Francis Forde

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Joe Canning: “I don’t know when and I don’t know how or who’s going to sort it but hopefully from our players’ perspective, it gets sorted sooner rather than later.” Photograph: Colm O’Neill/Inpho

Former Hurler of the Year, Joe Canning has expressed fears that the current impasse in Galway hurling will set the county back for years. He was speak(...)

Limerick’s Colin Ryan scores the winning free in last year’s 1B final. Photograph:  Inpho/Oisín Keniry. All photos by Inpho

Carlow   Carlow’s James Doyle scores a goal Manager: Colm Bonnar (3rd season) Selectors: Adrian Corcoran, Conor Phelan and Mar(...)

Limerick’s Shane Dowling celebrates scoring his side’s third goal in the  All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship final at Croke Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Just like that, Limerick, the forgotten county of hurling, the county seemingly locked in a time warp of regrets, has been revitalised after a summer (...)

Francis Forde in action against Dublin in 2002. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

When the Galway footballers shot like a comet across the sky in the summer of 1998, Francis Forde was struck by what seemed to be an inherent know-how(...)

Joe Canning: all set to take his place for Galway in the semi-final against Tipperary.  Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Joe Canning is fit to face Tipperary in the All-Ireland semi-final according to Galway hurling coach Francis Forde, and he moved to quash rumours tha(...)

Castlehaven players celebrate after defeating Nemo Ranger in the 2013 Cork county senior club football championship final. The sides face each other again in this year’s final. Photograph: Inpho

Saturday Wexford SFC final St Martin’s v St James’s, Innovate Wexford Park, 4.0 – Two interesting stories: Martin’s going for a senior double after t(...)

 Seán Gillane SC: said the jury would hear medical evidence that Liam  Manley died from mechanical asphyxia as he was trapped in the chute. Photograph by Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A maintenance man has told a murder trial of his shock when a man’s body came down a refuse chute he was trying to unblock in an apartment complex in (...)

St Oliver Plunkett’s/Eoghan Ruadh’s Bernard Brogan: will bid  to earn a county final place with his club when they face St Jude’s. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Today Dublin SFC semi-finals (Parnell Park) St Oliver Plunkett’s v St Jude’s, 3.30 – Widely assumed to have missed the bus in recent years, Plunke(...)