Limerick’s David Breen: recalled to the side to face Cork in Sunday’s Munster senior hurling final at Páirc Uí Chaoimh. Photograph: Inpho

Munster champions Limerick make one change to the team that recorded the county’s first championship defeat of Tipperary in Thurles for 41 years for (...)

The presumed absence of Conor McManus (above) has a part to play, obviously. Though he looks certain to appear at some stage, Monaghan are plainly a reduced force without him.  Photograph: Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile

There is a definite sense of now or never for Monaghan here. The mental block certain counties have when it comes to certain other counties is irratio(...)

Tyrone’s Peter Harte and Conor Maginn of Down battle for possession during the Ulster SFC preliminary round replay at Páirc Esler in Newry. Photograph:   Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Tyrone 3-11 Down 0-12: Second chances are meant to be grabbed with both hands and Tyrone certainly made sure of that in Newry on Saturday night as the(...)

Conor Gormley and Justin McMahon are named on the bench for Tyrone against Cork on Sunday. photograph: inpho

Tyrone manager Mickey Harte welcomes onto the panel back two former All Star defenders for Sunday’s(...)

Clare manager David Fitzgerald. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Tomorrow in Thurles the Munster hurling championship gets under way with a fixture that also marked the counties’ first league assignment this year ba(...)

All-Ireland champions Donegal have named the same team that started last September’s final for Sunday’s eagerly awaited clash  against Tyrone.

Tyrone manager Mickey Harte has named an experienced team for Sunday’s big match in the Ulster championship. There are two championship debutan(...)

Don’t believe all of the hype surrounding Donegal’s Ulster football showdown against Tyrone this Sunday after(...)

Kildare's Alan Smith is bundled over the sideline by Conor Gormley during the league game in Newbridge last month. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Croke Park, 2.0 The first semi-final brings together two (...)

Kilkenny hurling manager Brian Cody

Kilkenny hurling manager Brian Cody underwent pre-planned cardiac surgery yesterday and is currently recovering in hospital. H(...)