The GAA’s decision not to distribute tickets through clubs, thereby creating an online backlog and physical queues for supporters wishing to attend Su(...)

Clare’s Jason McCarthy scores the final equalising point in an incident-packed semi-final at Croke Park. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Galway 1-30 Clare 1-30 [After extra time] Clare had lamented for the past five years their inability get back to Croke Park and Saturday’s extra(...)

Clare’s managers Gerry O’Connor and Donal Moloney look on as Galway’s Joe Canning leaves the field the injured. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Down in the tunnel on Saturday night, everyone was Verbal Kint. You were nothing if you didn’t have a limp. Johnny Glynn hobbled by with enough ice st(...)

Clare’s Jason McCarthy scores the equalising point against Galway at Croke park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Galway 1-30 Clare 1-30 Hurling’s facility for improbable decadence is safe and well. Clare and Galway strapped each other to the rocket here and shot(...)

Conor Whelan celebrates after Jonathan Glynn  scored Galway’s opening goal in the Leinster final replay at  Semple Stadium, Thurles. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

This was a brilliant contest at the height of summer and hugely enjoyable. All the tension and anxiety was gone from Galway’s game – despite the omino(...)

Galway fans on the field in Thurles after the game. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Galway 1-28 Kilkenny 3-15 Galway emerged from the heat of a blazing afternoon in Semple Stadium with their Leinster title intact but by the end this (...)

Clare’s Shane O’Donnell: for a player who is so brilliant at securing possession, he is so frustrating in his reluctance to shoot. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

After the headlong gallop through the first part of the hurling championship, there’s a small bit of a break now for everyone left standing to take st(...)

Galway’s Cathal Mannion, Conor Whelan and Brian Concannon in action against  James Maher of Kilkenny.   Photograph: Oisín Keniry

Galway 1-22 Kilkenny 2-11 It used to be that on fine days, Salthill was hellish only for its traffic. On this evidence it is set to become quite the (...)

Cuala v Na Piarsaigh in the All-Ireland final:  Club games like  we saw last Saturday night can prove an an antidote to the increasingly overly-structured inter-county game. Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

I have a friend who is blissfully unaware of pretty much all GAA activity from one end of the year to the other. He asks me questions about hurling in(...)

 Fitzgibbon Cup finalists, Conor Cleary of University of Limerick and Paudie Foley of Dublin City University. Photograph: Sam Barnes/Sportsfile

Fitzgibbon Cup SH final: DCU v UL, Mallow, 3.0. It’s their first final, they’re 13/2 outsiders, against one of the strongest college sides in Fitzgib(...)

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