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Clare’s John Conlon and  Shane O’Donnell in action against Richie English of Limerick during the Munster championship clash at Cusack Park. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Home advantage has proved a significant and consistent factor in the new championship format. Clare were the only team in Munster to win away – (...)

Clare’s  Patrick O’Connor  and Tipp’s Séamus Callanan  after the final whistle.  Photograph: Ray McManus/Sportsfile via Getty Images

The cull has begun in earnest. A hurling summer that has pulsed with possibilities for such a wide and varied field of contenders is starting to find (...)

Limerick’s Graeme Mulcahy scores a goal despite the best efforts of Waterford’s Conor Gleeson during the Munster SHC round-robin game at the  Gaelic Grounds. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/inpho

Limerick 2-26 Waterford 1-16 “That’s not tactics honey. That’s just the beast in me.” Elvis Presley said that in Jailhouse Rock, and it captures too (...)

Paul Schutte lifts the trophy after Cuala’s All-Ireland win. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Cuala (Dublin) 2-17 Na Piarsaigh (Limerick) 1-17 The best was yet to come. After bravely resisting defeat in Croke Park on St Patrick’s Day, Cuala th(...)

Players from both sides compete for the ball in Croke Park during Saturday’s draw. Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

Cuala 1-22 Na Piarsaigh 2-19 There’s nothing quite as anti-climactic as a drawn final and Saturday’s gripping AIB All-Ireland hurling showpiece at Cr(...)

Cuala’s Con O’Callaghan in action against Galway’s Liam Mellows in the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Club Championship semi-final at Semple Stadium in February. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

It’s unfortunate timing that Saturday’s AIB All-Ireland club hurling final overlaps with Ireland’s Grand Slam rugby encounter in Twickenham, as it’s h(...)

Na Piarsaigh’s Niall Buckley and Jerome Boylan compete for the sliotar with Gerald Bradley. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Na Piarsaigh 3-15 Slaughtneil 3-8 A stunning second half performance saw Na Piarsaigh outscore Slaughtneil 2-9 to 1-2 to book a place in the All-Ire(...)

Ballygunner’s JJ Hutchinson celebrates scoring a goal  in the AIB Munster SHC  quarter-final against Clare’s Sixmilebridge  at Walsh Park, Waterford. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

SUNDAY (All games 2pm unless stated) MUNSTER CLUB SHC FINAL Ballygunner (Waterford) v Na Piarsaigh (Limerick), Semple Stadium, Live, TG4, 1.30 If B(...)

Ballygunner’s David O’Sullivan in action against Padraic Maher of Thurles during the Munster club quarter-final at  Semple Stadium, Thurles. Photograph: Inpho

 SUNDAY [All matches at 2.0] Leinster SHC quarter-finals Kilcormac-Killoughey (Offaly) v Castletown-Geoghegan (Westmeath), O’Connor Park The 201(...)

Ballygunner joint captains Pauric Mahony and Shane Walsh raise the trophy after their Waterford Senior Hurling Championship Final win over De La Salle last week. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

It’s only a Munster quarter-final, but Sunday’s clash between Thurles Sarsfields and Ballygunner in Walsh Park has the sense of something more signifi(...)

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