Galway manager Anthony Cunningham is not planning on leaving his post. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Peace could break out in Galway hurling by the end of the week if talks between officials, management and players are successful. Anthony Cunningham l(...)

Anthony Cunningham has no intention of stepping down as Galway manager. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Anthony Cunningham looks set to stay on as Galway manager for a fifth year despite reports of a player vote of no confidence in him. Talks between Cun(...)

Galway manager Anthony Cunningham dejected after the All-Ireland final defeat. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Galway officials are to meet senior hurling manager Anthony Cunningham later on Sunday to discuss the vote of ‘no confidence’ by players in the senior(...)

 Kilkenny’s TJ Reid is favourite for the Hurler of the Year award after an exceptional season with club and county. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Kilkenny and Galway share the biggest presence on the short list for the GAA GPA All Stars, sponsored by Opel. Both All-Ireland finalists have (...)

Jeff Hopkins of Royal Dublin lining up his putt on the 13th green during the AIG Barton Shield semi-final at Carton House. Photograph: Pat Cashman

“You’re troopers,” remarked one supporter, hugging Joe Lyons after Galway overcame North West in the first semi-final of the Barton Shield on the o(...)

Head over heels: Cork celebrate with the O’Duffy Cup following their win over Galway at Croke Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Everyone stands their own post. We all fight out of our own muddy trench. The main story out of Croke Park is that Cork won their 26th All-Ireland (...)

Kilkenny’s Walter Walsh celebrates with John Power at the final whistle of the All-Ireland Hurling Final against Galway at Croke Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Galway became only the third team in this year’s hurling championship to surrender a half-time lead when their three-point advantage was flipped to(...)

Kilkenny’s TJ Reid celebrates as he leaves the Croke Park pitch after yesterday’s All-Ireland hurling final win over Galway. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho.

If you’re the kind who likes your symbolism served heavy-handed, it was easy to appreciate the fact that TJ Reid was the one who made the game’s last (...)

Kilkenny’s TJ Reid and Eoin Larkin tackle Padraig Mannion of Galway during Sunday’s All-Ireland hurling final. Photograph: Inpho

See them as they stand on another Monday morning: this band of brothers. Irish sport has seen nothing like the Kilkenny hurling teams which have pl(...)

Joe Canning’s uncharacteristic late miss denied Galway the chance to get back into the All-Ireland final against Kilkenny. Photograph: Inpho

1. Galway setting the mood and tempo early on: particularly in the attack, their forwards seeming to switch positions with each passage of play. Jo(...)