Waterford’s Shane Bennett, with Patrick Curran, has been playing a more prominent for the county. Photograph: Inpho

Saturday All-Ireland Under-21 FC final Cork v Mayo, Cusack Park Ennis, 6.0 – A high-quality championship reaches its climax in Ennis with the meet(...)

Clare and Waterford take to the field again in the Allianz Hurling League Division One final at Semple Stadium on Sunday. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho.

Tactics – defined in the dictionary as “an action or strategy carefully planned to achieve a specific end – is the subject of my maiden Irish Times jo(...)

 Austin Gleeson in action for Waterford. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

For as long as Waterford hurling fans follow Austin Gleeson, their minds will be drawn back to his wonderful solo goal on his championship debut agai(...)

Kilkenny’s Jonjo Farrell dejected at the final whistle. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

Plenty in Thurles to nourish hurling’s battered old soul. A league campaign that had often been a grind when it came to the business of scoring loosen(...)

Waterford manager Derek McGrath during the Allianz League semi-final clash with Limerick. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

“That is us out there,” promised Derek McGrath, leaning back against a wall and coping with the latest successful day in Waterford’s ongoing happy rev(...)

Patrick Curran scored for Waterford in their win over Limerick in Thurles. Photograph: Inpho

Waterford 3-23 Limerick 1-18 Im the 56th minute, Barry Nash struck a beautiful point on the turn to leave Limerick trailing by just three points and (...)

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 (...)

Neil McGee of Donegal had a burst lip after one of the scuffles during their clash with Kerry in the Allianz League. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Both the Kerry and Donegal managers were called to referee Eddie Kinsella’s room during half-time in yesterday’s Allianz Football League Division One(...)

Waterford’s Barry Coughlan in action against Dan McCormack and John McGrath of Tipperary during their Allianz League Division One A match. Photo: Ken Sutton/Inpho

Waterford 1-18 Tipperary 1-17 For the second time in succession Tipperary found themselves on the receiving end of a late smash and grab, as Austin G(...)

Robert Lennon is one of four changes Kilkenny have made for the Allianz Hurling game against Tipperary at Nowlan Park on Sunday. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Kilkenny have made four changes to the team that lost the county’s opening match of the Allianz Hurling League to Waterford for Sunday’s game against (...)