Henry Shefflin

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Galway’s Cathal Mannion and Dan Morrissey of Limerick in action during the All-Ireland final. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Is hurling a private members’ club? When all is said and done, will it always be the same eight or nine counties at the banquet with the rest of Ire(...)

John Kiely: bids to lead Limerick to their first All-Ireland senior hurling title since 1973 when they take on holders Galway at Croke Park on Sunday. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The RTÉ radio documentary, Who Fears to Speak of ’98 got a rerun at the weekend. Originally broadcast in 2008 on the 10th anniversary of the hurling s(...)

The Game – The Story of Hurling tracks the history of hurling. Photograph: Donall Farmer

Lorry Ladies Monday, BBC One, 7.30pm Angela Rippon is a trailblazer. Back in the 1970s, she became the first woman to regularly present the news for(...)

“It’s a physical game,” says  Kilkenny manager Brian Cody with trademark flat realism. “Above all else it is a game of skill.”

Croke Park at sunset. “Hurling’s a game for the gods, and gods played,” croons Micheál Ó Muircheartaigh, 87 years young, as Waterford’s sideline cut t(...)

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(...)

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