Mattie Kenny:  “There’s no point getting concerned or upset about it, that’s the way it is and these are pre-season games and you’ve just got to take them for that.” Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

A fortnight out from a trip to Kilkenny in the Allianz Hurling League, you’d imagine Dublin manager Mattie Kenny would view a Walsh Cup semi-final aga(...)

Robert Finnerty: “I’ve enough of the bench now, I’ve spent enough time there so hopefully now I can get into the team.” Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Perhaps it’s just as well the Sigerson Cup begins on the same day that Pádraic Joyce takes his first steps as Galway manager, against Mayo. Sunday’(...)