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Bishopstown and Glen Rovers called to explain mass brawl

An investigation has been launched by the Cork County Board into the mass brawl which marred Saturday’s fourth round SHC clash between Glen Rovers and Bishopstown.

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O’Keeffe awesome as Rockies secure title in style

Blackrock 2-24 Na Piarsaigh 2-10
In the end, it was a comfortable victory for Blackrock as they collected their fourth successive Cork City U21 A hurling championship title.

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Banner men target three in-a-row as Antrim’s challenge falls apart

Antrim 1-10 Clare 4-28
Not much has changed in a year, evidently, as Clare demolished Antrim by 27 points in last Saturday’s Bord Gáis Energy All-Ireland U21 hurling semi-final at Semple Stadium.

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City rivals set to face wrath of board

A free-for-all involving both teams and subs, precipitated by the dismissal of Cork captain Patrick Horgan and his direct opponent Colm O’Driscoll after six minutes, is certain to have repercussions for Glen Rovers and Bishopstown after a stormy fourth round Cork SHC game in Páirc Uí Rinn on Saturday which eventually finished 13-a-side.

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Doyle’s final analysis can turn to Clare

Galway 1-19 Wexford 1-21
JJ Doyle is a man who concentrates on controllables.

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Upperchurch go the extra to shock Loughmore

Tipperary senior hurling champions, Loughmore-Castleiney suffered a shock defeat in the Mid Division’s SHC semi-final, losing to Upperchurch -Drombane 2-19 to 1-21 after extra-time at Templemore yesterday.

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Shanahan delivers to see Lismore through

Maurice Shanahan measured a last-minute free to supply Lismore with the draw they required on Saturday night to reach the quarter-finals and nudged Fourmilewater towards the relegation play-off.

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Dazzling Deane lifts Killeagh

Killeagh 1-18 Courcey Rovers 0-16
Joe Deane seized centre stage at Riverstown on Saturday night with a magnificent performance for his club Killeagh who squeezed out Courcey Rovers in the Cork SHC relegation final.

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Glen make ’Town pay for early red cards

Glen Rovers 2-16 Bishopstown 1-08
We can only speculate on how this game might have ended if both had their full complement of players for the duration of the game.

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Chairman pledges Courceys return

The hurt on the faces of the Courcey Rovers players and officials told the story.

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Cremin lauds brilliant Barr’s

St Finbarr’s 3-12 Erin’s Own 1-9
They may have lined out in yellow, but there was blue all over this tremendous St Finbarr’s performance at Páirc Uí Chaoimh on Saturday, as they upset the form book with a comprehensive Cork SHC fourth round victory over fancied Erin’s Own.

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‘Sloppy’ Sars make it count at the end

Sarsfields 0-14 Carrigdhoun 0-11
Sarsfields avoided a shock as they came good late on to see off a game Carrigdhoun in the fourth round of the Cork SHC at Páirc Uí Chaoimh on Saturday.

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Cody says Shefflin in ‘great shape’ and in running for final starting spot

Henry Shefflin is capable of playing the entirety of next month’s All-Ireland final, according to Brian Cody.

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Naughton settles it as Newtown prevail

Newtownshandrum 1-19 UCC 0-21
Newtownshandrum overcame a poor start to edge out UCC and advance to the Cork SHC quarter-finals at Mallow last night.

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Liam Sheedy: There will be 'a few lively matches' in Tipperary training.

Sheedy: Tipp well set up to catch Cats

2010 All-Ireland-winning manager Liam Sheedy believes Tipperary are primed for a repeat performance against Kilkenny at Croke Park on September 7.

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Late drive for line sees Sars win classic

Sarsfields 1-20 Na Piarsaigh 1-17
A historic night for Sarsfields in Páirc Uí Rinn as they were crowned Carrigaline Court Hotel Rebel Óg Premier 1 U16 hurling champions for the first time.

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Cathal Mannion: Played in Galway's qualifier defeat to Tipperary.

U21 stars keen to wipe slate clean after senior exits

Talk to those Clare U21 hurlers who featured with Davy Fitzgerald’s seniors this year and they will tell you about the fillip that was the former side’s date with Tipperary just four days after the county’s flagship team had been sunk by Wexford.

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Fanning unhappy as Tipp games go ahead

Former Tipperary defender Declan Fanning has accused county board officials of not realising what it takes to prepare for an All-Ireland final after calls for the postponement of the weekend’s scheduled club fixtures were rejected.

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Making sense of Cork’s collapse at Croke Park

Heuston Station, 6pm Sunday. "Don’t be too hard on us." "They never got going." This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Ex-skipper Mulcahy insists JBM still the right man to lead Cork into 2015

Former Cork captain Tomás Mulcahy believes that Jimmy Barry-Murphy should remain in charge of the county’s hurlers.

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