Limerick’s Cian Lynch in action against Waterford in the Munster Hurling Championship at  Gaelic Grounds on Sunday. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Back in 2013, Tony Kelly had the hurling world at his feet. Hurler of the Year, Young Hurler of the Year, All-Ireland winner, the lot. Greatness was b(...)

Tipperary’s Jason Forde in action against  Colm Spillane of Cork in the Allianz Hurling League Division 1A game at  Semple Stadium. Photograph: Conor Wyse/Inpho

Tipperary 1-24 Cork 1-21 Tipperary manager Michael Ryan believes the intensity of Division 1A can bring out the best in teams. His men are now prepa(...)

Pauric Mahony celebrates after scoring the winning point for Ballygunner against Thurles Sarsfields. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

Ballygunner 1-21 Thurles Sarsfields 1-19 The widespread conviction that there’d be little in this match was not disappointed. For an absorbing hour a(...)

Billy McCarthy: May 4th, 1954-November 20th, 2016

Billy McCarthy, who has died at the age of 62 following an aneurysm, was a remarkably successful broadcaster on Waterford local radio. A former priest(...)

Augustines

Brooklyn bands and ancient Christian theologians don’t usually make comfy bedfellows, so it’s good to see this outfit embracing their namesake’s be(...)