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Kilkenny’s Padraig Walsh and Conor McDonald of Wexford during last year’s Leinster Championship. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

It got lost in the fog, what with everything. Here’s a short list of everything else from the last weekend in May 2018 that was worth talking about. (...)

Dublin’s Sean Moran in action against Limerick’s Peter Casey. The Cuala defender plays an important role in Dublin’s system. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Carton House, Maynooth, Co Kildare. That stunning drive from the entrance gate up to the 18th century Manor House. Passing sun-drenched golfers as the(...)

 It’s hardly surprising that Carlow manager Turlough O’Brien is challenging a stiff suspension of 20  weeks. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Like the buses: none for ages and then two at the same time. It is a testament to the GAA’s disciplinary procedures that the Central Appeals Committee(...)

Cork’s Séamus Harnedy is sent off against Tipp. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Séamus Harnedy will be free to play for Cork hurlers’ opening Munster championship fixture against Tipperary. Similarly, Kilkenny’s Conor Delaney will(...)

Ballyhale Shamrocks’ Colin Fennelly on his way to scoring a goal against Naomh Éanna in the Leinster semi-final at Wexford Park. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

SATURDAY Allianz Hurling League Division 1 quarter-finals Galway v Wexford, Pearse Stadium, 1.30, Live TG4 The first of two championship rehearsals(...)

Wexford’s Liam Ryan with Liam Blanchfield of Kilkenny as referee Alan Kelly falls to the ground. Photo: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Another Sunday of lamentable weather presented hurling to be endured more than enjoyed. When the blizzards cleared, it was Cork and Kilkenny who found(...)

Wexford’s Liam Óg McGovern scores a point against Kilkenny. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Wexford 1-19 Kilkenny 1-12 This is not a pursuit for serious folk. If mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the midday sun, what does it say for the rest(...)

James Horan: the Mayo manager will be looking for a big improvement on last week’s display against Dublin when his side  host Galway at McHale Park. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

SATURDAY Allianz Football League [Matches at 7.0 unless stated]  Division One Tyrone v Cavan, Healy Park – Meeting of two teams with a first(...)

 Dublin’s Liam Rushe: he  has a rare combination of bulk and speed, and on Sunday he had the attitude to go along with it.   Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

My very first All-Ireland final was in 1991. I was nine years old. I went with my dad, and we stood on Hill 16 and watched Tipperary beat Kilkenny. We(...)

Kilkenny’s Cillian Buckley lifts the league trophy at Nowlan Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Kilkenny 2-23 Tipperary 2-17 Just after half-time in Sunday’s Allianz Hurling League final – or maybe during it – Tipperary entered the Twilight Zone(...)

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