Cathal Mannion

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Dublin’s Chris Crummy celebrates after the Leinster SHC round-robin game against Galway  at Parnell Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Dublin 3-19 Galway 0-24 At the end, the Galway crowd turned around the press box and asked and asked. How? What? Why? It took minutes/centuries for t(...)

Kilkenny’s TJ Reid and Galway’s Johnny Coen in action during last week’s Leinster championship clash at  Nowlan Park. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Leinster SHC round five Wexford v Kilkenny, Innovate Wexford Park, 7.0 One difference between great teams and good teams is that the former seem capa(...)

Roscommon defender Conor Daly in action against Galway during the league. Photograph: Evan Logan/Inpho

Five Dalys will start Sunday’s Connacht final, from two different families and five sets of brothers across the two teams. They are among 165 bro(...)

Cathal Mannion with Kilkenny’s Paddy Deegan at Nowlan Park. The Galway man gave a master class in forward play during the Leinster championship clash. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The hurling landscape certainly changed at the weekend but it also took on a familiar look. Both Limerick and Galway answered sceptics with performanc(...)

Galway’s Conor Whelan and Kilkenny’s Huw Lawlor  in their Leinster  SFC Round 4 match in Nowlan Park on Sunday. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Eyes down for a full house, calculators and painkillers at the ready. Both provincial hurling championships go into their final weekend with four team(...)

Kilkenny’s Huw Lawlor tries to block Conor Whelan of Galway. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Galway 3-20 Kilkenny 2-22 An old story that never wearies in the telling out West: Galway led this for the entire second half, plundering a timely co(...)

Galway’s Johnny Coen clears away from Paul Doyle of Carlow. Photograph: Tommy Grealy/Inpho

Galway 1-24 Carlow 1-18 All-Ireland runners-up Galway got their provincial champions up and running with a win, but it was less than straightforward (...)

Séamus Flanagan celebrates the superbly-worked   Limerick goal which effectively put paid to Dublin’s chances in the league semi-final at Nowlan Park. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

During the week I tweeted a picture I took during the Limerick v Dublin semi-final last Sunday. It came after Kyle Hayes caught a puck-out, leading t(...)

Galway’s Joe Canning is hit hard by Kevin Moran, forcing him to leave the pitch on  a stretcher. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Waterford 1-18 Galway 0-19 In the tunnel afterwards, our first question to Micheál Donoghue wasn’t about the result. It was about Joe Canning. This s(...)

 Galway’s Darren Morrissey gets away from Wexford’s Paul Morris. Photo: Evan Logan/Inpho

Galway 3-21 Wexford 3-11 Cathal Mannion, Niall Burke and Tadhg Haran all scored goals in a convincing second half performance as Galway progressed t(...)

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