Clare Manager Colm Collins with his team -  they have welcomed Davy O’Halloran into their panel. Photo:  James Crombie

Davy O’Halloran, who left the Clare hurling panel last month after refusing to accept what he considered to be a ‘humiliating’ punishment by the manag(...)

Nicky O’Connell has returned to the Clare hurling panel after apologising to his team mates. Photograph: Inpho

Nicky O’Connell, one of the Clare hurlers caught up in the recent humiliation row, has returned to the panel after making an apology to the squad over(...)

Limerick 2-10 Clare 1-5Limerick held Clare scoreless for the last 24 minutes at Newcastle West to fashion a win which enhances their prospects of reta(...)

Kilkenny manager Brian Cody has described Henry Shefflin as the best he has ever seen. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Kilkenny manager Brian Cody has paid tribute to retired Kilkenny record holder Henry Shefflin, describing him as the best hurler he’d ever seen.Speaki(...)

The Clare players return to the dressing rooms after the defeat to Kilkenny in Nowlan Park last weekend. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Clare will have six days to dust themselves off before travelling back to Nowlan Park for Sunday’s Division 1A relegation play-off. Kilkenny pulled of(...)

Kilkenny’s Walter Walsh holds off Colm Galvin during his side’s narrow victory over Clare. Photogaph: Inpho

If that wasn’t the first real sniff of summer, then God help our senses. The weather wasn’t bad either, although both Kilkenny and Clare must meet aga(...)

Richie Hogan and Cillian Buckley will be rested for Kilkenny this weekend. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Holders Kilkenny will be significantly under-strength for Sunday’s Division 1A match against Clare in Nowlan Park. Hurler of the Year Richie Hogan, wh(...)

Clare footballers may now avail of  Davy O’Halloran after he was dropped by the hurlers. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The Clare footballers may yet avail of a fourth All-Ireland winning hurler this year following Davy O’Halloran’s exit from the county’s hurling squad.(...)

Clare manager Davy Fitzgerald has had to take disciplinary action against two of his squad, as he fights to keep Colm Galvin committed for the year ahead. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Davy Fitzgerald has a battle on his hands going into this weekend’s must-win Allianz Hurling League encounter against Dublin. And he faces anot(...)

Dublin’s Niall Corcoran says inconsistency has been a trait of their game in recent years but it is something they are trying to rectify. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

There is a difference between finding and seeking consistency, which holds true for both Dublin and Clare as they face-off in the penultimate round of(...)