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(...)

Dublin’s John McCaffrey and Andrew Smith of Galway battle for possession. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Dublin 2-25 Galway 2-13: Dublin won their first Leinster hurling title since 1961 in great style with a 2-25 to 2-13 victory over Galway. On a boiling(...)

Joe Canning: expected to exert a major influence over proceedings during Sunday’s Leinster senior hurling final

The Dublin hurlers must feel like Odysseus after finally returning home from the Trojan War only to find a gaggle of uninvited suitors dawdling in his(...)

What does it take to finish off a wounded Kilkenny? A consistent run of hurling matches without the litany of injuries of previous campaigns was all D(...)

Kilkenny’s Tommy Walsh is beaten to the ball by Dublin’s David O’Callaghan in Portlaoise. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Dublin 1-16 Kilkenny 0-16: The end of a dynasty story can wait until next Saturday’s meeting with Tipperary, but Kilkenny lost to Dublin tonight in c(...)