Joe Bergin

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Offaly line up for the Allianz  League clash against Laois in O’Moore Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Should it have come to this? The All-Ireland hurling championship has rarely been more open or egalitarian so there is a bitter irony that Offaly, th(...)

Laois’ Willie Dunphy scores the second goal of the game in the Allianz Hurling League Division 1B match against Offaly at  O’Moore Park in  Portlaoise. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Laois 3-17 Offaly 2-16 Laois heaped further misery on Offaly at O’Moore Park on Saturday night as a first-half blitz set them up for a crucial win in(...)

Players pile up in the Dublin goal during the Leinster SHC clash with Offaly. Photo: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Dublin 2-24 Offaly 0-13 Dublin duly administered the last rites to Offaly at Parnell Park on Sunday to consign the Midlanders to next year’s Joe McDo(...)

Current Offaly manager Kevin Martin in action against Kilkenny’s DJ Carey during the 2000 All-Ireland final – Offaly’s last appearance on hurling’s biggest stage. Photograph: Ray McManus/Sportsfile

It didn’t take Nostradamus to work out that Sunday’s Leinster hurling meeting of Dublin and Offaly at Parnell Park would be arguably the most importan(...)

Offaly’s Sean Gardiner Galway’s Conor Whelan in action at O’Connor Park, Tullamore, Co. Offaly. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Leinster SHC Galway 5-18 Offaly 2-15 This was neither the best Galway could have hoped for nor the worst they could have feared. They didn’t need to(...)

Offaly’s Shane Dooley scores a goal with a penalty. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Offaly 2-25 Dublin 1-15 Offaly delivered a performance of encouraging quality and intensity in hammering a disjointed Dublin by 13 points in their on(...)

Conor Gleeson will miss the All-Ireland hurling final after he was shown a red card in Waterford’s semi-final win over Cork. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Waterford will not take Conor Gleeson’s disciplinary process any further, having failed to get his red card downgraded to a yellow at the CHC on Monda(...)

Michael Meehan: back in the county panel but has yet to feature for Galway. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Former Galway All-Ireland winner Joe Bergin says Michael Meehan could be the player to give Galway the edge over Donegal – if he’s given his chance in(...)

Offaly’s Colin Egan is shown a red card in the first half. Photograph: Tom Beary/Inpho

Offaly 2-19 Galway 2-9 In the end, the result was all too predictable but there was still plenty of talking points as Galway navigated safe passage t(...)

Offaly’s Shane Dooley celebrates his goal with Joe Bergin. Photograph: Tom Beary/Inpho

Offaly 3-22 Laois 2-14 It was a day when Offaly’s scramble away from the trapdoor was a much more powerful motivational tool than Laois’ attempts to (...)

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