Hurling - TODAY'S STORIES - IRISH EXAMINER

Davy Fitzgerald: We are 100% ahead of expectations

On his first night training Wexford, Davy Fitzgerald asked the county board for 160 sliotars... repeating the request every night thereafter.

This story is enriched with multi-media content

More

Dan Shanahan is wary of Offaly threat

Waterford selector Dan Shanahan is wary of the All-Ireland qualifier draw which pits the Déise against Offaly next weekend.

This story is enriched with multi-media content

More

Leinster final crowd set to top 50,000

The Leinster Council are expecting a crowd in excess of 50,000 for this weekend’s provincial hurling decider between Galway and Wexford.

This story is enriched with multi-media content

More

Conor Lehane will be fit for Munster final clash

Cork star Conor Lehane will be fit for next month’s Munster SHC final with Clare.

This story is enriched with multi-media content

More

Limerick put faith in senior starlets

This Limerick U21 team carries shades of last year’s Waterford class.

More

Tipperary divided on hurling’s blueprint for change

Tipperary County Board secretary Tim Floyd has expressed concern that the new hurling proposals will significantly curtail club activity in April and May.

More

Down out of dark woods and ready for Monaghan clash

Down have emerged from two rough seasons stronger and mentally tougher and they are quite relaxed about their modest billing ahead of Saturday’s Ulster semi-final with Monaghan .

More

Cork revel in rankings reversal

This time last year Cork were staring at a toothless exit from the hurling championship.

More

Henry Shefflin says delaying hurling draw a mistake

Henry Shefflin believes the GAA has missed a trick in delaying the draw for the All-Ireland hurling qualifiers until next week.

More

Cork sweating on Conor Lehane for Clare clash

Cork boss Kieran Kingston has revealed that Conor Lehane is on crutches after suffering a recurrence of the ankle ligament injury which threatened his participation in Sunday’s Munster SHC semi-final victory over Waterford.

More

Kieran Kingston: Hurlers have restored Cork 'feelgood factor’ but Waterford a new challenge

Munster SHC semi-final: Cork v Waterford, 4pm ...  Cork manager Kieran Kingston says the positivity on Leeside towards the county hurlers is what the squad deserves after their hard work. 

More

Waterford to win, Cork for a speedy resurrection

Munster SHC semi-final: Cork v Waterford, 4pm ... This isn’t a hurling championship. This is an extended episode of Game of Thrones.

More

Unfazed by what he’s seen so far, Waterford's Noel Connors eyes familiar challenge

Munster SHC semi-final: Cork v Waterford, 4pm ... It’s no shock to hear Noel Connors make a reasoned argument, no matter what the topic. On this occasion the Waterford defender is dissecting the Cork-Tipperary game. Stripping out the lazy thinking. Considering an event on its merits.

More

Settled Galway ready to slip into a groove against Offaly

Leinster SHC semi-final: Galway v Offaly, 2pm ... Paul Killeen’s season-ending cruciate tear means this Galway team now picks itself.

More

Strange kind of hurling rivalry between Offaly and Galway passes test of time

Leinster SHC semi-final: Galway v Offaly, 2pm ... The emergence of Offaly and Galway as hurling powers in the late 70s had a considerable element of interdependence.

More

The Kieran Shannon Interview: Waterford legend Tony Browne on that elusive All-Ireland medal

In his first interview since finishing up the longest inter-county career since Christy Ring, quiet man Tony Browne opens up to Kieran Shannon about pride and anguish and the medal that got away.

More

Profile of camogie improving, says Galway captain Heather Cooney

Heather Cooney can barely believe so much time has passed since Galway won the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Championship in 2013.

More