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The first photos and video have been released of the newly redeveloped Páirc Uí Chaoimh stadium in Cork city.

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Perfect evening for the Valley Rovers at new Páirc Uí Chaoimh

Cork PIHC Round 3: Valley Rovers 1-21 - Blarney 1-8: Cork panellist Chris O’Leary scored 12 points as Valley Rovers took victory last night in the first game in the new Páirc Uí Chaoimh.

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Bennett sees Davy Fitz and Derek McGrath as kindred spirits

To Pat Bennett’s left is a rock and to his right is a hard place.

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Matchday protocols different at new Páirc Uí Chaoimh

Supporters going to this weekend’s All-Ireland senior hurling quarter-finals in the remodelled Páirc Uí Chaoimh are being advised to get to Cork as early as they can.

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Wexford in Páirc Uí Chaoimh training spin despite restrictions against it

Wexford trained on the new Páirc Uí Chaoimh pitch on Monday evening ahead of Sunday’s All-Ireland quarter-final — despite restrictions against it.

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Three different sliotars for Páirc Uí Chaoimh double-header

Three brands of sliotar have officially been sanctioned for use in this weekend’s All-Ireland senior hurling quarter-finals in Páirc Uí Chaoimh — but only Clare and Tipperary have agreed on a ball of choice.

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Paul Kerrigan: Footballers well down Cork pecking order

Cork football captain Paul Kerrigan acknowledges that the current side are probably third in importance behind the county hurlers and the new Páirc Uí Chaoimh in the minds of Leeside fans.

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Tyrone squad put faith in pre-match rosary

Tyrone defender Ronan McNamee says the entire group have bought into their pre-match ritual of reciting a decade of the rosary at the behest of manager Mickey Harte.

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State of Offaly hurling ‘absolutely deplorable’

The former chairman of the now defunct Offaly hurling review/implementation group has described the state of the game in the county as “absolutely deplorable.”

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GAA president Aogán Farrell says Sky debate is finished

Discontent about the exclusive elements of the GAA’s broadcasting agreement with Sky Sports continues to surface but the debate about it ended at last year’s Congress as far as president Aogán Farrell is concerned.

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GAA came to aid of former Boston chairman during his deportation from US

GAA president Aogán Farrell has revealed the organisation came to the aid of former Boston board chairman John Cunningham during his deportation from the United States.

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Noel Connors: Waterford players standing firm with Derek McGrath

Noel Connors accepts Waterford may have been playing for Derek McGrath’s future as manager in their second round qualifier against Kilkenny last Saturday week.

 

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Ciarán Kilkenny backs up Gavin’s claim about Croke Park surface

Ciarán Kilkenny has backed up manager Jim Gavin’s claims that an area of the Croke Park pitch close to the Hill 16 end goal was slippy.

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Tipperary likely to opt for Gleeson against Banner

Former All-Star goalkeeper Darren Gleeson is expected to fend off the challenge of Daragh Mooney and start for Tipperary in Saturday’s All-Ireland senior hurling championship quarter-final against Clare.

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Clare need to get back to Croker, warns Aaron Cunningham

Aaron Cunningham claims Clare must beat Tipperary in Saturday’s All-Ireland quarter-final for this season to be even considered a good one for the county.

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Kevin Ryan leaves Offaly hot-seat

Kevin Ryan has announced he’s stepping down as Offaly senior hurling team manager after just one season at the helm — and says it would have been “divisive” to stay on.

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GAA Podcast: At his first Leinster final, Colm Cooper was seriously impressed with the Dubs

Colm Cooper was at his first Leinster final in Croke Park yesterday and watched Dublin rack up their seventh provincial crown in a row. 

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Jim Gavin says Dublin's tactical formation dictated by rivals

Dublin will tailor their formation to whatever is put in front of them, according to manager Jim Gavin.

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John Divilly: Ultimate professional Cluxton a joy to watch

Roger Federer and Stephen Cluxton are both 35 years of age. Federer won his eighth Wimbledon title yesterday while in Croke Park, Dublin captain Cluxton collected his 11th piece of silverware as the Dublin skipper, writes John Divilly.

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OISIN McCONVILLE: Tyrone still far from the finished article

Tyrone have superior talent and strength in depth to Down and when you’ve that on your side, then the other facet you need to make sure is right is your mentality, writes Oisin McConville.

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Access all areas as Páirc Uí Chaoimh gates open

The Cork County Board will open Páirc Uí Chaoimh on Wednesday night by giving access to the entire stadium for the first games to be played there.

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Camogie: Rebels’ victory secures semi-final place

Cork made it four wins from four in Group 2 of the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship with a 1-13 to 0-11 win over Offaly at St Brendan’s Park in Birr but manager Paudie Murray deemed it their poorest performance of the campaign.

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Ladies Football: Cork and Galway advanceto final

Cork, under the guidance of John Cleary and Tom Scally, remain on course for a third successive All-Ireland ladies minor A football title.

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Dublin playing the generation game to perfection

Time was long up on Kildare in the 70th minute but Bernard Brogan wasn’t in the mood to relent. His sprint from his full-forward berth in the direction of the Hogan Stand tunnel was noticed by Stephen Cluxton and within seconds the evergreen pair had combined to make a mark.

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Tyrone experience on big stage was decisive, claims Down manager

Experience was the missing ingredient, as Down’s young side crashed-and-burned in the Clones heat.

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Harte's half-time hairdryer smartens up Tyrone

Along with a few other things, Tyrone proved there is no substitute for experience as they went through the gears in the second half and unleashed the full extent of their power on Down to retain their Ulster SFC title at Clones.

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Kieran McGeeney reign finally bearing fruit as Armagh topple Tipp

Armagh 1-17 Tipperary 1-15: If Kieran McGeeney did post-match interviews, he’d surely have told us of his relief at Armagh’s rising tide.

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O’Rourke relieved as Monaghan motor on but brave Carlow light up summer

Monaghan got the fright of their football lives at Netwatch Cullen Park on Saturday as a hugely motivated Carlow side brought the Farney to the very limit in an absorbing All-Ireland Round 3B Qualifier which provided one of highlights of the summer.

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