Jackie Tyrrell

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Conor Boylan in action for Limerick against Kilkenny  at Nowlan Park. The  average age of a young Limerick side augurs well for the county’s future prospects. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

It’s always tricky making long-term projections in a short-term context. Jackie Tyrrell’s comments last week about not seeing Limerick in the top thr(...)

Limerick’s Conor Boylan in action against Tipperary earlier this month. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

Limerick head to Nowlan Park tomorrow looking like they’ve wintered in a health spa. The only team in Division 1A with two wins from two, the best poi(...)

Former Limerick hurler Andrew O’Shaughnessy in attendance at the Laochra Gael launch at the Dean Hotel in Dublin. Photograph: Matt Browne/Sportsfile

To be talking seriously about hurling before Valentine's Day always feels thoroughly indecent but some subjects are unavoidable. Limerick’s breakneck(...)

Jim Gavin: Dublin’s manager will be keen to see his side maintain momentum in the league as they prepare for a tilt at an historic five All-Ireland titles in a row. Photograph: Dara MacDonaill

Seán Moran Football 1 Can/will anyone challenge Dublin? Yes but not with the sort of consistency to depose them. Kerry showed two years ago however (...)

 Kilkenny goalkeeper Eoin Murphy is among the subs for Saturday’s Tipperary v Kilkenny: The Legends Return — a benefit match for Amanda Stapleton.  Photograph: Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile

On the weekend of the All Stars, Saturday will see nearly 30 of them in action in Borrisoleigh where Tipperary and Kilkenny will renew rivalry in a be(...)

Galway manager Kevin Walsh and Dublin manager Jim Gavin  shake hands after the  All-Ireland SFC semi-final at Croke Park on Saturday.  Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Ominous Jim Gavin warning: a cohort lies waiting in the shadows. Dublin in these dwindling twenty-teens hunt down Kerry greatness of the ’70s and ’80(...)

Kilkenny goalkeeper Eoin Murphy: “He’s the best in the game now and when he’s finished, he’ll be one of the best ever.”

The making of hurling’s best goalkeeper started with a game where he didn’t play in goal. Just over a week out from the 2011 All-Ireland final, Kilken(...)

 Belgium’s Adnan Januzaj celebrates his goal against England. Photograph: Getty Images

Belgium won the battle of the ‘B’ teams against England last night, and their reward? A World Cup last-16 clash with Japan. England meanwhile - beaten(...)

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 (...)

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