Conor Whelan

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Joe Canning: has been in impressive form again this year in a potent Galway attack and will most likely cause problems for Kilkenny on Sunday. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

As a preliminary point, I would repeat that I can’t see why both of these provincial finals can’t be played on separate days. There are so few big hur(...)

Dublin’s Jake Malone is tackled by David Burke and Gearóid McInerney of Galway during the Leinster SHC round-robin at Pearse Stadium in Salthill. Photograph:  Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Galway 0-26 Dublin 2-19 Galway needed every one of Jason Flynn’s 11 points to shake off the challenge of Dublin in the Leinster hurling championship (...)

Galway’s Cathal Mannion, Conor Whelan and Brian Concannon in action against  James Maher of Kilkenny.   Photograph: Oisín Keniry

Galway 1-22 Kilkenny 2-11 It used to be that on fine days, Salthill was hellish only for its traffic. On this evidence it is set to become quite the (...)

Offaly’s Sean Gardiner Galway’s Conor Whelan in action at O’Connor Park, Tullamore, Co. Offaly. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Leinster SHC Galway 5-18 Offaly 2-15 This was neither the best Galway could have hoped for nor the worst they could have feared. They didn’t need to(...)

Jason Flynn scores one of Galway’s five goals against Offaly. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Leinster SHC: Galway 5-18 Offaly 2-15 An untidy night’s work from Galway and yet look at the scoreboard. They stuck five goals on an Offaly team for (...)

Galway captain David Burke lifts the Liam MacCarthy cup at Croke Park last September. Photograph: Inpho

Seán Moran Do you expect the new provincial format to be a success? Yes. Hurling is currently very competitive in Munster and more so than usual in (...)

Wexford’s Aidan Nolan is challenged by  Johnny Coen and Adrian Tuohey of Galway during the Allianz Hurling League Division 1A quarter-final at  Wexford Park. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Wexford 1-23 Galway 0-23 This was a game Wexford would probably have lost a couple of years ago but on Saturday afternoon at Innovate Wexford Park th(...)

  Conor Whelan’s goals got Galway over the line against Laois. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Galway 2-18 Laois 0-17 Two first-half goals from Conor Whelan proved crucial as All-Ireland champions Galway did just enough to see off the brave cha(...)

Galway’s Joe Canning looks on as his late point wins the All-Ireland SHC semi-final against  Tipperary at Croke Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Highlight It’s a terrific picture: Joe Canning has hit a winning point from virtually the first row of the Cusack Stand in the last seconds of injury(...)

Pauric Mahony scored 10 goals as the 2017 All Stars beat their 2016 counterparts in Singapore. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

2017 All Stars 30 2016 All Stars 23 Pauric Mahony bagged 10 goals as the 2017 All Stars comfortably beat the 2016 selection to win the PwC All Stars (...)

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