Robbie O Flynn

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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(...)

Mark Coleman strikes  the winning sideline cut in the 2020  Fitzgibbon Cup semi-final against  DCU in Glasnevin. Photograph: Tom O’Hanlon/Inpho

John Grainger isn’t sure he’d agree that third-level hurling has actually taken over from minor and under-20 but he’s largely in agreement with The Ir(...)

Cork’s Patrick Horgan in action against Dublin in the GAA All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship quarter-final at Semple Stadium on July 31st. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

A few weeks back, on a Friday night, John Meyler took himself down to watch Sarsfields play Glen Rovers in a county league game. It was in the middle (...)

Cian Lynch is the fulcrum through which Limerick operate at their best. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Here we are, with four teams left standing, in what promises to be an intriguing two days of All-Ireland semi-finals. And the first semi-final between(...)

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 Conor Cahalane and Séamus Harnedy celebrate the win over Dublin at Semple Stadium. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Cork 2-26 Dublin 0-24 Cork hurling manager Kieran Kingston challenged his team to improve further after Saturday’s win over Dublin secured a first Al(...)

Tim O’Mahony scores Cork’s first goal during the All-Ireland hurling quarter-final against Dublin at Semple Stadium. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

Cork 2-26 Dublin 0-24 Cork won a first All-Ireland hurling quarter-final since 2013 as they had eight points to spare over Dublin at Semple Stadium o(...)

Limerick’s Kyle Hayes celebrates scoring a goal against Cork. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Limerick 2-22 Cork 1-17 Limerick will contest their third Munster hurling final in a row after a deserved eight-point semi-final win over Cork at Sem(...)

Tim O’Mahony:  Cork’s  big weapon is pace and they have it everywhere from O’Mahony, who’s an outstanding player at wing back, to Jack O’Connor in the forwards. However they will need goals if they are to trouble Limerick. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

League form was always going to be particularly suspect this year and so it proved last weekend. Waterford signed off in great form by beating Tipper(...)

Cathal Mannion in full flow against Cork. His form is   key for Galway  as his loss in the semi-final last year was so crucial. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The league is over. The championship is more or less here. Nobody is going to get any fitter or stronger by the time the first ball is thrown in next (...)

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