Eddie Brennan

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Hawk-Eye: the technology was called upon in the All-Ireland semi-final and during last weekend’s hurling final.

The GAA position on video-assisted technology in Gaelic games is that it is not under consideration at the moment. This championship season has seen(...)

Kilkenny’s goalkeeper Eoin Murphy in their  All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship semi-final against Limerick at  Croke Park on July 27th. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Eoin Murphy (Glenmore) Age: 29 Position: goalkeeper SHC debut: June 9th, 2013 v Offaly Honours: All-Ireland SHC 2011, ’12 (as panellist) and 2014 and (...)

Referee Seán Cleere looks on as Wexford and Tipperary players clash during  the All-Ireland hurling semi-final at Croke Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Twenty years ago this championship season saw the first introduction of red and yellow cards, which had its teething problems in an at the time notori(...)

All-Ireland poc fada champion Cillian Kelly, left, with his brother and 2019 Leinster champion Cathal Kelly and their parents Mary and Seamus Kiely at the launch of this year’s competition at Croke Park. Photograph. Photo by Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

Offaly hurling defender Cillian Kiely has called on officials to search for a non-native, “no bullshit” new manager to drag the county from the doldru(...)

Kerry manager Peter Keane with midfielder David Moran after their victory over Mayo in Killarney. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

After a day of sport that would leave anyone cloth-eyed and cross-eared, it is the happy duty of The Irish Times to relay that Novak Djokovic is on to(...)

Kilkenny’s TJ Reid battles with Stephen McDonnell of Cork during their All-Ireland SHC quarter-final at Croke Park. Photo: Gary Carr/Inpho

Three teams came to Croke Park looking for some form of redemption and another on a lap of honour, which they duly achieved with flying colours, but o(...)

Kilkenny’s TJ Reid: his team are extremely reliant on him  to make things happen. Photograph:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Cork v Kilkenny Croke Park, 2pm Live, RTÉ 2 This first quarter-final between the counties in six years will shed light on a couple of interesting (...)

Laois manager Eddie Brennan: who knows where he will end up as a manager? He has learned from the best, and he will keep learning because that’s the way he’s always been. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

The Kilkenny team holiday in 2007 took us to New Zealand, and I found myself rooming with Eddie Brennan. It was just a random pairing – it wasn’t like(...)

Ryan Mullaney leads the Laois celebrations at O’Moore Park, Portlaoise, after their victory over Dublin in the All-Ireland SHC preliminary quarter-final on Sunday. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Laois hurling people, Laois players and all the children that invaded O’Moore Park before, during and after this battle needed someone to spark the in(...)

Laois’ Ryan Mullaney celebrates after his team’s win over Dublin. Photograph: Inpho

Laois 1-22 Dublin 0-23 Afterwards a middle aged Laois man turned to his son: “We are used to tears on this pitch, not smiles. Look around you.” Ever(...)

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