Sean Loftus

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David Burke starts at wing forward for Galway in Saturday’s All-Ireland SHC quarter-final against Tipperary. Photograph: Oisín Keniry/Inpho

Galway have made two changes for Saturday’s All-Ireland hurling quarter-final against champions Tipperary in Limerick (1.15pm). All-Ireland winning ca(...)

I think of this rivalry like the vicious killer clown in the horror movie IT. The clown is called Pennywise and he awakens from the underground world every 27 years to feed his need. The Tipperary-Galway rivalry was asleep since the late 80s. It’s now back in all its glory and hopefully it stays around for a while longer. There are too many good players for it to vanish underground. Photograph: Warner Bros/New Line Cinema

As I left Thurles on Sunday evening in the crisp darkness it felt like the weekend was summed up by a phrase that was in use elsewhere in the sporting(...)

 Galway’s Niall Burke is tackled by Kilkenny’s Huw Lawlor in the Leinster hurling final at Croke Park on Saturday. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

Former Galway forward Damien Hayes says he expects Shane O’Neill to make changes for Saturday’s All-Ireland quarter-final against Tipperary, after the(...)

Galway’s Brian Concannon celebrates scoring a goal against Wexford. Photograph: Inpho

Galway 1-27 Wexford 0-17 If we wondered what Galway would bring to the 2020 winter, their answer surely didn’t want for heat. They shouldered We(...)

St Thomas’ captain Conor Cooney celebrates with the Tom Callanan Cup. Photograph: Inpho

St Thomas’ 1-14 Turloughmore 0-15 Two minutes remaining and Turloughmore goalkeeper Mark Fahy launches a puck-out onto the significant breeze travell(...)

Limerick’s Dan Morrissey and Joe Canning of Galway in action at the Gaelic Grounds. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Limerick 1-19 Galway 0-14 Ten players found the target as reigning league champions Limerick registered their second win of the campaign with an impr(...)

Declan Hannon lifts the Liam MacCarthy Cup. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Limerick 3-16 Galway 2-18 How could you have a dry eye? Limerick are all Ireland champions and Dolores O’Riordan’s voice is blasting from the speaker(...)

Clare’s Jason McCarthy scores the final equalising point in an incident-packed semi-final at Croke Park. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Galway 1-30 Clare 1-30 [After extra time] Clare had lamented for the past five years their inability get back to Croke Park and Saturday’s extra(...)

Dublin’s Jake Malone is tackled by David Burke and Gearóid McInerney of Galway during the Leinster SHC round-robin at Pearse Stadium in Salthill. Photograph:  Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Galway 0-26 Dublin 2-19 Galway needed every one of Jason Flynn’s 11 points to shake off the challenge of Dublin in the Leinster hurling championship (...)

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(...)

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