What they said ... the weekend in quotes

"All-Ireland semi-finals are there to be won. We all have enough experience of playing epic finals and one thing or another so we are just content with getting to the final at this moment."

All-Ireland U21 HC semi-final: Molloy the hero as Tribe down Dubs AET

Ten points from captain Brian Molloy helped Galway to a thrilling 0-21 to 0-19 victory over Dublin after extra time at Thurles.

U21 win eases senior disappointment, says Bennett

Waterford's facile All-Ireland U21 hurling semi-final victory over Antrim has gone some way towards atoning for the bitter disappointment of last Saturday night's senior semi-final replay loss to Kilkenny, according to Stephen Bennett.

All-Ireland U21HC semi-final: Deise destroy Antrim

Waterford had 29 points to spare over Antrim in the first of this afternoon's All-Ireland U21 hurling semi-finals at Semple Stadium.

As it happened: Saturday Match Tracker

We were at Thurles this evening for a vital All-Ireland U21 HC semi-final double bill.

Team news: Deise forced into goalkeeping change

The Waterford team to face Antrim in tomorrow's All-Ireland U21HC semi-final at Semple Stadium shows one change from that which defeated Tipperary in the Munster final.

Cunningham expects defeat to stand to Waterford

Dublin hurling boss Ger Cunningham says Waterford's All-Ireland semi-final replay defeat at the weekend will bring them on in leaps and bounds.

Bennett hails McGrath's management style

Derek McGrath's 'man-management' skills are second to none, according to Stephen Bennett.

Pure class from Pauric Mahony and the Deise

The Waterford star has made the young girl who was pictured in a Kilkenny jersey consoling him last Saturday very happy.

Curran turns attention to U21s

Waterford forward Patrick Curran admits that he doesn't have time to dwell on their All-Ireland SHC loss as they prepare for the penultimate stage of the under-21 championship.

"You have to be going like the hammers of hell" - Fennelly

Colin Fennelly has given a good insight into how Kilkenny raised their intensity levels to beat Waterford at the second time of asking.

Half-tonne hurl

ProGAA believe they have the largest hurl in the world on display in their west Belfast store.

Buckley believed

Cillian Buckley was confident that Kilkenny would come out on the right end of their epic battle with Waterford.

HS hurling team of the week

Outstanding individual performances were in plentiful supply across two enthralling All-Ireland SHC semi-finals. Here is our team of the week...

Quiz: think you know your stuff from the weekend's GAA?

Do you know your stuff when it comes to what happened in the GAA world at the weekend?

Googlebox is looking for a GAA family to star in its Irish show

The popular reality TV series Googlebox is coming to Ireland and they are looking for a GAA family to voice their opinions on what's on the telly!

GAA tweets of the week

Two epic hurling encounters kept GAA fans on the edge of their seats this past weekend...

What they said ... the weekend in quotes

"It's well documented that we've struggled to win those kinds of games. Whether you like being associated with that or not, I can't change the facts."

"The champions seem to get those decisions, the underdog doesn't"

Dan Shanahan believes Waterford had to work harder for their frees than Kilkenny did in last night's two-point All-Ireland SHC semi-final replay defeat.

Gleeson lost for words

A bitterly disappointed Austin Gleeson took his hat off to a 'phenomenal' Kilkenny team following last night's Thurles thriller.

Fennelly: it was absolutely crazy

After his two goal heroics in Semple Stadium last night, Kilkenny's Colin Fennelly deflected the praise on to his team-mates.

As it happened: Sunday Match Tracker

Today we had the second of this year's All-Ireland senior hurling championship finals down for decision.


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