"Australia deserved their win"Ireland captain Michael Murphy admitted they left themselves with too big a mountain to climb against Australia at the midway point of this morning's International Rules test in Perth.
Team news: Morgan and O'Neill left outNiall Morgan (Tyrone) and Padaig O'Neill (Kildare) have failed to make manager Paul Earley's 23 for today's International Rules test against Australia.
Good luck Ireland!This year's International Rules test against Australia is due to get underway in just under an hour in front of a full house in Perth (9.45am) and the Irish team has been sent lots of good luck messages via Twitter.
"There'll never be anyone like him again"Retired Kilkenny star Tommy Walsh was a role model for thousands - including his younger siblings Padraig and Grace.
Lar labels Tommy as "one of the all-time greats"Lar Corbett has paid a glowing tribute to Tommy Walsh.
Tommy Walsh retires from Kilkenny dutyKilkenny legend Tommy Walsh has announced his retirement from inter-county hurling.
Fennelly: "a nice one to win"Michael Fennelly thoroughly enjoyed Ballyhale Shamrocks' 15th Kilkenny SHC success.
Crokes will be ready for us - MoloneyShamrocks manager Andy Moloney expects a searching examination from Kilmacud Crokes on Sunday.
Twitter reacts to Tommy Walsh's retirementMany tributes have been paid to Tommy Walsh on twitter in the wake of his decision to retire from inter-county hurling.
'Cha' rules out inter-county returnOn the day that Tommy Walsh announced his inter-county retirement, another Kilkenny All-Ireland winner has ruled out a return to the black and amber.
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Club finals confirmed for Cork and ArmaghThe Munster and Ulster club SFC finals will take place at Pairc Ui Rinn and the Athletic Grounds respectively on Sunday week, November 30.
Henry keeps us guessingHenry Shefflin still hasn't made a decision about his inter-county future.
Championship tweets: From one legend to anotherKing Henry took to Twitter to pay tribute to birthday boy TJ Reid following Ballyhale's Kilkenny SHC victory over Clara.
What they said ... the weekend in quotes"We're in dreamland now, up against the best in Kerry!"
Reid celebrates birthday in styleTJ Reid celebrated his 27th birthday by skippering Ballyhale Shamrocks to a 1-20 to 1-13 victory over holders Clara in the Kilkenny SHC final.
Parnell Park to host Leinster semi-final double billA Leinster club SHC and SFC semi-final double-header has been confirmed for Parnell Park next Sunday.
Kilkenny SHC final: Reid fires Ballyhale to 15th titleBallyhale have been crowned Kilkenny senior hurling champions for a 15th time after birthday boy TJ Reid played a captain's part in a seven-point victory over holders Clara at Nowlan Park.
As it happened: Sunday Match TrackerTwo of the last four county finals of the year were down for decision this afternoon along with a number of provincial semi-finals.
Two big hurling clashes in LeinsterThe Leinster club SHC semi-final between Raharney and Kilcormac/Killoughey, and the Kilkenny SHC final between Clara and Ballyhale Shamrocks are the two big hurling fixtures down for decision today.
Ryan's high praise for CodyKilkenny All-Ireland winning captain Lester Ryan has revealed the secrets to Brian Cody's success as a manager.
Walsh: we can't let the county downManager Christy Walsh says newly-crowned junior hurling champions Bennettsbridge can't let Kilkenny down.
'Vat boss targets Leinster runMullinavat manager Declan Wall won't be happy with a Kilkenny double; he has his eyes on Leinster!
Get your diary out: the 2015 GAA Master fixture list for intercounty gamesThe GAA have released the master fixture list for 2015.
Bennettsbridge bring cup to Martin's gravePlayers and supporters of the Bennettsbridge club made a touching visit to the grave of club stalwart Martin Treacy with the Kilkenny JHC trophy after their county final victory last Sunday.
Quinn unsure if next year will be Cody's lastKilkenny chairman Ned Quinn has no idea if 2015 will be Brian Cody's last year in charge of the Cats.
Brennan predicts Shefflin retirementEddie Brennan believes Henry Shefflin will opt to retire from intercounty hurling.
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Cody staying on for season #17It has been confirmed tonight that Brian Cody will remain at the Kilkenny helm for 2015.
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Championship tweets: Love/Hate takes its toll on McGrathWaterford great Ken McGrath was taking no chances going to bed last night!
What they said ... the weekend in quotes"We're a bit like kids in a sweet shop coming up to Christmas time and the shopkeeper is gone."
Leinster club fixturesAll the upcoming games in the Leinster club championships.
O'Byrne, Walsh and Kehoe Cup fixture listsOn Sunday 4 January the 2015 competitive season will get underway and here are all the fixtures for the O'Byrne, Walsh and Kehoe Cups in Leinster