Conor Whelan

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Galway’s Joe Canning snaps  the sensational late winning point despite the efforts of Tipperary’s Niall O’Meara and Noel McGrath at Croke Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Here he comes, the loping man. Trotting into the scene unnoticed like a rubber-necker at a bank job, sniffing around the Tipperary clearance from his (...)

Galway’s Joe Canning watches his match-winning point go over the bar in the All-Ireland SHC semi-final against Tipperary  at Croke park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Galway 0-22 Tipperary 1-18 The dependably oscillating rivalry between Galway and Tipperary continues to go this way and that. For the third year in a(...)

Galway’s Colm Callanan: It’s ridiculous what these young players are doing, but it’s part of it now. The age profile in a lot of teams has reduced in the last number of years”

Galway All-star goalkeeper Colm Callanan says he always knew clubmate Conor Whelan would make the big time, but he has been astounded by the rate of h(...)

Galway’s Joe Canning during the Leinster GAA senior hurling championship final, in Croke Park, Dublin. Photograph: Donall Farmer/INPHO

For me, Galway firmly restated on Sunday that they are the contenders for this year’s All-Ireland. For a while, Wexford put it up to them in their L(...)

 Liam Ryan breaks Galway’s Niall Burke’s hurley during Sunday’s match in Croke Park. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/INPHO

Galway 0-29 Wexford 1-17 They mightn’t be accustomed to the role but in a summer of madcap eruptions, Galway continued to provide both stability and,(...)

 Galway’s Adrian Tuohey upends Harry Kehoe of Wexford. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Galway 0-29 Wexford 1-17 For a while there, Wexford had us going. They came to Croke Park as fairytale, carrying the ever-so slight whiff of believab(...)

Conor Whelan: has been in impressive form for a potent Galway attack. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

I’m with Galway for a while this season but, taking into account their track record, you couldn’t be absolutely confident. So far they’ve looked to be(...)

Dublin’s Chris Crummey with Gearóid McInerney, Johnny Coen and Joseph Cooney of Galway during the Leinster senior hurling championship quarter-final at O’Connor Park, Tullamore. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Galway 2-28 Dublin 1-17 On a better weekend for favourites, frissons were in short supply in Tullamore. League holders Galway stamped their auth(...)

Galway’s Niall Burke and Conor Whelan pressurise  Cathal Barrett of Tipperary during the league final at the Gaelic Grounds. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

After watching Tipperary underperform so badly last Sunday, I came away thinking about what it means to be flat. No matter how well you’re going, a fl(...)

 Galway’s Jason Flynn scores the first goal of the game. Photograph: Donall Farmer/INPHO

Galway 3-21 Tipperary 0-14                    &nbs(...)

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