Jj Delaney

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Dublin players warm up before the All-Ireland final replay against Mayo in 2016.  Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

It was shortly before 4pm on the first Saturday of October in 2016. The Mayo team were out on the grass in Croke Park, sauntering around like teams sa(...)

 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(...)

Waterford full back Barry Coughlan in against Wexford last weekend. Photograph: Inpho/Morgan Treacy

Hurling is evolving. It’s there for everyone to see. It’s there for everyone to hear too – you can’t turn on the radio these days without coming acros(...)

Michael Ryan: The template for how to proceed with the riches arrayed in front of him is there to cut out and keep – Brian Cody’s template. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The All-Ireland champions went through the group stage of the league winning three matches, losing one and drawing the other. They finished top of th(...)

Tipperary’s Seamus Callanan: will pose a huge threat to the Limerick defence on Sunday. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

For many intercounty hurlers there’s a sense of yearly déjà vu. A groundhog day of sorts. On the last Sunday of July 2012 the Limerick senior hurling(...)