Conor Mcdonald

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Brian Cody saw his Kilkenny side comprehensively beaten by Tipperary. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

No back up plan from Cody You could argue Marty Morrissey was playing the role of Captain Obvious a little too, well, obvious; but he was nonetheless(...)

Shaun Murphy: the rampaging runs forward by Wexford defenders posed Tipperary problems during the entertaining first half at Croke Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

I have to say, it’s a long time since I watched something happening tactically on a hurling field that got me thinking as much as Wexford’s first 50 m(...)

 Tipperary’s Padraic Maher, Alan Flynn and Ger Browne celebrate  their  1-28 to 3-20 senior hurling championship semi-final win over Wexford  in Croke Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Whatever happened to semi-finals being for the winning and to hell with the quality? Nobody told hurling. Yet again, the best games of the summer have(...)

Wexford’s Mark Fanning celebrates scoring a penalty. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Wexford 1-23 Kilkenny 0-23 After an exhausting afternoon, sticking with the irrepressible TJ Reid, Wexford joint-captain Matthew O’Hanlon sought mome(...)

Tipperary’s John ‘Bubbles’ O’Dwyer in action against Clare during the Munster SHC at Cusack Park in Ennis. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

There are a couple of points worth making about this weekend before looking at the matches. Huge crowds are expected in both Croke Park and Limerick b(...)

Kilkenny’s Walter Walsh and TJ Reid in action against Kevin Foley and Paudie Foley of Wexford during the Leinster SHC round-robin game at Wexford Park. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

Wexford 0-21 Kilkenny 1-18 We were asking Davy Fitzgerald what making the Leinster final meant to Wexford when Rory O’Connor came at him from behind (...)

Conor McDonald scores for Wexford against Carlow. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Wexford 2-28 Carlow 0-19 Wexford have set themselves up for a final round showdown with Kilkenny as a storming second half helped them to a hugely i(...)

Carlow’s Martin Kavanagh was impressive against Galway in Salthill. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

SUNDAY Leinster SHC round two Carlow v Kilkenny, Netwatch Dr Cullen Park, 3pm A committed and heartening performance by Carlow last week in Galway (...)

Mike Casey: back in the Galway squad for the league semi-final clash against Dublin at Nowlan Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

SUNDAY Allianz Hurling League Division One semi-finals, Nowlan Park Dublin v Limerick, 1.30 [TG4] Having trailed each other through the last 10 (...)

 Galway’s Darren Morrissey gets away from Wexford’s Paul Morris. Photo: Evan Logan/Inpho

Galway 3-21 Wexford 3-11 Cathal Mannion, Niall Burke and Tadhg Haran all scored goals in a convincing second half performance as Galway progressed t(...)

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