Cyril Lyons

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Kilkenny manager Brian Cody celebrates at the final whistle of the  senior championship hurling semi-final in Croke Park on Saturday after his side’s 1-21 to 2-17 win over  Limerick. Photograph:    Tommy Dickson/Inpho

The All-Ireland semi-final was over and Brian Cody was doing his bit with the press. Kilkenny had come in as underdogs against the most physical side (...)

The half-time speech is a an integral weapon in every manager’s armoury.  Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Armagh played Kerry in the 2002 All-Ireland football final. By half-time, they were going down the swanee. They’d lost John McEntee to concussion. Ois(...)

Fr Harry Bohan: “When I hear what goes into preparing a Clare team now, I find it mind-boggling.” Photograph: Don Moloney/Press 22

Fr Harry Bohan, parish priest in Sixmilebridge, Co Clare, which he calls “the home of hurling”, was involved with various senior hurling teams in the (...)

Manager Davy Fitzgerald and selector Louis Mulqueen at the coalface during the Munster semi-final win over Tipperary. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Louis Mulqueen, selector with Davy Fitzgerald’s management team has been at the coalface of Clare hurling for three decades, preparing teams. He has s(...)