Player of the Match Galway’s Orlaith McGrath is challenged by Sarah Carey of Limerick. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Galway 0-12 Limerick 0-10: Galway held off the spirited attentions of a dogged Limerick side to bounce back from last year’s replay defeat and eke out(...)

Clare’s manager Davy Fitzgerald celebrates after his side win a line ball in yesterday’s All-Ireland Senior Hurling Final against Cork. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

ALL-IRELAND SHC FINAL:CORK 3-16 CLARE 0-25If there had been any doubt about the ability of the All-Ireland hurling final to deliver an appropriate cli(...)

Clare’s Cian Dillon and Patrick Horgan tussle for possession with Cian McCarthy of Cork. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Old hierarchies prevailed at the Gaelic Grounds yesterday, as Clare’s promise withered away in the face of familiar oppressors, as Cork – not exactly (...)