Eoin Kelly

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Brian Cody is looking to extend his long run of All-Ireland semi-final wins on Saturday. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The All-Ireland semi-final, August 2009. I remember standing there, waiting in my left-corner-back position where Hill 16 meets the Cusack Stand. I ha(...)

One of Liam Sheedy’s singular abilities as manager has been to demand that his teams produce the hunger to succeed. Photograph: Tom O’Hanlon/Inpho

There are patterns in sport. Saturday lunchtime brings Liam Sheedy and Tipperary back to the Gaelic Grounds, the venue that acted as their crossroads (...)

Tipperary goalkeeper Brian Hogan claims his first Hurling All  Stars awards and follows in the footsteps of his father, Ken, who won one in  1987. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Though there are occasionally years in which the announcement of the hurling All Star team causes a stir around the place, 2019 is unlikely to be one (...)

Bernard Brogan: ticked all the boxes as a top class forward during a spectacularly successful  career with Dublin. Photograph: Donall  Farmer/Inpho

In a funny way, the frustration of his last couple of years on the county panel was just about the only box that Bernard Brogan needed to tick in his (...)

St Kieran’s Adrian Mullen celebrates scoring his side’s third goal in the 2017 Croke Cup final. Mullen is the frontrunner for the Young Hurler of the Year award this year. Photo: Ken Sutton/Inpho

Liam Smith gets goose-bumps now even recalling the moment, primarily because it was such a seminal turning point for St Kieran’s College. They went in(...)

Cork and Limerick parade around Páirc Uí Chaoimh  before round three of the 2018 Munster Hurling Championship. Photograph: Inpho

John Considine has a clever metaphor for the evolution of the GAA’s stadium policy and the rush by so many counties to construct extravagant venues, w(...)

Photograph: Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters

A challenge to planning permission for a new Aldi supermarket in Laytown, Co Meath, has been dismissed by the High Court. Eoin Kelly, a structural e(...)

 Kilkenny goalkeeper Eoin Murphy is among the subs for Saturday’s Tipperary v Kilkenny: The Legends Return — a benefit match for Amanda Stapleton.  Photograph: Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile

On the weekend of the All Stars, Saturday will see nearly 30 of them in action in Borrisoleigh where Tipperary and Kilkenny will renew rivalry in a be(...)

Kilkenny beat Offaly by nine points in Nowlan Park. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Reform it and they will come A couple of weekends into the radical departure of the round robins in the Munster and Leinster hurling championships, t(...)

Shane McGrath and his disappointed Tipperary team-mates after the 2-17 to 0-20 league final defeat to Kilkenny at Nowlan Park  in 2013. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

There was just a minute gone in the second half of extra-time in the 2009 league final. A minute gone and nine to go and all money down. Noel McGrath(...)

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