Jackie Tyrrell

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Andy Moran reacts to a missed chance in last year’s All-Ireland SFC final. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

In a former life, the heroic lady whose dubious pleasure it is to have her life tangled up in mine – for better, for worse, for richer (ahem) and so o(...)

Waterford’s Austin Gleeson, at 22, is his county’s talisman. Photograph: Inpho

Two months ago when Cork beat Waterford in the Munster semi-final, the 2016 Hurler and Young Hurler of the Year Austin Gleeson, was taken off with 10 (...)

Tipperary’s Padraic Maher and Dan McCormack put the shackles on Dublin’s  Donal Burke. An outclassed Dublin still managed to score 1-19 on the day. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

There’s no good reason to be in the All-Ireland quarter-finals. Being there is a reminder that something went wrong for you. Tipperary have a few wins(...)

Kilkenny’s Pádraig Walsh under pressure from David Dempsey of Limerick in their All-Ireland senior hurling championship match at Nowlan Park. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

I have a big dilemma this weekend. Coldplay are coming to Croke Park and I’d love to go. But I’m fairly sure I’ll end up going to Semple Stadium. If I(...)

A section of the  packed house at Nowlan Park watch Henry Shefflin in action: “It was two teams facing off in a battle in a desert heat, testing themselves to the last drop.” Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

It’s fair to say the qualifier draw on Monday morning will be the most anticipated one since 2013. So many of the pre-summer favourites are in there (...)

Waterford have a real chance this weekend to lay down some markers. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

For Waterford, this Sunday has the feel of the English Championship play-off soccer game that decides who goes up into the Premier League. There’s a (...)

After their National Hurling League win over Tipperary, will Galway keep their eye in this summer? Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Jackie Tyrrell 1. The league is the league, the championship is the championship . . . what are we to make of it all? Galway as genuine contenders? (...)

Michael Ryan: The template for how to proceed with the riches arrayed in front of him is there to cut out and keep – Brian Cody’s template. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The All-Ireland champions went through the group stage of the league winning three matches, losing one and drawing the other. They finished top of th(...)

Tipperary  captain Brendan Maher during his time with the Adelaide Strikers in Australia whom he joined for two weeks in an episode of the ‘The Toughest Trade’

If you’re buying just one sports book for yourself or your loved ones this Christmas, it will probably be Paul O’Connell’s autobiography The Battle, w(...)

Nine-time Kilkenny All-Ireland senior hurling winner Jackie Tyrrell has announced his retirement from the inter-county game. Photo: Inpho

Nine-time Kilkenny All-Ireland senior hurling winner Jackie Tyrrell has announced his retirement from the inter-county game. The 34 year-old made his(...)

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