John Mcgrath

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John McGrath: barely touched the ball in the first half yesterday before being untouchable in the second. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

At half-time in Thurles yesterday, the throaty roar of the Cork support had basically no opposition. Tipperary supporters, as though shell-shocked by(...)

Cork’s Bill Cooper tackles Patrick Maher of Tipperary in their Munster championshop clash in Thurles. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Tipperary 2-20 Cork 1-23 Two rounds in and the Munster championship is turning into exactly the nest of vipers everyone hoped for. Three of the teams(...)

Tipperary’s Donagh Maher goes up with Limerick’s Aaron Gillane at the Gaelic Grounds on Sunday. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

The biggest GAA weekend of the championship to date drew the crowds and provided plenty of talking points. Munster’s hurling championship, held sacred(...)

Jason Forde: was the outstanding player in the country in the league and merits a place in Tipperary’s starting championship attack.  Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

How do you put together a forward line? Plenty of intercounty teams are sitting down now in the middle of May, the summer on the table in front of the(...)

 Kilkenny manager Brian Cody watched his team win another national title on Sunday. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Like the old line about the French Revolution, it’s too early to say what the 2018 National Hurling League tells us about anything. Kilkenny are the (...)

Kilkenny’s Cillian Buckley lifts the league trophy at Nowlan Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Kilkenny 2-23 Tipperary 2-17 Just after half-time in Sunday’s Allianz Hurling League final – or maybe during it – Tipperary entered the Twilight Zone(...)

 Tipperary’s Ger Browne and Kilkenny’s Cillian Buckley during the Division 1A  league clash at Nowlan Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Allianz Hurling League Final Kilkenny v Tipperary, 3.30, Nowlan Park [Live, TG4] On a sunny afternoon, temporarily disrupting the apocalyptic weath(...)

A man hands out religious tracts to people taking part in the Belfast gay pride parade in August, 2004. Photograph: Brendan Murphy

In April 1998 when Tony Blair and Bertie Ahern were signing the Good Friday agreement at Castle Buildings, I was just coming to the end of a degr(...)

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(...)

Jason Forde: has enjoyed an impressive league campaign in Tipperary’s attack. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Allianz Hurling League semi-final: Tipperary v Limerick, Semple Stadium, 7.0 - Live on TG4 It’s all of eight years since Tipperary played Limerick in(...)

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