Davy Fitzgerald

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Donal Og Cusack will not be involved with the Clare hurlers again in 2018. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

A meeting of the Clare county board has confirmed that Dónal Óg Cusack is no longer part of the backroom team of joint hurling managers Donal Moloney (...)

Galway’s Joe Canning, who is shortlisted for Hurler of the Year. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Galway have won the lion’s share of the 2017 All Star hurling nominations, claiming nearly one-third of the available positions and more than double w(...)

Galway’s David Burke in action against Stephen Bennett during the league clash in Salthill. Photograph: Mike Shaughnessy/Inpho

We filed into Pearse Stadium last April feeling a little swizzed, to borrow a phrase from Brian Kerr. It was one of the those rare occasions where t(...)

Austin Gleeson was at his talismanic best as Waterford beat Cork to reach the All-Ireland SHC final. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Austin Gleeson ruling will be cruicial The outcome of the All-Ireland hurling final won’t be decided this week but the CCCC ruling on Austin Gleeson (...)

Stephen O’Keeffe: “Stephen is the quarterback,” says Karl Cooney.  “He’s your Tom Brady. You need to be a bit of a freak to handle that responsibility.” Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

The chips. That’s the Stephen O’Keeffe story they tell you. The one about the chips. Derek McGrath knows the Waterford goalkeeper since he was a scraw(...)

Wexford’s Davy Fitzgerald speaks to his team before the game on Sunday. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

In Irish life, certain phenomena clang off each other with such familiarity as to be memory aids. When the radio shows start doing their annual featur(...)

Waterford’s Maurice Shanahan celebrates scoring a point in  the All-Ireland Hurling quarter-final against Wexford at Páirc Uí Chaoimh. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Waterford 1-23 Wexford 1-19 The new hurling orthodoxy of the Sunny South East drew a crowd of over 31,000 to the gleaming reimagined stadium by the L(...)

The new Páirc Uí Chaoimh will open up for the hurling quarter-finals on the weekend of July 22nd and July 23rd. Photograph: Cork County Board.

Uniquely high demand among the competing counties plus some novel neutral interest in the belated reopening of Páirc Uí Chaoimh has convinced the GAA (...)

Clare’s Patrick O’Connor leads the team during the parade before the Munster senior hurling championship semi-final against Limerick. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

“It is a big evening for Clare football,” says Colm Collins of the arrival of the Mayo footballers for a knockout qualifier in Ennis, even as the hurl(...)

“Their side fell in the end to a 0-29 to 1-17 beating but this will still be the summer when Wexford hurling was reborn.” Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

One by one, Galway keep knocking over the ninepins. Three games played, three flat-tracks bullied right and proper. So far this summer, Galway have sp(...)

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