Tipperary’s John McGrath eludes Limerick’s Richie English  during the Munster championship clash at Thurles. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

Borrowing a metaphor from another sport, there was an element of shadow boxing to events in Thurles, a phony war where neither eventual winners Tipper(...)

Limerick’s Gearóid Hegarty is tackled by Mikey Kearney during the Munster senior hurling championship clash at Walsh Park. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Waterford 0-10 Limerick 2-24 Limerick’s fortunes turned around satisfactorily in Walsh Park on Sunday but for hosts Waterford, an already downbeat c(...)

Limerick manager John Kiely: Beaten just once in the 11 matches since embarking on last year’s All-Ireland campaign, Limerick have always looked to have something in hand. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

SUNDAY ALLIANZ HURLING LEAGUE FINAL Limerick v Waterford Croke Park, 2.0 (Extra time and result on the day, if necessary) This promises to be a grea(...)

Aaron Gillane scored 11 points for Limerick in the win over Laois. Photograph:  Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Limerick 1-25 Laois 0-18 Limerick began their eight attempt in a row to get out of Division 1B with a 10-point win over Laois in a disappointing cont(...)

Ballyhale Shamrocks’ Colin Fennelly scores the opening goal of the AIB   All-Ireland Senior Club Hurling Final against  Kilmallock at Croke Park. Photograph:  Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Ballyhale Shamrocks (Kilkenny) 1-18 Kilmallock (Limerick) 1-6Within seconds of the final whistle, Henry Shefflin removed his helmet to reveal that fam(...)

Eye on the ball: Eoin Ryan of Kilmallockin Mullingar.  Photograph: Donall Farmer / Inpho

Kilmallock 2-19 Portaferry 0-12Munster champions Kilmallock proved much too strong for their Ulster counterparts Portaferry in a disappointing All-Ire(...)