Cork Sport

Protected: Wednesday’s declared runners

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It’s been one step at a time for Brian Lenihan

  BARBARA O’CONNELL THERE is an old saying you have to learn to walk before you can run. This is...

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Possession game ruled by the Dubs

CHRISTY O’CONNOR IF Cork were looking for a contrast between the first and second half from last Sunday, the black...

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Protected: Tuesday’s declared runners

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U21s are maximising the talent available

Cork U21as
Éamonn Murphy             EVEN if Cork don’t power on to lift the U21 All-Ireland, Seán...

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Protected: Weekend race cards

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Generous quote on Cork City must be taken

Colin Healy
Peter McNamara               CORK are outsiders to win another match this weekend as Dublin...

Friday, 11/04/14 - 12:44pm Read More

Our country is sports obsessed

Dublin Mayo
  A trip back to Ireland reminded Dave Hannigan how Irish people embrace sports of all codes      ...

Friday, 11/04/14 - 12:42pm Read More

Coláiste Choilm students get a screen test

Coláiste Choilm
Given the volume of Cork players that have walked its halls, Coláiste Choilm is a sleeping giant of schools GAA....

Friday, 11/04/14 - 12:40pm Read More

Cork girls help Irish join the elite ranks

Ireland U19s
            THE Republic of Ireland Women’s U19 side are into UEFA Championships elite qualifying round,...

Friday, 11/04/14 - 12:39pm Read More

National Sport

Sensational Bale goal wins Real the Copa del Ray

Barcelona 1 Real Madrid 2Gareth Bale scored the most important goal of his career to win the Copa del Rey for Real Madrid, netting the decisive goal against fierce rivals Barcelona in the final at the Mestalla.The most expensive player...

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City suffer killer blow at Sunderland hands

Manchester City 2 Sunderland 2Manchester City saw their title hopes effectively ended after being held to a home draw by...

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Everton setback at hands of Palace

Everton 2 Crystal Palace 3Everton's top-four hopes suffered a blow as they crashed to a surprise 3-2 defeat at Goodison...

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IRB chief hopeful of ‘harmony’

The European peace deal averted a crisis that could have seriously damaged professional rugby's world image, according to International Rugby...

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Reds hopeful over Sturridge fitness

Title-chasing Liverpool are hopeful striker Daniel Sturridge will be fit for this weekend's Barclays Premier League trip to Norwich.The England...

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Field sports get €7m boost

Over €7m is to be invested in development of field sports.The funding will help organisations including the GAA, FAI and...

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Penney aware of possible Connacht backlash

Rob Penney has he is confident his side can bounce back this weekend in the RaboDirect Pro 12.After winning in...

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Duff eyeing summer move abroad

Damien Duff will end his five-year association with Fulham this summer, with the winger contemplating a move to Australia or...

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Shilton: Hart lacks consistency

Peter Shilton believes England goalkeeper Joe Hart is not yet one of the world's elite, but has backed the Manchester...

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Pellegrini: No Kompany regrets

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has no regrets about playing captain Vincent Kompany in Sunday's potentially damaging loss at title...

Wednesday, 16/04/14 - 8:57am Read More

Sport Columns

Leaky defence must shore up in the summer

Joyce catch
IN THE circumstances, Cork will be satisfied enough with Sunday’s battling defeat to Tipp. Granted it denies them a shot at Clare in a league semi-final and another outing against a genuine All-Ireland contender, but the chief aim this spring...

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Footballers’ attacking style suited to new high-scoring era

Mark Collins
  WITH gaelic football being taken over by hurling tallies these days, the scoring department of each All-Ireland contender will...

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Players have bought into Cuthbert plan

Mark Collins
            WHEN Jim McGuinness was attempting his own evolution of Donegal football a few years...

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Hurlers must learn to adapt and evolve

Cork v Limerick
THE CHRISTY O’CONNOR COLUMN IN a newspaper interview last Saturday, Patrick Horgan’s frustration at the general perception of Cork’s status...

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Irish game paying the price of high cost of coaching

The Dave Hannigan column WATCHING Chelsea versus Manchester City the other week, somebody pointed out that there were more Serbs...

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Cork need to settle on a centre-back this season

THE CHRISTY O’CONNOR COLUMN                 PRIOR to last year’s All-Ireland semi-final, Pa Cronin...

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Early days but Cuthbert’s attacking system has impressed

              Éamonn Murphy MAKE no mistake about it, yesterday was a hugely encouraging outing...

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Roy’s the boy to destroy Demons

Roy Downey
              IF CARLSBERG did winning games, then this local derby win by Bord Gáis...

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Tackling bad habits is already proving worthwhile

The Christy O’Connor column AT the start of a new season of live league football coverage, TG4 couldn’t have asked...

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Direct attacks bear fruit for the forwards

Barry O’Donovan AT ONE stage about midway through the first half in Mallow on Sunday there was a spell of...

Friday, 24/01/14 - 11:53am Read More

Sports Blogs

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 since a callow Diarmuid O’Sullivan, before the legend of The Rock took hold, was captain back in 1998. They were...

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Let other sports use GAA facilities and charge them well

IT was interesting to note last week that GAA clubs around the country are to be reminded by the association’s...

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Caulfield, Morley or O’Flynn, who would you choose?

Cork City fans pic
              Cork City are celebrating 30 years this season, and the Evening Echo is...

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Holland is making waves Down Under

Linda Holland
Glengarriff’s Linda Holland recently played in the inaugural LFL final at NIB Stadium in Perth with the  WA Angels. Here...

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Galvin was booed by Rebels because they feared him

Glavin main
                  IT was entirely fitting that Paul Galvin called time on his...

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Three areas Ireland will have to dominate to beat the Scots

Rory Best
Seán McCarthy looks at the where the Irish rugby side will have to impress this Sunday to get off to...

Friday, 31/01/14 - 7:41am Read More

Cork hurlers will offer insight into training preparation

              DO YOU want to know how the Cork hurlers break down tactics and...

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Half-back better role for Shields

DURING the All-Ireland SFC round four qualifier at Croke Park last year against Galway, there were two defining moments that...

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Cork hurlers will fall just short on Sunday

Cork KK pic 2
  IN THE winter of 2011 when Jimmy Barry- Murphy took over Cork for his second term, he readily admitted...

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It will be no accident if Limerick are victorious

John Allen
  WHEN John Allen quietly departed Cork’s loss to Kilkenny in the 2006 All-Ireland final, most people expected that would...

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Sports Features

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 tells   Barry O’Donovan  what it’s like being one of the elder members of Brian Cuthbert’s squad     Cork...

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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...

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Sean’s work is key to gain edge

JBM might be considered an ‘old school’ manager, but as Sean O’Donnell revealed to Peter McNamara, the Rebels are utilising...

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Maximising resources

Underage coaching
  Cork might not have invested as heavily in coaching as the likes of Dublin, but there are still passionate...

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The long and winding road to senior hurling

Breaking bad
    Aidan Walsh makes his long-awaited senior bow tomorrow night. Éamonn Murphy headed up to his hurling workshop in...

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Ice-cool Horgan isn’t just content with individual awards

Horgan 2
Éamonn Murphy met up with Patrick Horgan to reflect on the highs and lows of 2013 and to discuss why...

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Hayes building game home and away

Mallow woman Elaine Hayes speaks to Mary White about her role as the president of the British LGFA Provincial Council...

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Hamilton aiming High

Hamilton High School have defied the odds to reach the semi-finals of the Harty Cup for the first time. What’s...

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Galvin to kick off in Croker for Florida

  Barry O’Donovan SO another routine season for Corkman abroad Sean Galvin. When we spoke to the kick-off specialist for...

Friday, 24/01/14 - 11:57am Read More

Corkman has brought MMA to a new level

GRAHAM BOYLAN, 38, from Gurranabraher and owner of Cage Warriors, has overseen another year of dramatic growth for his company....

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