Conor Cooney

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Tipperary’s John O’Dwyer scores a goal past Galway goalkeeper Colm Callanan. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The old game blazes still. An austere summer of hurling that felt like we were huddled around a candle for most of it has exploded into a fireball ri(...)

Tipperary’s John McGrath celebrates scoring his  goal. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Tipperary 2-19 Galway 2-18 Like some weird game of chicken, this high-wire All-Ireland hurling semi-final may have been all the more exhilarating for(...)

Ollie Canning is tipping Tipperary to beat his own county Galway on Sunday. Photograph: Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile.

Using the logic before his eyes in the Sky Sports studio this summer, rather than emotional ties or brotherly love, Ollie Canning sees a Tipperary vic(...)

Clare’s Tony Kelly and Colm Galvin with David Burke of Galway. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

There was a curious similarity in one sense to both hurling quarterfinals in that first Wexford and then Clare had a window of opportunity, at five po(...)

Galway’s Joe Canning with fans at the end of the game in Thurles. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Galway 2-17 Clare 0-17 Galway stormed into the All-Ireland hurling semi-finals for the second successive year with a comprehensive win that pulled (...)

Galway’s David Burke. Photograph: Tom Beary/Inpho

It is put to David Burke that Galway hurlers do not seem to have fragile minds. And yet, capitulation at the hands of Kilkenny in last year’s All-Ire(...)

Kilkenny’s Richie Hogan in action. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Here we go again, back with the annual guessing game that revolves around Galway. There’s a familiarity about the pairing of Kilkenny and Galway in (...)

 Galway’s manager Michael Donoghue shakes hands with Kilkenny boss  Brian Cody after the league encounter in March. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

HURLING (Seán Moran) SATURDAY All-Ireland SHC qualifiers – Round One Wexford v Offaly Innovate Wexford Park, 3.30, Live, RTÉ 2 This looks mo(...)

Galway’s Conor Cooney: his red card in the Leinster GAA Hurling Senior Championship semi-final against Offaly has been rescinded, so he will be free to play in Sunday’s showdown with Kilkenny. Photograph: Tom Beary/Inpho

There is a sense of quiet optimism coming over Galway hurling this week, partly explained by the availability of Conor Cooney. He has successfully app(...)

Offaly’s Colin Egan is shown a red card in the first half. Photograph: Tom Beary/Inpho

Offaly 2-19 Galway 2-9 In the end, the result was all too predictable but there was still plenty of talking points as Galway navigated safe passage t(...)

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