Banner blow as Conlon to miss Munster championship

John Conlon's entire summer is in doubt as it emerges that his ankle injury will see him sidelined for months rather than weeks.

"Ger is a gas man" - Cody

Brian Cody isn't taking Ger Loughnane's criticism of the Kilkenny hurling team to heart.

"It is a thinking man's game at the minute"

Clare's Colin Ryan admits hurling has become extremely tactical.

HS hurling team of the week

Here are the players who stood out for us in yesterday's league final stalemate and Leinster SHC round-robin games...

GAA tweets of the week

A 'win is a win' for the Rossies...

What they said ... the weekend in quotes

"That's what hurling is all about. It was a man's game out there, toe to toe, and that's what it was today."

Shanahan slams Banner boo boys

Dan Shanahan has claimed that his younger brother Maurice was jeered by members of the Clare bench as he prepared to convert the last-gasp free which sent the Allianz Hurling League final to a replay.

HL1 final: Deise and Banner must meet again (and again)

Waterford and Clare could not be separated in a thrilling league final that finished 0-22 each after extra time at Thurles.

As it happened: Sunday Match Tracker

Hugely-important hurling action took place today as the climax of the national hurling league coincided with the start of the Leinster SHC.

Davy Fitz' relishing replay

Davy Fitzgerald is looking forward to next Sunday's Allianz Hurling League final replay after extra-time failed to separate Clare and Waterford this afternoon.

No International Rules this year

The International Rules Series between Ireland and Australia won't take place this year.

Honan hoping to emulate his father

Darach Honan is hoping to follow in his father Colm's footsteps by winning an Allianz League medal today.

Team news: Banner make two changes

Tony Kelly has been restored to the Clare starting 15 for tomorrow's league final against Waterford.

Molumphy thinks Deise will do it this year!

Recently retired Waterford star Stephen Molumphy believes Derek McGrath is the man to lead the Deise to the promised land.

"When you aren't winning you are always frustrated"

Clare were found wanting in the 'hunger' and 'intensity' departments last year but not any more, insists Tony Kelly.

Hurling previews: Banner out to dethrone Deise men

Here are our previews for this weekend's hurling clashes across the country and abroad.

One game at a time approach suits Cusack

Clare coach Donal Og Cusack believes it will be impossible compare Sunday's NHL final with the Munster SHC clash between the sides in a few weeks.

Waterford are "up there" with Cats, says Kelly

Pat Kelly reckons that Waterford are every bit as good as Kilkenny.

Odds: Waterford 8/11 to retain league title

Waterford hold the advantage over Allianz Hurling League Division One final opponents Clare as both sides prepare for the clash in Thurles this Sunday.

Fitzgerald and Cusack 'a great combination'

Clare midfielder Colm Galvin says he's delighted to see Davy Fitzgerald's bold decision to bring Donal Og Cusack into his backroom team has shown early signs of paying off.

Deise will hold nothing back - O'Connor

Waterford will be approaching Sunday's Allianz Hurling league final "as if it's the be all and end all", according to team selector Fintan O'Connor.

Clare suffer Conlon blow

Clare have been dealt a significant blow with the news that John Conlon is ruled out of Sunday's Division 1 final versus holders Waterford in Thurles.


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