Cork Sport

City preparing to replace Morrissey

  CORK CITY are set to bring in another midfielder when Gearóid Morrissey completes his transfer to Cambridge United. The 23-year-old has been ultra consistent for City since a return from Blackburn Rovers, but remains eager to test himself again...

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Murphy recalls friendship with Irish great Kyle

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Séan McCarthy spoke to Ireland stalwart Noel Murphy about his memories of Grand Slam icon Jack Kyle THEY say that...

Thursday, 18/12/14 - 8:05am Read More

Board considered moving ‘new’ Páirc

COUNTY Board secretary Frank Murphy has admitted there were times he felt the county would need to move from Páirc...

Wednesday, 17/12/14 - 1:01pm Read More

Ballincollig turn their attention to title defence

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THE dust has barely settled on Ballincollig’s historic county football achievement and the bookies are already strongly pointing to their...

Wednesday, 17/12/14 - 12:58pm Read More

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Kennedy won because of her track record

FROM a social point of view, the decision to move the Cork County Board’s annual convention back to a Sunday...

Wednesday, 17/12/14 - 12:47pm Read More

Caulfield: Brutal start to season

CORK CITY’City’sS opening four leagues games to the new season has them up against Sligo Rovers (away), home to Limerick,...

Wednesday, 17/12/14 - 11:05am Read More

Carbery look for new vote

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Division  want U21 hurlers to be included in county championship   THE Carbery division plan to re-submit their application for...

Tuesday, 16/12/14 - 10:42am Read More

Munster can shock hosts if they eliminate costly errors

THE Stade Marcel Michelin is never a pleasant place to visit, but it probably looks even less appealing to Munster given...

Friday, 12/12/14 - 12:31pm Read More

Ryan: Clubs not funding Páirc

County Board chairman Bob Ryan.
CLUBS in Cork will not be levied to make up any shortfall in funding for the construction of the new...

Friday, 12/12/14 - 9:59am Read More

UCC and CIT set to do battle again

FOOTBALL FANS on Leeside are in for a real treat in the New Year after the draw for the Sigerson...

Thursday, 11/12/14 - 12:07pm Read More

National Sport

Brave Leinster seal it at the death

Leinster 21 Connacht 11Zane Kirchner's opportunist 78th-minute try sealed a deserved Guinness Pro12 derby victory for Leinster over Connacht on a cold, windy night at the RDS.Matt Healy attempted to keep Jimmy Gopperth's touch-finding kick in play and Kirchner swooped...

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Hart signs new City contract

Joe Hart has committed his future to Manchester City by signing a new contract which will keep him at the...

Friday, 19/12/14 - 6:28pm Read More

Bank sues Ecclestone for €345m over F1 sale

German state bank BayernLB is suing Bernie Ecclestone and his family holding Bambino for around €345m in relation to the...

Friday, 19/12/14 - 6:20pm Read More

Pearson fined and given one-match ban for swearing at fan

Leicester manager Nigel Pearson has been hit with a £10,000 fine and a one-match touchline ban following his altercation with...

Friday, 19/12/14 - 5:50pm Read More

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Olympic champion Phelps admits drink-driving

Olympic gold medal-winning swimmer Michael Phelps has pleaded guilty to drink-driving.Phelps entered his plea to a charge of driving under...

Friday, 19/12/14 - 5:13pm Read More

Team news from the Premier League

All the team news from around the grounds ahead of Week 17 in the Premier League.Man City v Crystal Palace...

Friday, 19/12/14 - 4:42pm Read More

HRI boosts prize money by €5m for 2015

Prize money in Ireland is to be increased by €5m in 2015 to €53.9m, Horse Racing Ireland has announced.HRI approved...

Friday, 19/12/14 - 4:07pm Read More

Judge argues with lawyer questioning Dalglish about fan behaviour at Hillsborough Inquest

Kenny Dalglish has been questioned at the inquests into the Hillsborough disaster about the behaviour of Liverpool fans and hooliganism....

Friday, 19/12/14 - 3:53pm Read More

Katie Taylor crowned Sportswoman of the Year 2014

Pictured at the ceremony earlier today were Joanna Morgan and Katie Taylor. Picture: Nick BradshawBoxer Katie Taylor has been crowned...

Friday, 19/12/14 - 3:41pm Read More

‘Terse’ Rodgers concludes pre-Arsenal press briefing in less than five minutes

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers was in an uncharacteristically abrupt mood ahead of Sunday's visit of Arsenal.The Northern Irishman, usually so...

Friday, 19/12/14 - 3:32pm Read More

Sport Columns

Lee’s win converted all the guilty doubters

WBO champion Andy Lee poses with the belt in front of homecoming  crowd  outside Limerick City Hall on Wednesday. Picture: Inpho
BEING a doubter is always an easy choice. You tend to suffer less when the inevitable disappointments of life comes your way. It makes the fall that much smother if you don’t invest your whole belief in an enterprise that...

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Russia is not alone as sport’s big cheats

YOU know what it feels like to cross the line of an Olympics final and win gold, complete with the...

Wednesday, 10/12/14 - 10:02am Read More

Stephen creates his very own witchHunt

Republic of Ireland Squad Training - Wednesday 23rd May
IF CINEMA has taught us anything, it’s that there are certain things you should never do. First among these, never...

Thursday, 04/12/14 - 9:57am Read More

Kelly’s prowess made him all-time great

TIPP’S All-Ireland SHC final captain Brendan Maher yesterday portrayed him as a “player that could do anything” and that certainly...

Wednesday, 03/12/14 - 4:41pm Read More

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Hunt’s shout was senseless

WHAT was Stephen Hunt thinking responding to comments made by Joe Brolly that soccer players no longer represent viable role...

Wednesday, 03/12/14 - 4:34pm Read More

Rebels still rue Setanta’s departure to Oz

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Like Tommy Walsh, Setanta Ó hAilpín was one of the brightest stars of the 2003 hurling season, Barry O’Donovan reflects...

Monday, 01/12/14 - 3:55pm Read More

Honeymoon spell over for faltering Rodgers

Soccer - UEFA Champions League - Group  B - Ludogorets v Liverpool - Liverpool Training - Melwood Training Ground
T HERE is a scene in Being Liverpool, the fly-on-the-wall documentary of Brendan Rodgers’ first three months in charge of...

Friday, 28/11/14 - 8:20am Read More

Fifa refuses to show us FA of World Cup bid file

Fifa president Sepp Blatter announces, back in 2010,  that Russia and Qatar will  host the 2018 and 2022 World Cup. However, continuous allegations of a corrupt bidding processes have undermined the World Cup and his  administration.
A SWELTERING July afternoon in Munich saw us finally nab our tickets… No not the start of a spy novel, rather...

Friday, 21/11/14 - 9:50am Read More

Even in defeat Ballincollig did their club proud

THERE were times last Sunday when it felt Ballincollig’s incredible season was on course to reach new heights. That what...

Tuesday, 18/11/14 - 3:03pm Read More

Corkery: Ireland stayed loyal to their values to take a big scalp

Tommy Bowe celebrates his try with Conor Murray, Rhys Ruddock, Richardt Strauss and Tommy O'Donnell 8/11/2014
THERE is no rocket science involved in winning rugby matches; in fact, it is a very straightforward and uncomplicated procedure....

Monday, 10/11/14 - 3:26pm Read More

Sports Blogs

Mourneabbey will come out of loss stronger

  YOU can’t put into words what this meant to Mourneabbey. Everywhere you turned in Tuam Stadium on Sunday, there were tears. Captain Roisín O’Sullivan was inconsolable. This team means everything to her. Chairwoman Catherine Crowley too was teary-eyed; this...

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Mourneabbey Eight can join an elite club

Former Rockbán captain Susan White was the first ladies footballer in the country to win senior, intermediate and junior All-Ireland club medals. Here she is winning the 2001 junior final with her teammates Amy O’Shea, Elaine Harte and Valerie Mulcahy.
  THE first ladies footballer in the country to win junior, intermediate and senior All-Ireland club medals happened to be...

Thursday, 27/11/14 - 1:31pm Read More


Glove hate
It’s largely seen as a crossroads fight for Cork’s most famous fighting son. Gary ‘Spike’ O’Sullivan takes on Dublin’s Anthony...

Saturday, 15/11/14 - 8:13am Read More

Walsh’s departure raises huge doubts for the footballers

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Barry O’Donovan  IN PLAIN terms, it’s pretty simple: it’s now harder for Cork footballers to win an All-Ireland than it...

Monday, 10/11/14 - 1:16pm Read More

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Cork leading the way for last decade on All-Star front

Cork All-Star award winners, from left, Geraldine O'Flynn, Norita Kelly, Nollaig Cleary, Angela Walsh, Juliet Murphy and Briege Corkery. TG4 O'Neill's Ladies Football All-Star Awards 2009, Citywest Hotel, Conference, Leisure and Golf Resort, Dublin. Picture credit:
Cork are nominated for 10  All-Stars. Here Mary White reflects on the county’s record Despite 50 All-Stars for Cork in...

Saturday, 08/11/14 - 9:23am Read More

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...

Wednesday, 20/08/14 - 12:04pm Read More

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

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

Sports Features

Small changes can make a big difference

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Padraig Hoare talks fitness with former Antrim hurler Ainle Ó Cairealláin FOR the exercise and sports scientists that exclusively make up the staff of ACLAÍ in Donnybrook Commercial Centre, it is the lifestyle improvements for all clients they see daily that...

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Ballincollig mirrored Philpott’s fighting spirit

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Ballincollig’s county final win was particularly uplifting for their selector Eric Philpott after being diagnosed with a brain tumour during...

Saturday, 15/11/14 - 8:19am Read More

Ballincollig finally ride the crest of the wave

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Ballincollig are senior football champions after years of disappointments and underachievement. Éamonn Murphy spoke to club chairman Seamus O’Callaghan, who...

Monday, 03/11/14 - 1:41pm Read More

Buck doesn’t stop at final whistle for Cork City

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Cork City’s season may have ended, but for the volunteers and full-time staff who run the club, there’s no time...

Monday, 03/11/14 - 1:33pm Read More

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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...

Wednesday, 20/08/14 - 12:29pm Read More

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

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