Cork’s Alan Cadogan in action against Shane Fives of Waterford. Cadogan proved a thorn in Waterford’s side during the drawn encounter and scored four points from play. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

MUNSTER SHC QUATER-FINAL REPLAY Cork v Waterford Sunday, 3.30, Semple Stadium Live on RTE.ie It’s strange to think that in the wake of Wate(...)

John Allen wonders what it was like for the much-honoured  Tommy Walsh to have remained  on the bench throughout  last Sunday’s Allianz  Hurling League final against Tipperary. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

So the league final is over and we have proof positive that Kilkenny are back in pole position as championship approaches.Tipperary have also shown si(...)

Henry Shefflin in action against Clare’s   Brendan Bugler at Ennis last weekend. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho
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TODAY Allianz Hurling League Division One B Laois v Cork, O’Moore Park, 7.0 [Live, Setanta Ireland] - Cork are about as regre(...)

Cork goalkeeper Anthony Nash scores from a 20m free during the All-Ireland hurling final replay against Clare. Photograph: Inpho.

Cork county chair Bob Ryan has called on GAA President Liam O’Neill to withdraw the “Anthony Nash” motion – restricting the strikers of penalti(...)

Tipperary’s Séamus Callanan scores his side’s first  goal. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho
Tipperary shake off the cobwebs

A bizarre endgame at Semple Stadium, where Tipperary goalkeeper Darren Gleeson scored a goal from fully 70 yards, helped Tipperary earn the poi(...)

University of Limerick 1-11 Waterford 0-10Brian Lohan’s University of Limerick eliminated Waterford from the Waterford Crystal Cup for the second succ(...)

Richie Power’s penalty  raises the green flag at Semple Stadium. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Kilkenny 1-22 Waterford 2-16(After extra-time, Kilkenny 1-12 Waterford 0-15 after normal time)Brian Cody is pulled from the debris of shattered bodies(...)

Waterford’s Kevin Moran scores the equaliser during normal time during the All-Ireland SHC qualifier against Kilkenny at Semple Stadium in Thurles. Photograph:  Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Kilkenny 1-22 Waterford 2-16 (aet): So, somehow, The Cats go marching on, Kilkenny still refusing to lay down their hurls just yet, thanks to a typica(...)

Tipperary’s Eoin Kelly feels the full force of a challenge from Limerick’s Tom Condon  during the Munster semi-final  at the Gaelic Grounds Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

The novelty, in recent times anyway, of Cork meeting Limerick in a Munster final has so many variables but mainly the fact neither county has won it f(...)

Henry Shefflin prepares to enter the fray against Tipperary at Nowlan Park last week as manager Brian Cody looks on. Shefflin’s return to fitness greatly increases Kilkenny’s options in attack. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

There is abroad in hurling the equivalent of a nervous laugh. Many are convinced Kilkenny will not achieve an All-Ireland three-in-a-row this summer b(...)