Tony Keady

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Joe Canning after the victory over Clare in Thurles. “We had a lot of doubters outside our group, even in our home county. It’s just great that we could quieten a few today.”  Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

There was much indignation and surprise when, in the minutes after Galway’s draining hurling semi-final replay win over Clare, Joe Canning made a poin(...)

Tony Keady: pivotal figure on the great Galway team of the 1980s. Photograph: Inpho

Deeds of the past can provide inspiration to those of the present, as Galway hurling captain David Burke so poignantly acknowledged in his acceptance (...)

Galway’s Joe Canning looks on as his late point wins the All-Ireland SHC semi-final against  Tipperary at Croke Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Highlight It’s a terrific picture: Joe Canning has hit a winning point from virtually the first row of the Cusack Stand in the last seconds of injury(...)

Moorefield veteran Ronan Sweeney celebrates after his club’s sensational comeback against St Loman’s in the Leinster club football final at O’Moore Park, Portlaoise. Photograph Ryan Byrne/Inpho

“Are you watching this?” read the first text. A second text came shortly afterwards – “Wow”. This from a man who wouldn’t usually make GAA Beo on TG4 (...)

Tony Keady’s daughter Shannon with 1988 star Eanna Ryan. Photograph: Hany Marzouk

A crowd of more than 7,000 people turned out in Kenny Park in Athenry on Thursday evening to witness All-Ireland champions Galway take on a team made (...)

Marc Ó Sé and Anthony Daly at the eir Sport pack season launch.  Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

“He is classically the type of man who would miss the warning signals, the quiet rhythms of the assassins’ murmurs, the hints that he was about to be(...)

Joe Canning celebrates Galway’s triumph and his long-awaited senior All-Ireland medal at Croke Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

One player more than any other symbolises the quest that ended for Galway on Sunday. Joe Canning’s arrival as a senior inter-county player – never min(...)

Joe Canning: the scream he sent up into the Cusack stand contained all the good and all the bad from 10 seasons’ toil. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Sights and sounds and scenes. The end of an All-Ireland final is often like this. Something happens, usually a forlorn miss by the chasing team or a w(...)

Joe Canning of Galway celebrates  at Croke Park in Dublin. Photograph:  (Photo By Eoin Noonan/Sportsfile via Getty Images

It has been the year of maroon redemption. After 29 winters of searching, the Tribes go roaring back to the west. Galway is a hurling county in its so(...)

Galway’s Joe Canning in action against Tommy Ryan of Waterford. Canning was flawless on the frees during his side’s win on Sunday in Croke Park. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

An excellent and consistent season by Galway ended up with the All-Ireland. It was a deserved win and the way it happened wasn’t unpredictable but at (...)

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