Declan Hannon

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Tipperary’s John McGrath eludes Limerick’s Richie English  during the Munster championship clash at Thurles. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

Borrowing a metaphor from another sport, there was an element of shadow boxing to events in Thurles, a phony war where neither eventual winners Tipper(...)

Limerick’s Kyle Hayes battles with  Tipperary’s Ronan Maher  during the Munster SHC round-robin game at Semple Stadium. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

Tipperary 1-22 Limerick 0-21 The hint of irrelevance about this collision of the All-Ireland champions and their most plausible successors never quit(...)

Dan Morrissey returns to the Limerick side for Sunday’s Munster round-robin hurling match against Tipperary. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

All-Ireland champions Limerick have done a spot of rotation for Sunday’s final provincial round-robin against the team of the championship so far, Tip(...)

Cork’s Aidan Walsh and Shane Kingston contest for the ball with Richie English and Dan Morrissey of Limerick. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Cork 1-26 Limerick 1-19 Uh, oh! After a few ominous scraping noises, Limerick’s unsinkable championship status hit the iceberg just at the end of th(...)

 Aaron Gillane of Limerick, who meet  Waterford  in this Sunday’s Division 1 decider at Croke Park at 2pm. Photograph:  Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

Aaron Gillane is a creature of habit, a slave to routine, and he’ll begin Allianz League final day with a breakfast he’s had many times before: eggs a(...)

Gearóid Hegarty shoots under pressure from Lee Cleere of Laois during the Allianz Hurling League Division 1 quarter-Final at O’Moore Park. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

Laois 0-11 Limerick 2-22 All-Ireland champions Limerick have a, Allianz Hurling League semi-final to look forward to for the fourth year running fol(...)

Limerick’s Declan Hannon. “Time has flown really. 2018 was great and all, but it’s well and truly over at this stage.” Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Whatever else Declan Hannon sounds certain about it’s that 2018 is now put to bed. Tucked in, cuddled up, lights out. Not all Limerick hurling suppor(...)

 Limerick’s Cian Lynch is the 2018 Hurler of the Year.

All-Ireland champions Limerick equalled the county’s best return with six PwC All Star awards at Friday’s presentation banquet in Dublin’s Convention (...)

Limerick’s Mike Casey keeps a close eye on Galway’s Jonathan Glynn during the key match-up in the All-Ireland hurling final. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

There’s nothing like the day after an All-Ireland win. The slagging, the sense that nothing is a hassle, the satisfaction that runs through every conv(...)

Galway’s Daithi Burke is unable to stop Graeme Mulcahy of Limerick scoring a goal. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Limerick 3-16, Galway 2-18 Forty-five years later the golden streamers fluttered down on Limerick to gild one of the most yearned-for triumphs in hur(...)

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