Liam Sheedy: “We’re all down at the bottom of the hill now, bursting to get up. It’s going to be another enthralling championship. Standards are very high.” Photograph: Oisín Keniry/Inpho

Liam Sheedy, manager of this year’s All-Ireland hurling champions Tipperary, has paid tribute to his football counterpart Jim Gavin, who announced the(...)

Borris-Ileigh’s Kieran Maher and Dan McCormack celebrate at the final whistle. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Borris-Ileigh 1-15 Kiladangan 1-12 With a minute to go in this rainswept Tipp final, Borris-Ileigh won a free on the Kiladangan 45. Throughout the ga(...)

Tipperary’s John O’Dwyer scores his side’s third goal past Kilkenny goalkeeper Eoin Murphy during the All-Ireland hurling final at Croke Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

1 Brian Hogan Like father, now the son, a first choice All-Ireland-winning goalkeeper at 23. Spared any major saves by the flawless defence in front (...)

 Séamus Callanan scores Tipperary’s goal during the All-Ireland SHC semi-final victory over Wexford at Croke Park. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Tipperary 1-28 Wexford 3-20 The now almost traditional end-of-July adrenalin boost was completed in Croke Park on Sunday with another All-Ireland hur(...)

Tipperary’s Pádraic Maher in action against Limerick’s Graeme Mulcahy during the Allianz Hurling League Division 1A match at the  Gaelic Grounds. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

Limerick 1-21 Tipperary 1-14 Limerick’s first home match since their return to Division 1A of the Allianz League following an extended absence drew 8(...)

Tipperary’s Jason Forde tries to break through the challenges of  Seán Finn and Richie English of Limerick during the Allianz Hurling League Division 1A semi-final at  Semple Stadium. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

Tipperary 2-31 Limerick 1-31 (aet) Jason Forde hit two crucial goals in the first period of extra-time as Tipperary edged past the stern challenge of(...)