Cork Sport

D-day for City

Cork City supporter Caitriona Golden, who has travelled from Malaysia for tonight's game with Dundalk, pictured with Timmy Murphy, Cork City CEO and team manager John Caulfield.
Cork City were total outsiders at the start of the SSE Airtricity Premier Division campaign, but have defied the doubters to lead the table by a point — they now face their nearest challengers needing just a draw to become...

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Cork’s Keohane gets sevens rugby contract with IRFU

Munster's Claire Keohane and Jenny Murphy of Leinster. Picture: Inpho
  CORK’S Claire Keohane has been given the nod for a contract with the IRFU. The Killagh woman was named...

Thursday, 23/10/14 - 9:09am Read More

Munster have 11 named in Ireland panel

Munster's Ian Keatley training in UL. Picture: Inpho
  MUNSTER players Ian Keatley and Dave Foley got a timely boost ahead of their European Champions Cup game against...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 2:41pm Read More

Kenny blasts O’Rourke in GPA defence

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TOM KENNY has launched a staunch defence of the GPA following Colm O’Rourke’s controversial musings in his Sunday Independent column...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 8:44am Read More

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Full details of the arbitration that removed the MSL Premier Division title from Avondale

AVONDALE UNITED have had their Munster Senior League Premier Division title stripped off them after an arbitration hearing ruled that...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 8:21am Read More

There is light at end of tunnel for Blackrock

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  TAKING the process to the next stage is now the imperative for Blackrock after they inscribed their name again...

Tuesday, 21/10/14 - 12:52pm Read More

Healy set to start finale

Cork City's Colin Healy.
COLIN HEALY will start on Friday in Cork City’s make-or- break game with Dundalk in Oriel Park. The midfielder, who...

Tuesday, 21/10/14 - 9:20am Read More

Emerging Rockies have bright future

Blackrock’s Eoin Smith raises aloft the Cork County U21 A hurling championship cup  after his team defeated Carrigaline in the  final at Páirc Uí Rinn. Picture: Dan Linehan
IF THE U21 grade is primarily a stepping stone to success at adult level, then Blackrock are poised for a...

Monday, 20/10/14 - 2:18pm Read More

Milford storm to third county title

Milford captain Rebecca Finn celebrates with her team-mates, after defeating Inniscarra in the Evening Echo Cork County Senior Camogie final at Castle Road.
Picture: David Keane.
IT’S THREE Evening Echo county senior titles in a row now for Milford as another polished team performance saw off...

Monday, 20/10/14 - 10:02am Read More

VIDEO: See Valley Rovers claim Cork PIFC title

Congratulations to Valley Rovers, who secured the Cork County PIFC title with their 0-12 to 0-8 victory over Na Piarsaigh...

Monday, 20/10/14 - 8:51am Read More

National Sport

Rodgers: We must accept criticism

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has told under-fire striker Mario Balotelli and the rest of his side to accept recent criticism and move on.While the Italy international has come in for the most negative attention after scoring just once in 10...

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Stunning Lamela goal lights up easy Spurs win

Tottenham 5 Asteras Tripolis 1Erik Lamela scored one of the finest goals ever seen at White Hart Lane on a...

Thursday, 23/10/14 - 11:17pm Read More

Celtic struggle to home win

Celtic 2 Astra Giurgiu 1Stefan Scepovic scored his first goal for Celtic as the Hoops made hard work of beating...

Thursday, 23/10/14 - 11:13pm Read More

Everton grab a point in France

Lille 0 Everton 0Everton remain top of Europa League Group H after playing out a 0-0 stalemate at Lille in...

Thursday, 23/10/14 - 9:30pm Read More

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Police probe alleged threatening behaviour by Balotelli

Police are investigating reports footballer Mario Balotelli threatened a woman said to have taken photographs of his Ferrari vehicle.The Liverpool...

Thursday, 23/10/14 - 8:25pm Read More

Groves added to Cleverly-Bellew undercard

George Groves has been added to the bumper undercard of the Nathan Cleverly-Tony Bellew rematch in Liverpool next month as...

Thursday, 23/10/14 - 6:38pm Read More

Valdes to train with United

Former Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes is to train with Manchester United, the club have announced.The 32-year-old, a free agent after...

Thursday, 23/10/14 - 6:30pm Read More

Cork City fans go undercover to get tickets for League of Ireland decider

Cian O'Callaghan with his tickets for the gamePicture: Eddie O'HareWith the SSE Airtricity League set to be decided at Oriel...

Thursday, 23/10/14 - 5:47pm Read More

RTÉ soccer panel putting their fists up for a great cause

Tomorrow is EB awareness day and the RTÉ Sport panel and Conor McGregor want you to show your support with...

Thursday, 23/10/14 - 4:20pm Read More

Whelan to miss Scotland clash

Republic of Ireland midfielder Glenn Whelan has been ruled out for up to six weeks with a fracture of the...

Thursday, 23/10/14 - 4:19pm Read More

Sport Columns

Peter the Great led Munster’s comeback

THE fear was real enough. There was a spell, coming up to half-time in Munster’s game against Sale on Saturday evening, when the men in red looked like they were going to come off on the wrong side of a...

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Keyboard warriors need to take stock

RIGHT from the off the Germans dictated proceedings. The Irish struggled for long periods under the immense pressure. And while...

Thursday, 16/10/14 - 3:16pm Read More

Gibraltar’s European inclusion is bizarre

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WHERE did the time go? It was like only yesterday we were eulogising the winning wonder-goal of Aiden McGeady against...

Wednesday, 08/10/14 - 4:36pm Read More

Walsh will suit up for just one Cork campaign

Aidan Walsh at the GAA/GPA Partnership Launch With Best Menswear. Picture: INPHO
WHETHER Jimmy Barry-Murphy returns or not for a fourth year in charge of Cork will have a major bearing on...

Wednesday, 08/10/14 - 4:28pm Read More

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McGuinness did it his way, Johnny C doing the same

Cork City manager John Caulfield seen here celebrating the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division victory over Drogheda at Turner’s Cross has a two-year plan to make City successful.  This year it’s about making the team hard to beat and he has achieved that. Picture Sportsfile
THE similarities between John Caulfield and Jim McGuinness’ first year as manager of their respective teams are quite remarkable. Both...

Tuesday, 07/10/14 - 10:50am Read More

David Corkery: Pack mentality won it for Reds

Peter O’Mahony, who made a winning return from injury, shows how much the win meant to him and his team-mates at the Aviva. Picture: Sportsfile
UGLY wins are sometimes the best ones. On this occasion where patterns and structure were replaced with skullduggery and cunning,...

Monday, 06/10/14 - 6:28pm Read More

Cork’s tale added to sporting miracles

Cork’s tireless Geraldine O’Flynn shoots past Dublin’s Leah Caffrey to score what proved to be the winning point in Sunday’s amazing comeback at the TG4 All-Ireland Ladies SFC final at Croke Park, Dublin. 
GRABBING victories from the jaws of defeat plays a big part in our lives. And not just in sport, it’s...

Thursday, 02/10/14 - 12:00pm Read More

Defining seasonal roles for players is essential

James Loughrey is one of a number of Cork players who need to be given more defined roles in the side.
BRIAN Cuthbert is on the verge of integrating Pat Flanagan into his managerial team set-up for 2015 as Cork seek...

Wednesday, 01/10/14 - 2:40pm Read More

Will 41st All-Ireland end in a draw? Maybe

Cork huddle prior to the 2012 All-Ireland final. Picture: Inpho
THERE’S not much we can say about this, only that it should be a cracker, and closer than the majority...

Friday, 26/09/14 - 1:37pm Read More

Soccer moms have raised awarness on concussion

THE term soccer mom has a number of connotations in America, some are of a lewd nature, some are derived...

Wednesday, 24/09/14 - 8:22pm Read More

Sports Blogs

Are we reading too much into one game?

  Denis Hurley   HERE’S A question – would you rank the Cork hurlers’ 2014 campaign as being better or worse than the 2013 one? Last year, relegation was suffered from Division 1A of the national league and then a...

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Gutsy display shouldn’t mask the problems

Cork disappointment
AS the dust settles on the footballers’ season, and despite the guts and class they showed against Mayo, you couldn’t...

Wednesday, 06/08/14 - 10:56am Read More

Is City’s season Dun and dusted?

Cork City fans
Éamonn Murphy looks back at Friday’s sickening 2-1 loss for Cork City at home to leaders Dundalk WELL, that defeat...

Monday, 04/08/14 - 10:25am Read More

Cuthbert: Stop knocking dual players

 Éamonn Murphy FOOTBALL manager Brian Cuthbert believes the county’s dual stars should be praised rather than criticised for serving Cork...

Thursday, 31/07/14 - 12:45pm Read More

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McIlroy has to juggle too many lifeStyles

   With the British Open in full swing, John Roycroft looks at one of Ireland & Britain’s best hopes of...

Friday, 18/07/14 - 11:55am Read More

Supremo Jimmy so proud of his young guns

HE was calm and composed, but deep inside Jimmy Barry-Murphy must have been glowing with pride after witnessing another terrific...

Monday, 14/07/14 - 12:48pm Read More

Cork have missed nine of their last 13 penalties

Nash penalty
FORGET about the legitimacy of Stephen O’Keeffe’s block on Sunday, it was yet another missed penalty for Cork. Since 2007,...

Wednesday, 11/06/14 - 12:59pm Read More

Horgan on track to be best sharp-shooter of modern era 

PATRICK HORGAN hit 0-12 in Thurles, and in the Glen attacker’s 30th championship appearance, five as a sub, he took...

Wednesday, 28/05/14 - 12:26pm Read More

Liverpool must spend well not spend big

IT HAS been over a week now since Liverpool’s dream of winning the Premier League came to an abrupt end,...

Tuesday, 20/05/14 - 1:26pm Read More

Éamonn Murphy’s hurling league awards

IT’S been clear for quite some time that the league isn’t a priority on Leeside. The title hasn’t been collected...

Thursday, 03/04/14 - 8:38am Read More

Sports Features

Cusack is Echoing our sentiments

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ON The Sunday Game in the aftermath of Cork’s collapse at the hands of Tipp, Donal Óg Cusack lashed out about the state of underage hurling in the county. In doing so he raised some pertinent points about the county’s...

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System failure on Jones’ Road

Cork dejection
THE CORK hurlers have endured some tough days since they last got their hands on Liam McCarthy, but yesterday was...

Monday, 18/08/14 - 10:14am Read More

Lessons have been learned by Leesiders

Barry O’Donovan THIS is the brutal truth of championship football: when you’re beaten, the focus falls on the reasons why....

Saturday, 09/08/14 - 8:27am Read More

Ref calls time on epic comeback

Players and ref
THIS defeat will gnaw at Cork long into the winter. That they restored pride after their collapse to Kerry in...

Monday, 04/08/14 - 1:53pm Read More

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Cadogan gunning for another Munster medal

Alan Cadogan
ROLL back to last summer and few were predicting a bright inter-county hurling future for Alan Cadogan.  The lightning quick...

Wednesday, 30/07/14 - 7:23am Read More

Teddy Mac: Hurlers shouldn’t fear anyone

Rebel legend Teddy McCarthy tells Peter McNamara why Cork are now poised to lift Liam McCarthy WITH absolute conviction in...

Thursday, 24/07/14 - 3:11pm Read More

Kick-out woes a serious concern

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  Barry O’Donovan examines Cork’s misfiring midfield and explains why the absence of a powerhouse like Nick Murphy isn’t enough...

Thursday, 24/07/14 - 3:07pm Read More

Garvan’s day in the sun is still special

Barry O’Donovan SOMETIMES your day in the sun burns out quicker than others. It’s 10 years ago now since Cork...

Friday, 23/05/14 - 1:06pm Read More

Late arrival proves to be last man standing

Donncha O’Connor is the only starter from the league game with Dublin in 2006 still on the Cork panel. He...

Monday, 03/03/14 - 12:59pm Read More

Regan: Cork have far better hurlers than the Banner

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RTE panellist Daithí Regan says the Rebels have a far better panel than the Clare men. He tells Peter McNamara that...

Friday, 21/02/14 - 10:51am Read More