Lar Corbett

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Lar Corbett’s Coppingers in Thurles was the subject of a complaint in two parts: promoting alcohol in a way that could be harmful; and an image offensive to the complainant as a Catholic.

A pub belonging to former Tipperary hurling star Lar Corbett has been rapped over the knuckles by the advertising watchdog for its use of an image of (...)

 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(...)

Nenagh and Clonoulty-Rossmore will contest the Tipperary SHC final. Photo: Inpho

Tipperary senior hurling champions Thurles Sarsfields’ “drive for five” hit the wall in Thurles as they lost their semi-final by 2-18 to 2-15 to Nenag(...)

Kilkenny goalkeeper Eoin Murphy: “He’s the best in the game now and when he’s finished, he’ll be one of the best ever.”

The making of hurling’s best goalkeeper started with a game where he didn’t play in goal. Just over a week out from the 2011 All-Ireland final, Kilken(...)

Limerick’s Cian Lynch in action against Waterford in the Munster Hurling Championship at  Gaelic Grounds on Sunday. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Back in 2013, Tony Kelly had the hurling world at his feet. Hurler of the Year, Young Hurler of the Year, All-Ireland winner, the lot. Greatness was b(...)

Waterford selector Dan Shanahan confronts the umpires after the game. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

Controversy like that which swept through the Gaelic Grounds, has an unfortunate tendency in the GAA to disadvantage the afflicted. The herculean effo(...)

Shane McGrath and his disappointed Tipperary team-mates after the 2-17 to 0-20 league final defeat to Kilkenny at Nowlan Park  in 2013. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

There was just a minute gone in the second half of extra-time in the 2009 league final. A minute gone and nine to go and all money down. Noel McGrath(...)

Tipperary’s Lar Corbett and Kilkenny’s Jackie Tyrrell during the 2011 All-Ireland Senior Championship Final. In his autobiography, Tyrrell gives a very honest account of the extent he went to “to drive Lar mad”. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Norman Mailer wouldn’t have known a sliotar if it was waved in his face. But the famously macho titan of American literature loved talking balls so he(...)

Head-to-head duel: Galway’s Daithí Burke v Tipp’s Séamus Callanan. Photograph:   Inpho/Lorraine O’Sullivan

The best way to describe your state of mind going into an All-Ireland semi-final is maybe to jump forward for a minute and talk about what it’s like t(...)

Tipperary’s Padraic Maher and Dan McCormack put the shackles on Dublin’s  Donal Burke. An outclassed Dublin still managed to score 1-19 on the day. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

There’s no good reason to be in the All-Ireland quarter-finals. Being there is a reminder that something went wrong for you. Tipperary have a few wins(...)

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