Borris-Ileigh’s Kieran Maher and Dan McCormack celebrate at the final whistle. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Borris-Ileigh 1-15 Kiladangan 1-12 With a minute to go in this rainswept Tipp final, Borris-Ileigh won a free on the Kiladangan 45. Throughout the ga(...)

 Kilkenny goalkeeper Eoin Murphy is among the subs for Saturday’s Tipperary v Kilkenny: The Legends Return — a benefit match for Amanda Stapleton.  Photograph: Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile

On the weekend of the All Stars, Saturday will see nearly 30 of them in action in Borrisoleigh where Tipperary and Kilkenny will renew rivalry in a be(...)

Brendan Maher’s Borris-Ileigh take on Thurles Sarsfields in Sunday’s Tipperary SHC title clash. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

SUNDAY TIPPERARY SHC FINAL Borris-Ileigh v Thurles Sarsfields, Semple Stadium, 3.30 (TG4) Thurles are the Tipp championship’s pool hustler, holding (...)

Paddy Stapleton has retired from the game after 10 years playing for Tipperary. Photo: Inpho

Two-time All-Ireland winning corner-back Paddy Stapleton has retired from the game after 10 years playing for Tipperary. Stapleton won three Munster (...)

 Shane Moloney’s point at the death booked Galway a place in the All-Ireland hurling final. Photograph: Inpho

Galway 0-26 Tipperary 3-16 In the nick of time the GAA Hurling All-Ireland season ignited with just two matches to go. Galway, for so long spec(...)

Tipperary manager Eamon O’Shea: “I believe these are men who fought the battle to the end.” Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Rarely has any man been more philosophical about the losing of an All-Ireland hurling final than Eamon O’Shea. What unfolded in Croke Park was, in his(...)

Kilkenny’s TJ Reid scores past Cathal Barrett, James Barry and goalkeeper Darren Gleeson of Tipperary but the goal was disallowed. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho
Power and the glory go to Kilkenny
  • Hurling
  • September 27, 2014, 18:32

Kilkenny 2-17 Tipperary 2-14 In the end, Kilkenny did it the old-school way. They took all the frippery and revelry of the drawn game and choke(...)

Kieran Joyce: named at centre half instead of  Brian Hogan in the Kilkenny team to face Tipperary in the All-Ireland SHC final replay. Photograph:   Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Kilkenny make three changes for Saturday’s All-Ireland hurling final replay against Tipperary in Croke Park but Henry Shefflin’s bid for a 10th All(...)

Séamus Hickey (right) takes to the field for Limerick’s All-Ireland semi-final against Kilkenny at Croke Park. Photograph: Inpho.

One category of spectator that can find it hard to appreciate All-Ireland finals is members of teams beaten in the semi-finals. Limerick hurlers ha(...)

John O’Dwyer gestures to the referee for calling the Hawk-Eye into play after a late free for Tipperary during yesterday’s All-Ireland final at Croke Park. Photograph: Inpho

Tipperary 1-28 Kilkenny 3-22 The place went from tumult and as gripping a conclusion to an All-Ireland final as had been seen to the sense of silen(...)

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