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Inagh-Kilnamona have an injury concern over intercounty player Aidan McCarthy ahead of the Clare SHC Final against Ballyea on Sunday. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Saturday Dublin SHC: Kilmacud Crokes v Na Fianna, Parnell Park, 6.0 Na Fianna have emerged from their football chrysalis to reach a first hurling fi(...)

Daithí Burke is 28 and already has five All-Stars, a trend that suggests greatness. File photograph: Inpho

If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. It’s a saying that is true in life and it’s definitely applicable when you look across the hurling landscape this yea(...)

Richie English returns to the Limerick defence for their opening league game against Munster rivals Tipperary. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Saturday DIVISION 1A Westmeath v Galway, TEG Cusack Park, 2.0 – Live TG4 Westmeath are a little understrength – Aonghus Clarke is away and captain Co(...)

Limerick’s Gearoid Hegarty has been named Hurler of the Year after a fantastic 2020 season. File photograph: Inpho

Limerick wing forward, Gearóid Hegarty was announced as the 2020 Hurler of the Year in a remote broadcast ceremony on Saturday night when the PwC All (...)

Gearoid Hegarty celebrates Limerick’s win over Galway. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Limerick 0-27 Galway 0-24 After the champagne on Saturday night, the second All-Ireland hurling semi-final served up some flattish ale, as favourites(...)

Limerick’s Tom Morrissey and Aidan Harte of Galway in action during this year’s league clash. The sides meet again in an eagerly-awaited All-Ireland semi-final at Croke Park on Sunday. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

This would have been the weekend. Two All-Ireland hurling semi-finals wrapped around a couple of jamboree days in Croke Park. A gathering of the tribe(...)

Richie Hogan scores a goal for Kilkenny in their Leinster final win over Galway. Photograph: Inpho

On a frigid night in Croke Park, Brian Cody came to us radiating satisfaction. The press duties during this championship are conducted about halfway u(...)

Waterford goalkeeper Stephen O’Keeffe in action during their victory against Clare in the All-Ireland quarter-finals at Pairc Ui Chaoimh. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

An extraordinary weekend for Gaelic games in Tipperary started disappointingly with the loss of the All-Ireland crown on Saturday. It was the best per(...)

Galway’s Aidan Harte scores a late goal during the  All-Ireland SHC quarter-final against Tipperary at the  LIT Gaelic Grounds in Limerick. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Galway 3-23 Tipperary 2-24 The usual turbo-charged breathlessness from one of the most volatile rivalries in the old sport. Tipperary, the All-Irelan(...)

Limerick’s Tom Morrissey contests a high ball with Waterford’s Tadhg De Burca. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

A significant weekend for the hurling championship: we go into the last six with the pecking order not nearly as clear as it was going into Saturday. (...)

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