Limerick’s Richie English in action against  Kilkenny’s Ciarán Wallace during the  New York Hurling Classic at  Citi Field in  Queens. Photograph: Emily Harney/Inpho

Kilkenny 64 Limerick 40 Kilkenny are champions of the inaugural New York Hurling Classic after a convincing 24-point win over Limerick at Citi Field (...)

Carlow’s James Doyle in action against  Kilkenny’s TJ Reid and Richie Leahy during the Leinster SHC game at  Netwatch Cullen Park. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

Carlow 1-14 Kilkenny 3-22 Kilkenny’s hurlers struck for a Colin Fennelly goal on 18 seconds of this Leinster SHC tie to signal an early scoring rush(...)

Séamus Flanagan celebrates the superbly-worked   Limerick goal which effectively put paid to Dublin’s chances in the league semi-final at Nowlan Park. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

During the week I tweeted a picture I took during the Limerick v Dublin semi-final last Sunday. It came after Kyle Hayes caught a puck-out, leading t(...)

Wexford’s Liam Óg McGovern scores a point against Kilkenny. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Wexford 1-19 Kilkenny 1-12 This is not a pursuit for serious folk. If mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the midday sun, what does it say for the rest(...)

 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(...)

Bennettsbridge players celebrate their victory over Abbeyknockmoy in the All -Ireland intermediate club final at Croke Park in 2016. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Time spins in ruthless loops and it doesn’t take much for the old certainties to get lost in the cyclone. When Bennettsbridge lost the 1974 county fi(...)

Limerick’s Tom Morrissey celebrates scoring a late point. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Limerick 0-27 Kilkenny 1-22 That’s the way to make history. Limerick came to Thurles on Sunday afternoon seeking a first championship win over Kilken(...)

Galway’s Jonathan Glynn claims a high ball last Sunday. The All-Ireland champions were found wanting in a number of areas in the drawn match. Photograph: Inpho/Tommy Dickson

I went to Croke Park last Sunday, ready to confirm that Galway had allayed the suspicions I had about them by the time the league had ended. Wins over(...)

Kilkenny’s Enda Morrissey and Cillian Buckley in action against  Lee Chin and Rory O’Connor of Wexford during the  Leinster SHC round-robin  match at Nowlan Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Kilkenny 0-22 Wexford 1-18 On a broiling night in Kilkenny, the Leinster Championship spoke up for itself at last. A rollicking encounter ended with (...)

Kilkenny’s John Donnelly and Ben Conneely of Offaly compete for the ball. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Kilkenny 2-19 Offaly 1-13 Kilkenny made it two wins from two in this year’s Leinster senior hurling championship, but the Cats know they’ll have to r(...)

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