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 (...)

 Tipperary’s Ger Browne and Kilkenny’s Cillian Buckley during the Division 1A  league clash at Nowlan Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Allianz Hurling League Final Kilkenny v Tipperary, 3.30, Nowlan Park [Live, TG4] On a sunny afternoon, temporarily disrupting the apocalyptic weath(...)

Dublin’s Philly McMahon tussles for the ball with Galway’s  Eamonn Brannigan at Salthill. The two are set to face each other again at Croke Park in the Division One final. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

SATURDAY Allianz Football League - Division Two Down v Tipperary, Páirc Esler, Newry, 3.0 – The first of two leftover fixtures from the weather-ravag(...)

Galway in  a huddle before the encounter with Dublin. Some of the team’s greenhorns could do with  more testing games than  Division 1B can provide. Photograph: Tommy Grealy/Inpho

This time last year, the hurling world was aflame with discussion about Tipperary’s remorseless charge for two-in-a-row. They had just played out a sp(...)

Kilkenny’s Richie Leahy in action against Tipperary. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Kilkenny 2-22 Tipperary 2-21 Neither side was at full strength and the Allianz Hurling League still has all to play for both of them but this could h(...)

Conor Delaney of Kilkenny and Waterford’s Patrick Curran battle for possession during the Allianz Hurling League Division 1A game at Walsh Park. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Waterford 1-12 Kilkenny 1-20 Anyone doubting Brian Cody’s continued appetite for the arena would have been reassured by his post-match demeanour in W(...)

Kilkenny manager Brian Cody: Sunday was his 225th league and championship game in charge. Photograph: ©INPHO/ Ryan Byrne

Twenty league campaigns is the sort of punishment a man could only choose for himself. If you were a tinpot dictator handing down that sort of chokey (...)

St Kieran’s College 3-19 St Brigid’s Loughrea 1-9 St Kieran’s College flexed their hurling muscles and kept their hope of a fourth successive Croke C(...)