Tony Kelly

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Waterford goalkeeper Stephen O’Keeffe in action during their victory against Clare in the All-Ireland quarter-finals at Pairc Ui Chaoimh. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

An extraordinary weekend for Gaelic games in Tipperary started disappointingly with the loss of the All-Ireland crown on Saturday. It was the best per(...)

Waterford’s Stephen Bennett scores their third goal past goalkeeper Clare goalkeeper Eibhear Quilligan during the  All-Ireland SHC quarter-final at  Páirc Uí Chaoimh. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Waterford 3-27 Clare 3-18 A superb goal salvo by Ballygunner’s Dessie Hutchinson, in addition to outstanding displays by Stephen Bennett and Calum L(...)

Daithí Burke is back in harness with Galway as they take on Tipperary in Saturday’s All-Ireland hurling quarter-final. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Saturday ALL-IRELAND SHC QUARTER-FINALS Galway v Tipperary, LIT Gaelic Grounds, 1.15pm – Live on RTÉ 2. Referee: Johnny Murphy (Limerick) What’s the(...)

David Burke starts at wing forward for Galway in Saturday’s All-Ireland SHC quarter-final against Tipperary. Photograph: Oisín Keniry/Inpho

Galway have made two changes for Saturday’s All-Ireland hurling quarter-final against champions Tipperary in Limerick (1.15pm). All-Ireland winning ca(...)

I think of this rivalry like the vicious killer clown in the horror movie IT. The clown is called Pennywise and he awakens from the underground world every 27 years to feed his need. The Tipperary-Galway rivalry was asleep since the late 80s. It’s now back in all its glory and hopefully it stays around for a while longer. There are too many good players for it to vanish underground. Photograph: Warner Bros/New Line Cinema

As I left Thurles on Sunday evening in the crisp darkness it felt like the weekend was summed up by a phrase that was in use elsewhere in the sporting(...)

Limerick’s Tom Morrissey contests a high ball with Waterford’s Tadhg De Burca. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

A significant weekend for the hurling championship: we go into the last six with the pecking order not nearly as clear as it was going into Saturday. (...)

Davy Fitzgerald of Wexford congratulates Clare players after the game. Phottograph: Inpho

Wexford manager Davy Fitzgerald has called on the Clare County Board to take action over the verbal abuse he received from the stand as his side lost (...)

Galway are unbeaten against Kilkenny since 2016 with three wins and a draw.

Saturday GAA Hurling All-Ireland senior championship Round 2 Clare v Wexford MW Hire O’Moore Park, 2.0 Live, GAAGO Referee: Liam Gordon (Galway) It(...)

Waterford’s Austin Gleeson has struggled for form since 2017. File photograph: Inpho

Deep into extra-time of an FA Cup semi-final in 1999, Ryan Giggs intercepted a tired pass from Patrick Viera in his own half and then evaded four tack(...)

Clare’s Tony Kelly and Gearóid Hegarty of Limerick in the Munster GAA Senior Hurling Championship quarter-final at Semple Stadium last Sunday. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

As I watched the NFL on Sunday evening and as players from the Chiefs and Broncos bounced off each other in the snowy Denver stadium, the penny droppe(...)

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