Galway’s David Burke is at the heart of everything they do. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

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Waterford’s Maurice Shanahan in action against Wexford’s Lee Chin during the Allianz Hurling League Division 1A match at Walsh Park. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

Waterford 0-19 Wexford 2-20   A tale of two counties: Wexford hitting January like an express train and Waterford still servicing the engine. A (...)

Joe Canning of Galway celebrates  at Croke Park in Dublin. Photograph:  (Photo By Eoin Noonan/Sportsfile via Getty Images

It has been the year of maroon redemption. After 29 winters of searching, the Tribes go roaring back to the west. Galway is a hurling county in its so(...)

Galway’s Jason Flynn  celebrates with the Liam McCarthy Cup. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Galway 0-26 Waterford 2-17 For all of the years they flashed into finals and didn’t quite sustain the dazzle, Galway hurlers won the county’s fifth A(...)

Galway’s Joe Canning in action against Tommy Ryan of Waterford. Canning was flawless on the frees during his side’s win on Sunday in Croke Park. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

An excellent and consistent season by Galway ended up with the All-Ireland. It was a deserved win and the way it happened wasn’t unpredictable but at (...)

Galway’s Conor Whelan and Jonathan Glynn challenge Barry Coughlan and Tadhg De Burca in the air during the All-Ireland SHC final. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Galway 0-26 Waterford 2-17 It ended with Joe Canning bending to take a sideline cut, killing the last bit of time the hurling season had in it. No so(...)

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