Daniel Kearney

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The nature of this year’s league actually did Limerick no favours. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

On this Sunday nine weeks ago, we had the ultimate Phoney War take place in Croke Park when Waterford and Limerick met in the league final. Go back a(...)

Daniel Kearney at Dublin Airport helping to launch the Aer Lingus-sponsored Fenway Hurling Classic. “The ultimate goal is the All-Ireland every year but it’s important for the All-Ireland not to be the only metric of success.”  Photograph: Sam Barnes/Sportsfile

It was another ultimately disappointing summer for the Cork hurlers. For the third time in five years, they won the Munster title and lost the subs(...)

The GAA’s decision not to distribute tickets through clubs, thereby creating an online backlog and physical queues for supporters wishing to attend Su(...)

From a starting point of being sceptical about staging both All-Ireland semi-finals on the same weekend, I ended up sold on the idea of it being a hur(...)

Galway’s Conor Whelan and Conor Cooney tangle with Patrick O’Connor and Jack Browne of Clare during their All-Ireland SHC semi-final at Croke Park. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

What was your favourite moment? Do take a minute now, no hurry at all. There had never been extra-time in an All-Ireland hurling semi-final in the his(...)

Séamus Harnedy celebrates scoring his side’s second goal against Clare during the Munster final victory at Thurles. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

This has been Séamus Harnedy’s best season so far for the Cork hurlers. Aged 28 he’s one game away from a third All-Ireland final (after the draw and(...)

Clare’s Shane O’Donnell: for a player who is so brilliant at securing possession, he is so frustrating in his reluctance to shoot. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

After the headlong gallop through the first part of the hurling championship, there’s a small bit of a break now for everyone left standing to take st(...)

Cork’s Bill Cooper tackles Patrick Maher of Tipperary in their Munster championshop clash in Thurles. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Tipperary 2-20 Cork 1-23 Two rounds in and the Munster championship is turning into exactly the nest of vipers everyone hoped for. Three of the teams(...)

Waterford’s Tadhg de Burca under pressure from Patrick Horgan of Cork. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Cork 0-21 Waterford 1-13 Cork led all through as they ensured their Division 1A survival with victory over Waterford at Páirc Uí Rinn. Having seen a(...)

Tipperary’s Jason Forde in action against  Colm Spillane of Cork in the Allianz Hurling League Division 1A game at  Semple Stadium. Photograph: Conor Wyse/Inpho

Tipperary 1-24 Cork 1-21 Tipperary manager Michael Ryan believes the intensity of Division 1A can bring out the best in teams. His men are now prepa(...)

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