Cork City fail to close gap on Dundalk after draw at Sligo

A scoreless draw at Sligo means Cork City lost their chance to close in on Dundalk last night. A win would have brought Cork within five points of the Airtricity League Premier Division leaders and given them hope in the...

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Conor Murray double secures bonus-point win for Munster

Conor Murray’s brace of tries helped Munster emerge as 28-14 bonus-point winners over Edinburgh at Thomond Park. It was Munster’s South African director of rugby Rassie Erasmus’ first Guinness PRO12 fixture at the Limerick venue, where they are unbeaten since...

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Star shows his quality but balanced Demons have too much firepower

A packed house watch as UCC Demons' Adrian O'Sullivan   takes on    Irish TV Tralee Warrior Gary Murphy at the Mardyke Arena on Saturday night. Picture: Eddie O'Hare
  Éamonn Murphy Basketball KERRY footballer Kieran Donaghy, back in the SuperLeague for the first time in six years, was...

Saturday, 24/09/16 - 8:31am Read More

Club rivals united for Cork cause against the Dubs

Sisters Briege and Mairead Corkery with Ciara, Maedbh, Doireann and Roisin O’Sullivan at the Cork ladies football team training session at Carrigaline. Picture: Dan Linehan
Mary White Ladies Football THE Corkerys and O’Sullivans will be flying the sibling flag in Croke Park tomorrow. Come throw-in...

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Mayo will also improve for the replay at Croker

Dublin v Mayo - GAA Football All-Ireland Senior Championship Final
The Christy O’Connor column WHEN Mayo lost to Galway in June, the squad looked beat up and worn down. The...

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Cork City will meet Dundalk in a huge league game on Tuesday, October 11

Patrick McEleney, Dundalk, in action against John Dunleavy, Cork City, in the President's Cup final. Picture: David Maher/SPORTSFILE
Noel Spillane Soccer CORK CITY will travel to Dundalk for their refixed Premier Division League clash with the champions on...

Friday, 23/09/16 - 1:19pm Read More

Stack and Corkery ready to make more history with the Cork ladies footballers

Selector Frank Honohan with Rena Buckley, Deirdre O’Reilly, Bríd Stack and Briege Corkery at the Cork ladies football team training session at Carrigaline GAA Club. Picture: Dan Linehan
Mary White Ladies Football CORK’S Bríd Stack and Briege Corkery are on the verge of making history in Sunday’s All-Ireland...

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Cork insist Looney omission from All-Ireland squad not related to camogie incident

Dual star Hannah Looney is a surprise omission from the Cork squad for Sunday’s TG4 All-Ireland ladies senior football final...

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O’Neill and Keane sign new deals as Bandon’s Hourihane earns Ireland call-up

Wolverhampton Wanderers' Joe Mason (left) and Barnsley's Conor Hourihane.
Martin O’Neill has officially signed a new deal with the FAI to stay on as Republic of Ireland manager. Assistant...

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Midleton GAA club purchase land to develop major new training complex

Midleton's   Seamus O'Farrell is tackled by   Sarsfield's  Daniel Roche. Picture: Eddie O'Hare
John Horgan GAA MIDLETON GAA club have taken the first steps towards cementing their future by purchasing 40 acres of...

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Demons ready for Donaghy’s return to basketball action

UCC Demons coach Timmy O'Hallloran during training at the Parochial Hall. Picture: Eddie O'Hare
John Coughlan Basketball THE men’s basketball season is back on Friday night at the Mardyke Arena (8pm) when the champions...

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Glen gearing up for Douglas challenge

Glen Rovers U21 corner-back Adam Lynch, seen here breaking away from Valley Rovers' Billy Crowley, could start against Douglas.
Picture: Larry Cummins
John Hogan  Hurling GLEN Rovers selector Des Cullinane is expecting a fierce challenge from Douglas in Sunday’s Cork County SHC...

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Munster boss says Sweetnam has the X factor

Munster’s Darren Sweetnam  9/9/2016
Seán McCarthy MUNSTER director of rugby Rassie Erasmus will be looking to Dunmanway’s Darren Darren Sweetnam to provide the X...

Friday, 23/09/16 - 7:21am Read More

Cork ladies footballers make one change for the All-Ireland final

Galway's Tina Hughes stops a shot from Cork's Aine O'Sullivan. Picture: Seb Daly/SPORTSFILE
Mary White Ladies Football CORK have named just one change to the starting 15 for Sunday’s All-Ireland final against Dublin....

Thursday, 22/09/16 - 8:12am Read More

Selector Ryan takes over from Flannery as coach of Cork’s senior hurling team

Cork selector Pat Ryan during a press evening. Picture: Diarmuid Greene/SPORTSFILE
John Horgan Hurling PAT RYAN is the new coach of the Cork senior hurling team, succeeding Frank Flannery who stepped...

Thursday, 22/09/16 - 8:03am Read More

Kingpins Glen will be ready for a Douglas side on the rise

Brian Phelan, Glen Rovers, taking on Shane O'Neill, Bishopstown.
Picture: Jim Coughlan.
Mark Woods Hurling COUNTY hurling semi-finalists, holders Glen Rovers and Douglas, will be familiar opponents, when they square-up at Páirc...

Thursday, 22/09/16 - 7:40am Read More

West Cork native driving sports science in GAA

All-Ireland champions Tipperary have embraced sports science. Picture: INPHO/Morgan Treacy
John Bohane  GAA CASTLEHAVEN native Kieran Collins has played a key role in developing the influential role sports science plays in...

Thursday, 22/09/16 - 7:18am Read More

Ephie Fitzgerald pledged to Cork cause

  Sunday, February 7. The first page turned in the next chapter of Cork ladies football. The reigning league and...

Thursday, 22/09/16 - 8:17am Read More

Dundalk drop points as Rovers recover from Cork defeats

Dundalk have had to settle for a point from tonight’s Airtricity League Premier Division clash with Shamrock Rovers. The League...

Tuesday, 20/09/16 - 9:30pm Read More

The long drive up from Tralee for training explains why Ní Bhuachalla gives it all to the Cork cause

Rhona Ní Bhuachalla, Cork breaking past Aileen Wall, Waterford during the ladies footbal Munster senior championship first round at Fermoy.
Mary White Ladies Football RHONA Ní Bhuachalla remembers well the dark cloud that hung in the Cork dressing room at...

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