Henry Shefflin

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Tipperary’s Mickey Cahill in action against Cork’s Shane Kingston during the Munster championship clash at Thurles.  Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

A season can change in a half-time break. It’s happened before and it will happen again. I don’t know what was said in the Tipperary dressingroom on S(...)

Galway’s Conor Whelan battles with Kilkenny’s Pádraig Walsh at Croke Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Maybe it is only now that the Galway hurling clans will feel as if they belong. Their inclusion in the Leinster championship has worked and the sight (...)

TJ Reid: “Eoghan O’Donnell [Dublin] did a fabulous job and hurled very well but his concentration was on TJ . . .it is very difficult to play against that,” said Shefflin. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Record All-Ireland medal holder, turned pundit, Henry Shefflin has paid tribute to his club-mate and successor as Kilkenny’s scoring linchpin, TJ Reid(...)

PJ Delaney of Kilkenny chased by Ruairi Boland of Dublin in the 1998 Leinster Hurling Championship. Photograph: Vesna Djilas/Inpho

This Sunday, Dublin face Kilkenny in the championship at Parnell Park for the first time in 20 years. It feels like a lifetime away and is milestoned (...)

TJ Reid: series of impressive performances helped drive new-look Kilkenny to another league title. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

It’s only two years ago that TJ Reid balked at comparisons between himself and Henry Shefflin, his club mate and former Kilkenny colleague. “I’ll nev(...)

Shane McGrath and his disappointed Tipperary team-mates after the 2-17 to 0-20 league final defeat to Kilkenny at Nowlan Park  in 2013. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

There was just a minute gone in the second half of extra-time in the 2009 league final. A minute gone and nine to go and all money down. Noel McGrath(...)

Surgery would rule out Bernard Brogan for the reason of the season: given he turns 34 in April, it would also likely bring the curtain down on his stellar intercounty career. Photograph: Inpho

The Dublin football management are exploring the medical options in order to keep alive some hope that Bernard Brogan may yet play a part in this summ(...)

Con O’Callaghan scores an early goal for Dublin in the All-Ireland final victory over Mayo at Croke Park.  Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

There is scarcely an English-speaking country in the world where one sport is so dominant, as football is in England. From a situation even 25 years (...)

Niall Donohue in action for Galway in 2013. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

“One other person that I can’t let today pass without mentioning. He was soldiering with us for years. A good friend of mine, a first cousin of Conor (...)

Cork’s Rena Buckley lifting the  O’Duffy Cup. There are certain things in life like taxes and death, but you can add  Buckley winning an All-Ireland medal to that list.  Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

Andrea Pirlo reflected in his book I Think Therefore I Play about the infamous Liverpool comeback against AC Milan in the 2005 Champions League final,(...)

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