John Conlon

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Limerick manager John Kiely addresses his squad at Croke Park. They face a league final and Munster championship opener against Clare at Semple Stadium on Sunday. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

In one way, nowhere was an enforced rupture to the intercounty season less welcome than in Limerick. By the end of the league, they were like a race (...)

Dublin’s Seán Moran in action against Wexford during the Allianz Hurling League. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Saturday LEINSTER SHC QUARTER-FINAL Dublin v Laois, Croke Park, 6.0 – Live on Sky Sports Mix Referee: Paud O’Dwyer (Carlow) Fadó, fadó – during the l(...)

Clare’s Tony Kelly and Cian Lynch of Limerick will go head-to-head in Sunday’s Munster SHC quarter-final which doubles as the league final. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

It’s a Munster hurling quarter-final, doubling as the league final, with a second chance for whoever loses, and Tony Kelly and Cian Lynch agree on one(...)

Clare manager Brian Lohan on the sideline at Cusack Park in Ennis for the Allianz Hurling League Division 1B game against Dublin at Cusack Park in Ennis. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

The best-laid plans. Clare hurlers were rolling along nicely, having won their division and qualified straight into the Allianz League semi-finals. It(...)

Wexford’s Kevin Foley is challenged byClare’s John Conlon during the Allianz Hurling League Division 1B game at  Chadwicks Wexford Park. Photograph:  Tom O’Hanlon/Inpho

Wexford 0-15 Clare 0-18 Away from all the Sicilian stuff, this Allianz Hurling League tilt turned into an absorbing contest with Wexford simply runn(...)

 Greg Murphy, formerly of Cork and now with Abu Dhabi Na Fianna and a sub on the 2018 All-Stars, is tackled by Cork’s Patrick Horgan  at Zayed Sport City in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Photograph:  Ray McManus/Sportsfile

2018 All Stars 9-16 2019 All Stars 8-9 Showcasing what we must assume as axiomatically greater hunger, the 2018 PwC All Stars beat their 2019 counter(...)

John Conlon: “They’re a great management team. Brian has done so much for Clare hurling as a player and has a good record as a manager.” Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

If 2018 went down as John Conlon’s best season, this year provided a glum counter-balance. Awarded his first PwC All Star 12 months ago, his influenc(...)

Clare’s Shane O’Donnell collides with with Cork goalkeeper Anthony Nash and Damien Cahalane during the Munster SHC round-robin match at Cusack Park in Ennis. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Clare 2-23 Cork 2-18 Clare came out on top over Cork by five points at Cusack Park, Ennis on Sunday but it still wasn’t enough to stay in this year’s(...)

Wexford versus  Kilkenny in 2017  – Wexford Park is without doubt the most hostile environment I have ever played in. The Wexford fans have the ability to create a real noise level, an eerie vibe to the place. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

There’s a bit of a World War II feel about the hurling championship, with battle being waged on two fronts – Eastern (Leinster) and Southern (Munster)(...)

Kilkenny’s Adrian Mullen in action against Carlow. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

SATURDAY LEINSTER SHC ROUND 4 Wexford v Carlow, Innovate Wexford Park, 7.0 Nothing has gone Carlow’s way in this championship. The fixture list was m(...)

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