Eddie Brennan

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Tipperary have a tendency to start slowly in the second half, something highlighted in their victory over Cork in the Munster quarter-final last month. Photograph: Inpho

Even by the standards of the genre, Kilkenny’s post-half-time destruction of Dublin last Saturday was a pretty gruesome sight. The game was a coin tos(...)

Essay-writing services might be attractive to under-pressure students, but using them constitutes plagiarism. Photograph: Steve Debenport/iStock

You have an avalanche of assessments, a flurry of essay deadlines and your exams are just around the corner. So, when you see an advert for a compa(...)

Walter Walsh in action against Clare. Walsh played in all of Kilkenny’s league and championship games last year. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Every team has their own ambition going into Allianz Hurling League, and for Kilkenny it’s about ending the drought. After three successive league tit(...)

Richie Power: celebrates one of his many goals on big days in Croke Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Hurler of the Year TJ Reid has said that Kilkenny colleague Richie Power’s retirement came as no surprise and revealed how his career was celebrated b(...)

 Dublin hurler Paul Schutte at Parnell Park: “There’s a nice little rivalry developing there between Dublin and Galway, seeing as we play each other so often now.”   Photo: Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile

Paul Schutte will miss Dublin’s Bord na Mona Walsh Cup semi-final clash with Galway and, for the sake of his battered shoulder, perhaps that’s just a(...)

Liam Griffin guided Wexford to an All-Ireland hurling title in 1996. “We had to think about this game in every aspect of it because we weren’t arrogant enough to think that we were so good that we could win otherwise”

Liam Griffin guided Wexford to an All-Ireland hurling title in 1996. It didn’t happen by chance. The devil is in the detail. After defeating Galway(...)

Cillian Buckley: “It’s turning into a fierce game of athleticism and fitness. It’s probably suiting me, and it is a place I enjoy playing.” Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

It’s now 31 days and so many hours since Kilkenny collected their 70th Leinster hurling title without much fuss, and it would appear that several posi(...)

Colin Dunford stays one step ahead of James Woodlock during  Waterford’s league semi-final win over Tipperary at Nowland Park. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Waterford have been in many ways the team of the year so far and I was mightily impressed by them in the semi-final when they should have beaten Co(...)

Kilkenny hurling legend Henry Shefflin with, from left,  Alice Brannigan (8), Hannah Brannigan (7) and twins Conor  and Tadhg Scanlon (7), at the launch of Kellogg’s renewed sponsorship deal with GAA Cúl Camps.

Henry Shefflin is in line to land a job on television as a hurling analyst before the start of the championship. It may mean that he has to be crit(...)

 Henry Shefflin is introduced as a late second-half substitute against Tipperary. Cody has opted to start the nine-time All-Ireland winner on the bench again for the replay. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

Less than an hour after his incandescent championship debut in the 2012 All-Ireland final replay against Galway, Walter Walsh responded to a question (...)

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