John McGrath

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Kilkenny’s Walter Walsh comes under pressure from Tipperary’s Séamus Kennedy. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

All-Ireland SHC final, Kilkenny v Tipperary, Croke Park, 3.30 After all of the liberation theology of the past two years, Sunday’s All-Ireland hurlin(...)

Referee Seán Cleere looks on as Wexford and Tipperary players clash during  the All-Ireland hurling semi-final at Croke Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Twenty years ago this championship season saw the first introduction of red and yellow cards, which had its teething problems in an at the time notori(...)

The Hawkeye system was used for the first time at Croke Park in 2013. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Tipperary – and their supporters in the crowd of nearly 62,000 – may have been baffled by the sequence of events that led to a four-point swing in Su(...)

Kerry manager Peter Keane with midfielder David Moran after their victory over Mayo in Killarney. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

After a day of sport that would leave anyone cloth-eyed and cross-eared, it is the happy duty of The Irish Times to relay that Novak Djokovic is on to(...)

Limerick’s Kyle Hayes battles with  Tipperary’s Ronan Maher  during the Munster SHC round-robin game at Semple Stadium. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

Tipperary 1-22 Limerick 0-21 The hint of irrelevance about this collision of the All-Ireland champions and their most plausible successors never quit(...)

Tipperary’s James Barry and Declan Dalton of Cork. Tipperary were the story of the weekend. Photograph: James Crombie/inpho

Páirc Uí Chaoimh on Sunday, an evening as bright as the afternoon but considerably chillier with the final tidying away of a championship fixture taki(...)

Tipperary’s Dan McCormack claims a high ball during their Munster SHC clash. Photo: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Limerick 1-23 Tipperary 2-14 New format, same old relationship: in a match of measured advantages and score-for-score retaliations culminated inevita(...)

Jason Forde: was the outstanding player in the country in the league and merits a place in Tipperary’s starting championship attack.  Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

How do you put together a forward line? Plenty of intercounty teams are sitting down now in the middle of May, the summer on the table in front of the(...)

Waterford Manager Derek McGrath said his side’s next league game (against Cork) wasn’t a “must-win” but that he wanted to see them produced a performance. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

This week, even though the merest suggestion of spring has just emerged, the hurling league’s regulation season has already passed the half-way mark. (...)

Tipperary’s Patrick Maher is tackled by Wexford’s Liam Ryan during the Allianz Hurling League Division 1A match at  Semple Stadium in Thurles. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

Tipperary 3-21 Wexford 1-21 With plenty of fire and not too much fuss, Tipperary have put an end to Wexford’s unbeaten record of 2018 – Jason Forde p(...)

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