Referee Colm Lyons shows Jonjo Farrell of Kilkenny a red card against Dublin. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Kilkenny’s Jonjo Farrell has been cleared of striking in the league match with Dublin last month. In a controversial decision during the first half of(...)

St Kieran’s 1-14 St Peter’s 1-6 St Kieran’s, Kilkenny, defending All-Ireland senior hurling colleges champions, struggled for best part of 40 minutes (...)

Liam Rushe is back playing in the full-forward position for the Dublin hurlers. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho.

Liam Rushe thought that after six years his days of positional experimentation were over, having played everywhere from corner-forward back to midfiel(...)

 Brian Cody celebrates with JJ Delaney after Kilkenny beat Tipperary in the All-Ireland final. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

It seems Brian Cody is still coming to terms with the loss of JJ Delaney, admitting he’d “never seen a better defender”, and that he’d plenty more to(...)

Donal O’Grady: the 34-year-old has been reappointed Limerick captain for 2015. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

He may or may not be on the list of endangered species, but at age 34, a family man, managing his own business, Donal O’Grady must be an exception to (...)

Ireland’s Six Nations decider against France in Paris was the most watched sports event on Irish television this year. Photograph: Inpho.

The power of international sport to draw big television audiences has again been demonstrated this year. The GAA’s All-Ireland finals have come in i(...)

Kilkenny legend JJ Delaney has announced his hurling retirement at the age of just 32

The recent spate of inter-county retirements continues with news of JJ Delaney’s decision to hang up his hurl at the top level. The Kilkenny player, r(...)

Henry Shefflin: will line out for Ballyhale Shamrocks against Clara in the Kilkenny county final on Sunday. Photo:Cathal Noonan/Inpho

There will be a little more at stake than just a Kilkenny hurling championship when Clara take on Ballyhale Shamrocks at Nowlan Park on Sunday. The K(...)

Rower Inistioge star Kieran Joyce  pictured at the launch of the AIB GAA Club Championships in Dublin. “We’ve only come up from intermediate last year, and I suppose that still creates a good bit of momentum and excitement.” Photograph:  Donall Farmer/Inpho

Nearly one month later and Kieran Joyce is still trying to figure out how he ended up man- of-the-match in the All- Ireland hurling final replay. Jo(...)

GAA Hurling All Ireland Senior Championship Final Replay, Croke Park, Dublin 27/9/2014Kilkenny vs TipperaryKilkenny Manager Brian Cody with Tipperary manager Eamon O'Shea after the game Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Officially they are still weighing up their options although both All-Ireland final hurling managers – Brian Cody and Eamon O’Shea – are now expected(...)