New identity didn’t suit Cork’s natural attacking style

Tipperary v Cork - Munster GAA Hurling Senior Championship Quarter-Final
The Christy O’Connor column FIVE minutes into the second half of Sunday’s Munster quarter-final, the heavens opened in Thurles. For many Cork supporters on the Town End terrace, it gave them the excuse they were probably looking for. A small...

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VIDEO: Evening Echo on board with the Cork City Sports

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ON your marks, get set, go… Now in its 65th year, the Cork City Sports remains one of the highlights of the athletics calendar nationally, and a marquee event for Leeside sports enthusiasts. Like the Evening Echo, it’s as Cork...

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Cork hurling needs the minor and U21 teams to offer some light at the end of a dark tunnel

Tipperary v Cork - Munster GAA Hurling Senior Championship Quarter-Final
Éamonn Murphy Hurling WHERE to from here for Cork hurling? A paltry tally of 13 points in Semple Stadium and...

Tuesday, 24/05/16 - 8:39pm Read More

The Considine column: I got it badly wrong about Cork

Tipperary v Cork - Munster GAA Hurling Senior Championship Quarter-Final
The Tony Considine column WHERE do I start? Well, firstly I got it wrong — very wrong — in my...

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‘We’d struggle to beat anyone on this display’

Tipperary v Cork - Munster GAA Hurling Senior Championship Quarter-Final
Rory Noonan Hurling CORK selector, Pat Ryan, summed up the thoughts of the Cork camp after a woeful loss to Tipperary...

Monday, 23/05/16 - 7:18am Read More

How low can Cork hurling go?

Tipperary v Cork - Munster GAA Hurling Senior Championship Quarter-Final
Éamonn Murphy Hurling THE tone was set after 30 seconds, with Pádraic Maher collecting a sideline unmarked and clipping it...

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Tipperary outclass malfunctioning Cork at Semple Stadium

Tipperary 0-22 Cork 0-13 Watched by a 29,114 crowd, Tipperary had too much class and intelligence for a limp Cork...

Sunday, 22/05/16 - 6:14pm Read More

Trip to Tipp evokes memories of the great days of the past

John Horgan Hurling FOR whatever reason, tomorrow’s renewal of hurling’s oldest rivalry has not caught the public’s imagination to the...

Saturday, 21/05/16 - 4:50pm Read More

Baptism of fire in Thurles made O’Sullivan the hurler he is

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Éamonn Murphy Hurling CONOR O’Sullivan knows all about the ruthlessness of Semple Stadium on a championship Sunday. He was as...

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Patrick ‘Bonner’ Maher left out as Tipperary name four debutants

By Stephen Barry and Peter McNamara Patrick ‘Bonner’ Maher is a notable omission from the Tipperary team that will face...

Friday, 20/05/16 - 11:26pm Read More

Mark Ellis returns to Cork team to face Tipperary

Mark Ellis has been selected at full-back in place of the injured Stephen McDonnell for Cork ahead of their Munster...

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Hurling analyst Tony Considine on why Cork can beat Tipp

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The Tony Considine column I’LL start the way I intend to finish, I expect Cork to emerge from Semple stadium...

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Club rugby toughens players up for the biggest stage

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The David Corkery column LAST weekend after the Munster Senior Cup final, where Cork Con deservingly defeated Young Munsters, I...

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Why do Cork fans still doubt the brilliance of Patrick Horgan?

Clare v Cork - Munster GAA Hurling Senior Championship Semi-Final
The Barry O’Donovan column THE lead-in week to a hurling championship generally lays out the latest group of unknowns and questions...

Friday, 20/05/16 - 7:04am Read More

Curbing Callanan is key to clearing the first hurdle for the Rebels

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The Christy O’Connor column LAST week, Cork played Wexford in a challenge game in Clonea in Waterford. Four or five...

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Houghton backs Ireland to make their mark on the Euros

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WRITE Ireland off at your peril at Euro 2016 in France next month. That’s the expert view of Ireland and...

Friday, 20/05/16 - 8:49am Read More

Egan and Ellis set for new roles in Cork hurling team

Shane Golden and Mark Ellis 3/1/2016
John Horgan Hurling WILLIAM Egan and Mark Ellis are set to return to the Cork line-up to face Tipperary this...

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Cork soccer duo Delaney and Hourihane off to Wembley

NOEL SPILLANE Soccer DAMIEN Delaney will be the defensive rock for Crystal Palace against Manchester United in the FA Cup...

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Murphy upholding the tradition of powerful Cork wing-backs

Galway v Cork - Allianz Hurling League Division 1A Round 1
Éamonn Murphy Hurling WE have a vision of Cormac Murphy growing up dreaming of pulling on the number seven geansaí...

Thursday, 19/05/16 - 2:49pm Read More

VIDEO: Watch Douglas celebrate their thrilling penalty win over PBC

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Douglas Community School 1 Presentation Brothers College 1 (Douglas won 3-1 on pens) DOUGLAS had heroes in goalkeeper Eoin Noonan,...

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