Seamus Kennedy

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Tipperary’s John McGrath celebrates scoring his  goal. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Tipperary 2-19 Galway 2-18 Like some weird game of chicken, this high-wire All-Ireland hurling semi-final may have been all the more exhilarating for(...)

GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Championship Quarter-Final, Semple Stadium, Tipperary 24/7/2016Clare vs GalwayJoe Canning of Galway scores a goalMandatory Credit ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson

There is far more of a sense of Groundhog Day about Sunday’s semi-final than last week’s. Just like 12 months ago, Tipperary have won Munster and fa(...)

Munster hurling championship opener against Cork this May was Kennedy’s senior hurling debut for Tipperary. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Hurling in Tipperary being eternal, football remains a mere babe in the ashen forest. Séamus Kennedy is proof enough. A rare dualist who veered towar(...)

Tipperary captain Peter Acheson, pictured with manager Liam Kearns after Sunday’s quarter-final victory over Galway: “I’m the third-oldest player and I’m only 26 but the young fellas, they are brave out. They go for it, which suits our style of play.” Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Tipperary footballers reaching an All-Ireland semi-final is no overnight success. There are plenty of medals in their pockets. Some for hurling but m(...)

Tipperary manager Liam Kearns with Peter Acheson at the end of the game. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Liam Kearns is still standing. At the table in the media room. We all sit in the flip-out chairs. No seat needed for this Kerry man. He will stand al(...)

Tipperary’s Seamus Callanan. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

This Munster final is almost too close to call. In fact, you can make strong cases for either team, and if my gut is saying Tipperary there are plenty(...)

Cork’s Patrick Horgan will play a key part in their assault on Tipperary. Photo: Inpho

Tipperary v Cork, Munster SHC quarter-final Sunday, May 22nd, Semple Stadium Throw-in: 4pm Beware of Cork men talking down chances. Easy to imagine(...)

Tipperary’s James Barry is brought out to centre back with Tomás Hamill getting a run at full back against Dublin at Thurles. Photograph: Alan Betson
Weekend GAA previews

SATURDAY (Matches at 7.0 unless stated) AIB All-Ireland club SFC semi-finals Ballyboden St Enda’s (Dublin) v Clonmel Commercials (Tipperary), O’(...)

Michael Ryan: The Tipperary manager has added Brian Horgan to his coaching team.

Former Tipperary manager Eamon O’Shea could be set for a sensational return to top-level intercounty coaching with Galway. It is understood that O’Sh(...)

Tyrone’s Conor Clarke holds off the challenge of Tipperary’s Alan Campbell during the qualifier at Semple Stadium on Saturday. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

Tyrone 0-19 Tipperary 0-7 In Semple stadium, of all places, Tipperary’s promising football summer ended with a 0-12 to 0-1 second half blitz.(...)

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