Dublin goalkeeper Stephen Cluxton will start against Down in Newry.

Division One leaders Dublin have announced six changes from the side that rallied in the second half to beat Cork the previous week in Croke Park for (...)

 Shane Moloney’s point at the death booked Galway a place in the All-Ireland hurling final. Photograph: Inpho

Galway 0-26 Tipperary 3-16 In the nick of time the GAA Hurling All-Ireland season ignited with just two matches to go. Galway, for so long spec(...)

 Séamus Callanan: the Tippearary full forward did a lot of damage against Galway when the sides met  in last year’s championship. Photograph; Dara Mac Dónaill /

The old line about not knowing what Galway will turn up isn’t strictly true unless you hear it at the start of the year. Once they get motoring in a s(...)

Waterford’s Barry Coughlan catches a high ball against Cork in the Munster semi-final. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

When the championship draws were made last autumn the Munster pairings, for me, seemed to suggest a Cork-Tipperary final. Cork, I thought, would sure(...)

 Paul Ryan (right, in action against Kilkenny) returns to the Dublin line-up and Tipperary will be wary of his ability if they infringe close to goal. Photograph: Inpho

It’s difficult to oppose Tipperary. In the familiar surroundings of their Thurles citadel, bolstered by the momentum of largely freewheeling, high -s(...)

Cork goalkeeper Anthony Nash scores his side’s third goal during the Allianz Hurling League Division 1 quarter-final at Semple Stadium in Thurles. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Allianz Hurling League round-up: Tipperary, Clare, Kilkenny and Galway all uphel(...)

Tipperary’s Brian Stapleton and Tomás Hamill tussle with Cork’s  Rob O’Shea and Jamie Coughlan at Semple Stadium, Thurles, last night. Photograph: Inpho

Tipperary 5-19 Cork 2-13: Ken Hogan’s Tipperary cruised into the Bord Gáis Energy Munster U21 hurling championship final with a comprehensive 15-point(...)

Hurling in Tipperary will go into hibernation if they lose here. The seniors’ season is already over and, while the intermediates are back at Semple t(...)