Conor Mcgrath

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Cork’s Alan Cadogan scores the opening goal against Clare in the Munster final. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Looking at the two teams last Sunday, if you knew nothing about hurling and you were asked to pick out the team with All-Ireland medals, you certainly(...)

Cork’s Alan Cadogan scores the opening goal in Thurles. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Cork 1-25 Clare 1-20 Signs were on from early on Sunday, as the Cork faithful made their way into Thurles clad in replica jerseys like red corpuscles(...)

Clare’s John Conlon gets his shot away under pressure from Cork’s Colm Spillane during Sunday’s Munster hurling final at Semple Stadium, Thurles.Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Munster Senior Hurling Championship final Cork 1-25 Clare 1-20 At the end, the Cork kids ran on the pitch. All the Cork kids, starting with the grey(...)

Cork’s Seamus Harnedy during the Munster SHC semi-final against Tipperary. Photo: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

This weekend Cork will have to deal with being favourites for the first time this summer but it’s less of a burden for them and can build confidence a(...)

Cork  forward Conor Lehane: county has the pace to cope with Clare’s movement. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

SUNDAY Munster SHC final Clare v Cork Semple Stadium, Thurles, 4.0; Live, RTE Clare are under new management this year and although the new direc(...)

 Kildare’s Kevin Feely takes on John O’Loughlin of Laois in Tullamore. Photograph: Inpho

Reasons to be cheerful There may have been downsides to the weekend – a second successive year with fewer than 20,000 at a Munster hurling semi-final(...)

Limerick’s Richie English in action against Clare’s two-goal hero Shane O’Donnell at  Semple Stadium. Photograph: Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

When Shane O’Donnell scored a point after his second goal and Clare led by seven, the excitement and freshness and energy of 2013 really looked like i(...)

Limerick’s Declan Hannon tries to block Conor McGrath’s strike during the Munster SHC semi-final at Semple Stadium. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

CLARE 3-17 LIMERICK 2-16 It was almost exactly as Clare would have wished. They survived the voodoo of this fixture with its alternating outcomes to (...)

Clare’s Shane O’Donnell scores his second goal during the Munster SHC semi-final against Limerick at Semple Stadium in Thurles. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Clare 3-17 Limerick 2-16 Fits and starts but Clare will take it. They’re through to their first Munster final since 2008 and you’ll have to dig long (...)

Armagh’s Aidan Forker in action against Tipperary’s Robbie Kiely during the league clash at the Athletic Grounds.   Photograph: Philip Magowan/Presseye/Inpho

Saturday Leinster SFC quarter-final Carlow v Dublin Portlaoise, 7.00 Live, Sky Sports, 6.00 Referee: Seán Hurson (Tyrone) Carlow don’t have the (...)

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