Brian Cody

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John McGrath, Noel McGrath and Brian McGrath of Loughmore-Castleiney celebrate with the cup after the county final win over Thurles Sarsfields at Semple Stadium. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Michael Dempsey stopped to get diesel in Thurles. The former Laois football manager and Kilkenny hurling selector, who was physical trainer to eight o(...)

Harry Byrne was rushed to St Luke’s General Hospital on Monday after being hit by a sliotar in the head while playing hurling at lunchtime

A teenage boy who died following an incident at St Kieran’s College in Kilkenny city on Monday afternoon has been named locally as Harry Byrne (13) fr(...)

Davy Fitzgerald: missed out on the Galway job that went instead to Kilkenny legend Henry Shefflin. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

The last time Davy Fitzgerald had a decent break from intercounty hurling, for a few months in the summer of 2007, he threw himself into golf and prac(...)

Brian Cody will take charge of Kilkenny’s hurlers for a 24th season in 2022. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Brian Cody will take charge of Kilkenny for a 24th year in 2022 after he was ratified at a county board meeting on Monday night. The 67-year-old has (...)

This All-Ireland was the one that people will be talking about for decades to come. Whatever else they go on to do, nobody will forget the 2021 Limerick team. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The aftermath of any All-Ireland win is a really special time. All the nerves are gone, all the planning is over, all the dietary requirements are out(...)

Limerick’s Barry Nash and Shane Kingston of Cork, two players more than comfortable with the new demands of modern hurling. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

The recent retirements of Joe Canning and Brendan Maher as well as Cork’s eclipse of Kilkenny last weekend have signalled the end of an era. It’s be(...)

Kilkenny’s Eoin Cody tackled by Seán O’Donoghue and Mark Coleman of Cork during the All-Ireland hurling semi-final at Croke Park. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

As I looked out from the RTÉ gantry in Croke Park on Sunday, I was far from alone in being able to see the Kilkenny ship sinking under water. It was c(...)

Clare’s goalscoring machine Shane O’Donnell goes past Cork’s Shane O’Neill in the 2013 All-Ireland hurling final. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

This hurling championship is the 25th since the abolition of the purely knock-out format that had been in use for over a century. Since 1997, when def(...)

Cork’s Jack O’Connor scores a goal against Kilkenny. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Goals galore Goals may be rarer than ever in hurling but Adrian Mullin’s spectacular strike yesterday was crucial in dragging Kilkenny into extra tim(...)

Paul Kinnerk has his fingerprints on six All-Irelands, between under-21 and senior. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

The bug bit early. In the introduction to his doctoral thesis, ‘Coaching Pedagogy in Intercounty Gaelic Football,’ Paul Kinnerk recounts how his first(...)

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