Nicky English

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The emergence of the likes of  Conor Boylan shows the strength in depth Limerick have. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

We haven’t seen Limerick since the league final but everything about their campaign seemed to indicate that they had carried on from where they left o(...)

Tipperary’s James Barry and Declan Dalton of Cork. Tipperary were the story of the weekend. Photograph: James Crombie/inpho

Páirc Uí Chaoimh on Sunday, an evening as bright as the afternoon but considerably chillier with the final tidying away of a championship fixture taki(...)

How big a loss will Joe Canning prove to be to Galway’s Leinster ambitions. Photograph: Sportsfile

Jackie Tyrrell Who will come out on top in the Munster and Leinster round-robins? Tipperary, Clare and Limerick in Munster. Galway, Kilkenny and Dub(...)

DCU’s Thomas Galligan with Liam Silke of UCD in the Sigerson Cup quarter-final at Belfield on February 6th. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Billy Morgan has been around the Sigerson Cup for a long time, his association stretching back more than 50 years to the two medals he won with UCC in(...)

Jim Gavin: Dublin’s manager will be keen to see his side maintain momentum in the league as they prepare for a tilt at an historic five All-Ireland titles in a row. Photograph: Dara MacDonaill

Seán Moran Football 1 Can/will anyone challenge Dublin? Yes but not with the sort of consistency to depose them. Kerry showed two years ago however (...)

Tadhg Coakley in action for Cork against Kilkenny in the 1979 All-Ireland minor hurling final.

“A friend of mine from Louth asked me if Cork get to the final in the novel and I said ‘They do’ so he said ‘So it’s fiction’. Then he asked me do Cor(...)

Limerick’s Peter Casey and William O’Donoghue celebrate after their All-Ireland SHC final win at Croke Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

There’s no disputing that Limerick are deserving champions after this most remarkable of championships. From the word go, they had the edge in terms o(...)

Limerick’s Sean Finn in action against Galway’s David Burke during the league clash at Salthill.  Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

I’ve had a lot of to-ing and fro-ing on Galway’s form this year, starting in the league where they appeared flat and suffering from post-All-Ireland s(...)

 Ryan O’Dwyer, Bill O’Carroll, Fergal Whitely and Niall Corcoran, with U- 10 Kilmacud Crokes hurlers Michael Lyng, left, and Cian Manning at the launch of the The Beacon Hospital/Kilmacud Crokes  All-Ireland Hurling Sevens at Croke Park. Photograph:  Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile

Richie Stakelum will not be the next Tipperary manager. The departure of Michael Ryan’s management team, en bloc last week, following a winless Munste(...)

Clare’s Peter Duggan is tackled by Galway’s Paul Kileen during the drawn semi-final at Croke Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Nobody’s complaining that this championship has found an extra date in the hurling diary. We can debate whether there shouldn’t have been extra-time (...)

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