Richie Leahy

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Richie Tuohy and Orlagh Eichholz behind the flag that made headlines in 2012. Photograph: Ronan Palliser

The Co Limerick man who captured the German nation’s hearts and the Irish public’s imagination with a cheeky flag has now captured the heart of a Germ(...)

Tipperary’s John ‘Bubbles’ O’Dwyer in action against Clare during the Munster SHC at Cusack Park in Ennis. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

There are a couple of points worth making about this weekend before looking at the matches. Huge crowds are expected in both Croke Park and Limerick b(...)

Kilkenny’s Huw Lawlor tries to block Conor Whelan of Galway. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Galway 3-20 Kilkenny 2-22 An old story that never wearies in the telling out West: Galway led this for the entire second half, plundering a timely co(...)

Kilkenny manager Brian Cody: . It was inexplicable, really, that he (Kennedy) decides to catch the ball. It was certainly unprecedented. So I wasn’t happy about it, no I wasn’t.” Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Kilkenny 2-23 Dublin 1-21 Bizarre. Unbelievable. Inexplicable. Unprecedented. Brian Cody was left feeling a little BUIU in the immediate aftermath o(...)

Wexford’s Liam Óg McGovern scores a point against Kilkenny. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Wexford 1-19 Kilkenny 1-12 This is not a pursuit for serious folk. If mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the midday sun, what does it say for the rest(...)

Limerick’s Shane Dowling celebrates scoring the first goal of the game. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

 Kilkenny 0-15 Limerick 2-18 The rising graph of Limerick hurling was maintained in Nowlan Park, Kilkenny on Sunday. As All-Ireland champions an(...)

Liam Blanchfield of DIT competes    with DCU’s Brian Ryan during the Fitzgibbon Cup quarter-final at DCU Sportsgrounds. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

DCU overcame city rivals DIT on a scoreline of 2-19 to 0-12 to advance to the semi-finals of the 2019 Fitzgibbon Cup. DCU had a great start to the g(...)

Cork’s Conor Lehane following the defeat to Kilkenny at Nowlan Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Wexford visit Páirc Uí Chaoimh on Sunday and, in the words of Cork goalkeeper Anthony Nash, are likely to be “hopping off the ground”. By their own s(...)

Kilkenny’s Colin Fennelly in action against Johnny Coen of Galway during  the 2018 hurling senior championship final replay, at  Semple Stadium. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

It is a view that, if not quite elitist, would be the preserve of a fortunate few. Colin Fennelly is looking forward to a crack at a third AIB All-Ire(...)

Limerick’s Tom Morrissey celebrates scoring a late point. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Limerick 0-27 Kilkenny 1-22 That’s the way to make history. Limerick came to Thurles on Sunday afternoon seeking a first championship win over Kilken(...)

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