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Joe Canning: announced his retirement from the intercounty game days after Galway’s defeat to Waterford in the All-Ireland qualifier at  Semple Stadium. It was his 14th season with the county’s seniors. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The 14th season of his career ended in defeat – the 13th to do so. Although Joe Canning had long maintained that a hurling All-Ireland wouldn’t define(...)

Galway manager Pádraic Joyce: ‘I’m just very disappointed, hard to put your finger on it in the second half where it went wrong for us’. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Down in the media room, Pádraic Joyce isn’t making excuses. A man who has just seen his team pasted like they were in the second half can’t really rea(...)

Daithí Burke is 28 and already has five All-Stars, a trend that suggests greatness. File photograph: Inpho

If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. It’s a saying that is true in life and it’s definitely applicable when you look across the hurling landscape this yea(...)

‘The Mayo support really is amazing. We in Galway admire it, we’re just not going to be made feel bad about our rather more laissez-faire attitude across the border.’ Photograph:  Cathal Noonan/Inpho

‘Supporting your county team is for auld fellas and school kids.” This was the withering one-liner delivered to me in the aftermath of my rain-sodden (...)

Shane McGuigan shows his disappointment at the final whistle following Derry’s one-point defeat by Donegal at Ballybofey. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

When all eyes are fixed on a major tournament final like they were last weekend, the GAA has to take a backseat. That’s just the way of the world whe(...)

Tim O’Mahony:  Cork’s  big weapon is pace and they have it everywhere from O’Mahony, who’s an outstanding player at wing back, to Jack O’Connor in the forwards. However they will need goals if they are to trouble Limerick. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

League form was always going to be particularly suspect this year and so it proved last weekend. Waterford signed off in great form by beating Tipper(...)

Kilkenny’s Meighan Farrell lifting the camogie Division 1 trophy at Croke Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Kilkenny 1-18 Galway 1-15 Kilkenny overcame another poor first-half performance, rocking Galway with a goal and five points straight after half time(...)

Limerick’s Richie English and  Westmeath’s Niall Mitchell   contest a high ball. Photograph: Brian Reilly-Troy/Inpho

For an abbreviated calendar, the league still managed to throw up some dramatic reversals of fortune. Thirty-seven days ago the competition started wi(...)

 Galway’s Maitias O Bairéad dejected at the final whistle after losing to Monaghan in the closing minutes at St Tiernach’s Park, Clones. Photograph:  Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Watching Galway throw away their Division One status on Sunday was hard enough for me as a neutral observer so I can only imagine how horrific it is g(...)

The final scoreboard tells the story of a high-scoring Division 1 Group A clash  at Salthill. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Has the arrival of summer helped to steady hurling? In Pearse Stadium, Galway took their quest for the league title to next week’s final series with (...)

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