Chris Bolger

10 results

Galway’s Joe Canning during the Leinster GAA senior hurling championship final, in Croke Park, Dublin. Photograph: Donall Farmer/INPHO

For me, Galway firmly restated on Sunday that they are the contenders for this year’s All-Ireland. For a while, Wexford put it up to them in their L(...)

Kilkenny’s Liam Blanchfield under pressure from Seamus Hickey of Limerick at Nowlan Park. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Kilkenny 0-20 Limerick 0-17 Brian Cody is standing with his back pressed against the wall of the Kilkenny dressing room, and he doesn’t look comforta(...)

Kilkenny’s Pádraig Walsh under pressure from David Dempsey of Limerick during the All-Ireland Round One hurling qualifier at Nowlan Park. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Kilkenny 0-20 Limerick 0-17 Sooner or later we’ll know if there’s still water in the well, because for now Kilkenny are just about living off air, or(...)

Wexford’s Lee Chin celebrates with fans after their victory over Kilkenny in the Leinster GAA Hurling Senior Championship quarter-final at Wexford Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

There was some conjecture at the start of the season as to whether this would be the championship when the Kilkenny/Tipperary duopoly was broken and t(...)

 Wexford’s Lee Chin celebrates at the final whistle. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Wexford 1-20 Kilkenny 3-11 They’re back. We can say it now about Wexford and not worry about looking silly. They had every fibre of their being teste(...)

Management from both sides, including Brian Lohan from UL and DJ Carey from IT Carlow get involved on the sidelines. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

IT Carlow 4-16 University of Limerick 0-23 IT Carlow pulled off an upset as they sent one of this year’s Fitzgibbon Cup favourites, University of Lim(...)

FITZGIBBON CUP IT Carlow 4-17 ST Patrick’s-Mater Dei 2-14 A strong closing 10 minutes saw IT Carlow take a nine-point victory over St Patrick’s-Ma(...)

Dublin players after Under-21 championship defeat to Kilkenny. Inpho

Kilkenny 4-12 Dublin 2-16 Kilkenny goals, a familiar lament for so many fallen opponents, caused a significant upset in this Leinster under-21 (...)

Ballyhale’s Henry Shefflin with Shane Prendergast of Clara as the teams battled for the Kilkenny title. Photograph: Inpho/Morgan Treacy

Ballyhale 1-20 Clara 1-13 Ballyhale Shamrocks showed the calibre of champions as a composed first-half performance helped them march to a 15th Kilkenn(...)

Clara’s Shane Prendergast and James Nolan celebrate their team’s win at Nowlan Park. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Clara 1-15 Carrickshock 2-10A late Lester Ryan goal saw Clara blast their way to the Kilkenny senior hurling title.Midfielder Ryan came forward to dri(...)