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 Conor McGrath could help tip the balance in Clare’s favour. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Clare and Limerick is one of those local derby matches where the favourites have a history of getting turned over and the advantage swings from one co(...)

Clare senior hurling’s new management team of Donal Moloney and Gerry O’Connor. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho.

In the mid-winter frenzy that followed Clare’s 2013 All-Ireland win, Shane O’Donnell’s life was everyone’s but his own. Twenty minutes of hurling one (...)

Clare’s Tony Kelly and Colm Galvin with David Burke of Galway. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

There was a curious similarity in one sense to both hurling quarterfinals in that first Wexford and then Clare had a window of opportunity, at five po(...)

Galway’s Joe Canning with fans at the end of the game in Thurles. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Galway 2-17 Clare 0-17 Galway stormed into the All-Ireland hurling semi-finals for the second successive year with a comprehensive win that pulled (...)

Clare’s Podge Collins (centre) is also down to play football on Saturday. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho.

ALL-IRELAND HURLING CHAMPIONSHIP Clare v Galway Semple Stadium, Sunday, 4pm RTÉ 1 Considering the second of Sunday’s GAA All-Ireland hurling quart(...)

The injured Conor McGrath could prove a decisive loss for Clare. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

All-Ireland SHC qualifier round 2 Clare v Limerick, Semple Stadium, 7.0 [Live, Sky Sports]. Unease stalks this fixture. Clare must feel the anxiet(...)

Waterford manager Derek McGrath celebrates at the final whistle. Photo: Lorraine O’Sullivan /Inpho

No confusion this time. No contention and no controversy. Waterford skipped through to their second consecutive Munster final with a curiously straigh(...)

Clare’s Shane O’Donnell tries to block down Waterford’s Austin Gleeson at Semple Stadium.  Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

My impression over the course of the National League final and the replay that followed was that Waterford were the better team over the two matches e(...)

Clare’s Podge Collins  tackles Waterford’s Shane Bennett during the league final replay. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

So, what has changed in a month? Not a whole lot. Clare and Waterford meet on Sunday in Semple Stadium for the third time in six weeks. Even the ci(...)

Tipperary’s Barry Heffernan in action against Galway in the  league in March. Photograph: Mike Shaughnessy/Inpho

Repeated concussion will deny Tipperary wing back Barry Heffernan his Munster hurling championship debut against Cork in Thurles this Sunday. Heffern(...)

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