Gearoid McInerney’s Galway team and Limerick last met in last year’s All-Ireland semi-final. File photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Saturday NHL Division 1B - Laois v Dublin, O’Moore Park (5.00, live on GAAGO) Referee: Paud O’Dwyer (Carlow) Laois didn’t deserve the hefty beating (...)

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(...)

Gearoid Hegarty celebrates Limerick’s win over Galway. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Limerick 0-27 Galway 0-24 After the champagne on Saturday night, the second All-Ireland hurling semi-final served up some flattish ale, as favourites(...)

I think of this rivalry like the vicious killer clown in the horror movie IT. The clown is called Pennywise and he awakens from the underground world every 27 years to feed his need. The Tipperary-Galway rivalry was asleep since the late 80s. It’s now back in all its glory and hopefully it stays around for a while longer. There are too many good players for it to vanish underground. Photograph: Warner Bros/New Line Cinema

As I left Thurles on Sunday evening in the crisp darkness it felt like the weekend was summed up by a phrase that was in use elsewhere in the sporting(...)

Colin Fennelly lifts the Bob O’Keeffe Cup after Kilkenny’s win over Galway. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Kilkenny 2-20 Galway 0-24 In all things, there must be a little room made for genius. Richie Hogan ended 2019 walking from the pitch in Croke Park, b(...)

Galway’s Brian Concannon celebrates scoring a goal against Wexford. Photograph: Inpho

Galway 1-27 Wexford 0-17 If we wondered what Galway would bring to the 2020 winter, their answer surely didn’t want for heat. They shouldered We(...)

Dublin’s Chris Crummy celebrates after the Leinster SHC round-robin game against Galway  at Parnell Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Dublin 3-19 Galway 0-24 At the end, the Galway crowd turned around the press box and asked and asked. How? What? Why? It took minutes/centuries for t(...)

Cathal Mannion with Kilkenny’s Paddy Deegan at Nowlan Park. The Galway man gave a master class in forward play during the Leinster championship clash. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The hurling landscape certainly changed at the weekend but it also took on a familiar look. Both Limerick and Galway answered sceptics with performanc(...)

Kildare midfielder Kevin Feely ran 11.79km during a championship  match last season. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Intercounty players are being assessed like never before – GPS tracker pods are now measuring exactly how far, fast and often they run in a match. Bu(...)

Galway’s Daithi Burke is unable to stop Graeme Mulcahy of Limerick scoring a goal. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Limerick 3-16, Galway 2-18 Forty-five years later the golden streamers fluttered down on Limerick to gild one of the most yearned-for triumphs in hur(...)

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