James Skehill

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Colm Callanan celebrates victory in the  2017 All-Ireland senior hurling championship final at Croke Park in Dublin. Photograph: ©INPHO/James Crombie

It’s hard to think of a more redemptive All-Ireland story and Galway goalkeeper Colm Callanan, who at 35 is coming back for another AHL season, can id(...)

Galway fans have been able to watch  careers grow and develop – in the case of Johnny Coen and David Burke, above, from wing-men to possibly the best midfield partnership in the game. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Pádraig Kelly, of Galway and Sarsfields, won man of the match in the 1993 All-Ireland hurling final, the last time a player on the losing side won tha(...)

Dublin’s Liam Rushe holds off the challenge of Galway’s  Niall Burke during the  Allianz Hurling League Division 1A game at  Parnell Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Dublin 1-17 Galway 0-13 Nights like this tend to put you in mind of dear old George W Bush the time he got tangled up trying to use that Fool Me Onc(...)

Robert Lennon is one of four changes Kilkenny have made for the Allianz Hurling game against Tipperary at Nowlan Park on Sunday. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Kilkenny have made four changes to the team that lost the county’s opening match of the Allianz Hurling League to Waterford for Sunday’s game against (...)

Galway’s Joe Canning reacts to a missed chance in the Leinster hurling final against Dublin. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Hunter S. Thompson always said there is no such thing as objective journalism. The phrase itself is a pompous contradiction in terms. And with the pos(...)

DUBLIN 2-25 GALWAY 2-13: As if part of some great cosmic realignment, Dublin hurlers continue to enjoy the sort of year they were supposed to have 12 (...)

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