Nicky English

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Galway captain David Burke lifts the Liam MacCarthy cup at Croke Park last September. Photograph: Inpho

Seán Moran Do you expect the new provincial format to be a success? Yes. Hurling is currently very competitive in Munster and more so than usual in (...)

Michael Ryan:  the Tipperary boss has one-third of a team to come back and the forwards will be far stronger with Séamus Callanan, Noel McGrath and Dan McCormack. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The new championship format is shaping up like Brexit. Everybody knows that it’s coming but nobody’s quite sure of the practical implications. So far(...)

CIT v UCC in the Fitzgibbon Cup last week. Waterford manager Derek McGrath has called for the third level competitions to be ring-fenced. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Waterford manager Derek McGrath has suggested ring-fencing Fitzgibbon Cup players for the month of February. His views come at a time when those invol(...)

Mary Immaculate College, Limerick celebrate winning the Fitzgibbon Cup at Pearse Stadium last year. Photograph: Tom Beary/Inpho

There are concerns that the Fitzgibbon Cup – along with its football equivalent, the Sigerson Cup , one of the two oldest competitions in the GAA – ma(...)

A photograph of Jimmy Magee at his funeral in  Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Jimmy Magee would have been “so, honoured, so proud” about the attendance at his funeral, his son Mark Magee said. “He loved people, He loved his fri(...)

Galway’s Joe Canning, who is shortlisted for Hurler of the Year. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Galway have won the lion’s share of the 2017 All Star hurling nominations, claiming nearly one-third of the available positions and more than double w(...)

Tony Keady (white helmet) and Ollie Kilkenny put pressure on Tipperary’s Pat Fox during the 1987 All-Ireland hurling semi-final. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

The news about Tony Keady being taken suddenly and seriously unwell on Tuesday hit like a thunderbolt and his passing two days later at the age of 53 (...)

Gearóid McInerney attempts to bottle up  Patrick Maher in last year’s semi-final. Photograph: Inpho/Tommy Dickson

This is an ideal set-up for Tipperary. They’re going into an All-Ireland semi-final on the back foot with criticism ringing in their ears. They’re her(...)

Lee Chin: “We knew they [Galway] were going to be a team to beat if we wanted to get a Leinster title and it just so happens that we have them in a Leinster final.”

It was the outstanding performance of the summer so far. At various points of Wexford’s epic Leinster semi-final win over Kilkenny, Lee Chin’s interve(...)

Wexford’s Lee Chin celebrates with fans after their victory over Kilkenny in the Leinster GAA Hurling Senior Championship quarter-final at Wexford Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

There was some conjecture at the start of the season as to whether this would be the championship when the Kilkenny/Tipperary duopoly was broken and t(...)

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