Ollie Canning

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Angela Downey’s son Conor Browne in action for Kilkenny. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

“Today,” said Donal Óg Cusack, “is like Christmas Day for hurling people,” but while he went on to tip Tipp to triumph on this festive occasion, he re(...)

Jockey Davy Russell  and Dublin hurler Chris Crummy give jockey Ruby Walsh his jersey before the start of the eighth annual Hurling for Cancer Research,  in aid of the Irish Cancer Society, in St Conleth’s Park, Newbridge, Co Kildare.  Photograph: Matt Browne/Sportsfile

If the whole jockey thing hadn’t worked out for Davy Russell, he might instead have played hurling for his native Cork. That’s the opinion of other pe(...)

Galway’s  Joe Canning looks on as his last-minute free drops short in the All-Ireland final against Limerick. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Former Galway captain Ollie Canning has insisted that younger brother Joe has no regrets about going for glory in the dying moments of the All-Ireland(...)

Davy Russell, Richie Hogan, Lee Chin, Marty Morrissey, Ursula Jacob, Jamie Codd and Danny Mullins ahead of the Hurling For Cancer Research 2018 match in Newbridge, Co Kildare. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

1) An annual fundraiser, organised by racehorse trainer Jim Bolger and jockey Davy Russell, has raised €700,000 to fund the Irish Cancer Society’s can(...)

Clare’s Tony Kelly, Peter Duggan and Jack Browne tackle Galway’s Johnny Coen at Croke Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Eddie Brennan told us a story in the build-up to the All-Ireland hurling semi-final between Galway and Clare. It was a personal tale of how, after los(...)

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(...)

The 2017 team above the team who played in the 2005 All-Ireland final. Photographs: Inpho

Since their last All-Ireland hurling triumph in 1988, Galway have fallen short in seven finals. Over that period the county have become renowned for (...)

Ollie Canning: “Money is nowhere near the top of my priority list”

Are you a saver or a spender? I’m both. I’m good at saving for the large outlays, but I also like to enjoy living and have new experiences at the sa(...)

Ollie Canning is tipping Tipperary to beat his own county Galway on Sunday. Photograph: Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile.

Using the logic before his eyes in the Sky Sports studio this summer, rather than emotional ties or brotherly love, Ollie Canning sees a Tipperary vic(...)

Tipperary’s Seamus Callanan: will pose a huge threat to the Limerick defence on Sunday. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

For many intercounty hurlers there’s a sense of yearly déjà vu. A groundhog day of sorts. On the last Sunday of July 2012 the Limerick senior hurling(...)

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