Shane Cooney

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Aidan Harte scores a late goal for Galway against Tipp. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Galway 3-23 Tipperary 2-24 Shane O’Neill will face his former Limerick Under-21 team mate John Kiely in next Sunday’s mouth watering All-Ireland semi(...)

Galway’s Aidan Harte scores a late goal during the  All-Ireland SHC quarter-final against Tipperary at the  LIT Gaelic Grounds in Limerick. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Galway 3-23 Tipperary 2-24 The usual turbo-charged breathlessness from one of the most volatile rivalries in the old sport. Tipperary, the All-Irelan(...)

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 are unbeaten against Kilkenny since 2016 with three wins and a draw.

Saturday GAA Hurling All-Ireland senior championship Round 2 Clare v Wexford MW Hire O’Moore Park, 2.0 Live, GAAGO Referee: Liam Gordon (Galway) It(...)

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(...)

Roscommon defender Conor Daly in action against Galway during the league. Photograph: Evan Logan/Inpho

Five Dalys will start Sunday’s Connacht final, from two different families and five sets of brothers across the two teams. They are among 165 bro(...)

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(...)

 Niall O’Brien: “It is probably a shock to everyone else that we’re through but we knew if we played well we had a great chance to progress.”

NUI Galway reached the Fitzgibbon Cup quarter-finals with a 0-17 to 0-12 victory over rivals GMIT at Carnmore yesterday, but they will need to improve(...)