Cork Sport

Cork’s recent record against Sligo in good health

Cork defender Michael Sheilds shows his delight at a Cork point against Sligo at Croke  Park in the 2007 All-Ireland football quarter-final. 
Picture Des Barry
CORK’S recent past with Sligo underlines the unpredictable nature of Leeside football, mixing the very good with the wretched and something else in between, writes MARK WOODS. The counties met in the All-Ireland quarter-final in 2007, when Cork struggled to...

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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

Cork girls can shine for Ireland U19s

  CLARE SHINE backed herself and her fellow Rebels to do the business tonight in their Uefa U19 semi-final clash...

Thursday, 24/07/14 - 3:09pm 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

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Rico: Managers being fired too quickly

Cork City FC
AS Dundalk, Cork City, St Pat’s and Shamrock Rovers chase the league title, they have already opened up a sizeable...

Thursday, 24/07/14 - 3:06pm Read More

Kickboxer Lily is Evening Echo Ladies Sport Star of the Month

Kickboxer Lily de la Cour, all smiles after receiving the Evening Echo sports star of the month award for June, at a function in the Rochestown Park Hotel. Picture: David Keane
  THE June Evening Echo Ladies Sport Star of the Month winner, kicked her way to the judges’ attention with...

Thursday, 24/07/14 - 3:02pm Read More

Maguire in as footballers go for broke

Ian Maguire
  IAN MAGUIRE is a shock inclusion in the Cork team to face Sligo in the fourth round of the...

Wednesday, 23/07/14 - 9:54am Read More

Cork girls are hitting all the high notes in Norway

Cork soccer
  THE Cork contingent for Ireland at the European U19 Championships in Lillestrom were centre of attention again yesterday. For...

Wednesday, 23/07/14 - 9:53am Read More

Goulding: ‘Time to perform’

  DANIEL Goulding believes the criticism received in the aftermath of the Munster final loss to Kerry has unified Brian...

Wednesday, 23/07/14 - 9:52am Read More

Cork intermediates also utilise stats

ADRIAN MANNIX has revealed there is extreme confidence within Cork’s panel and management as they prepare to meet Galway in the...

Wednesday, 23/07/14 - 9:51am Read More

National Sport

Drogba makes Chelsea return

Didier Drogba will begin his second spell at Chelsea next season after agreeing a one-year deal with Jose Mourinho's side.The 36-year-old striker and Blues favourite returns to Stamford Bridge after leaving in 2012 for stints at Shanghai Shenhua and Galatasaray."It...

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Conlan wants only gold at Commonwealth Games

Michael Conlan insists he will throw away his Commonwealth Games medal in Glasgow if it is any colour other than...

Friday, 25/07/14 - 4:00pm Read More

Reina keen to end career in Spain

Liverpool goalkeeper Jose Reina wants to end his career in his native Spain as the uncertainty over his future persists.Reina...

Friday, 25/07/14 - 3:38pm Read More

Pitch invader nabs selfie with player

A fan interrupted a match last night and managed to get a picture with AC Milan's Stephan El Shaarawy.AC Milan...

Friday, 25/07/14 - 1:24pm Read More

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Friday’s horseracing tips

Check out our tips for today's horse races from courses around Ireland and the UK.WEXFORD: 6.15 Phangio, 7.15 Bouncing Betty,...

Friday, 25/07/14 - 1:03pm Read More

Dublin welcomes Ireland’s heroic Women’s U19 team

The Republic of Ireland Women's U19 squad arrived back home to Dublin Airport this morning after their heroics at the...

Friday, 25/07/14 - 12:38pm Read More

Offaly fans mourn tragic death of U-21 hurling manager Dermot Hogan

Tributes are being paid to Offaly U-21 hurling manager Dermot Hogan, who died yesterday evening following an accident while working...

Friday, 25/07/14 - 11:27am Read More

Azerbaijan to host F1 Grand Prix

Azerbaijan will take its place on the Formula One calendar in 2016 as the new Grand Prix of Europe.Azeri capital...

Friday, 25/07/14 - 11:02am Read More

Wexford fans show great community spirit

Wexford GAA has initiated a ticket swap in the run-up to Sunday's All-Ireland hurling quarter-finals, to get the able-bodied into...

Friday, 25/07/14 - 10:59am Read More

Lampard to visit 9/11 memorial

Frank Lampard revealed he plans to visit the memorial dedicated to the victims of the September 11 terrorist attacks after...

Friday, 25/07/14 - 8:29am Read More

Sport Columns

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 the periphery, in every sense, of the game on Leeside to centre stage? Éamonn Murphy explains  ON a large scale,...

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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

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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

Rob has left his mark on Munster

Munster rugby
THE mark of a good coach is to be able to leave a team in better shape than they got...

Tuesday, 20/05/14 - 1:24pm Read More

Meyler is a Rebel with a Cup cause

Meyler Hull
NOEL SPILLANE talks to Ireland and Hull City midfielder DAVID MEYLER, who has a hectic end to his football season,...

Friday, 02/05/14 - 12:26pm Read More

Young hurlers put their hands up

Cork hurling 1
Éamonn Murphy Cork 3-20 Limerick 3-17 WE’RE on the eve of championship, and while the apocalyptic showers and heavy underfoot...

Monday, 28/04/14 - 12:24pm Read More

Protected: Tuesday’s Declared Runners

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Monday, 21/04/14 - 11:50am Read More

Scale back fixture list for GAA players

Peter McNamara   CLUB players in Cork are constantly questioning the fixture-list throughout the GAA season and nobody would argue...

Saturday, 19/04/14 - 8:26am Read More

Sports Blogs

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 landing a home victory, Rory McIlroy, if that’s who he really is? WHO is Rory McIlroy? With the exception of...

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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

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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

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...

Tuesday, 04/03/14 - 11:59am Read More

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...

Monday, 03/03/14 - 12:54pm Read More

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...

Friday, 21/02/14 - 10:46am Read More

Galvin was booed by Rebels because they feared him

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

Friday, 07/02/14 - 9:25am Read More

Sports Features

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 and Waterford hurlers played out one of the more epic Munster finals in memory on a hot summer’s day in...

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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

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...

Tuesday, 18/02/14 - 10:17am Read More

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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...

Tuesday, 18/02/14 - 10:16am Read More

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...

Friday, 14/02/14 - 12:53pm Read More

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...

Thursday, 13/02/14 - 8:49am Read More

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...

Friday, 07/02/14 - 9:17am Read More

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...

Friday, 31/01/14 - 7:48am Read More

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