Murphy takes the reins at Blackrock

Eddie Murphy.
  EDDIE MURPHY is the new coach of the Blackrock senior hurlers after being appointed by the famed Southside club last Monday night. Murphy is one of the most successful coaches in the county and has been involved at all levels...

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Sister Act 5

Sisters Meabh, Ciara, Roisín and Doireann O’Sullivan of the  Mourneabbey senior ladies football  team, who play in the Tesco Homegrown All-Ireland final this weekend.  Picture: 
 Eddie O’Hare
Five sets of sisters to contest All-Ireland final with Mourneabbey FIVE sets of sisters will be hoping to win the senior All-Ireland club title with Mourneabbey on Sunday against Ulster champions Termon of Donegal. Captain Roisín O’Sullivan will be joined by her...

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Sexton backs Zebo’s instinct

Australia’s Bernard Foley intercepts  Simon Zebo’s offload to Jonathan Sexton as he is tackled by Matt Toomua  last Saturday. Picture: INPHO/Dan Sheridan
JOHNNY SEXTON doesn’t think Simon Zebo should be criticised for an error which led to Australia’s first try on Saturday....

Tuesday, 25/11/14 - 12:12pm Read More

O’Connell: Peter gave us an added edge

Ireland's Peter O'Mahony and Australia's Henry Speight . Picture: PA
PAUL O’CONNELL may have won man of the match but was first to acknowledge the contribution made by his Munster...

Monday, 24/11/14 - 12:02pm Read More

Golden Girl

Katie Taylor celebrates with her gold medal 24/11/2014
KATIE TAYLOR secured a fifth successive AIBA World Elite lightweight title on Jeju island in South Korea this morning. The...

Monday, 24/11/14 - 8:10am Read More

VIDEO: Katie Taylor beats Mira Potkonen

Katie Taylor speaking at 2014 AIBA Elite Women’s World Boxing Championships in Korea,  after beating Mira Potkonen. See the video...

Friday, 21/11/14 - 4:00pm Read More

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Set-piece accuracy key for Irish

Ireland’s Dave Foley caIled a near-perfect game in the set-plays against Georgia in the Aviva last Sunday. Ireland will need more of the same if they are to beat the Aussies tomorrow. Picture: NPHO/Dan Sheridan
A YEAR ago, there was a sense of expectation that Ireland would beat Australia, but it was based more on...

Friday, 21/11/14 - 10:10am Read More

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Millstreet aim to end Kerry reign

Millstreet’s James Broxton tries to round Naomh Eoin defender Conor Downes in the Munster Junior A Football Championship in Mallow earlier this month. They s now face Kerry champions Brosna in the Munster SFC semi-final. Picture: Des Barry.
SUNDAY Munster Club Junior Football Championship semi-final: Brosna v Millstreet, Brosna, 2pm. MILLSTREET attempt to end a seven-year wait since...

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Mayfield to get €200k boost for soccer club

Soccer - Goal Line Technology File Photo
MAYFIELD UNITED were celebrating today following the announcement the club had been granted €200,000 to upgrade their facilities. Chairman Tadhg...

Friday, 21/11/14 - 8:34am Read More

JBM to try Darren in forward line

Cork's Darren McCarthy.
DARREN McCARTHYcould be given an out-field role for Cork in 2015. McCarthy has been a stand-out in attack for his...

Thursday, 20/11/14 - 11:41am Read More

All we want is a safe return of Cork stars

Aidan Walsh at  Ireland International Rules Squad Training, Sandringham VFL Ground, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Picture: INPHO
WILL you be switching on to TG4 on Saturday morning for the Australia-Ireland International Rules one-off Test? The programme starts...

Wednesday, 19/11/14 - 3:48pm Read More

Cork Landers their man

HAPPY DAYS: Cork captain Mark Landers and manager Jimmy Barry-Murphy with the Liam MacCarthy Cup back in 1999.
AS REVEALED in the Evening Echo two weeks ago, Mark Landers is the new Cork senior hurling coach. Ger Lane...

Wednesday, 19/11/14 - 10:51am Read More

JBM will look at new talent with Landers set to be coach

THE Cork hurling management will use the Waterford Crystal Cup in January as an opportunity to look at players who...

Tuesday, 18/11/14 - 3:07pm Read More

Even in defeat Ballincollig did their club proud

THERE were times last Sunday when it felt Ballincollig’s incredible season was on course to reach new heights. That what...

Tuesday, 18/11/14 - 3:03pm Read More

O’Reilly is thrilled with away-leg win

Colin O'Reilly. 
Picture: Denis Minihane
  C & S UCC Demons player coach Colin O’Reilly was thrilled with the performance of his side after they...

Tuesday, 18/11/14 - 12:06pm Read More

Canon preached hurling gospel

IN the pages of the Irish Examiner and in this newspaper yesterday many tributes were paid to the late Archdeacon...

Tuesday, 18/11/14 - 12:04pm Read More

Reds coach doesn’t think O’Connell will go to Pau

PAUL O’CONNELL has been linked with a move to French side Pau in a report in the Midi Olympique newspaper...

Tuesday, 18/11/14 - 11:54am Read More

O’Sullivan plays down her role in win

Bríd O'Sullivan of Mourneabbey. Picture: Brendan Gleeson
IT’S probably the most important goal she’s ever scored, but Mourneabbey centre-forward Bríd O’Sullivan wasn’t hogging the limelight following Sunday’s...

Tuesday, 18/11/14 - 11:54am Read More

Mourneabbey boss Ronayne eyeing All-Ireland glory

Mourneabbey coach Shane Ronayne. Picture: Sportsfile
IN THIS his first year as coach of Mourneabbey, Shane Ronayne has helped mastermind the club’s first senior county championship...

Tuesday, 18/11/14 - 11:44am Read More

Mourneabbey aim to take the next step

Mourneabbeys  Doieann O'Sullivan   shoots from Mountmellick Sarsfields  Mags McEvoy   during the Tesco Homegrown All Ireland ladies club semi final at Mourneabbey yesterday.
Picture: Eddie O'Hare
MOURNEABBEYwill face Termon of Donegal in the Tesco Homegrown Senior All-Ireland club final. The Cork champions defeated Sarsfields/Mountmellick of Laois...

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