Niall Burke

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Dublin’s Niall Corcoran believes atmosphere at Croke Park was a bit flat. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

There were presumably no assurances of a little more proper championship hurling this time as part of the live television agreement, although both Dub(...)

 Mark Schutte  has been a revelation so far, Dublin’s key man, consistently outstanding from the off. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Previous form for both counties can be largely discarded because true form can only come out of this game. Victory at Croke Park will kick-start eithe(...)

Kilkenny’s Aidan Fogarty is tackled by Galway’s Andrew Smith at O’Connor Park, Tullamore. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Kilkenny 3-19 Galway 1-17 An intriguing but predictable encounter in Tullamore ended with yet another affirmation of Kilkenny’s almost feral instinct(...)

Galway’s David Burke and Andrew Smith tackle Brian Kennedy of Kilkenny. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Nobody is any the wiser. The Galway hurlers looked deep within themselves in the closing minutes of last week’s physical encounter against Kilkenny an(...)

 Niall Burke scores Galway’s opening goal despite the attention of  JJ Delaney and goalkeeper Eoin Murphy of Kilkenny during the  Leinster SHC  semi-final in  O’Connor Park, Tullamore. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

Galway 5-16 Kilkenny 3-22Not content with testing your heart-rate, this old game often insists on testing your credulity. So it was here, as Henry She(...)

The Galway duo of Cathal Mannion and Conor Cooney close down Clare’s  Cian Dillon during the Allianz Hurling League Division 1A clash Cusack Park in Ennis. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Clare 0-18 Galway 1-15: The dream days continue in Clare. A late free by Colin Ry(...)

Galway’s Davy Glennon

The Dublin hurlers arrive into Sunday’s Leinster final having played over four consecutive weekends, while opponents Galway have been dormant for thre(...)

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