# Offaly

Last year
# Keep the Faith
'It's creating a buzz in Offaly and it needs to continue'
Offaly are back in their first All-Ireland minor final since 1989.
# up against it
'You're in survival mode and shipping big defeats. My heart goes out to the boys'
Offaly and Laois lost to Cork and Waterford by a combined 52 points last weekend.
# squad goals
Cork building strength in depth as competition for places in attack heats up
Kieran Kingston’s team face All-Ireland champions Limerick next on 27 February.
# Hammering
Kingston grabs 2-8 as Cork hand out heavy beating to Offaly
The Faithful were on the receiving end of a 19-point defeat in Birr.
# king henry
Shefflin begins Galway reign with win over Fennelly's Offaly
The former club and county mates faced one another on the sideline as Galway won by six.
All time
# progression
Dublin survive Offaly fightback and book Leinster final place
The Sky Blues will play Galway in the decider.
# Wrap
Offaly put 5-25 past Down to seal return to Division 1 hurling
Carlow put up the biggest score of the hurling weekend in their win over Meath.
# out of the darkness
Keeping the Faith: the Offaly hurler on the gambling addiction that cost €800k in 13 years and the road back
‘I robbed, stole, conned, hurt people throughout many years,’ says Derek Morkan as he rebuilds his life.
# Wrap
Offaly and Kerry enjoy big wins as Higgins captains Mayo hurlers to victory
The Faithful and Kingdom coasted to double-digit wins.
# club news
Waterford club hurling final fixed for August as 2020 draw confirmed
The revised Offaly SHC groups were also drawn tonight.
# Uibh Fhaili
Quiz: How well do you remember Offaly's great 90s hurling team?
The Faithful were All-Ireland champions in 1994 and 1998.
# the way back
'It's great news' - 8-time All-Ireland winner on GAA's roadmap to return
Michael Kavanagh is part of Michael Fennelly’s backroom team in Offaly.
# Let's Get Quizzical
Quiz: Test your knowledge of All-Ireland hurling final goalscorers
Can you remember who hit the net?
# It's Quizness time
Quiz: Can you recognise these 90s All-Ireland hurling winners?
Do you remember the victors from a brilliant hurling decade?
# Juggling Act
Offaly management set to be rivals as All-Ireland club hurling series takes shape
Michael Fennelly and Johnny Kelly involved with different clubs in the last four.
# backroom team
Fennelly to work with Kilkenny, Offaly and Galway natives for 2020 season
The senior hurling management in Offaly has been finalised for next year.
# New Job
'That night I couldn't sleep thinking about it. It lit a fire in me and I couldn't quench it'
Michael Fennelly explains what attracted him to the Offaly hurling job.
# Yellowbellies
Wexford's Leinster clean sweep dream alive after hard-fought Offaly win
MJ Reck’s side edged past the hosts in Tullamore to advance to the Leinster U20 hurling championship final.
# offaly good win
'We're building a team for two to three years. There's 23 or 24 of them underage next year'
Offaly joint-manager Gary Cahill was speaking after their thrilling Leinster U20 hurling quarter-final extra-time win over Dublin last night.
# Keep the Faith
Welcome boost for Offaly hurling as U20s dump Dublin out of Leinster with dramatic extra-time win
Cathal Kiely fired over a stunning 20 points as Offaly advanced to the last four.
# U20
Two senior players in Dublin hurling squad to take on Offaly in Leinster opener tomorrow
Parnell Park hosts tomorrow night’s clash between Dublin and Offaly.
# Going Down
Offaly relegated to third tier of All-Ireland hurling for 2020 after loss to Kerry
A two-point defeat for the Faithful county in Tralee today.
# Winless
Antrim prevail in seven-goal thriller to leave Offaly facing relegation to Christy Ring
Joachim Kelly endured defeat in his first game as Offaly’s interim manager in Tullamore this afternoon.
# Faithful
'I feel very sorry for Kevin Martin...the county board need to take a hard look at themselves'
Michael Duignan has criticised Offaly’s decision to move on from Martin.
# Joe McDonagh Cup
Westmeath trouncing leaves dismal Offaly in danger of McDonagh relegation
Westmeath ran out winners by almost double scores in Mullingar, while Laois made it two wins from two.
# Strong start
50 scores in Tullamore clash as Laois win Joe McDonagh Cup opener against Offaly
A four-point win for Eddie Brennan’s side in tonight’s game.
# carlow rising
After trailing by 11 points, 14-man Carlow pull off thrilling win to relegate Offaly
Carlow played an hour of this Division 1B relegation play-off with a man less.
# Tribes On Top
Flynn hits 0-13 as Galway move to top of the table with comfortable win over Offaly
Elsewhere it finished all square between Carlow and Laois while St Kieran’s lifted the Leinster colleges crown.
# Wrap
Meath set-up O'Byrne Cup semi-final showdown with Dublin
We run through all today’s results in the pre-season competition.
# Wrap
Dublin hurlers end the year on a high with victory over Offaly in Walsh Cup
Meanwhile, in the Dr McKenna Cup Section B Round 1, Armagh thrashed St Mary’s University College.
# Birr Bainisteoir
Member of famous Offaly hurling family to take over four-time All-Ireland club hurling champions
Barry Whelehan will be in charge of Birr in 2019.
# club call
Cuala to face Kilmacud in Dublin semi-final as Offaly, Wexford and Laois champions all progress
It was a busy weekend of club hurling action in Leinster.
Galway make light work of toothless Offaly to book last four date with Kilkenny
Seán Blehane, Cianan Fahy and Evan Niland were among the standout performers for the Tribesmen in Tullamore this evening.
# Into The East
5 senior players in both Galway and Offaly teams for historic Leinster U21 hurling clash tomorrow night
Galway travel to Tullamore to face Offaly in their first U21 hurling tie in the province.
# Keep the Faith
How damaging is relegation to the Joe McDonagh Cup for Offaly hurling?
21 years after their last All-Ireland success, the Faithful County will be competing in hurling’s second tier.
# heavy schedule
'These guys are amateurs, not professionals...We're just not cut out for four weeks in-a-row'
Offaly suffered relegation to the Joe McDonagh Cup yesterday.
# faithful departed
20 years on from All-Ireland success, Offaly head for Joe McDonagh Cup
Dublin handed out a 17-point beating to the Faithful in Parnell Park.
# relegation decider
Dooley drops to the bench as Offaly make 5 changes for do or die clash with Dublin
Sunday’s tie at Parnell Park throws-in at 3pm.
# cats march on
Blanchfield nets another crucial goal as Kilkenny pick up second win in Leinster
Offaly were on the losing side in Nowlan Park.
# Early Days
Reigning All-Ireland champions show glimpses of class on first day out of the summer
Galway rarely left third gear but had more than enough in the tank to account for Offaly.