Tim O Mahony

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 Limerick’s Gearóid Hegarty scored the first goal of the game to set  his county up for perhaps their finest hour yet. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Early warning If Cork were going to produce an upset, they needed to limit mistakes as much as possible against a team as fancied as Limerick. Unfort(...)

Limerick’s Kyle Hayes, Seán Finn and Richie English celebrates winning a free against Darragh Fitzgibbon of Cork during the Munster semi-final at Semple Stadium in July. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

All-Ireland senior hurling final: Limerick v Cork, Croke Park, Sunday, 3.30 – Live on RTÉ 2 and Sky Sports Arena. The power of tradition: for all tha(...)

Cork line out for the national anthem ahead of the semi-final against Kilkenny. Photo: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

1 Patrick Collins Patrick Collins Club: Ballinhassig. Age: 24. Occupation: Garda. Debut: 2021 v Limerick. A really improved goalkeep(...)

Limerick’s Barry Nash and Shane Kingston of Cork, two players more than comfortable with the new demands of modern hurling. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

The recent retirements of Joe Canning and Brendan Maher as well as Cork’s eclipse of Kilkenny last weekend have signalled the end of an era. It’s be(...)

Shane Kingson: his  introduction worked wonders for Cork in the second half against Kilkenny as he produced an outstanding personal display, firing a string of points from play. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

After Saturday, there was a temptation to wonder whether it was worth Kilkenny’s and Cork’s while turning up for this semi-final given the awesome nat(...)

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 (...)

Cian Lynch is the fulcrum through which Limerick operate at their best. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Here we are, with four teams left standing, in what promises to be an intriguing two days of All-Ireland semi-finals. And the first semi-final between(...)

Cork’s Jack O’Connor charges through the Dublin defence during the All-Ireland quarter-final at Semple Stadium. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

My routine when I landed into Croke Park was always one of structure and process. I was a creature of habit. I got security from whatever nuggets of f(...)

Tipperary players gather round referee Colm Lyons after he awarded a penalty to Waterford during the All-Ireland quarter-final at Páirc Uí Chaoimh. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The early signs were ominous for Tipperary and that’s how it turned out. Waterford were just better, including in areas where I believed Tipp had an e(...)

Cork’s Conor Cahalane and Séamus Harnedy celebrate the win over Dublin at Semple Stadium. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Cork 2-26 Dublin 0-24 Cork hurling manager Kieran Kingston challenged his team to improve further after Saturday’s win over Dublin secured a first Al(...)

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