Cup Maccarthy

11 results

Cork’s Conor Lehane following the defeat to Kilkenny at Nowlan Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Wexford visit Páirc Uí Chaoimh on Sunday and, in the words of Cork goalkeeper Anthony Nash, are likely to be “hopping off the ground”. By their own s(...)

Eamon Cregan on the sideline as Limerick manager in 2000-. Photograph: Patrick Bolger/Inpho

It has got to the stage that nearly half a century has passed since Limerick’s last All-Ireland in 1973. Five times, in other words every decade since(...)

Limerick’s Ciaran Carey in action against beats Clare’s Ger O’Loughlin at the Gaelic Grounds in 1996. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

“Mere fans and enjoyers and chroniclers have the memory of That Point: Mackey has his stand; very shortly, Power shall have his monument; Carey has Th(...)

Kilkenny beat Offaly by nine points in Nowlan Park. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Reform it and they will come A couple of weekends into the radical departure of the round robins in the Munster and Leinster hurling championships, t(...)

Waterford’s Barry Coughlan challenges Walter Walsh of Kilkenny during their Division 1A clash on Sunday. Photo: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Obscurity suits Galway While Division 1A of the hurling league settles into the predictable scrap for relegation, there has been precious little talk(...)

 Tempers flare between the Dublin and Tyrone players at Healy Park on Saturday night. Photograph: Philip Magowan/Inpho

Home discomforts Dublin were solid favourites going to Omagh on Saturday and duly delivered despite being a man short for nearly half an hour so in a(...)

There have been sufficient signs of life in both Leinster, unusually, and Munster to convince the framers of the Central Council motion that the structure can work. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The GAA special congress in Croke Park this Saturday will be a multilayered event. Ostensibly convened to consider ways of improving the hurling cham(...)

 Paudie O’Neill: “Change doesn’t come easily but I think it will come.” Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Some of the debate on the proposed changes to the intercounty hurling championship has been ‘very reactive,’ according to Paudie O’Neill, chair of Cro(...)

Joe Canning of Galway celebrates  at Croke Park in Dublin. Photograph:  (Photo By Eoin Noonan/Sportsfile via Getty Images

It has been the year of maroon redemption. After 29 winters of searching, the Tribes go roaring back to the west. Galway is a hurling county in its so(...)

CPA chairman  Michéal Briody. Photograph: Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile

On Tuesday the Club Players’ Association released their proposals for a national fixtures plan, which they believe would redress the imbalance betwee(...)

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