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Looking beyond Croker for the quarter-finals
Denis Hurley
Perhaps it might be time to look beyond the capital for the Championships quarter-finals.
8 June 2022 Sport
Hurling rules supreme as Semple showdown sparkles
Limerick and Clare’s thrilling clash in Thurles lit up the weekend of GAA action.
1 June 2022 Sport
Limerick and Galway look to have the edge but anything can happen
After a week off, hurling will be front and centre this weekend, with two provincial titles up for grabs.
Return of round-robin to All-Ireland hurling
The round-robin format brings more excitement and drama to the All-Ireland hurling championships.
18 May 2022 Sport
Waterford next on the agenda for impressive Limerick
Following a strong display against the Rebels, another stern challenge awaits the Shannonsiders.
20 April 2022 Sport
Dawn of a new championship era
The shorter-than-ever gap between the league and the championship should mean a closer correlation in terms of formlines.
13 April 2022
Sport: sticking to what I know best
Having officially completed his book on Cork hurling, Denis Hurley is giving Irish Country Living a peak behind the curtains, and a chance to win a copy
2 March 2022 Sport
New football format gets the hump
The All-Ireland Senior Football Championship has seen many changes over the past few years. While the latest version won't please everyone, it will be a step up from what we will see this year.
23 February 2022 Sport
Sport: a good start is half the work
While Ireland’s opening Six Nations display wasn’t the best performance, it’s a promising start for the boys in green, writes Denis Hurley.
9 February 2022 Sport
Living Life: Paudie Maher on his hurling career
This week Tipperary’s Paudie Maher retired from hurling. From developing skills as a juvenile to the professionalism of modern-day GAA, he chats with Anne O’Donoghue.
2 February 2022 Living Life
‘Some days you’re the dog and some days you’re the lamp-post’
It is very easy to belittle the less-mainstream sports just because they don't always have the heart rate up, but as with every sport, context is always key, writes Denis Hurley.
26 January 2022 Sport
Sport: Galway not to be written off this early
The days of back-door revival are gone, but we predict a team’s championship performance based on these early-door games, writes Denis Hurley.
19 January 2022 Sport