Ballyhale Shamrocks’ Colin Fennelly scores the first of his two goals during the AIB All-Ireland Senior Club  Hurling Championship semi-final at Páirc Esler in  Newry. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

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Klkenny’s Conor Browne, Tommy Walsh, Donnacha O’Connor and Pat Lyng celebrate victory over Waterford at Croke Park. Photo: Tommy Grealy/Inpho

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Dublin’s Eoghan McHugh is put under pressure by Kilkenny’s  Conor Delaney during Sunday’s Leinster minor hurling final at Croke Park. Photograph:Inpho

Kilkenny 2-19 Dublin 2-10 Kilkenny retained their Leinster Minor Hurling Championship title when comfortably overcoming a lacklustre Dublin by nine (...)