Cork Sport

Camogie trio focus on more Croker glory

Cork dual  players Rena Buckley, Angela Walsh and Briege Corkery with the O'Duffy Cup    at the welcome home  for the Cork camogie team  last night   after defeating Kilkenny in  the All Ireland final in Croke Park on Sunday.
Picture: Eddie O'Hare
THERE’S no time for Cork camogie stars Angela Walsh and Briege Corkery to savour their thrilling  triumph over Kilkenny. The duo, along with Rena Buckley, have another All-Ireland on the horizon on Sunday week against Dublin in the ladies football...

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UCC’s Mintern bags second Olympic Vodafone National Series win

Chris Mintern.
JUST one week after his victory at the Belfast Titanic Triathlon, UCC student Chris Mintern made it two victories from...

Tuesday, 16/09/14 - 8:30am Read More

Cork camogie is back on top

Cork players celebrate defeating Kilkenny in the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie final at Croke Park yesterday.  Picture:  Eddie O’Hare
THE famine is over for Cork camogie. After a five year absence, the O’Duffy Cup is back on Leeside following...

Monday, 15/09/14 - 8:57am Read More

Griffin will turn focus on Le Mans

Cork racer Matt Griffin  will be busy this weekend at the Paul Ricard circuit in France  as his attention switches to round four of the European Le Mans Series (ELMS).
IT’S another busy weekend for Cork racer Matt Griffin as he switches focus to round four of the European Le...

Friday, 12/09/14 - 3:00pm Read More

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Foley adds firepower to Munster

Munster's Felix Jones. Picture: Inpho
THE axe swung firmly in Munster this week with coach Anthony Foley making eight changes from the team that lost...

Friday, 12/09/14 - 12:07pm Read More

Special place for GAA in Garnish life

THE GAA. It’s special. Last weekend, Tipp and Kilkenny collaborated on the greatest All-Ireland hurling final shootout there’s been –...

Friday, 12/09/14 - 12:00pm Read More

Cuthbert: Ronan will be a big loss

Cork football manager Brian Cuthbert. Picture Sportsfile
CORK senior football boss Brian Cuthbert has said the loss of Ronan McCarthy from his management set-up cannot be overstated....

Friday, 12/09/14 - 11:59am Read More

Cork’s Guest to captain Munster in clash against Leinster

Laura Guest of Highfield will captain Munster against Leinster on Saturday. Picture: Inpho
SATURDAY Women’s Interprovincial Series Munster V Leinster Ashbourne, 2pm HIGHFIELD legend Laura Guest will lead Munster on Saturday for their...

Friday, 12/09/14 - 11:59am Read More

Heather O’Brien wins prestigious Ladies Sportstar Award

Irish rugby player Heather O'Brien of Highfield RFC with Eamonn Murphy, deputy sports editor of the Evening Echo, and sports journalist Mary White. Picture: Larry Cummins
ONE of Ireland’s top rugby players was honoured for her history-making exploits yesterday. Heather O’Brien of Churchtown was part of...

Thursday, 11/09/14 - 9:43am Read More

McCarthy to make his Cork City debut tonight

CORK CITY will give a debut to west-Cork man Stephen McCarthy in tonight’s friendly clash with Cobh Ramblers at St...

Wednesday, 10/09/14 - 11:46am Read More

National Sport

Wallace: ‘Very similar’ D’Arcy could replace BOD

Gordon D'Arcy could prove Ireland boss Joe Schmidt's surprise choice to succeed Brian O'Driscoll at outside centre.Ireland's Kiwi coach must quickly solve the conundrum of how best to handle life after record caps-holder O'Driscoll's summer retirement.Connacht's Robbie Henshaw has been...

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Cullen leads tributes to Brady after long battle with cancer

Irish trainer Oliver Brady died peacefully in his sleep yesterday evening following a long battle with cancer, Horse Racing Ireland...

Tuesday, 16/09/14 - 12:50pm Read More

Tuesday’s horseracing tips

Check out our horseracing tips from courses around Ireland and the UK.LISTOWEL: 2.35 Never Again, 3.05 In Salutem, 3.35 Absorbing,...

Tuesday, 16/09/14 - 12:25pm Read More

Blind: Van Gaal is honest, but not frightening

Daley Blind thinks Louis van Gaal's brutally honest ways will help him become a much better player.With all the focus...

Tuesday, 16/09/14 - 12:20pm Read More

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FIFA watchdog member removed during police investigation

One of the eight members of FIFA's financial watchdog has been relieved of his role temporarily pending the outcome of...

Tuesday, 16/09/14 - 12:16pm Read More

Drogba at training ahead of Champions League game

Didier Drogba trained with Chelsea on the eve of a possible Champions League return.The final act of Drogba's first spell...

Tuesday, 16/09/14 - 11:48am Read More

Chambers facing late fitness check for Gunners

Arsenal will learn this morning whether Calum Chambers is available for their Champions League group opener at Borussia Dortmund.Chambers has...

Tuesday, 16/09/14 - 8:05am Read More

Scholes: Liverpool are the Champions League’s dark horses

Champions League winner Paul Scholes believes Liverpool could be a good outside bet to win this season's competition.Liverpool, the five-times...

Tuesday, 16/09/14 - 8:03am Read More

Falcao cherishes debut at United

Radamel Falcao hopes to bag his first Premier League goal against Leicester next weekend after drawing a blank on his...

Monday, 15/09/14 - 6:21pm Read More

Souness: Pardew needs results as pressure piles on

Former Newcastle manager Graeme Souness is not surprised the pressure on current boss Alan Pardew is intensifying.Pardew's future has become...

Monday, 15/09/14 - 6:17pm Read More

Sport Columns

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. The Douglas native was the team manager for the last three years, and helped oversee Ireland’s highest ever finish at...

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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

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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

Seán Óg inspired this generation of Duhallow hurlers

Aidan Walsh
Four Duhallow hurlers backboned Cork’s Munster win, with a fifth coming off the bench. How did the division move from...

Monday, 21/07/14 - 11:43am Read More

Goal-den duo delivered for JBM

THE goalscorers on Sunday reflected the incredible achievement by Jimmy Barry-Murphy and his management team in resurrecting Cork hurling.  For the...

Monday, 14/07/14 - 12:53pm Read More

Are Cork ready for the Clare and present danger?

Hoggy concentration
WE COULDN’T ask for much more from Cork yesterday. Whether they showed enough to suggest they can avenge last September’s...

Monday, 09/06/14 - 12:45pm 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