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Kilkenny’s TJ Reid celebrates scoring his first goal. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Kilkenny 2-23 Dublin 1-21 The first proper hurling match of the summer and flat out roaring already, Kilkenny producing yet another comeback act of r(...)

Wexford’s Liam Ryan with Liam Blanchfield of Kilkenny as referee Alan Kelly falls to the ground. Photo: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Another Sunday of lamentable weather presented hurling to be endured more than enjoyed. When the blizzards cleared, it was Cork and Kilkenny who found(...)

Joey Holden: “I’ve no doubt that we’ll be a match for any team we meet later in the championship.” Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

It’s a sign of hurling’s changing times that a return to Croke Park for Joey Holden brings queries about Kilkenny’s difficulties there. The defender’(...)

Kilkenny’s Michael Rice and Shane McGrath of Tipperary contesting a loose ball during the  League Division One final in 2009. Photograph:  Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Kilkenny go to Thurles on Sunday to face Tipperary. It is the latest renewal of the most persistent pairing in top-level hurling over the past 10 year(...)

Former Limerick hurler Andrew O’Shaughnessy in attendance at the Laochra Gael launch at the Dean Hotel in Dublin. Photograph: Matt Browne/Sportsfile

To be talking seriously about hurling before Valentine's Day always feels thoroughly indecent but some subjects are unavoidable. Limerick’s breakneck(...)

Orla Cotter excelled in all facets of her game against Tipperary in the  All-Ireland semi-final at  Semple Stadium, Thurles. Photograph: Inpho

They know each other as well as family now. This is the third consecutive Liberty Insurance All-Ireland senior camogie final between the two counties,(...)

John Kiely: bids to lead Limerick to their first All-Ireland senior hurling title since 1973 when they take on holders Galway at Croke Park on Sunday. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The RTÉ radio documentary, Who Fears to Speak of ’98 got a rerun at the weekend. Originally broadcast in 2008 on the 10th anniversary of the hurling s(...)

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(...)

Conor Whelan celebrates after Jonathan Glynn  scored Galway’s opening goal in the Leinster final replay at  Semple Stadium, Thurles. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

This was a brilliant contest at the height of summer and hugely enjoyable. All the tension and anxiety was gone from Galway’s game – despite the omino(...)

Galway manager Micheál Donoghue and  Kilkenny manager Brian Cody during the Leinster final replay at Semple Stadium, Thurles. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The sun blazed, the hurling caught fire. Down in the tunnel Micheál Donoghue has a bit on his mind. Not usually the voluble type, he uses his victor’s(...)

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