Longford’s Michael Quinn: will need close attention. Photograph: Tommy Grealy/Inpho

League form means nothing at all. The footballing nous of veteran forwards Brian Kavanagh and Paul Barden proved invaluable as Longford dumped Divisio(...)

Loais manager Séamus Plunkett believes Galway will benefit from their recent busy schedule as they prepare to face Tipperary in their All-Ireland hurling qualifier game this weekend.

After so many long and wasted years without a testing schedule the Galway hurlers now have their wish. A third championship match in three weeks, aga(...)

Aongus Tierney, who comes in at corner back in place of Johnny Duane for tomorrow evening’s Connacht football semi-final against Sligo.

Galway make one change to the team that beat London by 19 points in last month’s Connacht quarter-final for tomorrow evening’s football semi-final (...)

Former Tipperary manager Liam Sheedy (centre) with current boss Eamon O’Shea (left) and selector Michael Ryan in 2009. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Liam Sheedy’s perspective on the mental frailty of Tipperary’s best hurlers was sought yesterday. It was a valid question considering current Tipp (...)

George Hannigan of Tipperary tackles Limerick’s Cian Sheehan during the Munster senior championship quarter-final at Gaelic Grounds. Photograph: Inpho.

There wasn’t a big crowd in the Gaelic Grounds for the Limerick v Tipperary football match on Saturday night, not that there was ever going to be. The(...)

Limerick wingback Gavin O’Mahony, seen here, left, battling with Patrick Maher of Tipperary on Sunday, said the team’s only goal at the start of the year was winning the Munster SHC semi-final meeting with the Premier County. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

You can look at most things in more than one way. On Sunday, Limerick took the field in Thurles as Munster champions to play a Tipperary team with a r(...)

Tipperary’s Cathal Barrett feels the weight of a Limerick challenge during the Munster championship clash in Thurles. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Just a little respect. That’s all Limerick were after. Aretha’s justalittlebit. They came to Semple Stadium yesterday as Munster champions and left wi(...)

Tipperary’s Patrick Maher, John O’Dwyer, Seamus Callanan and Niall O’Meara crowd out Seamus Hickey at Semple Stadium. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Tipperary 2-16 Limerick 2-18 Munster champions Limerick registered a first win over Tipperary in Semple Stadium for 41 years this afternoon. Be(...)

Tipperary’s Steven O’Brien withstands a challenge from Limerick’s Seanie Buckley during the Munster championship game at the Gaelic Grounds. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Tipperary 2-14 Limerick 1-11 The black card was the hot topic of conversation in Limerick on Saturday as Tipperary claimed a first victory in the (...)

Tipperary will be looking for a strong performance from Séamus Callanan when they take on Limerick in their Munster SHC semi-final in Thurles tomorrow. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Though we tend to see Tipp’s world through the lens of their meetings with Kilkenny, it’s Limerick who’ve been the canary in the coal mine for the (...)