Conor Gleeson

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 Conor Whelan in action against Kilkenny in the Leinster final. Galway, despite ample possession,  have lacked a goal threat thus far. That could be costly against Tipperary. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

I don’t want to start talking about such a vital weekend by saying that I’ve no idea who’s going to win the first match but Tipperary and Galway has b(...)

Aidan O’Shea on the ball during Mayo’s thrashing of Galway. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Galway 0-17 Mayo 3-23 It would have been a day for Mayo to lock the gates and make their old enemies watch - had there been anyone inside to watch. A(...)

Ex-Waterford manager Derek McGrath: ‘I’d always fancy us in a one-off championship game.’ Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Former Waterford manager Derek McGrath believes a return to knock-out championship hurling later this year would suit the county. GAA officials are c(...)

Mayo’s James McCormack battles for possession during the FBD Connacht Senior Football League semi-final against Galway at  Elvery’s MacHale Park in Castlebar. Photograph: Evan Logan/Inpho

Mayo 1-17 Galway 1-17 (Galway win 3-2 on penalties) Penalties were needed for the second year running before a verdict could be reached between Mayo (...)

 Michael ‘Brick’ Walsh returns to the starting Waterford line-up for the key home clash with All-Ireland champions Limerick. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

SUNDAY Leinster SHC round three Carlow v Dublin, Netwatch Cullen Park, 3.0 This will have been highlighted by the teams as an opportunity and a threa(...)

Waterford’s Shane Fives and Shane O’Donnell of Clare. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Clare 1-20 Waterford 0-22 For ages, this game loped along in perfect indolence, like it was any other hurling match in any other competition. John Co(...)

 Kilkenny’s TJ Reid will look to claim scores from distance against Dublin on Saturday. Photograph: Inpho

Saturday Leinster SHC round one Kilkenny v Dublin, Nowlan Park, Kilkenny, 7.0 For all of the excitement around the place about how Kilkenny’s injur(...)

Waterford ’s Páraic Fanning after his side’s victory over Galway in the league semi-final at Nowlan Park. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

In the day or two that followed Waterford’s win over Galway on March 10th, all anyone wanted to talk about was Jamie Barron’s point from Shane Bennett(...)

Conor Gleeson of The Nire is chased down by  Adare’s Oran Collins during the AIB  Munster Club  SFC quarter-final at the  Gaelic Grounds in  Limerick. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The Nire (Waterford) 1-18 Adare (Limerick) 0-12 The poor record of Limerick sides in the Munster club championship continued at the Gaelic Grounds as(...)

Waterford manager Derek McGrath after his side’s Munster championship Round Five defeat to Cork at Semple Stadium, Thurles, Co Tipperary. Photograph: Oisín Keniry/Inpho

And so Derek McGrath became the first managerial “casualty” of the intercounty season. After five years leading Waterford, he stepped down having more(...)

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