Shane O Neill

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Cork’s Stephen White and Conor Lehane celebrate the final whistle of the All-Ireland SHC quarter-final againsty Kilkenny.  Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

They strolled out of the tunnel in ones and twos to watch Clare beat Galway. Compact men, so notably conditioned, their faces unfamiliar to the genera(...)

Cork’s Lorcan McLoughlin becomes involved in a personal wrestling match with Kilkenny’s Michael Fennelly during yesterday’s qurter-final at Thurles. Photo: Donal Farmer/Inpho

Not a single Kilkenny player will be able to look in the mirror this morning and confidently declare they dominated a Cork man. Michael Fennelly maybe(...)

Kilkenny’s Henry Shefflin recieves a second yellow card and then a red from referee Barry Kelly at Thurles

Kilkenny have raged against the dying of the light all season. Yesterday in Thurles it was finally extinguished.There’s a fine line between being batt(...)

Cork’s William Egan tackles Colin Fennelly of Kilkenny at Semple Stadium on Sunday. Photograph: Inpho

CORK 0-19 KILKENNY 0-14: In the most fantastic, unpredictable hurling championship perhaps ever, Kilkenny are no more. With shades of 1999, yet even m(...)

Kilkenny’s Henry Shefflin is sent off by referee Barry Kelly during the All-Ireland hurling quarter-final at Semple Stadium. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Cork 0-19 Kilkenny 0-14: In the most fantastic, unpredictable hurling championship perhaps ever, Kilkenny are no more. Of course it was Cork, a new C(...)

Cork’s Lorcan McLoughlin, Tom Kenny and Daniel Kearney tackle Seamus Hickey of Limerick. Photograph: Inpho

LIMERICK 0-24 CORK 0-15: The sun blazed down on Limerick’s Gaelic Grounds, just as it had for the semi-final surprise of Tipperary, and it was possibl(...)

Tipperary’s Eoin Kelly feels the full force of a challenge from Limerick’s Tom Condon  during the Munster semi-final  at the Gaelic Grounds Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

The novelty, in recent times anyway, of Cork meeting Limerick in a Munster final has so many variables but mainly the fact neither county has won it f(...)

Clare’s Cian Dillon and Patrick Horgan tussle for possession with Cian McCarthy of Cork. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Old hierarchies prevailed at the Gaelic Grounds yesterday, as Clare’s promise withered away in the face of familiar oppressors, as Cork – not exactly (...)

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