Put an extension onto Skibbereen for the homecoming, says Paul O’Donovan

Ireland’s Olympic medallist and latest world champion Paul O’Donovan is looking forward to partying in his native Skibbereen in Co Cork on Monday. “It’ll be massive, I tell ya –put an extension on to the town for the night, we’re...

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Sonia: ‘Pull like a dog’ could be in the dictionary soon!

Former Olympian Sonia O’Sullivan has joked that the phrase “pull like a dog” will end up in the dictionary. The saying was famously used by Paul and Gary O’Donovan, to describe their race strategy, after they qualified for the final...

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Watch Olympian Paul O’Donovan win gold at the World Rowing Championships

Paul O ‘Donovan, the Olympic silver medallist from Skibbereen has won Gold in the men’s lightweight single sculls final at...

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Crucial Cork City game with Dundalk is postponed

Alan Bennett of Cork City celebrates with team-mate Karl Sheppard, left, after scoring his side's first goal against Longford Town. Picture: Eóin Noonan/Sportsfile
Noel Spillane Soccer CORK CITY’S two up-coming away league games with champions, Dundalk and Finn Harps have been postponed after...

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Slick Munster breeze through O’Callaghan’s Warriors

Ex-Munster and now Worcester Warriors' Donncha O'Callaghan at the end of the match. Picture: ©INPHO/Billy Stickland
CLINICAL Munster blitzed Worcester Warriors at Musgrave Park on Friday night, which meant there was no winning return for local...

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Seán Óg and Tom Kenny to coach UCC hurlers

Cork's Tom Kenny battles for possession with Wexford's Diarmuid Lyng as Seán Óg. Picture: Brian Lougheed
CORK GAA legends Seán Óg Ó hAilpín and Tom Kenny have been recruited by UCC for their hurling programme next...

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WATCH: Roof added to Páirc Uí Chaoimh stand as redevelopment work continues

With the June 2017 opening date now less than a year away, the first covered stand is beginning to take...

Friday, 26/08/16 - 8:39pm Read More

OPINION: Cork GAA must start nurturing coaches

Tipperary manager Liam Kearns talks to his players at the end of the Mayo clash. Picture: INPHO/Donall Farmer
The Barry O’Donovan column IN the middle of a fascinating interview on Newstalk last weekend, the boxing coach Nicolas Cruz...

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Cork City’s young guns gearing up for European adventure

Cork City's Chiedozie Ogbene races for the ball against Bray Wanderers. Picture: Gavin Browne
Noel Spillane Soccer CORK City’s U19 squad have had their place confirmed in the UEFA Youth League and become the...

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Munster call on big guns for Musgrave Park clash

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MUNSTER coach Rassie Erasmus has picked a strong line-up for tonight’s friendly at Musgrave Park, 7pm. Internationals James Cronin, Tommy...

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Kingston yet to decide on move for new coach after Flannery’s departure

John Horgan Hurling CORK hurling boss Kieran Kingston has yet to decide on his next move in terms of a new...

Thursday, 25/08/16 - 9:57am Read More

Caulfield determined to get back to the Aviva Stadium

Noel Spillane Soccer CORK CITY boss John Caulfield was happy to settle for Rovers away and avoid “a killer trip”...

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Coppinger is the latest dual in Cork’s crown

Libby Coppinger of Cork in action against Shauna Lynch of Cavan. Picture: Sam Barnes/Sportsfile
Éamonn Murphy GAA THE traditional model of dual player at the top level of the men’s game is now outdated...

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Bishopstown’s hurlers show their bottle

Bishopstown's Shane O'Neill breaks from   Duhallow's Gareth Linehan and Lorcán McLoughlin. Picture: Eddie O'Hare
Therese O’Callaghan Hurling BISHOPSTOWN’S Martin Hayes paid tribute to his charges following their three-point victory over Duhallow at a rain-soaked...

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Barrs upset at quick turnaround before facing Ballymartle

Glenn O'Connor, St Finbarr's and Mark Kennefick, Carrigdhoun challenge for possession. Picture: Larry Cummins
Mark Woods Hurling ST FINBARR’S manager, Tim Finn, has criticised the decision to play their county senior hurling championship fourth-round...

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Leesiders face trip to Tallaght Stadium in FAI Cup quarters

The quarter-final draw for the Irish Daily Mail FAI Cup has thrown Cork City against Shamrock Rovers. The Leesiders sit...

Wednesday, 24/08/16 - 9:05am Read More

Great rivals Brian Dillon’s and Mayfield set up city hurling showdown

Bishopstown's Michael Power racing onto the ball from    Duhallow's  Brendan Weathers.
Picture: Eddie O'Hare
John Horgan  GAA A MASSIVE crowd in expected at Ballinlough on Sunday for the meeting of local rivals Mayfield and...

Monday, 22/08/16 - 11:24am Read More

Cork athletes did Rebel county proud at the Olympics

Gary O'Donovan (right) and Paul O'Donovan (left) celebrate winning silver in the Lightweight Men's Double Sculls Final at The Lagoa Stadium. Picture: MIke Egerton/PA Wire.
Mary White Olympics WITH the Rio Olympics closing ceremony upon us on Monday, we reflect on how Cork’s athletes fared...

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Gary O’Donovan will be Ireland’s flag bearer for Olympics closing ceremony

Gary O’Donovan has been selected as Ireland’s flag bearer for the closing ceremony at the Rio Olympic Games. The Olympic...

Saturday, 20/08/16 - 8:23pm Read More

Cavan fail to stop Cork’s Ladies in their quest for sixth Football title in a row

Cork 3-17 Cavan 1-3 Cork’s quest for a sixth successive TG4 All-Ireland Ladies SFC title remains on track after a...

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