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 below from SPORTSFILE.                                  

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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 Joe Schmidt’s reputation and aura than anything else. The new coach hadn’t yet put his stamp on the Irish team,...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Canon preached hurling gospel

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

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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Legendary Cork coach passes away

Anxious moments during Cork’s championship clash with Tipperary in 1991, from left Martin Coleman, Fr Michael O'Brien, Frank Murphy, Dr Con Murphy, John ‘Kid’ Cronin and Dan Hoare.Ref c476/084
THE death has occurred of former Cork hurling coach Archdeacon Michael O’Brien, better known to Rebel supporters as ‘the Canon’....

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Ballincollig mirrored Philpott’s fighting spirit

Eric 1967
Ballincollig’s county final win was particularly uplifting for their selector Eric Philpott after being diagnosed with a brain tumour during...

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Debutant Foley to add a bit of steel to pack

AT the outset of the Guinness Autumn Series the two priorities for Joe Schmidt were to beat one of the...

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Glove hate
It’s largely seen as a crossroads fight for Cork’s most famous fighting son. Gary ‘Spike’ O’Sullivan takes on Dublin’s Anthony...

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Team meeting turned tide for Mourneabbey admits skipper

Mourneabbey senior ladies foootball team. Picture: Eddie O'Hare
MOURNEABBEY have matured as a team, but winning a county would do that to you. Prior to claiming their first...

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