Stephen Hiney: won a National League medal in 2011 and a Leinster title (2013) during his long career with Dublin. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Dublin hurler Ryan O’Dwyer has paid tribute to former captain Stephen Hiney, who has become the latest high-profile player to announce his retirement (...)

The half-time speech is a an integral weapon in every manager’s armoury.  Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Armagh played Kerry in the 2002 All-Ireland football final. By half-time, they were going down the swanee. They’d lost John McEntee to concussion. Ois(...)

DUBLIN 2-25 GALWAY 2-13: As if part of some great cosmic realignment, Dublin hurlers continue to enjoy the sort of year they were supposed to have 12 (...)

Dublin’s Paul Ryan scores a goal against Galway during yesterday’s Leinster senior hurling final. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

This was a fantastic achievement by Dublin and also genuinely exciting for hurling. I’m fully convinced they’re now serious contenders such has been t(...)

Joe Canning: expected to exert a major influence over proceedings during Sunday’s Leinster senior hurling final

The Dublin hurlers must feel like Odysseus after finally returning home from the Trojan War only to find a gaggle of uninvited suitors dawdling in his(...)

What does it take to finish off a wounded Kilkenny? A consistent run of hurling matches without the litany of injuries of previous campaigns was all D(...)

Kilkenny’s Tommy Walsh is beaten to the ball by Dublin’s David O’Callaghan in Portlaoise. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Dublin 1-16 Kilkenny 0-16: The end of a dynasty story can wait until next Saturday’s meeting with Tipperary, but Kilkenny lost to Dublin tonight in c(...)

Dublin’s Conal Keaney battles with Garrett Sinnott of Wexford during last Saturday’s Leinster quarter-final at  Wexford Park. Photograph: Inpho.

For anyone who was in Wexford Park last Saturday night, the sweeping consensus that Dublin will automatically straighten up and fly right this evening(...)