A natural defender, Eddie Connolly led his club to the Munster senior hurling title in 2007 from corner forward. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Every now and then a GAA club realises they have in their possession a talented bunch of players that blitz the under-age ranks. Eddie Connolly was on(...)

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(...)

Limerick’s Cian Lynch, seen here getting away from David McInerney of Clare, had an excellent performance in last week’s Munster Senior Hurling Championship quarter-final at Semple Stadium. Photograph: James Crosbie/Inpho.

Last August I went to two Saturday evening All-Ireland football quarter-final games in Croke Park. I hadn’t been at a county football game for a good (...)

Tipperary’s Noel Mcgrath will begin treatment for testicular cancer on Friday. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Two-time Tipperary All Star Noel McGrath is set to miss out on the remainder of the 2015 season, he will undergo surgery for testicular cancer on Frid(...)

 Cork’s Séamus Harnedy wins the ball ahead of Clare’s Domhnall O’Donovan during the Munster  SHC semi-final at the Gaelic Grounds, Limerick. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Cork’s man of the match in their unexpected Munster semi-final defeat of Clare may have been the only debutant on the team but Séamus Harnedy’s hurlin(...)