Referee Cathal McAllister admonishes Grey Kennedy as he returns to the sideline after catching the ball from Kilkenny’s TJ Reid’s quickly-taken short free at Nowlan Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

You have to hand it to Gregory Kennedy. (And sure even if you puck it at him, he’ll just catch it and throw it back.) Ah, come on. I know we’re all (...)

Henry Shefflin celebrates one of his two goals in the 2000 All-Ireland final victory over Offaly, the first of nine Celtic Crosses for the great Ballyhale club man. Photograph: Tom Honan/Inpho

It could be the last time. As so often with All-Ireland hurling finals and Henry Shefflin, speculation cloaks the unflappable Ballyhale man. He has ac(...)