Cork Sport

Earls undergoes surgery on knee tendon in London

FOR the second week in a row, there has been bad news on the injury front as Munster Rugby confirmed winger Keith Earls underwent surgery on his patellar tendon (knee) yesterday in London. Earls has not played this season due...

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Loved ones must take plaudits for Cork’s hugely modest role models

Cork fans cheering on the  ladies footballers in Sunday's All-Ireland final. Picture: Inpho
  IN a hotel close to Dublin Airport on Saturday night, Eamonn Ryan huddled his troops. The man known for...

Tuesday, 30/09/14 - 3:25pm Read More

Read all about it! Ladies receive heroes’ return

Cork captain Briege Corkery acknowledges the crowd, at the victorious Cork ladies senior football team homecoming on South Mall. 
Picture: David Keane.
A HUGE crowd flocked to the South Mall last night to celebrate a Rebel double. And this was the most...

Tuesday, 30/09/14 - 12:47pm Read More

Murray: We deserve the underdogs tag

Munster's Conor Murray
  MUNSTER’S loss is by now on the cutting room floor having been analysed for where the Reds fell down...

Tuesday, 30/09/14 - 11:37am Read More

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Semis showcase best of hurling

Glen Rovers forward  Conor Dorris on the attack against Douglas in the  Cork County SHC game in Páirc Uí Chaoimh.Picture: Des Barry.
SPIRIT, tenacity, work-rate and no little skill were the hallmarks of two engrossing All-Ireland finals in Croke Park last weekend....

Tuesday, 30/09/14 - 9:35am Read More

Video celebrates the 10,500 contestants who ran the Evening Echo Women’s Mini Marathon

A short video to celebrate the fantastic generosity of over 10,500 people who came together to raise money for their...

Tuesday, 30/09/14 - 8:07am Read More

Douglas and the Glen ends in thrilling draw as Sars return to final

Douglas defender Eoin Cadogan tries to escape past Glen Rovers forward Patrick Horgan  in the  Cork County SHC game in Páirc Uí Chaoimh. Picture: Des Barry.
DOUGLAS and Glen Rovers must meet again to decide who faces Sarsfields in the Senior Hurling Championship final after a...

Monday, 29/09/14 - 9:37am Read More

Rebel girls are simply the best

Cork manager Eamonn Ryan and his players celebrate after defeating Dublin in the TG4 All-Ireland  Ladies Football Championship final at Croke Park yesterday.
Picture: Eddie O'Hare
THE Cork public get the chance tonight to pay tribute to the greatest Cork GAA team of all-time tonight when...

Monday, 29/09/14 - 9:23am Read More

City survive late drama to claim valuable win against Sligo Rovers

Cork City scorer Billy Dennehy. Picture Inpho
CORK CITY have beaten Sligo Rovers 2-1 in an exhilarating SSE Airtricity Premier League clash in the early televised match...

Friday, 26/09/14 - 9:36pm Read More

It’s time to shine for Cork keeper O’Brien

Cork goalkeeper Martina O'Brien. Picture: Sportsfile
  THE mental resemblance between Martina O’Brien and her predecessor Elaine Harte is uncanny. Both are incredibly down-to-earth, grateful of...

Friday, 26/09/14 - 3:16pm Read More

National Sport

Players ‘100% behind Pardew’

Newcastle defender Mike Williamson insists the squad remain "100%" behind under-fire boss Alan Pardew despite lurching to another Premier League defeat on Monday night.Pardew's position looked extremely precarious in the wake of the 1-0 defeat to Stoke City at the...

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Phelps ‘deeply sorry’ after DUI arrest

Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps said he is "deeply sorry" after he was arrested and charged with driving under the influence.The...

Wednesday, 01/10/14 - 8:37am Read More

Rodgers warns Hodgson not to pick Sturridge for qualifiers

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers believes striker Daniel Sturridge is not fit enough to play for England in their upcoming Euro...

Wednesday, 01/10/14 - 8:18am Read More

Chelsea ends Sporting’s 16-match unbeaten home run

Sporting Lisbon 0 Chelsea 1Nemanja Matic's first-half header was enough for Chelsea to record a first victory of Champions League...

Wednesday, 01/10/14 - 1:48am Read More

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City too sluggish to put Roma away

Manchester City 1 Roma 1Roma's Francesco Totti became the oldest goalscorer in Champions League history as Manchester City escaped with...

Wednesday, 01/10/14 - 1:43am Read More

High demand for Rugby World Cup tickets

Demand for next year's Rugby World Cup has been so high that ballots will take place for some seats for...

Tuesday, 30/09/14 - 5:24pm Read More

Herrera suffers fractured rib

Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal has suffered another injury blow after it was revealed midfielder Ander Herrera sustained a...

Tuesday, 30/09/14 - 5:21pm Read More

Premier League fans to oppose Saturday screenings

Fans' leaders will oppose any attempt to screen live Premier League matches on Saturday afternoons after it was revealed cable...

Tuesday, 30/09/14 - 5:13pm Read More

Hillsborough police officer tells inquest of ‘profound regrets’

A senior officer who was in charge of policing Liverpool fans outside Hillsborough football stadium on the day of the...

Tuesday, 30/09/14 - 3:04pm Read More

Giroud contract ‘done’, says Wenger

Olivier Giroud's new contract with Arsenal is "done", according to manager Arsene Wenger.The French striker was reported to have been...

Tuesday, 30/09/14 - 2:15pm Read More

Sport Columns

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 think. Even though Cork have never lost in the eight times they’ve graced Croke Park, three times they came close...

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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

Ryder Cup fervour has a very dark side

US Ryder Cup player Justin Leonard celebrates sinking the winning  putt on the final day of the 1999 tournament. While the tasteless  celebrations over Jose Maria Olazabal’s putting line will always be remembered as the Battle of Brookline, the real horror was the shirts the US team wore that day.
IT’S hard for some to understand why people could get so excited whenever the Ryder Cup comes around. When you...

Wednesday, 24/09/14 - 6:59pm Read More

Captain Coghlan lauds contribution of Cork’s Crowley

Irish women's rugby captain Fiona Coghlan has lauded team manager Gemma Crowley from Cork for her work at the women's rugby World Cup in France last month. Picture: Sportsfile
CORK woman Gemma Crowley has been lauded for her part in Ireland’s historic World Cup campaign in Paris last month....

Tuesday, 09/09/14 - 3:08pm Read More

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Mourneabbey’s Ciara wary of the Orchard County

Cork's Ciara O'Sullivan in action against Donegal. Picture: Sportsfile
CIARA O’Sullivan doesn’t take herself too seriously and it’s refreshing to hear her laugh at her own self-confessed faults. This...

Friday, 05/09/14 - 3:45pm Read More

Healy’s magic moment

Healy strike
THE LOOK on Colin Healy’s face as he raced with his arms outstretched to soak up the raucous joy from...

Saturday, 09/08/14 - 8:31am Read More

Ian helps the USA keep up with the Jones’

Ian Jones main
Bishopstown clubman Ian Jones now finds himself knocking the USA’s women’s rugby team into shape. He tells Barry O’Donovan  about...

Wednesday, 06/08/14 - 10:58am Read More

Painful lesson on the art of turnovers

Walsh turnover
Barry O’Donovan examines why Mayo had enough to see off Cork at Croker IN the end, for all that Cork...

Monday, 04/08/14 - 10:26am Read More

Hurling committee needed to revive underage hurling in Cork

Éamonn Murphy Underage hurling THERE was never any chance of Cork travelling to Ennis last night and pulling off an...

Thursday, 31/07/14 - 1:10pm Read More

Revised style could help redeem footballers

Cork style
The Christy O’Connor column  IN HIS newspaper column on Saturday, Dara Ó Cinneide said that whatever about the result that...

Wednesday, 30/07/14 - 7:18am 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

Cork team Hill
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

Cork football 1
  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

Cork panel
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