Launch of Hurling 2020 Committee Report, Croke Park, Dublin 6/1/2015(L-R) Frank Lohan, Ed Donnelly, Hurling 2020 Secretary, Terence McNaughton, Liam Sheedy, Chairman of the Hurling 2020 Committee, President of the GAA Liam O Neill, with committee members Paul Flynn, Pat Henderson and Des Cullinane. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

A hurling review committee headed by former Tipperary manager Liam Sheedy has made 15 proposals to help improve the game, including the introduction o(...)

Cork’s Conor O’Sullivan and Conor McGrath of Clare clash in the Allianz Hurling League Division 1A Relegation Play-Off last April.  ©INPHO/Lorraine O’Sullivan

They’re here because they’re here. The unfolding of the All-Ireland hurling championship has brought us to a final between Cork and Clare that was ent(...)

Clare captain Anthony Daly celebrates victory over Tipperary  in the 1997 All-Ireland final at Croke Park. Photograph: James Meehan/Inpho

“There has been a missing person in Clare for 81 long years. Well today, that person has been found alive and well . . . ”Anthony Daly, September 1995(...)

Clare’s Darach Honan will pose a serious threat to Galway’s defence on Sunday in Thurles. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Distraught, a barefoot Anthony Daly was met outside the Clare dressing-room by reporters. Davy Fitzgerald was away doing television so he missed the s(...)

Brendan Bugler of Clare in action against Cork in this year’s National Hurling League.  Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Summer licks the leaves on every tree and bush as Brendan Bugler pulls up a stool and plonks his keys on the table. He’s been supervising exams all da(...)