Henry Shefflin

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Limerick’s Aaron Gillane and Diarmaid Byrnes celebrate the All-Ireland victoryat Croke Park. Photograph: Tom Honan

Joanne Cantwell reminded us of how Limerick captain Declan Hannon summed up the oddness of it all earlier in the week. “It’s gas,” he said, “putting u(...)

Richie Hogan scores a goal for Kilkenny in their Leinster final win over Galway. Photograph: Inpho

On a frigid night in Croke Park, Brian Cody came to us radiating satisfaction. The press duties during this championship are conducted about halfway u(...)

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 (...)

Clare’s Tony Kelly and Gearóid Hegarty of Limerick in the Munster GAA Senior Hurling Championship quarter-final at Semple Stadium last Sunday. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

As I watched the NFL on Sunday evening and as players from the Chiefs and Broncos bounced off each other in the snowy Denver stadium, the penny droppe(...)

If Michael Fennelly is to bring Offaly back into contention as a senior hurling county, it will be by emphasising core traits of togetherness. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Michael Fennelly once said that one of the hardest championship hours he ever spent was against Offaly. It was in 2008 and it left its mark on him. Ki(...)

Ballyhale Shamrocks’ Richie Reid celebrates with teammates after beating Dicksboro in the Kilkenny Senior Hurling Championship final at UPMC Nowlan Park. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Ballyhale Shamrocks 5-19 Dicksboro 1-10 The use of substitutes by the respective management teams told a tale of how the Kilkenny SHC final unfo(...)

David Clifford is back from suspension for East Kerry’s clash with Mid Kerry in Saturday’s Kerry football  final. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Saturday Cavan SFC final Crosserlough v Kingscourt Stars, Kingspan Breffni Park, 7.15 – Live RTÉ2 Kingscourt are back in a final for the first time (...)

 Michael Walsh: “You can argue about an All-Star or Team of the Decade or something like that but you can’t argue with Henry Shefflin having 10 All-Irelands.” Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

A reluctant hero? It’s fair to say Michael ‘Brick’ Walsh ticks that box. You’ll know him as the Waterford hurling great who was included on just abou(...)

Joey Holden of Ballyhale Shamrocks holds the cup aloft after the All-Ireland club hurling final win over Borris-Ileigh at Croke Park. Photograph: Tom O’Hanlon/Inpho

Change the dates, change the opposition, it makes no odds. Ballyhale and Corofin remain what they are, the dominant club teams in their respective cod(...)

Ballyhale players celebrate at the final whistle. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Ballyhale Shamrocks (Kilkenny) 0-18 Borris-Ileigh (Tipperary) 0-15 On a memorable weekend for Kilkenny hurling, Ballyhale Shamrocks made history by b(...)

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