Mickey Cahill

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Tipperary’s Mickey Cahill in action against Cork’s Shane Kingston during the Munster championship clash at Thurles.  Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

A season can change in a half-time break. It’s happened before and it will happen again. I don’t know what was said in the Tipperary dressingroom on S(...)

Galway’s Joe Canning watches his match-winning point go over the bar in the All-Ireland SHC semi-final against Tipperary  at Croke park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Galway 0-22 Tipperary 1-18 The dependably oscillating rivalry between Galway and Tipperary continues to go this way and that. For the third year in a(...)

Galway’s Niall Burke and Conor Whelan pressurise  Cathal Barrett of Tipperary during the league final at the Gaelic Grounds. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

After watching Tipperary underperform so badly last Sunday, I came away thinking about what it means to be flat. No matter how well you’re going, a fl(...)

Galway captain David Burke receives the cup from President Michael D Higgins. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Whatever way you called this league final, you didn’t call it this way. If you imagined one team winning by 16 points, you didn’t reckon on it being G(...)

 Darren Gleeson saves a shot from Jason Flynn during Tipperary’s heavy NHL final defeat to Galway. Photgraph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Galway 3-21 Tipperary 0-14 For the third year in a row, the Allianz Hurling League goes to a team from Division 1B. For the first time since 2010, Ga(...)

Dominant figure: Tipperary’s Tomas Hamill (right) in action against Clare  at Semple Stadium last Sunday. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

With just over 15 minutes left against Clare last week, Kildangan’s Paul Flynn made his senior debut for Tipperary and contributed a nimble 0-2. “Fas(...)

Tipperary’s Pádraic Maher: “If we had lost yesterday it would have been very hard to come back.” Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Of this much Pádraic Maher is convinced: for the chosen few there would be no way back from another Kilkenny defeat. Forget about Maher’s six Munster(...)

James Barry in action in the  Munster GAA Hurling Senior Championship quarter-final against Cork in  Semple Stadium in May. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

In the spring of 2014, Tipperary had a frog in their throat. They were conceding goals, too many of them – and far too many in the same way. In the b(...)

Cratloe’s Pádraic Collins scores his side’s goal despite the efforts of Pádraic Maher of Thurles Sarsfields during the  AIB Munster Club Senior Hurling Club semi-final at Cusack Park in  Ennis. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Cratloe 1-18 Thurles Sarsfields 0-14Cratloe’s winter of wonder continues, their 1-18 to 0-14 win over Thurles Sarsfields here propelling them into the(...)

Patrick Maher scores  Tipperary’s goal during  the  All-Ireland SHC Final at Croke Park. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Kilkenny 3-22 Tipperary 1-28When the heart-rate returns to something approaching normality, when the adrenaline fades and we all slide back to our wor(...)