John Kiely and his selectors have tweaked and improved the team by bringing in Na Piarsaigh duo Peter Casey (above) and Will O’Donoghue. Photograph: Inpho

Are Limerick whistling past the graveyard? After all, Kilkenny are Kilkenny: under Brian Cody, just two defeats in 17 All-Ireland semi-finals in the p(...)

Limerick’s Gearóid Hegarty breaks past Seán O’Brien of Tipperary in their Munster final victory at the Gaelic Grounds. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

We stood around in a circle, tightly-knit in Nowlan Park as the last of the baking summer’s day sun beat down on us, a mixture of Vaseline and sweat d(...)

The emergence of the likes of  Conor Boylan shows the strength in depth Limerick have. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

We haven’t seen Limerick since the league final but everything about their campaign seemed to indicate that they had carried on from where they left o(...)