Fitzgibbon Cup

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Limerick captain  Declan Hannon celebrates with the Liam MacCarthy Cup at Croke Park. “I’m delighted for him because things weren’t always easy for him,” says Cregan. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Ten years ago it started, says Eamonn Cregan. “It was Shane Fitzgibbon’s idea. ‘Lifting the Treaty’ was intended to improve young players in an acade(...)

Limerick’s Barry Nash and Shane Kingston of Cork, two players more than comfortable with the new demands of modern hurling. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

The recent retirements of Joe Canning and Brendan Maher as well as Cork’s eclipse of Kilkenny last weekend have signalled the end of an era. It’s be(...)

 Cian Lynch and Limerick are looking to complete an unbeaten year in Sunday’s All-Ireland final. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Here’s the scene: we’re in the Glendalough Hotel and Cian Lynch is presented in the seat in front of us to help ponder the future of Limerick hurling.(...)

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(...)

Limerick’s Cian Lynch and Pat Ryan celebrate after the game. Photograph:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Maybe the fatwa on hype and hysteria worked. I was told last week that there seemed to be fewer Limerick flags in the city’s O’Connell Street – almost(...)

IT Carlow’s hurlers put in a storming final quarter to defeat Davy Fitzgerald’s side. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

IT Carlow 1-19 Limerick IT 0-18 IT Carlow hurlers, managed by DJ Carey, showed great character as they put in a storming final quarter to defeat Lim(...)

DCU will face the winners of UCD and DIT in an all Dublin semi-final. Photograph: Inpho

DCU 0-20 Mary Immaculate College 2-12 DCU ended Mary Immaculate College’s hopes of winning the Fitzgibbon Cup for the third year in a row as they pr(...)

Mary Immaculate College, Limerick celebrate winning the Fitzgibbon Cup at Pearse Stadium last year. Photograph: Tom Beary/Inpho

There are concerns that the Fitzgibbon Cup – along with its football equivalent, the Sigerson Cup , one of the two oldest competitions in the GAA – ma(...)

Mary I manager Jamie Wall speaks to his team after winning the Fitzgibbon Cup on Saturday. Photograph: Mike Shaughnessy/Inpho

Mary I 3-24 IT Carlow 1-19 Mary I made it back to back Fitzgibbon Cup titles as Aaron Gillane scored 1-5 and they saw off IT Carlow at Pearse Stadium(...)

Cork’s Alan Cadogan in action for UCC against DCU during the Fitzgibbon Cup quarter-final clash at the Mardyke Arena. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

UCC 1-18 DCU 0-16 UCC struck late to shrug off the gutsy DCU challenge and qualify for the Fitzgibbon Cup semi-final for the first time since 2014 af(...)

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