TJ Ryan: “It’s a huge game for Limerick hurling and we are in the position that we wanted to be in with four wins.” Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

March in Ennis and the one thing we can be close to certain of is that the hurling will spit and fire like it’s from another time and place entirely. (...)

Na Piarsaigh’s David Dempsey and Martin Burke of Ruairí Óg Cushendall during the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Club Championship final at Croke Park. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho.

ALL-IRELAND SENIOR HURLING CLUB FINAL Na Piarsaigh 2-25 Ruairí Óg Cushendall 2-14 For a competition that routinely throws up thrillers and humding(...)

Shane Dowling of Na Piarsaigh celebrates at the final whistle Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Na Piarsaigh 2-18 Ballygunner 2-11 The AIB Munster club hurling final in Thurles was won for the third time in five years by Limerick’s Na Piarsaigh. (...)

Ballygunner’s Pauric Mahony and Shane Dowling of Na Piarsaigh whose sides meet in the Munster club hurling final. Photograph:  Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile

Sunday Munster club SHC final Ballygunner (Waterford) v Na Piarsaigh (Limerick), Semple Stadium, 2pm – These clubs met in the Munster sem(...)

 Ballygunner’s Pauric Mahony with Na Piarsaigh’s Shane Dowling ahead of the Munster senior hurling club championship final. Photograph: Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile

Limerick All Star Shane Dowling and his Na Piarsaigh team-mates have just one fixture left in their third Munster hurling campaign and the Limerick c(...)

Limerick forward Shane Dowling scored seven frees for his club Na Piarsaigh on Sunday. Photograph: Keith Wiseman/Inpho

Na Piarsaigh 2-15 Thurles Sarsfields 0-17 A superbly taken goal by teenager Peter Casey ensured Na Piarsaigh will compete in another Munster club hurl(...)

Johnny McCaffrey celebrates at the final whistle after Dublin’s one-point win over Limerick in the round two qualifier at Semple Stadium. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Dublin 1-17 Limerick 1-16 Two mysteries here to test the sleuthing skills of the multitudes gathered in Thurles on Saturday night. One, how Du(...)

David Breen of Limerick is challenged by Westmeath’s Alan McGrath during the All-Ireland hurling qualifier at Cusack Park in Mullingar. Photograph:  Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Westmeath 1-12 Limerick 4-15 A wasteful Limerick side survived a genuine challenge from a very plucky Westmeath outfit in showery conditions in(...)

Limerick’s manager TJ Ryan celebrates with selector Paul Beary after last year’s Munster semi-final win over Tipperary at Semple Stadium. Photograph: James Crosbie/Inpho.

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Séamus Hickey blocks the  shot from Tipperary’s Séamus Callanan during the Munster SHC semi-final at the Gaelic Grounds. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Limerick 1-16 Tipperary 4-23 If the sound of Tipperary talking themselves up during the week occasionally came across as a little forced, everyone was(...)