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Ian Burke has either converted or directly assisted exactly one third of Galway’s scores from play so far this summer. If Dublin can contain the Coro(...)

Galway minor hurling manager Jeff Lynskey says he almost contacted the Gardaí recently after an incident involving a player’s uncle and a county board(...)

Galway’s Jonathan Glynn scores a  goal against Clare during the All-Ireland semi-final replay in Semple Stadium, Thurles. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

For once an endless summer found an afternoon didn’t extend beyond its remit. One last hopeful long ball from Tony Kelly dribbled out over the Galway (...)

Galway’s Daithi Burke celebrates after the defeat of Clare at Semple Stadium, Thurles. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Overall, in the context of the brilliant hurling semi-finals last weekend, the standard in Thurles dropped off a bit. It was close and exciting in the(...)

Galway manager Micheál Donoghue: “But I think our boys worked hard, identified the threat, worked in numbers.” Photograph: Getty Images

The game comes down to moments and some moments are more equal than others. Aron Shanagher was only on the pitch a matter of minutes and already he ha(...)

Joe Canning scores a point from a sideline ball against Clare at Croke Park. There are some doubts about his fitness in advance of the replay at Semple Stadium in Thurles.  Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Gradually, and then all at once. Hemingway’s line about how you go bankrupt feels on the money here. Nine games left in the GAA summer and five of th(...)

Clare’s Peter Duggan is tackled by Galway’s Paul Kileen during the drawn semi-final at Croke Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Nobody’s complaining that this championship has found an extra date in the hurling diary. We can debate whether there shouldn’t have been extra-time (...)

Clare’s Jason McCarthy scores the final equalising point in an incident-packed semi-final at Croke Park. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Galway 1-30 Clare 1-30 [After extra time] Clare had lamented for the past five years their inability get back to Croke Park and Saturday’s extra(...)

Clare’s managers Gerry O’Connor and Donal Moloney look on as Galway’s Joe Canning leaves the field the injured. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Down in the tunnel on Saturday night, everyone was Verbal Kint. You were nothing if you didn’t have a limp. Johnny Glynn hobbled by with enough ice st(...)

Limerick’s Dan Morrissey celebrates at the final whistle with Sean Finn (No 2) after the thrilling quarter-final victory over Kilkenny at Thurles. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

The most obvious point about Saturday’s All-Ireland semi-final is that if Galway’s display in the Leinster final replay in Thurles represented a stepp(...)

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