Wexford versus  Kilkenny in 2017  – Wexford Park is without doubt the most hostile environment I have ever played in. The Wexford fans have the ability to create a real noise level, an eerie vibe to the place. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

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Kilkenny’s Huw Lawlor tries to block Conor Whelan of Galway. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

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Tipperary’s Séamus Callanan celebrates scoring his side’s first goal against Cork in the Munster SHC  Round 1 match at Páirc Uí Chaoimh. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

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Tom Morrissey of Limerick with Pat Lyng of Kilkenny prior to this weekend’s U-21 hurling final. Photograph:  Sam Barnes/Sportsfile

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The winner of the One2Watch competition will be given the opportunity to pitch their idea to 1,200 attendees at the forthcoming FutureScope conference in Dublin

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Kilkenny’s Adrian Burke is put under pressure by Aaron Murphy of DCU during their Walsh Cup Round 1 match at  Dunmore, Kilkenny. Photograph: Inpho

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Dublin players after Under-21 championship defeat to Kilkenny. Inpho

Kilkenny 4-12 Dublin 2-16 Kilkenny goals, a familiar lament for so many fallen opponents, caused a significant upset in this Leinster under-21 (...)

Klkenny’s Conor Browne, Tommy Walsh, Donnacha O’Connor and Pat Lyng celebrate victory over Waterford at Croke Park. Photo: Tommy Grealy/Inpho

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