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Richie Power Speaks On Galway’s Chances Of Winning On Sunday

Richie Power has gone to battle with Galway on many occasions in both the Leinster and All-Ireland championships and the former Kilkenny hurler spoke to the Independent about their credentials to win this Sunday’s All-Ireland semi-final against Tipperary. Galway have been the most impressive team in Ireland so far this year. But the past has questioned their ability to cope …

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Could Tadhg De Burca’s Suspension See Austin Gleeson Finally Move To His Best Position

Tadhg de Búrca All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Quarter-Final, Pairc Ui Chaoimh, Cork 23/7/2017 Wexford vs Waterford Referee Fergal Horgan red cards Tadhg De Burca of Waterford Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

Tadhg de Burca’s availability for next Sunday’s All-Ireland semi-final is looking less likely after another appeal failed on Thursday night. De Burca has been a key figure in the Déise’s return to the top tier of hurling over the last three years. The much publicised and heavily scrutinised sweeper role has been exemplarily filled by the Waterford number five. De …

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Quiz: Can You Name Every All-Ireland Semi Final Goalscorer since 2012?

Tipperary John O'Dwyer celebrates his goal 14/8/2016

The business end of this year’s All-Ireland Hurling Championship begins on Sunday – as Tipperary face Galway in the first semi-final. To coincide with the business end of the hurling season, we aim to set a challenge for hurling followers – you have ten minutes to name every goalscorer in a semi-final since 2012. Players from Kilkenny, Tipperary, Cork, Galway, …

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Central Appeals Committee Delivers Verdict On Waterford’s Tadhg De Búrca

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Quarter-Final, Pairc Ui Chaoimh, Cork 23/7/2017 Wexford vs Waterford Referee Fergal Horgan red cards Tadhg De Burca of Waterford

Waterford’s Tadhg de Búrca looks almost certain to miss next Sunday’s All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship semi-final against Cork after an unsuccessful appeal on Thursday. The back was sent off in the Déise’s quarter-final win against Wexford last month for interfering with his opponent Herry Kehoe’s headgear, but had outlined his attention to appeal so the opportunity to face Cork in Croke …

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Could Jonathan Glynn Become The Story Of This GAA Weekend?

GAA Hurling All Ireland Senior Championship Quarter-Final, Semple Stadium, Thurles, Tipperary 26/7/2015.Cork vs Galway.Galway's Jonathan Glynn.Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

Sport loves an unsung hero or a surprise package. In hurling terms Shane O’Donnell is the name that springs to many people’s minds. He wasn’t a complete unknown to all, having scored goals against Waterford, Wexford and Laois earlier that season, but his 3-3 haul in the 2013 All-Ireland hurling final replay is what he is remembered for. The fairytale …

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Tipperary Coming Into Form At The Right Time Ahead Of Galway Battle

Defending champions Tipperary come into this Sunday’s All-Ireland semi-final as underdogs as they prepare to do battle with Leinster champions, Galway. The sides last met in April in the National League final in Limerick, where the Tribesmen ran out 3-21 to 0-14 winners. Hurling followers expected a backlash from the Premier as they entered the Munster Championship, however, Tipp’s defence …

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Ranking The Five Best Galway Vs Tipperary Clashes In Recent Times

Galway and Tipperary clash in the All-Ireland semi-final on Sunday, with the sides having met 28 times in the championship up to this. The Premier lead the way, 21-7 in the series, with no draws between the two counties. Judging by recent clashes between the sides, a stalemate may not be entirely out of the question this Sunday. There have …

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Harry Kehoe Is Trying His Best To Get Tadhg De Búrca Off His Ban

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Quarter-Final, Pairc Ui Chaoimh, Cork 23/7/2017 Wexford vs Waterford Referee Fergal Horgan red cards Tadhg De Burca of Waterford Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

With the All-Ireland hurling semi-finals just around the corner, Waterford are still sweating on the availability of Tadhg de Búrca – who is still in the process of appealing his one-match suspension, which was handed down to the Déise sweeper after he was sent off against Wexford. De Búrca was sent off after an altercation with Wexford’s Harry Kehoe – …

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Jackie Tyrrell Identifies Three Potential Replacements Once Cody Retires

GAA Hurling All Ireland Senior Championship Final, Croke Park, Dublin 6/9/2015.Kilkenny vs Galway.Kilkenny manager Brian Cody celebrates with Jackie Tyrrell.Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

Jackie Tyrrell is one of the most decorated GAA players of all time, having won eleven Leinster titles, nine All-Irelands, six National Hurling Leagues and four All-Stars during his playing career.  Behind one of the most successful GAA players ever though, was simply the best hurling manager ever to grace the sideline in Brian Cody. The legendary Kilkenny corner-back lined …

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