Richie Hogan

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Kilkenny’s TJ Reid and Adrian Mullen vie for the ball with Mark Ellis and Stephen McDonnell of Cork during their All-Ireland SHC quarter-final clash at Croke Park. Photo: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Kilkenny 2-27 Cork 3-18 Once again, regardless of changing fashions in tactics and hurling, Kilkenny and Cork came to Croke Park and the less fancied(...)

Kilkenny’s TJ Reid: his team are extremely reliant on him  to make things happen. Photograph:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Cork v Kilkenny Croke Park, 2pm Live, RTÉ 2 This first quarter-final between the counties in six years will shed light on a couple of interesting (...)

TJ Reid is Kilkenny’s main danger man. Who can look after him for  Cork? Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

At the start of the year I was really impressed by Cork’s prospects but the very first game against Tipperary created doubts for me because I was surp(...)

Laois manager Eddie Brennan: who knows where he will end up as a manager? He has learned from the best, and he will keep learning because that’s the way he’s always been. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

The Kilkenny team holiday in 2007 took us to New Zealand, and I found myself rooming with Eddie Brennan. It was just a random pairing – it wasn’t like(...)

Tipperary’s John ‘Bubbles’ O’Dwyer in action against Clare during the Munster SHC at Cusack Park in Ennis. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

There are a couple of points worth making about this weekend before looking at the matches. Huge crowds are expected in both Croke Park and Limerick b(...)

Kilkenny’s Huw Lawlor tries to block Conor Whelan of Galway. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Galway 3-20 Kilkenny 2-22 An old story that never wearies in the telling out West: Galway led this for the entire second half, plundering a timely co(...)

Kilkenny’s TJ Reid in action against Galway in last year’s hurling championship final at Croke Park. Photograph:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

In all my years playing under Brian Cody, there was one phrase he repeated and repeated above all others. It wouldn’t matter what point we were at in (...)

Kilkenny’s TJ Reid celebrates scoring his side’s first goal against Dublin in the Leinster SHC Round 1 at Nowlan Park, Kilkenny. Photograph: inpho

Kilkenny: 2-23 Dublin: 1-21 Bizarre. Unbelievable. Inexplicable. Unprecedented. Brian Cody was left feeling a little BUIU in the immediate aftermath(...)

Kilkenny manager Brian Cody: . It was inexplicable, really, that he (Kennedy) decides to catch the ball. It was certainly unprecedented. So I wasn’t happy about it, no I wasn’t.” Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Kilkenny 2-23 Dublin 1-21 Bizarre. Unbelievable. Inexplicable. Unprecedented. Brian Cody was left feeling a little BUIU in the immediate aftermath o(...)

Kilkenny’s Padraig Walsh and Conor McDonald of Wexford during last year’s Leinster Championship. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

It got lost in the fog, what with everything. Here’s a short list of everything else from the last weekend in May 2018 that was worth talking about. (...)

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