Brian Lohan is set to be offered a further three years as Clare hurling manager. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Brian Lohan is set to be offered a further three years as Clare hurling manager. The news emerged on social media on Monday night with the announcemen(...)

Limerick’s Cian Lynch celebrates after scoring one of his six points against Cork. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The most disconcerting thing about Cian Lynch is that his primary objective seems to be to help his team-mates to thrive. Every team knows that a key (...)

 Limerick’s Gearóid Hegarty scored the first goal of the game to set  his county up for perhaps their finest hour yet. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Early warning If Cork were going to produce an upset, they needed to limit mistakes as much as possible against a team as fancied as Limerick. Unfort(...)

Limerick’s Cian Lynch holds aloft the Liam MacCarthy Cup after his side’s win over Cork. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The word ‘power’ cropped up regularly in the pre-match chat ahead of the All-Ireland final in highlighting a discrepancy between the teams. It was ide(...)

The Cork  team celebrate their win over Galway in the All-Ireland under-20 final at Semple Stadium on Wednesday. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

“We have a saying around here: ‘I don’t want to hear about the labour, just show me the baby.’” – Bill Parcells, legendary NFL coach Sorry now, Bill.(...)

Cork line out for the national anthem ahead of the semi-final against Kilkenny. Photo: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

1 Patrick Collins Patrick Collins Club: Ballinhassig. Age: 24. Occupation: Garda. Debut: 2021 v Limerick. A really improved goalkeep(...)

Limerick’s Cian Lynch celebrates winning the Munster title. He will likely cause Cork a lot of bother on Sunday. Photo: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

In one key respect, Limerick go into this All-Ireland final with an advantage. They have been here before. They know the terrain and they know how to (...)

Cork’s goalkeeping brothers Ger and Patrick Collins. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Coaches at Ballinhassig GAA club were facing a predicament midway through the 1960s. They weren’t the first club faced with the dilemma, and they cert(...)

Cork’s Jack O’Connor charges through the Dublin defence during the All-Ireland quarter-final at Semple Stadium. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

My routine when I landed into Croke Park was always one of structure and process. I was a creature of habit. I got security from whatever nuggets of f(...)

Cork’s Shane Kingston scores a goal during the All-Ireland SHC round two qualifier against Clare at the LIT Gaelic Grounds. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Cork 3-19 Clare 1-23 In Clare, they lay all their songs at Tony Kelly’s feet. Rightly so. The Ballyea man gave another revelatory performance as Clar(...)

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