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Wednesday 7 June 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# small ball

This year
# small ball
Kyle Hayes incident, Clare bounce back, another Antrim near miss
We review the major talking points following the weekend’s action in the Allianz Hurling League.
Last year
# issues
Donal Óg Cusack questions 'rushed' season, scheduling and hurling media coverage
The former Cork goalkeeper believes the sport needs ‘as much oxygen as possible’.
Kilkenny v Clare, All-Ireland SHC semi-final
Relive all the action from the first of the All-Ireland semi-finals at Croke Park.
# small ball
0-7 from Drennan fires Kilkenny to narrow victory and Leinster U20 crown
Netwatch Cullen Park hosted the decider between the Cats and Wexford.
# mark the calendar
All-Ireland champions Galway face Offaly first as camogie league fixtures confirmed
League holders Kilkenny kick off against Limerick.
All time
# Preview
Two of big three contesting a final again and red card appeals before O'Duffy Cup heads for new home
Galway and Cork will meet in the senior All-Ireland camogie final this afternoon.
# Poll
Who do you think will win tomorrow's All-Ireland camogie finals?
There are three intriguing deciders to look forward to in Croke Park.
# No Word
'I haven't looked at that stuff' - Limerick star Lynch on backroom team rumours
There were reports of changes on the horizon in the All-Ireland winning set-up.
# Future Focused
'It is disappointing. It's a great opportunity for someone to get involved in women’s sport'
The All-Ireland camogie championships will not have a title sponsor for 2021.
# Get Your Tickets
3,000 fans permitted to attend Munster SHC semi-final between Clare and Tipp
Tickets for the crunch tie will be made available to the clubs of both counties tomorrow morning.
# night shift
'We'd have more tuning in' - Players happy despite Sunday evening throw-in for league final
Kilkenny’s Miriam Walsh and Galway goalkeeper Sarah Healy are gearing up for a 7.30pm start on Sunday.
# Wrap
Kilkenny and Waterford manage to hold off shock wins against Antrim and Westmeath
There was plenty of drama in Division 1 of the hurling league.
# Equality
Camogie saga 'not fair on players' and joy at seeing €2.4 million injection for GAA funding parity
Four-time All-Ireland winner Katrina Parrock says the ongoing issues regarding the 2021 schedule are not fair on players.
# Big Upset
Clarke goal propels Antrim to shock win over Clare
The hosts held out for a two-point victory to get their league campaign off to a winning start.
# Speaking out
'It'll never work... The last thing the players want is not to play next Saturday'
Cavan camogie manager Jimmy Greville says his players don’t want to be in a position where they may not fulfill fixtures.
# small ball
Keith Higgins to captain the Mayo hurlers for 2021
The four-time football All-Star will lead Derek Walsh’s men against Derry this Sunday, with Stephen Coyne appointed vice captain.
# Guess who's back
'Great to be back' - Four-time All-Ireland winner returns to Wexford camogie panel
Katrina Parrock is back in the squad after stepping away from inter-county camogie in 2017.
# Top Tops
What would your Camogie All-Star team of 2020 be?
Kilkenny lead the way with seven representatives in our selection.
# small ball
'Limerick dominated every area... Dessie Hutchinson will be having nightmares about Seán Finn'
Shane Dowling discussed the areas where Limerick overpowered Waterford to become All-Ireland champions.
# Interview
'It's about them, it's not about me' - missing an All-Ireland final after breaking kneecap for second time
Katie Power will have to watch on as Kilkenny take on Galway in the camogie decider.
# small ball
'Waterford will probably need two goals to win but are Limerick going to give them those opportunities?'
This weekend’s All-Ireland hurling and camogie finals are up for discussion in the latest instalment of The Punt.
# Man in the Middle
Tipperary native Fergal Horgan appointed as All-Ireland hurling final referee
Liam Gordon of Galway will officiate the Joe McDonagh Cup final.
# Cats Day
0-7 for Gaule as Kilkenny edge out Cork to reach fifth All-Ireland final in-a-row
Only two points separated the old rivals in Páirc Uí Chaoimh.
Galway v Tipperary, All-Ireland SHC quarter-final
Relive all the drama in Limerick as Galway got the better of Tipp to book their place in the All-Ireland semi-finals.
# Criticism
'I don't understand why we're playing with yellow sliotars. It's a strange decision' - Canning
The GAA announced the introduction of the yellow sliotars on Friday.
# small ball
Waterford final, Tipperary and Galway quarter-finals - club hurling games to watch
Ballygunner and Passage clash in the Waterford SHC final.
# Have your say
Poll: Who’ll win the 2020 All-Ireland camogie?
Galway are the reigning champions but who will lift the O’Duffy Cup next year?
# small ball
Seani Maguire shows his Preston team-mates a thing or two about hurling
The Championship club are currently on a pre-season training camp in Fota Island.
# Best of the best
7 for Cork, 5 for Kilkenny as All-Ireland champions lead the way at 2018 All-Stars
Galway, Tipperary and Waterford players made up the team selection.
# small ball
Cork and Kilkenny stars make up shortlist for 2018 Player of the Year award
All-Ireland winning duo Chloe Sigerson and Orla Cotter, and Kilkenny’s Anne Dalton are up for the senior accolade.
# big things ahead
'A great fit' - Philly McMahon undertakes new role with Dublin Camogie
‘What better than Dublin Camogie? It’s the county I love so why not get involved in it.’
# Hoops
The Warriors and Rockets are going 'full small ball', and it's creating fascinating NBA chess
We’re all about those Xs and Os.
# small ball
Ben Kay nailed a hurling shot in front of Tomás O'Leary on BT Sport last night
The former England international can play a bit, it seems.
# small ball
UFC fighters arrive in Dublin, then show off their hurling skills
Conor McGregor’s opponent Diego Brandao could do with some practice.
# going pro
Cork hurler Sweetnam to sign professional terms in Munster
The southern province have confirmed that Darren Sweetnam will trade in the small ball for a larger oval one.
# small ball
Minor matters: Down fall to Clare flair
The Mournemen claimed just five points as they crashed out of the All Ireland Minor Hurling Championship at the quarter-final stage.
# small ball
Minor matters: Tribe prove too strong for Wexford
The young Galway hurlers blitzed Wexford with 2-15 in the first half of their All Ireland quarter-final.
Camogie round-up: Galway and Wexford advance to final four
Meanwhile, Tipperary kept their All-Ireland hopes alive with a dramatic win over Offaly. Dublin and Clare must do it all over again.