Richie Hogan

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Colin Fennelly in action for Kilkenny during the Leinster final win over Galway. “Me walking off, if I looked disappointed, that’s because I was disappointed, I was gutted.” Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Colin Fennelly has just been singing the praises of Richie Hogan when he’s asked about his own voice in the Kilkenny team. He is remember team capta(...)

Aidan Harte scores a late goal for Galway against Tipp. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Galway 3-23 Tipperary 2-24 Shane O’Neill will face his former Limerick Under-21 team mate John Kiely in next Sunday’s mouth watering All-Ireland semi(...)

Galway’s Aidan Harte scores a late goal during the  All-Ireland SHC quarter-final against Tipperary at the  LIT Gaelic Grounds in Limerick. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Galway 3-23 Tipperary 2-24 The usual turbo-charged breathlessness from one of the most volatile rivalries in the old sport. Tipperary, the All-Irelan(...)

I think of this rivalry like the vicious killer clown in the horror movie IT. The clown is called Pennywise and he awakens from the underground world every 27 years to feed his need. The Tipperary-Galway rivalry was asleep since the late 80s. It’s now back in all its glory and hopefully it stays around for a while longer. There are too many good players for it to vanish underground. Photograph: Warner Bros/New Line Cinema

As I left Thurles on Sunday evening in the crisp darkness it felt like the weekend was summed up by a phrase that was in use elsewhere in the sporting(...)

 Galway’s Niall Burke is tackled by Kilkenny’s Huw Lawlor in the Leinster hurling final at Croke Park on Saturday. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

Former Galway forward Damien Hayes says he expects Shane O’Neill to make changes for Saturday’s All-Ireland quarter-final against Tipperary, after the(...)

Limerick’s Tom Morrissey contests a high ball with Waterford’s Tadhg De Burca. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

A significant weekend for the hurling championship: we go into the last six with the pecking order not nearly as clear as it was going into Saturday. (...)

Michael Quirke: “I think it was definitely worth it. I do. I think the GAA did an incredible job to be honest with you.” Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

And just like that, the championship is half over. We’ve hardly had time to get a bit of wear out of the good winter coat and already the season is l(...)

Colin Fennelly lifts the Bob O’Keeffe Cup after Kilkenny’s win over Galway. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Kilkenny 2-20 Galway 0-24 In all things, there must be a little room made for genius. Richie Hogan ended 2019 walking from the pitch in Croke Park, b(...)

Waterford’s Austin Gleeson has struggled for form since 2017. File photograph: Inpho

Deep into extra-time of an FA Cup semi-final in 1999, Ryan Giggs intercepted a tired pass from Patrick Viera in his own half and then evaded four tack(...)

The teams parade at Semple Stadium ahead of the 2018 All-Ireland hurling semi-final replay between Clare and Galway. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Semple. Of course, Semple. Among the great cathedrals of sport, it’s nearly too obvious. It’s right there in front of you, sewn into the fabric of thi(...)

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