Cork Sport

Collins has hands full as Douglas oust reigning champs

Castlehaven forward Mark Collins being chased by Carbery Rangers defender  Jerry O'Riordan   in the Cork County SFC game in Clonakilty. Picture: Des Barry
“WHAT else would I be doing”, that was the response from dual star Mark Collins after he had been involved in two titanic battles with Castlehaven and the hurlers of Douglas in less than 24 hours over the weekend. The Haven...

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Munster CEO to discuss upgrades at Thomond Park

Munster Rugby CEO Garrett Fitzgerald. Picture: Inpho
MUNSTER CEO Garrett Fitzgerald will meet the press tomorrow to discuss upgrades at Thomond Park and the fallout from an...

Monday, 01/09/14 - 9:56am Read More

Cork U16s bid for All-Ireland title against Dublin

The Cork U16 ladies football management team. Picture: Anois Photography
TODAY All-Ireland U16 final Cork V Dublin Templemore, 1pm THE Cork U16s will bid to win the All-Ireland today, but...

Saturday, 30/08/14 - 8:34am Read More

Caulfield disappointed after losing lead twice

  CORK City boss John Caulfield was disappointed at the outcome in Athlone, but he still believes his team can...

Saturday, 30/08/14 - 7:48am Read More

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Forwards need to up ante for Cork to win

Cork's Pamela Mackey in action against Wexford last week. Picture: Sportsfile
TOMORROW Liberty Insurance All-Ireland senior camogie championship semi-final replay: Cork v Wexford, Walsh Park, Waterford, 2.30pm CORK’S All-Ireland semi-final replay...

Friday, 29/08/14 - 10:57am Read More

Hearing set after brawl

  GLEN ROVERS and Bishopstown will appear before the Cork County Board tomorrow night in the wake of the incidents...

Thursday, 28/08/14 - 9:55am Read More

Hurley recovery is Haven sent

YOUNG Castlehaven star Michael Hurley has made what’s being described as a near miraculous recovery from a leg injury sustained while...

Wednesday, 27/08/14 - 9:30am Read More

HC race wide open after big weekend ties

Things are beginning to look up again in the great hurling home in Togher.  Here Ian Maguire and Damien Cahalane of  St. Finbarr's close down Eoghan Murphy of  Erin's Own.. Picture: Jim Coughlan
THERE was only one talking point after the fourth round activity in the Cork County SHC and that was the...

Tuesday, 26/08/14 - 3:09pm Read More

City are focused on title run-in

Cork City’s Danny Morrissey gains possession from Derek Pender of Bohemians during their FAI Ford Cup Third Round replay at Dalymount Park, Dublin, last night. Picture:SPORTSFILE
CORK City might be out of the FAI Cup, but manager John Caulfield still believes his charges can push league leaders...

Tuesday, 26/08/14 - 9:36am Read More

Ref’s report will be key on Glen and Town

Spectators look on as Glen Rovers and Bishopstown players get involved in one of the unsavoury incidents during their SHC clash at Páirc Uí Rinn on Saturday.  Picture:     David Keane
THE Cork County Board will wait for referee Cathal McAllister’s report before deciding Glen Rovers and Bishopstown’s fate as a...

Monday, 25/08/14 - 10:56am Read More

National Sport

United confirm Falcao swoop

Manchester United have completed the signing of Monaco striker Radamel Falcao on a on-year loan deal with an option to make the switch permanent.News of the Colombian's move to Old Trafford had begun to surface early on transfer deadline day...

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Gunners seal late Welbeck move

Arsenal have announced the signing of England international forward Danny Welbeck from Barclays Premier League rivals Manchester United for an...

Tuesday, 02/09/14 - 1:12am Read More

Doyle seals late Palace move

Crystal Palace have completed their third deadline day swoop by completing the loan signing of Wolves striker Kevin Doyle.The Republic...

Monday, 01/09/14 - 11:32pm Read More

Daly steps down as Dublin boss after six years in charge

By Peter O'DwyerAnthony Daly has stepped down as down as Dublin senior hurling manager after six years in charge.Dublin county...

Monday, 01/09/14 - 10:35pm Read More

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Sandro teams up with Redknapp again

QPR have announced the signing of Brazil international and Tottenham midfielder Sandro on a three-year contract.The 25-year-old worked with R's...

Monday, 01/09/14 - 10:31pm Read More

Arsenal in talks for Welbeck

Arsenal are in talks to sign Manchester United and England forward Danny Welbeck, it is understood.The 23-year-old appears set to...

Monday, 01/09/14 - 7:11pm Read More

Stambouli seals Spurs switch

Tottenham have announced the signing of Benjamin Stambouli from Montpellier.A fee was agreed for Stambouli on Saturday and the 24-year-old...

Monday, 01/09/14 - 6:00pm Read More

Given hopes to keep Grealish in green

Republic of Ireland veteran Shay Given is convinced starlet Jack Grealish is ready to play senior international football now.The 18-year-old...

Monday, 01/09/14 - 5:39pm Read More

Ranger’s borini bid accepted

Harry Redknapp has launched a £10million bid to hijack Sunderland's long-term pursuit of Liverpool striker Fabio Borini.The QPR boss has...

Monday, 01/09/14 - 4:33pm Read More

Munster sign Guinazu as cover for Sherry

Argentina hooker Eusebio Guinazu has signed for Munster on a four-month deal to offset Mike Sherry's long-term shoulder injury.The 32-year-old...

Monday, 01/09/14 - 4:05pm Read More

Sport Columns

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 the Shed, summed up just how wonderful his goal was last night. It was a once-in-a-lifetime strike. Not just because...

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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

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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

Cadogan is still part of Cuthbert’s football plans

Cadogan hurling
Mark Woods  ALAN CADOGAN’S man-of-the-match performance on his inter-county senior hurling championship debut has tongues wagging about his involvement with...

Wednesday, 28/05/14 - 12:25pm Read More

Uncertainty over key positions in the Rebel team

EVEN if, with the retirement of Tony Browne, a line has been drawn under Waterford’s golden era, they remain a...

Tuesday, 20/05/14 - 1:27pm 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