Conor Cooney

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Galway’s Conor Cooney: his red card in the Leinster GAA Hurling Senior Championship semi-final against Offaly has been rescinded, so he will be free to play in Sunday’s showdown with Kilkenny.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

Galway hurling is on the precipice. But that is nothing new. Go back to September 6th of last year in Croke Park; half-time All-Ireland festivities on(...)

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