Evan Niland

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Limerick celebrate their All-Ireland final victory over Waterford. They remain very much the team to beat in advance of this year’s championship. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Seán Moran 1. Is there a team capable of stopping Limerick? If so, who? And more to the point, how? Galway were the obvious answer last year and to (...)

Cathal Mannion in full flow against Cork. His form is   key for Galway  as his loss in the semi-final last year was so crucial. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The league is over. The championship is more or less here. Nobody is going to get any fitter or stronger by the time the first ball is thrown in next (...)

Joe Canning scores Galway’s second goal against Waterford during the high-scoring league clash at at Pearse Stadium. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

GALWAY 4-28 WATERFORD 3-23 A sunny afternoon in Salthill saw Galway eventually burst into life to leave Waterford standing and uncomprehending. How d(...)

Evan Niland prepares to take a free for Galway in the win over Limerick at Pearse Stadium Salthill. “Three weeks in a row is tough going but we will take confidence from this game and look forward to next week.” Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

One of the most notable aspects of the two rounds of the hurling league to date has been the big scoring totals by free-takers. This continues a trend(...)

Galway’s Joseph Cooney is tackled by Limerick’s  Diarmaid Byrnes during the league clash at Salthill. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

It never takes the GAA long to get its storylines up and running again. The new season is still taking its first steps but already the intriguing th(...)

Galway’s Joe Canning and Gearoid Hegarty of Limerick in action during Sunday’s league encounter. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Galway 0-26 Limerick 1-17 Part of the reason the clash between Limerick and Galway in last year’s championship was so eagerly anticipated was the bel(...)

Richie English returns to the Limerick defence for their opening league game against Munster rivals Tipperary. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Saturday DIVISION 1A Westmeath v Galway, TEG Cusack Park, 2.0 – Live TG4 Westmeath are a little understrength – Aonghus Clarke is away and captain Co(...)

Galway: Successive victories over Cork and Tipperary   left the hurling faithful in the county greatly heartened. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The suspension of all GAA activity this week may permanently curtail this year’s Allianz Leagues but Galway hurlers arguably have already got what the(...)

Paul Crummey scores a goal for UCD in the  Fitzgibbon Cup games against NUI Galway at Belfield. Photograph:  Oisín Keniry/Inpho

UCD and NUI Galway had to content themselves with a share of the spoils as they drew 3-12 to 1-18 in their opening Fitzgibbon Cup Group A encounter at(...)

Dublin’s Fergal Whitley in action against  Garry Molloy of Wexford during the Bord Gáis Energy Leinster Under-21 Hurling Championship Semi-Final at  Parnell Park. Photograph: Oisín Keniry/Inpho

Wexford 3-15 Dublin 3-12 Wexford advanced to the final of the Leinster under-21 hurling decider after getting the better of Dublin by three points at(...)

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