Cork’s Séamus Harnedy celebrates scoring his side’s opening goal against Limerick during the Munster SHC Final at Páirc Uí Chaoimh. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Cork 2-24 Limerick 0-24Cork gave Páirc Uí Chaoimh a big send-off this afternoon in a memorable Munster hurling final when their forwards finally got (...)

Cork’s Pa Cronin and Donal O’Grady of Limerick at close quarters in the Munster GAA Hurling Senior Championship Final at Gaelic Grounds, Limerick last year. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Twelve months ago this was a genuinely surprising Munster final in a momentous season by the end of which both teams had been beaten by the new All-Ir(...)

Limerick’s Richie McCarthy battles with Cork’s Patrick Horgan during last year’s Munster final at the Gaelic Grounds. Photo: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

I was very impressed by Cork when they beat Clare but a couple of things have complicated the overall picture going into tomorrow’s Munster final. Cla(...)

Limerick wingback Gavin O’Mahony, seen here, left, battling with Patrick Maher of Tipperary on Sunday, said the team’s only goal at the start of the year was winning the Munster SHC semi-final meeting with the Premier County. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

You can look at most things in more than one way. On Sunday, Limerick took the field in Thurles as Munster champions to play a Tipperary team with a r(...)

Limerick manager TJ Ryan celebrates with Gavin O’Mahony after the win over Tipperary yesterday. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho.

Sometimes, you’ve just got to tip the hat. All through the build-up, Limerick’s players and management had let it be known that the consensus that pu(...)

Tipperary’s Cathal Barrett feels the weight of a Limerick challenge during the Munster championship clash in Thurles. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Just a little respect. That’s all Limerick were after. Aretha’s justalittlebit. They came to Semple Stadium yesterday as Munster champions and left wi(...)

Tipperary’s Patrick Maher, John O’Dwyer, Seamus Callanan and Niall O’Meara crowd out Seamus Hickey at Semple Stadium. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Tipperary 2-16 Limerick 2-18 Munster champions Limerick registered a first win over Tipperary in Semple Stadium for 41 years this afternoon. Be(...)

Shane Dowling celebrates a late point against Tipperary in last year’s Munster semi-final at the Gaelic Grounds.

It was December 4th, 2012. The time was approaching 6.30pm and I was just arriving at Mick Neville Park in Rathkeale in West Limerick having left Ball(...)

Limerick’s Shane Dowling: his  62nd minute goal was the critical score at O’Moore Park  on Sunday against Laois. Photograph: Inpho

Limerick dug deep to chisel out a desperately hard-fought win over a Laois side that is continuing on an upward curve, with a 62nd minute goal (...)

Henry Shefflin in action against Clare’s   Brendan Bugler at Ennis last weekend. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho
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