Mick Fennelly

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Dublin’s Sean Moran in action against Limerick’s Peter Casey. The Cuala defender plays an important role in Dublin’s system. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Carton House, Maynooth, Co Kildare. That stunning drive from the entrance gate up to the 18th century Manor House. Passing sun-drenched golfers as the(...)

Ballyhale Shamrocks’ Adrian Mullen celebrates scoring a goal with Eoin Cody. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Ballyhale Shamrocks (Kilkenny) 2-21 Ballyboden St Enda’s (Dublin) 0-11 Never let it be said that Ballyhale don’t know how to share the credit around.(...)

Sky Sports will show 14 games exclusively during the 2018 GAA football and hurling championships. Photo: Inpho

Sky Sports will broadcast 20 live GAA fixtures over the summer, including exclusive showings of five of the new Super 8 matches in the football champi(...)

Kilkenny’s Pádraig Walsh under pressure from David Dempsey of Limerick in their All-Ireland senior hurling championship match at Nowlan Park. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

I have a big dilemma this weekend. Coldplay are coming to Croke Park and I’d love to go. But I’m fairly sure I’ll end up going to Semple Stadium. If I(...)

Kilkenny’s Walter Walsh is tackled by Waterford’s Tadhg De Burca during last Sunday’s semi-final clash at Croke Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

I didn’t give Waterford much of a chance last Sunday. Rediscovering top gear after the Munster final trimming from Tipperary seemed too great a leap a(...)

Waterford’s Maurice Shanahan reacts towards Shane Prendergast of Kilkenny after scoring a point during the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship semi-final at Croke Park. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Waterford, in these coming days, enter the realm of sports psychology. Some history: only time they ever beat Kilkenny in championship was the 1959 A(...)

 Darren Sweetnam  playing for Cork in the national hurling league. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

In their weepier moments, it doesn’t take much for Cork supporters to see him there, dropping anchor between centre back and midfield, running all day(...)

Kilkenny hurler TJ Reid at the launch of Cúl Heroes. Photo: Sportsfile

Current Hurler of the Year TJ Reid believes that Kilkenny may have to look at deploying a sweeper in the future. The All-Ireland champions drop player(...)

Lar Corbett scored a spectacular hat-trick in the 2010 All-Ireland hurling final against Kilkenny, to win his second All-Ireland and help deprive Cats of five titles in a row. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Not many players “come out of nowhere” to win two All-Irelands plus a hurler of the year award, but then Lar Corbett is no ordinary player. Now, at 34(...)

Anthony Cunningham’s Galway produced a loose performance as they lost to Brian Cody’s Kilkenny at Croke Park on Sunday. Photograph: Inpho

Loose Galway lack shock and awe Galway hurlers have done better than most against Kilkenny in the Brian Cody era (three wins, equalled only by Cork) b(...)

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