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# hurling - Monday 22 August, 2016

A familiar face will referee the All-Ireland hurling final between Kilkenny and Tipperary

The Offaly native will be in charge for a fourth time in the September showpiece.

# hurling - Saturday 20 August, 2016

'I’ve no doubt it’ll come back right again' - Kilkenny's Fennelly not thinking of retirement

Kilkenny’s midfield general ruptured his Achilles tendon last Saturday night.

# hurling - Thursday 18 August, 2016

8 players to watch as Antrim, Waterford, Dublin and Galway chase All-Ireland final spots

The Bord Gáis Energy All-Ireland U21 hurling semi-finals are down for decision in Thurles on Saturday.

# hurling - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

Sheedy: 'Tipp couldn't have written the script better, I'd rather be Michael Ryan'

“If the players went up and lit up Croke Park, it would be very hard to keep them grounded for the next three weeks.”

# hurling - Monday 15 August, 2016

Michael Fennelly ruled out of All-Ireland final with ruptured Achilles tendon

It’s a cruel blow for the 31-year-old midfielder who was in excellent form for the Cats on Saturday.

Donoghue's loyalty to long-serving Galway hurlers set to come under the microscope

Micheál Donoghue will look to reshape his panel during the winter months.

Tipp must up the ante in September date with Cody's 'masters of intensity'

Stats from yesterday’s All-Ireland semi-final victory over Galway have highlighted areas where Tipperary can improve.

Tipp's goal threat, the Bonner Maher effect and THAT Eoin Murphy catch

All-Ireland winning captain Tommy Dunne runs the rule over All-Ireland semi-final victories for his native Tipperary and 4 September opponents Kilkenny.

Poll: Who do you now think will lift the Liam MacCarthy Cup in Croke Park next month? Have Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who do you now think will lift the Liam MacCarthy Cup in Croke Park next month?

We’re heading for another Tipperary-Kilkenny final.

# hurling - Sunday 14 August, 2016

Do you agree with The Sunday Game hurling man-of-the match award? Star Man This post contains a poll

Do you agree with The Sunday Game hurling man-of-the match award?

Tomas Mulcahy and Ger Loughnane delivered their verdict.

'It’s well documented that we’ve struggled to win those kinds of games' Tipp On Top This post contains images

'It’s well documented that we’ve struggled to win those kinds of games'

Tipp boss Michael Ryan savoured victory.

Dislocated elbow and hamstring injury cost Galway two players at half-time today

Joe Canning and Adrian Tuohy were forced off at the break.

Tipperary hit key goals to claim win over Galway in All-Ireland semi-final thriller

It’ll be the Premier against the Cats in the decider next month.

'Devastation because these chances don't come along too often' - Waterford miss out

Derek McGrath reflected with regrets on the outcome in Thurles last night.

Manager wanted! Offaly need new hurling boss after Kelly steps down

The Tipperary native had been in charge for one season.

# hurling - Saturday 13 August, 2016

Setback for Kilkenny as Fennelly suffers Achilles tendon injury in Semple showdown

Bad news for the 2011 Hurler of the Year.

Cats cling on to advance to another All-Ireland final after epic Déise battle

Colin Fennelly scored two first-half goals for Kilkenny who had just enough to see off Waterford at the second time of asking.

As it happened: Kilkenny v Waterford, All-Ireland SHC semi-final replay

Cody’s Kilkenny got the job done in a Thurles epic and will once again be contesting the All-Ireland final.

# hurling - Friday 12 August, 2016

Bubbles benched as Tipp and Galway name unchanged sides for Sunday semi

O’Dwyer will have to wait to make his impact in Croke Park.

'Until you win an All-Ireland, you can't really say you've answered those critics'

Cyril Donnellan knows the pressures of life as a Galway hurler.

# hurling - Thursday 11 August, 2016

Kilkenny unveil team they hope will defeat Waterford at second time of asking

Throw-in at Semple Stadium on Saturday night is 6.45pm.

6 big selection posers for Kilkenny and Waterford ahead of All-Ireland semi-final replay

Managers Brian Cody and Derek McGrath have plenty to chew before revealing their weekend selections.

# hurling - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

4 Tipp clubs thrown out of local hurling championship for not playing without county footballers

It seems that some Tipperary senior football squad members are paying a heavy price for their team’s march to an All-Ireland semi-final.

'We just went out like animals today and we'll have to do that again next week'

Twelve months on Waterford pushed Kilkenny all the way.

Tipp boss Ryan: losing to Galway last year was a 'tragedy' but we weren't bullied

Tipperary manager Michael Ryan has been looking back on last year’s All-Ireland SHC semi-final defeat to Galway as he prepares for next Sunday’s rematch.

# hurling - Monday 8 August, 2016

Thurles triple-header confirmed with camogie semi-finals now before Kilkenny-Waterford replay

It’s going to be a hectic day at Semple Stadium.

Shanahan backs Waterford after criticism in county by 'so-called greats'

And the Deise selector doesn’t believe they missed their chance yesterday.

Analysis: Waterford's attacking threat, war in the skies and spare man dilemma against Kilkenny

All-Ireland winning captain Tommy Dunne dissects Waterford and Kilkenny’s thrilling All-Ireland semi-final stalemate at Croke Park.

'Awesome, unbelievable, heart racing' - tributes paid after Kilkenny-Waterford classic

There was plenty praise after yesterday’s thriller in Croke Park.

# hurling - Sunday 7 August, 2016

Poll: Do you agree with today's All-Ireland semi-final man-of-the-match award? Have Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you agree with today's All-Ireland semi-final man-of-the-match award?

Kilkenny and Waterford could not be separated today.

John Gardiner: Waterford's brilliance, Kilkenny's survival instincts and an incredible contest’s columnist reflects on an epic game in Croke Park.

Brian Cody: 'It took a huge effort to stay in touch, to fight it out and to grind it out'

The Kilkenny boss saw his team live to fight another day.

We go again! Kilkenny and Waterford finish level after fantastic All-Ireland semi-final

Walter Walsh’s late goal rescued the Cats.

As it happened: Kilkenny v Waterford, All-Ireland senior hurling semi-final

Who’s going to reach the final on 4 September?

# hurling - Saturday 6 August, 2016

Dublin and Limerick both make changes for All-Ireland minor hurling semi-final

Throw-in in Croke Park is 1.30pm on Sunday.

# hurling - Friday 5 August, 2016

Hogan earns a Cats recall for semi-final meeting with Waterford

Both counties have made changes for Sunday’s encounter.

Clare and Kilkenny both ring the changes ahead of All-Ireland hurling final in Thurles

Throw-in tomorrow at Semple Stadium is 6pm.

One of Galway's key men in 2015 back fit before All-Ireland semi-final against Tipperary

Iarla Tannian could make first championship appearance of 2016.

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