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Boxing on hold for Sexton as he chases glory with Clare

For Keelan Sexton, sport is everything, he lives and breathes for it. He’s a key player for the Clare senior footballers but he’s excelled on a much broader scale. He’s no stranger to hurling, and played underage for the county. He also flirted with soccer and

‘It was a joke’ – Limerick boss slams sending-off call

Limerick hurling boss John Kiely has described the sending off of key forward Aaron Gillane as “a joke” following his side’s thrilling draw against Cork in the Munster SHC. Kiely’s side were forced to play 45 minutes of the tie with 14 players after Gillane received

Hayes snatches draw for Limerick in Munster classic

A game which teetered to and fro at Páirc Uí Chaoimh on Saturday evening ended with honours even, Kyle Hayes earning 14-man Limerick a draw with an injury-time point. For the second week in a row, Cork looked to have done enough for the victory

‘It’ll be a different championship from July’

Davy Fitzgerald admitted his Wexford charges were missing energy and bit in their defeat to Galway, but promised “it’ll be a different championship from July”. The Tribesmen were terrific in a 1-23 to 0-17 win that earned them a place on the Leinster SHC final.

Joe Canning injury ‘not serious’

Joe Canning has played down fears he may have suffered a serious injury after being replaced near the end of Galway’s victory over Wexford today. The reigning Leinster and All-Ireland champions will face Wexford or Kilkenny in the provincial decider on 1 July, having sealed

Another Joe show puts Galway back on final stage

Galway eased through to a fourth successive Leinster SHC final after Joe Canning guided the defending provincial and All-Ireland champions to a commanding victory over Wexford in front of a 14,500 attendance at sunny Innovate Wexford Park on Saturday. Canning, in his 50th championship outing

Christy Ring & Nicky Rackard round-up

Kildare, Derry, London and Wicklow all progressed to the Christy Ring Cup semi-finals, while Armagh and Mayo’s relegation was confirmed. The Lilywhites outgunned Wicklow 4-19 to 3-18 in Aughrim with goals coming from Jack Sheridan and Martin Fitzgerald, who bagged two apiece. Both teams go

Westmeath march into Joe McDonagh Cup final

Westmeath booked their place in the inaugural Joe McDonagh Cup final with a hard-earned win against Antrim in ideal conditions for hurling at TEG Cusack Park. There was very little between the teams in the early stages and they were on level terms at 0-3 each

Cork start Munster defence with win over Tipp

Hot favourites Cork began their TG4 Munster Ladies Football Championship with an expected win in Ardfinnan, but were pushed all the way by senior newcomers Tipperary, who will be difficult opponents for anyone in the All-Ireland series. Tipperary came into this semi-final at the top level

All you need to know about Cork v Limerick

Throw inPáirc Uí Chaoimh, Saturday 2 June, 7pm OnlineLive blog on RTÉ.ie and the RTÉ News Now App from 4.45pm RadioUpdates on Saturday Sport on RTÉ Radio 1 TVLive on Sky Sports Arena. Highlights of the game, along with all the weekend’s action, on The Sunday