow victory over Clare. Photogaph: Inpho

If that wasn’t the first real sniff of summer, then God help our senses. The weather wasn’t bad either, although both Kilkenny and Clare must meet aga(...)

Davy Fitzgerald:  Reiterated his certainty that nobody had been treated unfairly before stonewalling all-comers. Photograph: INPHO

The common observation after the kind of internecine conflict which broke out in the Clare hurling panel last week is that there are no winners. And a(...)

Davy O’Halloran told The Irish Times he felt “humiliated” by the treatment he received from Clare manager Davy Fitzgerald. Photograpgh: James Crombie/Inpho.

The Gaelic Players’ Association will be investigating the claimed “humiliating double-standard” treatment that two Clare hurlers claim they received f(...)

 Clare manager Davy Fitzgerald during the game. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Clare 2-22 Dublin 2-20 Wow, did Clare hurling need this. Not just to breathe some life into their dangerously flat-lined Allianz League campaig(...)