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Kilkenny manager Brian Cody and Galway manager Henry Shefflin shake hands after the game at Pearse Stadium. Photograph: Inpho

Joe Canning believes Brian Cody was simply being his ‘ruthless’ self when he fixed Henry Shefflin with an icy stare and frosty handshake in Salthill. (...)

Leinster GAA Senior Hurling Championship Round 1 at Wexford Park. Wexford’s Lee Chin celebrates scoring an injury-time free. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

It is, as we know, the hope that kills you, but at least until this year it could be kept on life support until July-ish at least, now it could be lai(...)

Limerick captain  Declan Hannon celebrates with the Liam MacCarthy Cup at Croke Park. “I’m delighted for him because things weren’t always easy for him,” says Cregan. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Ten years ago it started, says Eamonn Cregan. “It was Shane Fitzgibbon’s idea. ‘Lifting the Treaty’ was intended to improve young players in an acade(...)

Cork’s Patrick Horgan in action against Dublin in the GAA All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship quarter-final at Semple Stadium on July 31st. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

A few weeks back, on a Friday night, John Meyler took himself down to watch Sarsfields play Glen Rovers in a county league game. It was in the middle (...)

 Tipperary’s Jason Forde tries to shake off the challenge of Limerick’s Aaron Costello during last weekend’s league clash at the  LIT Gaelic Grounds. As things stand a goalscoring opportunity can still be ‘advantaged’ and the impact of the new rule is more likely to be felt farther out the pitch. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

The latest attack on hurling came by stealth. While everyone was rowing over the effective introduction of black-card infractions into hurling – but n(...)

Niyi Adeolokun celebrates with John Muldoon after Bristol Bears’ win over RC Toulon at Stade Maurice-David in October. Photo: Alex Caparros/Getty Images

“The fathach is gone now, he has gone back to his castle but the memories live on.” – Connacht tribute to John Muldoon in 2018 When elders of the hur(...)

 A memorial for NFL legend Junior Seau in San Diego, California. File photograph: Getty Images

Cautionary tale Junior Seau was the epitome of an NFL linebacker. A 12-time Pro Bowler for the Chargers, the Dolphins and the Patriots, Seau is the c(...)

Tipperary’s John McGrath, Ronan Maher and Alan Flynn leave the pitch after the defeat to Limerick in the Munster SHC semi-final at Páirc Uí Chaoimh. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Tom Ryan has been talking on the phone for the guts of an hour when he realises he’s travelled a full circle and arrived back at his starting point; L(...)

Shane Dowling consistently made often sensational interventions in big matches for Limerick. Photograph: Inpho

The retirement of Shane Dowling is a blow to Limerick hurling, just as the road ahead in this year’s championship has taken shape. Taken together with(...)

Limerick’s Shane Dowling celebrates scoring a goal in his team’s 2018 All-Ireland final win against Galway. File photograph: Inpho

Limerick’s Shane Dowling has been forced to retire from inter-county hurling due to a long standing knee injury, he is just 27. The Na Piarsaigh club(...)

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