Clare’s Colm Galvin battles with Cork’s  Daniel Kearney during the Munster semi-final. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

Jack Guiney spoke this week about Wexford’s sheer delight at drawing Clare for this one, even if that also meant having to travel to Ennis. If there i(...)

Galway’s Heather Cooney (left) and Therese Maher celebrate. Maher had lost in five previous finals before yesterday’s triumph. Photograph: Inpho

It was no classic. It started slowly and got progressively slower, with no point from play in either the first 15 minutes or the last 20. It was roug(...)

Galway’s Heather Cooney and Therese Maher after defeating Wexford in the semi-final last month. Maher has played in five finals and still hasn’t won one. Photograph: Inpho

Someone’s famine is going to end tomorrow, it’s just a matter of whose. Both counties have had their days in the past but it’s 17 years since Galway’s(...)

Tipperary's Lar Corbett scores a goal. Photograph: Lorraine O'Sullivan

The biggest hurling rivalry in recent times produced enough heat at Thurles to energise a small crowd of 5,697, as Tipperary did just enough fo(...)