Richie Leahy

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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(...)

Kilkenny’s Cillian Buckley lifts the league trophy at Nowlan Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Kilkenny 2-23 Tipperary 2-17 Just after half-time in Sunday’s Allianz Hurling League final – or maybe during it – Tipperary entered the Twilight Zone(...)

Martin Keoghan: “He’s a very underrated player, massive energy levels and work-rate, abrasive in the tackle, high-octane and a real Brian Cody player.”  Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

Watching Kilkenny against Wexford last weekend, I had to laugh to myself at some of the things they were trying. The tactical shift going on in this (...)

Dublin’s Philly McMahon tussles for the ball with Galway’s  Eamonn Brannigan at Salthill. The two are set to face each other again at Croke Park in the Division One final. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

SATURDAY Allianz Football League - Division Two Down v Tipperary, Páirc Esler, Newry, 3.0 – The first of two leftover fixtures from the weather-ravag(...)

Galway in  a huddle before the encounter with Dublin. Some of the team’s greenhorns could do with  more testing games than  Division 1B can provide. Photograph: Tommy Grealy/Inpho

This time last year, the hurling world was aflame with discussion about Tipperary’s remorseless charge for two-in-a-row. They had just played out a sp(...)

Kilkenny’s Richie Leahy in action against Tipperary. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Kilkenny 2-22 Tipperary 2-21 Neither side was at full strength and the Allianz Hurling League still has all to play for both of them but this could h(...)

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