Galway’s Joe Canning hits the winning point in the Bord na Mona Walsh Cup semi-final at  Parnell Park. Photograph: Oisín Keniry/Inpho

Dublin 1-17 Galway 0-21 Even while wearing number 22, and listed as Joseph Cooney in the match programme, Joe Canning cut an unmistakable figure at P(...)

Cork’s senior star Mark Coleman in action against Tipperary during the Munster U-21 final win over the Premier County at Páirc Uí Chaoimh. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Cork v Tipperary, Gaelic Grounds, Limerick, 5.30, Sunday It’s adding up to a tough weekend for Tipperary. They face into an All-Ireland against Cor(...)

Dublin’s Fergal Whitley in action against  Garry Molloy of Wexford during the Bord Gáis Energy Leinster Under-21 Hurling Championship Semi-Final at  Parnell Park. Photograph: Oisín Keniry/Inpho

Wexford 3-15 Dublin 3-12 Wexford advanced to the final of the Leinster under-21 hurling decider after getting the better of Dublin by three points at(...)

Galway’s Johnny Coen with Lee Chin of Wexford during Round 4 of the Leinster championship at Wexford Park. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

After the Wexford versus Galway game on Saturday evening I found it interesting that Davy Fitzgerald’s take was “this will stand to us when we meet th(...)

Galway’s Cathal Mannion, Conor Whelan and Brian Concannon in action against  James Maher of Kilkenny.   Photograph: Oisín Keniry

Galway 1-22 Kilkenny 2-11 It used to be that on fine days, Salthill was hellish only for its traffic. On this evidence it is set to become quite the (...)

Offaly’s Sean Gardiner Galway’s Conor Whelan in action at O’Connor Park, Tullamore, Co. Offaly. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Leinster SHC Galway 5-18 Offaly 2-15 This was neither the best Galway could have hoped for nor the worst they could have feared. They didn’t need to(...)

Jason Flynn scores one of Galway’s five goals against Offaly. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Leinster SHC: Galway 5-18 Offaly 2-15 An untidy night’s work from Galway and yet look at the scoreboard. They stuck five goals on an Offaly team for (...)

Brian Concannon scored a goal on his senior debut for Galway against Antrim in Salthill. File Photograph:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Galway 1-19 Antrim 1-16 After a winter enjoying their All-Ireland victory, Galway were a long way short of their best in their first outing of 2018, (...)

 Limerick’s Kyle Hayes and Andrew La Touche Cosgrove celebrate a score. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Limerick 2-23 Galway 2-19 Limerick, more battle-hardened after a tough Munster campaign, finished strongly to book a place against Kilkenny in the Al(...)

Sean Loftus lifts the trophy after Galway’s minor hurling final win over Tipperary at Croke Park. Photograph: Inpho

Galway 4-13 Tipperary 1-16 We got a glimpse into the future here, as Galway – utilising a sweeper with clinical efficiency – produced an all-round pe(...)