Colin Fennelly

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Ballyhale players celebrate at the final whistle. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Ballyhale Shamrocks (Kilkenny) 0-18 Borris-Ileigh (Tipperary) 0-15 On a memorable weekend for Kilkenny hurling, Ballyhale Shamrocks made history by b(...)

Brendan Maher has put in some inspired performances to help Borris-Ileigh into Sunday’s All-Ireland club hurling final against Ballyhale Shamrocks. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Saturday Connacht SFL final: Galway v Roscommon, Dr Hyde Park, 2.0 Yet another provincial final between the counties, the 10th in six years, sees bot(...)

Ballyhale Shamrocks’ Colin Fennelly scores the first of his two goals during the AIB All-Ireland Senior Club  Hurling Championship semi-final at Páirc Esler in  Newry. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Ballyhale Shamrocks 2-24 Slaughtneil 2-19 Reigning All-Ireland club hurling champions Ballyhale Shamrocks bared their teeth in Páirc Esler with a gr(...)

Slaughtneil’s Christopher McKaigue: ‘No matter how it goes, we can say that we faced three of arguably the greatest club hurling teams from the last 15 years.’ Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

When Chrissy McKaigue talks about Slaughtneil wishing to gain national recognition, he is driven by ambition yet confronted by the painful reality tha(...)

Colin Fennelly: Ballyhale forward will be aiming to help his club take another big step towards a second successive All-Ireland club title when they face Slaughtneil. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

There was nothing whatsoever subdued or contained about the way Ballyhale Shamrocks celebrated another AIB Leinster club hurling title on Sunday, only(...)

TJ Reid scored 2-14 as Ballyhale Shamrocks thrashed St Martin’s. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Ballyhale Shamrocks (Kilkenny) 5-19 St Martin’s (Wexford) 1-16 We are reliably informed that Ballyhale Shamrocks would prefer to be referred to by th(...)

Tipperary goalkeeper Brian Hogan claims his first Hurling All  Stars awards and follows in the footsteps of his father, Ken, who won one in  1987. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Though there are occasionally years in which the announcement of the hurling All Star team causes a stir around the place, 2019 is unlikely to be one (...)

Ballyhale’s Colin Fennelly celebrates after the game. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Ballyhale Shamrocks 2-21 James Stephens 1-15 On a sharp, sunny afternoon in Nowlan Park, All-Ireland champions Ballyhale re-asserted their local domi(...)

Tipperary’s Seamus Callanan celebrates with the Liam MacCarthy cup after victory over Kilkenny in the All-Ireland hurling final. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

What a difference a Liam makes. A year after receiving a single nomination and no winners, All-Ireland champions Tipperary have 11 names on the shortl(...)

Séamus Callanan: once again a contender for Hurler of the Year. The Tipperay captain’s  leadership and goal-a-game record over eight fixtures speaks eloquently for itself.  Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

All about timing: it’s a small sample size but the evidence of the first two years of the experimental championship format suggests one trend; the two(...)

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