Walter Walsh

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Kilkenny’s Aidan Fogarty holds off Shane McGrath of Tipperary during the NHL final. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The hurling championship is supposed to be a slow burn but the qualifiers have finally delivered a momentous collision the HDC originally planned for.(...)

What does it take to finish off a wounded Kilkenny? A consistent run of hurling matches without the litany of injuries of previous campaigns was all D(...)

 Conal Keaney was one of the many men to shine for Dublin in their win over Kilkenny. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Other than Richie Power, no Kilkenny forward had a shot from play in the second half of Saturday’s game. Point being, this was all about Dublin. It wa(...)

Kilkenny’s Kieran Joyce and Richie Hogan tackle Dublin’s Conal Keaney during last week’s Leinster semi-final at O’Moore Park, Portlaoise. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

What is more reliable: Dublin’s renewed belief or Kilkenny’s ominous silence?Probably the latter – but it’s hard to describe the look of intent in Con(...)

The final scoreboard at O’Moore Park. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

The All-Ireland champions could not possibly be this poor again. That’s the killer reality for Anthony Daly’s Dublin this morning, along with the know(...)

Kilkenny’s Walter Walsh and Ryan O’Dwyer of Dublin get in a tangle. Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Kilkenny 1-14 Dublin 0-17: Almost a result to shock the championship into life before June is spent. Almost. Dublin and Kilkenny will have to go at it(...)

Jackie Tyrell and Richie Power emerge on to Croke Park last September

In the year that the GAA has decided to set about next year reducing the counties in the MacCarthy Cup and creating a tussle for the right to b(...)

Kilkenny's Colin Fennelly, under pressure from Paul Killeen of Galway, manages to flick the ball to the net past goalkeeper Colm Callanan. Photograph: Inpho

KILKENNY 1-24 GALWAY 1-17at Semple Stadium Not even the indisposition of their manager and Hurler of the Year could put a stop (...)

Ger Aylward has impressed in Kilkenny’s attack in the last couple of league games and will be pushing for a place in the championship team. Photo: Inpho

Tuesday evening, not long past six o’clock. The lobby of the Clyde Court Hotel on Lansdowne Road gurgles with pre-match hubbub. Within a few ho(...)

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