Cork referee Kelly to officiate EA Sports Cup final

Referee Graham Kelly. Picture: Sportsfile
  CORK referee Graham Kelly will take charge of Saturday’s EA SPORTS Cup final between Dundalk and Shamrock Rovers at Oriel Park (kick-off 5.45pm). The 36-year-old is following in the footsteps of his father Pat and brother Alan by refereeing...

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Munster’s Kilcoyne: ‘We owe fans one’

MUNSTER will be doing their utmost to ensure that their home fans get value for money when they meet Zebre at Thomond Park on Friday evening says Dave Kilcoyne. The loosehead prop thinks the team owe their 16th man something...

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Leeside AFC waives fees for asylum seekers

A Cork city soccer club, Leeside AFC has waived its registration fees for asylum seekers. The fundraising bid gets underway...

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Doireann’s return to club football a boost for Cork

Doireann O’Sullivan in action against Kate Harrington during last night’s county semi-final between Mourneabbey and Inch Rovers. Picture: Jim Coughlan
CORK star Doireann O’Sullivan returned to competitive football last night as she helped Mourneabbey reach their first ever senior A...

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Camogie trio focus on more Croker glory

Cork dual  players Rena Buckley, Angela Walsh and Briege Corkery with the O'Duffy Cup    at the welcome home  for the Cork camogie team  last night   after defeating Kilkenny in  the All Ireland final in Croke Park on Sunday.
Picture: Eddie O'Hare
THERE’S no time for Cork camogie stars Angela Walsh and Briege Corkery to savour their thrilling  triumph over Kilkenny. The...

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UCC’s Mintern bags second Olympic Vodafone National Series win

Chris Mintern.
JUST one week after his victory at the Belfast Titanic Triathlon, UCC student Chris Mintern made it two victories from...

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Cork camogie is back on top

Cork players celebrate defeating Kilkenny in the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie final at Croke Park yesterday.  Picture:  Eddie O’Hare
THE famine is over for Cork camogie. After a five year absence, the O’Duffy Cup is back on Leeside following...

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Griffin will turn focus on Le Mans

Cork racer Matt Griffin  will be busy this weekend at the Paul Ricard circuit in France  as his attention switches to round four of the European Le Mans Series (ELMS).
IT’S another busy weekend for Cork racer Matt Griffin as he switches focus to round four of the European Le...

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Foley adds firepower to Munster

Munster's Felix Jones. Picture: Inpho
THE axe swung firmly in Munster this week with coach Anthony Foley making eight changes from the team that lost...

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Special place for GAA in Garnish life

THE GAA. It’s special. Last weekend, Tipp and Kilkenny collaborated on the greatest All-Ireland hurling final shootout there’s been –...

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Cuthbert: Ronan will be a big loss

Cork football manager Brian Cuthbert. Picture Sportsfile
CORK senior football boss Brian Cuthbert has said the loss of Ronan McCarthy from his management set-up cannot be overstated....

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Cork’s Guest to captain Munster in clash against Leinster

Laura Guest of Highfield will captain Munster against Leinster on Saturday. Picture: Inpho
SATURDAY Women’s Interprovincial Series Munster V Leinster Ashbourne, 2pm HIGHFIELD legend Laura Guest will lead Munster on Saturday for their...

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Heather O’Brien wins prestigious Ladies Sportstar Award

Irish rugby player Heather O'Brien of Highfield RFC with Eamonn Murphy, deputy sports editor of the Evening Echo, and sports journalist Mary White. Picture: Larry Cummins
ONE of Ireland’s top rugby players was honoured for her history-making exploits yesterday. Heather O’Brien of Churchtown was part of...

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McCarthy to make his Cork City debut tonight

CORK CITY will give a debut to west-Cork man Stephen McCarthy in tonight’s friendly clash with Cobh Ramblers at St...

Wednesday, 10/09/14 - 11:46am Read More

Rebels are ready to grab the O’Duffy Cup once more

Kilkenny captain Leann Fennelly makes a bid to take the cup from Cork captain Anna Geary’s grasp  at the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Camogie finals launch at Croke Park yesterday. Picture: INPHO
  CORK are aiming to bridge a five-year gap when they face Kilkenny in Sunday’s Liberty Insurance All-Ireland camogie final....

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Corkery leads the way as dual stars seek to do another double

Cork dual star Briege Corkery. Picture: Sportsfile
TO the pockets of GAA fans who back the argument that dual stardom isn’t possible, listen up. On Saturday, three...

Tuesday, 09/09/14 - 12:52pm Read More

Sars and Douglas on course for final place

SARS and Douglas — the first and second-favourites respectively for the Cork County SHC — remain on course to contest...

Monday, 08/09/14 - 12:48pm Read More

McGeady strikes late to give Republic vital away victory over Georgia

Aiden McGeady, Republic of Ireland, shoots to score his side's first goal.Picture Sportsfile
Aiden McGeady fired the Republic of Ireland to a priceless 2-1 Euro 2016 victory in Georgia as he chose the...

Sunday, 07/09/14 - 6:57pm Read More

Cats and Tipp will have to do it again

Picture: Sportsfile
Kilkenny 3-22 Tipperary 1-28. The All-Ireland SHC final in Croke Park has ended  in a draw again. Replay is set...

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Cork City strike late to beat Hoops

Cork City’s Dan Murray struck late  to beat Shamrock Rovers 1-0 in their SSE Airtricity Premier League clash at Turner’s...

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