Clare manager Davy Fitzgerald during the game. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Clare 2-22 Dublin 2-20 Wow, did Clare hurling need this. Not just to breathe some life into their dangerously flat-lined Allianz League campaig(...)

Dublin’s Danny Sutcliffe gets ahead of Tipperary’s Kieran Bergin during the Allianz Hurling League Dviaison One A clash at Parnell Park. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Dublin 2-20 Tipperary 0-14Ger Cunningham got his Dublin management career off to a flying start in Parnell Park, as his team overpowered All-Ireland f(...)

New Dublin hurling manager Ger Cunningham. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho.

Some people have been tempted to describe Tommy Dunne as the first backroom casualty of the new season, although there is nothing contentious about h(...)

Dublin’s Conal  Keaney got a goal and three points as they beat Laois in the Walsh Cup semi-final. Photography:  Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Dublin, champions two years ago, are through to the Walsh Cup final thanks to the accuracy of corner forward David Treacy who contributed nine of h(...)

Wexford’s Keith Rossiter clashes with Dublin’s Conal Keaney and  Ciarán Kenny during the Leinster SHC semi-final at Wexford Park. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Wexford 1-14 Dublin 0-22: Summer in bloom, and with that Dublin burst their way into another Leinster hurling final. They had to rely on old heads lik(...)

Dublin’s Michael Carton (left) and Séamus Prendergast of Waterford contest possession during Sunday’s Allianz Hurling League Division 1A relegation play-off at  Walsh Park. Photograph: Ken Sutton

It was a familiar refrain that percolated down from Dublin manager Anthony Daly to his players as they pored over the National Hurlin(...)

Cork’s forwards will find it hard in tomorrow’s All-Ireland senior hurling final clash against a physically powerful and in-form Dublin defence, especially a half-back line that includes the imposing   Liam Rushe. Photograph: Cathal Noona/Inpho

The most eagerly anticipated semi-finals season in years begins this weekend with probably the most inscrutable of the four matches and trailing a ble(...)

Clare captain Anthony Daly celebrates victory over Tipperary  in the 1997 All-Ireland final at Croke Park. Photograph: James Meehan/Inpho

“There has been a missing person in Clare for 81 long years. Well today, that person has been found alive and well . . . ”Anthony Daly, September 1995(...)

DUBLIN 2-25 GALWAY 2-13: As if part of some great cosmic realignment, Dublin hurlers continue to enjoy the sort of year they were supposed to have 12 (...)

Dublin’s Paul Ryan scores a goal against Galway during yesterday’s Leinster senior hurling final. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

This was a fantastic achievement by Dublin and also genuinely exciting for hurling. I’m fully convinced they’re now serious contenders such has been t(...)