Joe Canning cuts a dejected figure after Galway’s loss to Kilkenny. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

On Sunday Galway hurlers face into a relegation play-off against Cork. Defeat would draw a line under a striking record, which has seen the county in(...)

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 (...)

Cork and Waterford players await the dropping sliotar during the Allianz Hurling League Division 1A match at Páirc Uí Rinn in Cork. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Cork 1-14 Waterford 0-20 Waterford heaped more misery on Cork by surviving a late rally to make it two wins from two at Páirc Uí Rinn on Saturday nig(...)

 Jonathan Glynn gathers the ball from his tap over before scoring Galway’s  first goal  in the  All-Ireland hurling quarter-final at Semple Stadium in Thurles. Photograph:  Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Galway 2-28 Cork 0-22 So not for the first time Galway hurling shows up in an unlikely disguise. Only not in the often half-dressed fashion of (...)

Ger Cunninghan believes his Dublin side will learn from losing the Allianz Hurling League semi-final  against Cork. Photo:  Cathal Noonan/Inpho

If every team is only as good as the last bit of their last game then Ger Cunningham might be worried. Otherwise he should be okay. Because Dublin go (...)

Waterford’s Michael Walsh and Cormac Murphy of Cork in action during the Allianz Hurling League Division One Final at Semple Stadium. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

Waterford, as the county freely accept, hasn’t so gilded a history that they will take lightly any silverware let alone national titles but even by th(...)

Conor O’Sullivan has opted out of the Cork senior hurling panel. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Confirmation that Conor O’Sullivan has opted out of the Cork hurling panel has taken parts of the county by surprise given everything else appears (...)

Tipperary’s Patrick Maher battles with Shane O’Neill during their Allianz Hurling League Division One A match at Páirc Uí Rinn, Cork. Photograph: Inpho

Cork 4-21 Tipperary 2-28 Tipperary’s pre-match preparations may have been affected by their late arrival due to traffic congestion around Páirc Uí Rin(...)

Galway’s James Regan and Conor O’Sullivan of Cork during their Allianz Hurling League Division 1A match at  Pearse Stadium, Galway. Photograph: Inpho

Galway 0-20 Cork 2-17 Supporters of either of these counties looking for strong evidence of what might lie ahead for the year will have left Pe(...)

Cork’s Daniel Kearney tries to get clear of the challenge of Kilkenny’s Cillian Buckley during the Allianz Hurling League Division 1A clash at Páirc Uí Rinn in Cork. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

Cork 2-17 Kilkenny 1-22 For years we’ve nodded sagely at the idea of Kilkenny’s pre-eminence being based on deathless competition for places and yet s(...)