Dan Shanahan

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Waterford’s Noel Connors and goalkeeper Stephen O’Keeffe argue with the umpire after a goal was incorrectly awarded to Tipperary at the Gaelic Grounds. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The GAA isn’t going to be stampeded over the controversy generated by the ghost goal awarded to Tipperary in Sunday’s Munster championship match again(...)

Waterford’s manager Derek McGrath and Tipperary’s manager Michael Ryan at the final whistle of their Munster SHC clash. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

The goal that shouldn’t have been, the point that was but maybe wasn’t, and after another exhausting afternoon in the press box still nothing is decid(...)

Ulster’s John Cooney in action against Ospreys – injuries saw the scrumhalf moved to outhalf during the game. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

When Ulster had finished the unsettling humiliation of their coach in 2012 the Guardian newspaper ran a headline. “Brian McLaughlin shows success is s(...)

Dan Ahearne: born in Limerick 130 years ago today

Among the famous birthdays of April 12th – although famous might be overstating it now – is that of Dan Ahearne, an Irish and American athlete born in(...)

 Waterford hurlers on board an open-topped bus are greeted by thousands of fans in the city on Monday evening. Photograph:  Patrick Browne

If longing won All-Irelands then the current Waterford team would be crowned champions in the morning such was the warm reception they received Monday(...)

Micheál Donoghue: only when the final whistle went was the Galway manager swept up in the emotion of it all. Photograph: Sam Barnes/Sportsfile via Getty

They say All-Ireland finals are not necessarily won on the sideline, or in the making of substitutions, but they can be lost there, and for that Galwa(...)

Dejected Waterford players and staff after their All-Ireland final defeat. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Waterford manager Derek McGrath was unable to say for sure whether he would be back for another crack at winning Liam MacCarthy, or whether his team w(...)

Waterford  manager Derek McGrath. Photograph: Inpho/Dan Sheridan

The tunnel under the old stand in Thurles, first Sunday in June 2015. Waterford have just beaten Cork 3-19 to 1-21 and Derek McGrath has his first Mun(...)

Waterford manager Derek McGrath celebrates his team’s victory over Cork at Croke Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

For Derek McGrath, the feeling of leading his young side to an All-Ireland final almost had him stooped over in his chair afterwards trying to find t(...)

Waterford’s Austin Gleeson celebrates scoring his side’s third goal, a memorable individual effort, against Cork at Croke Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

 WATERFORD 4-19 CORK 0-20 Where to start? Cork, hot favourites and with the blood and bandages bandwagon in full cry, came to Croke Park as Muns(...)

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