County finalists dominate hurling All-Star selection

Glen Rovers’ Donal Cronin celebrates at the final whistle. Picture: INPHO/Tommy Dickson
Éamonn Murphy Hurling EXPERIENCED Glen Rovers duo Donal Cronin and Brian Moylan are the benchmark for consistency in club hurling on Leeside after collecting their third successive Reardens All-Star awards. Tireless midfielder Cronin and teak-tough defender Moylan were among seven...

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Carbery Rangers lead the way in club football All-Stars

Carbery Rangers' goalkeeper Paul Shanahan celebrates after the county final. Picture: INPHO/Ryan Byrne
Éamonn Murphy Football JOHN O’Rourke and John Hayes became the most decorated footballers in the Reardens Club All-Star scheme after collecting their third awards at a function in the venue on Washington. The Carbery Rangers duo have been among the...

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The best club hurlers and footballers in line for All-Star awards

Chris O'Donovan of Carbery Rangers in action against Noel Galvin of Ballincollig. Picture: Eóin Noonan/Sportsfile
Éamonn Murphy GAA TONIGHT’S the night where Cork’s best club hurlers and footballers get their opportunity to enjoy the limelight....

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Convention report: Team expenses down after bleak year for the Rebels

Colm O'Driscoll of Cork in action against Ryan McHugh of Donegal last summer. Picture: Daire Brennan/Sportsfile
John Horgan GAA CORK inter-county teams expenses were down to €1,378,135 as compared to €1,442,670 for last season. Cork’s early...

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Munster coach says Lam’s departure is a sad day for Irish rugby

Connacht head coach Pat Lam. Picture: INPHO/James Crombie
Seán McCarthy Rugby MUNSTER coach Rassie Erasmus yesterday described the departure of Pat Lam as a ‘sad day for Connacht’...

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Mayfield maestro: Nothing beats winning trophies with the players you grew up with

Nicky Kelly, Mayfield, about to shoot under pressure from Colman Power and Dylan Reade, Ballyduff Lower. Picture: Dan Linehan
John Horgan Hurling NICKY KELLY has his sights firmly set on a day out in Croke Park in February after...

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Fans thrilled as goal ace Maguire signs new Cork City deal

Cork City's  Sean Maguire shoots home the match winning goal past Dundalk  goalkeeper Gary Rodgers in the FAI Cup final at the Aviva Stadium. Picture: Eddie O'Hare
Noel Spillane Soccer CORK City’s ace marksman Sean Maguire has committed to Turner’s Cross for 2017, despite strong interest from...

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Magic Mayfield are the kings of Munster junior hurling

The Mayfield team who defeated  Ballyduff Lower in their Munster Club Junior hurling championship final. Picture: Dan Linehan
John Horgan Hurling Mayfield 2-18 Ballyduff Lower 3-10 MAJESTIC Mayfield landed another prize of immense significance at Mallow  by claiming the...

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Looking at the bigger picture Cork football needs a new strategy

Cork football manager Peadar Healy. Picture: Larry Cummins
Barry O’Donovan Football AT A time of year when much of the chatter around Cork GAA tends towards the big...

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Bonus-point win sends Leinster joint top of Pro 12 with Munster

Leinster 28-15 Dragons Leinster completed a clean sweep of Guinness PRO12 wins for the Irish provinces this weekend with a...

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Damien Delaney comes in for special mention as Alan Pardew reveals how Palace upped their game

Alan Pardew has revealed Crystal Palace’s vastly-improved performance in their 3-0 defeat of Southampton owed much to a punishing training...

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All-Ireland chasing Kinsale’s season can already be judged a success

Captains Eadaoinn McGuinness, Maur's GAA Club, with Aisling Judge of Kinsale, ahead of their Ladies Football All Ireland Junior Club Championship final. PIcture: Matt Browne/Sportsfile
Mary White Ladies Football SATURDAY Junior All-Ireland Club Final: Kinsale v St Maur’s (Dublin), Netwatch Cullen Park, 1pm  THE promotional...

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Nemo capture a 19th league title to match their championship haul

NEMO Rangers ended their season on a high last night in Dunmanway, proving once again why they’ll be a force...

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VIDEO: Cork City legend picks up monthly award

Alan Bennett of Cork City who was presented with the SSE Airtricity/SWAI Player of the Month Award for November 2016 at Cork City Training Ground in Bishopstown. Picture: Seb Daly/Sportsfile
CORK City defender Alan Bennett has been named the SSE Airtricity/Soccer Writers’ Association of Ireland Player of the Month for...

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Balance of power in Leeside hurling is shifting back to the city

Michael O'Halloran of Blackrock wins possession ahead of Shane Murphy of Erin's Own. Picture: David Keane.
The John Horgan hurling column EIGHT to two, that has been the return in favour of East Cork teams against...

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Radical thinking should be welcomed in GAA

Aoghan Farrell, left, and GAA Director General Páraic Duffy, right, with Joe Lennon, honoured as a member of the Down Jubilee teams of 1960-61. Picture credit: Oliver McVeigh/SPORTSFILE
The Christy O’Connor column AFTER Down beat Kerry in the 1961 All-Ireland final, Joe Lennon wrote in his Irish Press...

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Cork schoolchildren will have a chance to see Conor McGregor’s UFC belt tomorrow

Schoolchildren in Cork will get to handle Conor McGregor’s most prized possession tomorrow, writes Ronan Bagnall. McGregor’s renowned coach John...

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Peter O’Mahony returns to captain Munster on trip to Glasgow

Munster have made six changes are made for tomorrow night’s away trip to Glasgow Warriors in the PRO12. Returning international...

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Midleton and CBC into Harty Cup quarter-finals

Midleton CBS' Liam Gosnell was their top scorer in the Harty Cup. Picture: Brian Gavin/ Press 22
John Horgan Hurling THERE will be at least  Cork two schools playing Harty Cup hurling when the competition resumes in...

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Nemo remind everyone why they’ll be the team to beat again next season

Carbery Rangers'   James Fitzpatrick bursts between  Nemo Rangers' Cian McWhiney and Alan O'Donovan. Picture: Eddie O'Hare
Derry Farr Football WHILE basking in the glow of a deserved win over Carbery Rangers in Saturday’s Rochestown Park Hotel...

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