GAA director of games research and development Pat Daly. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho.

The GAA needs to develop the ethical basis of its coaching philosophy if it is to tackle the significant problem of players dropping out before adult(...)

 Antrim’s  Neal McAuley and Clare’s David McInerney at the launch of the  Hurling Development Committee action plan in Croke Park yesterday. Photograph: Matt Browne/Sportsfile.

A new midweek under-17 competition is the centrepiece of a plan launched by the Hurling Development Committee at Croke Park yesterday. The competitio(...)

Former manager Anthony Daly gave ‘six epic seasons’ to Dublin, said John Costello. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

Dublin chief executive John Costello has conceded the county’s senior hurlers lack the depth at the moment to mount a consistent challenge in champio(...)

Tipperary manager Eamon O’Shea Eamon isn’t a man for throwaway or unmeasured remarks. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The penultimate stage of the Allianz hurling league is part of this weekend’s sporting entertainment . It looked fairly likely from early on th(...)

Tipperary’s Brendan Maher in action against Dublin’s Ryan O’Dwyer in the semi-final. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

Behind the hype and expectation that surrounds an Allianz Hurling League final between two old rivals such as Tipperary and Kilkenny it’(...)