Galway’s David Collins under pressure from Zane Keenan of Laois. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Galway 3-28 Laois 1-14 Galway are back in the Leinster final after trouncing Laois in a one-sided Leinster semi-final at O’Connor Park. Joe Canning sc(...)

Cyril Donnellan: will be aiming to cause problems for Laois at Tullamore. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Funny how people love a good underdog story without ever really respecting it. Laois have very obviously been a coming team for the past few season(...)

Waterford hurling manager Derek McGrath is disappointed the Munster council’s live video ban has been implemented mid season. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho.

The “live feed review” option utilised by most elite intercounty management teams will not be permitted by the Munster Council at Sunday’s provincia(...)

The scoreboard in Tullamore shows Galway leading Dublin 3-9 to 0-1 in the first half. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

Galway 5-19 Dublin 1-18 A Saturday night plucked from the bad old days for Dublin. Blowtorched from the start by Galway, charred and scarred before (...)

Séamus Harnedy is an injury concern for Cork’s showdown with Waterford.

Injury is casting a long shadow over tomorrow’s Munster semi-final. The loss of Pauric Mahony is huge for Waterford, as his free-taking and workrat(...)

Pauric Mahony: Waterford will have to do without one of the game’s top free-takers when they take on Cork in the Munster senior hurling semi-final. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

When the news filtered out of Pauric Mahony’s atrocious injury a few weeks back, it changed tomorrow’s terms of engagement at a stroke. For all that w(...)

Dublin’s Conal Keaney tackles Joe Canning. Galway will be looking for more from the gifted Portumna star in the replay at Tullamore. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Digging out reasons for one or other of these teams to prevail in the replay is a tricky business. Galway got nothing out of Joe Canning last Sunda(...)

Dublin’s Niall Corcoran believes atmosphere at Croke Park was a bit flat. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

There were presumably no assurances of a little more proper championship hurling this time as part of the live television agreement, although both Dub(...)

Galway’s Jonathan Glynn and Joe Canning tackle Dublin’s Conal Keaney. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Galway manager Anthony Cunningham feels hard done by in not being afforded home advantage in Saturday’s Leinster hurling championship replay. A(...)

Jason Flynn and Joe Canning of Galway chase a loose ball ahead of Dublin’s Cian O’Callaghan, goalkeeper Alan Nolan and Peter Kelly during the Leinster hurling quarter-final at Croke Park. Photograph: Cathal Noonan.

Rarely have two teams appeared more driven by the fear of losing than the desire of winning. It certainly felt that way in the end, as Dublin and Galw(...)