Richie Leahy

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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(...)

Clare’s Shane O’Donnell: for a player who is so brilliant at securing possession, he is so frustrating in his reluctance to shoot. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

After the headlong gallop through the first part of the hurling championship, there’s a small bit of a break now for everyone left standing to take st(...)

Dublin’s Fergal Whitley in action against  Garry Molloy of Wexford during the Bord Gáis Energy Leinster Under-21 Hurling Championship Semi-Final at  Parnell Park. Photograph: Oisín Keniry/Inpho

Wexford 3-15 Dublin 3-12 Wexford advanced to the final of the Leinster under-21 hurling decider after getting the better of Dublin by three points at(...)

Kilkenny’s Enda Morrissey and Cillian Buckley in action against  Lee Chin and Rory O’Connor of Wexford during the  Leinster SHC round-robin  match at Nowlan Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Kilkenny 0-22 Wexford 1-18 On a broiling night in Kilkenny, the Leinster Championship spoke up for itself at last. A rollicking encounter ended with (...)

Kilkenny’s John Donnelly and Ben Conneely of Offaly compete for the ball. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Kilkenny 2-19 Offaly 1-13 Kilkenny made it two wins from two in this year’s Leinster senior hurling championship, but the Cats know they’ll have to r(...)

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