Westmeath’s Brendan Murtagh: his goal after  a quarter of an hour elapsed in the second half was key to his side’s victory over Carlow in Mullingar. Photograph: Inpho

Westmeath 2-19 Carlow 2-17 A brilliant goal from Brendan Murtagh in the 50th minute proved to be the decisive score as Westmeath eked out a deserved (...)

 Niall O’Brien: “It is probably a shock to everyone else that we’re through but we knew if we played well we had a great chance to progress.”

NUI Galway reached the Fitzgibbon Cup quarter-finals with a 0-17 to 0-12 victory over rivals GMIT at Carnmore yesterday, but they will need to improve(...)

Stephen Maher: scored a total of 1-4 in Laois’s win over Westmeath. Photo: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Laois’ first game in the Leinster senior hurling championship round robin group in Mullingar yesterday afternoon proved much trickier than many antici(...)

Antrim’s Simon McCrory in action against Westmeath’s Aonghus Clarke during their  Leinster Hurling Senior Championship  qualifier group round one match at  Ballycastle, Co Antrim. Photograph: Inpho

Antrim 0-23Westmeath 2-11 (...)

Waterford’s Brian O’Sullivan shoots under pressure from Westmeath’s John Shaw. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

Waterford had their expected comfortable win in the second round of this year’s All-Ireland senior hurling qualifiers in Cusack Park, Mullingar on Sat(...)

London manager Eamonn Phelan announced he was stepping down as manager to return to Ireland after the game.

London 0-11 Westmeath 1-15: A goal from Brendan Murtagh on 50 minutes proved the decisive score for Westmeath who defeated a wasteful London in Ruisli(...)

Westmeath’s Niall O’Brien scores a goal past Ryan McGarry of Antrim. Photograph: Inpho

ANTRIM 3-18 WESTMEATH 2-13 As expected, Antrim advanced (...)