Séamus Plunkett: worked hard in recent years to improve the situation of the senior hurlers  of his native county. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

The announcement yesterday morning of Séamus Plunkett’s abrupt departure as Laois hurling manager was a reminder of the difficulties faced by those i(...)

Limerick’s Cian Lynch tries to get away from Clare defender David McInerney at Semple Stadium. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

(...) brilliant hurling brain but as importantly for a young player, he’s very grounded. I know his parents Seán(...)

The GAA has stated intercounty teams do not have to be released to the public on the Thursday morning prior to a match, saying a misunderstanding had(...)

Shane O’Donnell found himself outnumbered too often to hurt Limerick.

Seán Moran and Malachy Clerkin with the main talking points from the weekend (...)

A dejected Clare manager Davy Fitzgerald during the defeat to Limerick. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

(...) replacement Seán Tobin got an immediate red card for giving O’Connor an unwise dig of the hurl when taking up(...)

During the National Hurling League relegation play-off against Kilkenny Clare’s Shane O’Donnell gave notice that, after a litany of injuries, he was finally ready to deliver on the promise of two years ago. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho.

Munster SHC Quarter-final Clare v Limerick Semple Stadium, Sunday, 4pm RTÉ 2 Distraction appears to be the keynote mood in preparations (...)

Limerick’s Barry Hennessy: will start in goal against Clare at Semple Stadium on Sunday. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

(...) that defeated Down at Croke Park. Seán McDermott, Donal Ward, Healy and the experienced Donie Shine(...)

Tyrone’s Ronan McNabb gets to grips with Donegal’s Michael Murphy during their Ulster clash last Sunday.

(...).Both Michael Murphy and Seán Cavanagh received sufficient “attention” for it to be the subject of rumbling(...)

Donegal’s Michael Murphy and Neil McGee with Justin McMahon of Tyrone during the Ulster SFC preliminary round game in  Ballybofey. Photo:  Cathal Noonan/Inpho

(...) of points their opponents had found a vital measure of composure and began to compete. Seán Cavanagh(...)

Donegal’s Patrick McBrearty: has been in exceptional form. Photograph: INPHO/Cathal Noonan

(...), his kick-outs having greatly improved. Seán Cavanagh spearheads a useful full forward line but that(...)