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Clare’s Cathal Malone celebrates scoring a goal against Wexford last week. Photo: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

There are different dynamics going into these qualifier rounds: teams that have lost their last match and teams with decent wins under their belt – tw(...)

Waterford’s Dessie Hutchinson and Patrick Curran   after last weekend’s defeat to Clare. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Ken McGrath had a couple of unusual experiences during the recent hurling league. He turned off the television rather than endure any more. The former(...)

Clare’s Ryan Taylor in action against Shane Fives of Waterford during the Munster SHC quarter-final at Semple Stadium. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Clare 1-22 Waterford 0-21 Clare avenged last year’s All-Ireland quarter-final defeat by Waterford and maintained the momentum of a drastically turned(...)

Tony Kelly has been in stunning form for Clare ahead of Sunday’s Munster quarter-final against Waterford. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Saturday Leinster SHC quarter-finals Dublin v Antrim, Páirc Tailteann, 3.0 – Live GAAGo Dublin’s flatlining fortunes are summed up by a league campai(...)

Antrim hurling manager Darren Gleeson: Dublin in the Leinster Championship is a fish he will feel he can land. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Well, we got there. A month late and a few million euro short, not to mention that some of the best hurlers and footballers in the country are lame or(...)

Tony Kelly celebrates scoring a goal during the All-Ireland SHC qualifier against Laois last November. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

The most improved Waterford hurler this year has been Jack Prendergast. He has grown from being a bit-part panel player to a really consistent perform(...)

Limerick celebrate their All-Ireland final victory over Waterford. They remain very much the team to beat in advance of this year’s championship. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Seán Moran 1. Is there a team capable of stopping Limerick? If so, who? And more to the point, how? Galway were the obvious answer last year and to (...)

Cathal Mannion in full flow against Cork. His form is   key for Galway  as his loss in the semi-final last year was so crucial. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The league is over. The championship is more or less here. Nobody is going to get any fitter or stronger by the time the first ball is thrown in next (...)

Limerick’s Cian Lynch shoots under pressure from Cork’s Robert Downey during the Allianz Hurling League Division 1A game at  Páirc Uí Chaoimh in February 2020. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

Saturday DIVISION 1A Limerick v Cork, LIT Gaelic Grounds, 7.15 – Live RTÉ 2/Eir Sport 1 An interesting contest between the division’s most upwardly (...)

Joe Canning in the thick of it during the  Allianz Hurling League Division 1 Group A match against Limerick at  Pearse Stadium in  Salthill. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Something interesting is happening during this league – and don’t worry, this is nothing to do with new rules or referees or anything like that. For a(...)

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