John Conlon

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Waterford’s Austin Gleeson crashes into team-mate Michael Walsh after catching a high ball over Clare’s David Fitzgerald and Brendan Bugler. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The result and performance of both teams shows just how evenly matched they are. They could play a few times and get different results, although the(...)

Clare are very dependant on Conor McGrath who got very little support against Waterford last week in Thurles. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

It’s not always the case with replays but I don’t see this weekend’s game being any different to the drawn encounter. Afterwards I had a feeling for(...)

Waterford’s Shane Bennett, with Patrick Curran, has been playing a more prominent for the county. Photograph: Inpho

Saturday All-Ireland Under-21 FC final Cork v Mayo, Cusack Park Ennis, 6.0 – A high-quality championship reaches its climax in Ennis with the meet(...)

Clare and Waterford take to the field again in the Allianz Hurling League Division One final at Semple Stadium on Sunday. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho.

Tactics – defined in the dictionary as “an action or strategy carefully planned to achieve a specific end – is the subject of my maiden Irish Times jo(...)

Kilkenny’s Jonjo Farrell dejected at the final whistle. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

Plenty in Thurles to nourish hurling’s battered old soul. A league campaign that had often been a grind when it came to the business of scoring loosen(...)

Clare’s David Reidy tackled by Seamus Callanan of Tipperary during their Allianz League clash. Photo: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Clare 2-13 Tipperary 0-18 The ground doesn’t really shake at AHL quarter-finals but Sunday afternoon in Cusack Park, Ennis came close, as the home si(...)

Dublin goalkeeper Stephen Cluxton will start against Down in Newry.

Division One leaders Dublin have announced six changes from the side that rallied in the second half to beat Cork the previous week in Croke Park for (...)

Limerick’s Richie English and Bobby Duggan of Clare in action during the Munster Senior Hurling Championship Final at the  Gaelic Grounds in Limerick. Photograph:  Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Clare 0-18 Limerick 0-17 Davy Fitzgerald’s Clare side claimed the Munster Senior Hurling League at the Gaelic Grounds on Saturday night as they saw(...)

Davy Fitzgerald: “Between this summer and the next two or three summers we will be working very hard to get a fifth All-Ireland back to Clare in 130 years.”  Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The hurling life of Davy Fitzgerald has been accompanied by the singularly fatalistic perspective from which he views the best and worst of days. Nobo(...)

 Tony Kelly is still Clare’s Mr Reliable what is now a mis-firing forward line. Photograph: James Crombie

This is a big weekend because the Munster championship is starting but how important is the actual outcome of tomorrow’s Clare- Limerick match in T(...)

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