Walsh Cup

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Joe Connolly captained Galway to All-Ireland hurling title in 1980. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho.

Former All-Ireland winning Galway captain Joe Connolly wants his native county to stand up for itself and stop being the “whipping boys” of Leinster h(...)

 New Meath manager Andy McEntee. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Magic thing, the GAA season. Unique in being capable of simultaneously starting too quickly and taking too long to get going. With teams in both code(...)

Kilkenny’s Adrian Burke is put under pressure by Aaron Murphy of DCU during their Walsh Cup Round 1 match at  Dunmore, Kilkenny. Photograph: Inpho

Kilkenny 0-21 DCU 0-12 A young Kilkenny side made a winning start to the county’s Walsh Cup campaign as they showed their claws against DCU. Desp(...)

Tipperary’s Conor Kenny and Dublin’s Eoghan O’Donnell Photograph: Inpho/Ken Sutton

Tipperary 1-23 Dublin 0-12 Winter hurling at Semple but Tipperary would warm you to your fingertips in the right mood. They weren’t quite at it all n(...)

Tipperary’s James Barry is brought out to centre back with Tomás Hamill getting a run at full back against Dublin at Thurles. Photograph: Alan Betson
Weekend GAA previews

SATURDAY (Matches at 7.0 unless stated) AIB All-Ireland club SFC semi-finals Ballyboden St Enda’s (Dublin) v Clonmel Commercials (Tipperary), O’(...)

Walter Walsh in action against Clare. Walsh played in all of Kilkenny’s league and championship games last year. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Every team has their own ambition going into Allianz Hurling League, and for Kilkenny it’s about ending the drought. After three successive league tit(...)

Dublin’s Fionntan McGibb is challenged by Greg Lally and David Burke of Galway. Photograph: Inpho

Dublin 1-28 Galway 1-19 Dublin manager Ger Cunningham has challenged his rookie players to perform on the big stage next weekend and nail down a spot(...)

Liam Dunne was pleased with how his Wexford side coped in grim conditions against Offaly. Photograph: Inpho

Wexford 0-14 Offaly 0-6 Manager Liam Dunne admitted conditions were difficult but was happy with Wexford’s eventual eight point victory over Offaly(...)

Clare manager Davy Fitzgerald: his changes in the panel and backroom personnel  has raised optimism in the county. Photograph: Inpho

SATURDAY McKenna Cup final Derry v Tyrone, Athletic Grounds, 7.30 – Tyrone have been the driving force in this competition since it was resumed in(...)

 Dublin hurler Paul Schutte at Parnell Park: “There’s a nice little rivalry developing there between Dublin and Galway, seeing as we play each other so often now.”   Photo: Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile

Paul Schutte will miss Dublin’s Bord na Mona Walsh Cup semi-final clash with Galway and, for the sake of his battered shoulder, perhaps that’s just a(...)

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