Noel Skehan

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Tipperary goalkeeper Brian Hogan claims his first Hurling All  Stars awards and follows in the footsteps of his father, Ken, who won one in  1987. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Though there are occasionally years in which the announcement of the hurling All Star team causes a stir around the place, 2019 is unlikely to be one (...)

Cork’s Sean McGrath and Willie O’Connor of Kilkenny. Photograph: Patrick Bolger/Inpho

It’s the most revisited All-Ireland hurling rivalry of all. On Sunday afternoon at Croke Park Cork and Kilkenny will square up for the 29th time in th(...)

An All-Ireland hurling final programme from 1950 featuring Tipperary and Kilkenny

Two September auctions timed to coincide with this month’s All-Ireland hurling and football finals are filled with items of interest to collectors of (...)

Noel Skehan, former Kilkenny goalkeeper, with flags in Bennettsbridge: ‘I don’t know what Kilkenny would do if we weren’t in an All-Ireland final. What would you do with the first Sunday in September?’   Photograph:  Dylan Vaughan

The black and amber bunting is out all over Kilkenny. One wonders if it has ever been taken down. Fourteen times in the past 17 years Kilkenny have be(...)

Kilkenny manager  Brian Cody: during his 16 championship reign his sides have been taken to a replay on five occasions. Photograph: Inpho

Kilkenny walk a well-trodden path at Croke Park on Saturday. No county has been involved in as many drawn hurling finals and this weekend will be the (...)

 Kilkenny manager Brian Cody issues instructions to his players during the drawn All-Ireland final against Tipperary  at Croke Park. Photograph: Inpho

Kilkenny walk a well-trodden path at Croke Park on Saturday. No county has been involved in as many drawn hurling finals and this weekend will be the (...)

Former Kilkenny hurler Noel Skehan was among the GAA legends inducted into the Hall of Fame. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The GAA Museum Hall of Fame inducted four members yesterday at Croke Park: footballers Michael Kearins (Sligo) Mi(...)

Hall of Fame inductees (from left) Kilkenny’s Noel Skehan, Sligo’s Micheál Kearins, Kerry’s Mick O’Dwyer and Waterford’s Pat McGrath at the Croke park Museum. Photograph: Matt Browne/Sportsfile

Kerry legend Mick O’Dwyer was among four new inductees into the Hall of Fame at a ceremony as the GAA Museum at Croke Park on Wednesday. (...)