Ronan Hayes

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Tipperary players gather round referee Colm Lyons after he awarded a penalty to Waterford during the All-Ireland quarter-final at Páirc Uí Chaoimh. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The early signs were ominous for Tipperary and that’s how it turned out. Waterford were just better, including in areas where I believed Tipp had an e(...)

 Liam Cahill’s Waterford team are out for a third successive week. File photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

SATURDAY All-Ireland SHC quarter-finals: Tipperary v Waterford, Páirc Uí Chaoimh, 1.30 [LIVE, RTE ONE] Tipp are working out what happened to them af(...)

Dublin hurling manager Mattie Kenny saw his side lose to Kilkenny with a number of players absent. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The GAA is confident of avoiding major disruption despite the climbing numbers of Covid-19 infections, especially in the under-45 cohort, which includ(...)

Antrim’s Niall McKenna is closely watched by  Dublin’s Danny Sutcliffe during the Leinster SHC quarter-final at  Páirc Tailteann in  Navan. Photograph: John McVitty/Inpho

Dublin 3-31 Antrim 0-22 Dublin’s 3-31 scoreline in Navan was fitting because that was precisely what the clock read when they killed off Antrim to se(...)

Dublin’s Chris Crummy celebrates after the victory over Galway at Parnell Park in June 2019. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

They should have more to them, the Dublin hurlers. That’s always how it feels, isn’t it? By now, by this stage, it all ought to be further along. The (...)

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 (...)

A  view of closed off seating at Parnell Park for the Kilmacud Crokes v Ballyboden St Endas Dublin senior hurling championship clash. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

We were only a minute into the game at Parnell Park yesterday when Ballyboden defender Stephen O’Connor came late to a tackle on Kilmacud full-forward(...)

A Kilmacud Crokes player receives physio treatment as the team changes in the stands at Parnell Park. Photograph: Inpho

Kilmacud Crokes 4-18 Ballyboden St Enda’s 0-16 And on the 140th day, hurling rose again. Twenty weeks on from the last time there was a Sunday game t(...)

 Wexford’s Jack O’Connor scores his  goal.  Photo: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Wexford 2-14 Dublin 0-18 A defiant Wexford turned in a storming finish with Jack O’Connor’s added time goal turning this game on its head. The visito(...)

Shane Conway scored 10 points in UCC’s victory over UCD at the Mardyke. File photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

UCC 1-20 UCD 2-12 Holders UCC are through to the semi-finals of the Electric Ireland Fitzgibbon Cup after they defeated rivals UCD 1-20 to 2-12 at th(...)

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