Keith Ricken: No 'snowflake generation' in Cork U20 footballers

Keith Ricken: No 'snowflake generation' in Cork U20 footballers

Cork manager Keith Ricken was thrilled with Cork’s performance as they won the Munster U20 final by beating Kerry 3-16 to 0-12.

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Flying youngsters brighten Cork’s summer revival

Flying youngsters brighten Cork’s summer revival

Cork’s three-year wait for a championship win over Kerry — across senior, U20/21, minor, and junior level — is no more.

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Dynamic duo could be reunited in Dublin attack

Dynamic duo could be reunited in Dublin attack

They’re an odd couple, no doubt about that, but Diarmuid Connolly and Bernard Brogan have been tangled together in blue for a dozen years now.

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Cork and Tyrone on journeys of discovery

Cork and Tyrone on journeys of discovery

After Cork’s 16-point shellacking at the hands of Tyrone in O’Moore Park 12 months ago, Ronan McCarthy stood defiantly in the tunnel and declared he ...

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Cork’s U20s power to Munster title against Kerry

Cork’s U20s power to Munster title against Kerry

Cork’s three-year wait for a championship win over Kerry - across senior, U20/21, minor, and junior level - is no more.

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Limerick to appoint retention officer to keep footballers on board

Limerick to appoint retention officer to keep footballers on board

A root and branch review of Limerick football has recommended the appointment of a full-time development officer and the creation of a retention officer post so ...

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Eoghan Bán Gallagher an injury blow for Donegal ahead of Kerry clash

Donegal are likely to be without Eoghan Bán Gallagher for Sunday’s All-Ireland quarter-final group stage clash with Kerry at Croke Park.

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No decision on Cork boss before high-performance appointment

No decision on Cork boss before high-performance appointment

In the wake of a call for Cork hurling manager John Meyler to resign, county board chairperson Tracey Kennedy has said she will not be asking anyone to step down, ...

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Meath coach: Donegal 'the closest I've ever seen to a one-man team'

Meath coach: Donegal 'the closest I've ever seen to a one-man team'

Meath coach Colm Nally reckons that the Royal County would be sitting pretty with a win in the Super 8s if Michael Murphy had been playing for them last weekend.

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Shefflin’s goal key for crafty Kilkenny

Shefflin’s goal key for crafty Kilkenny

Evan Shefflin’s 17th minute goal proved crucial as it helped Kilkenny to a two-point victory over a battling Wexford side in this exciting Leinster U20 HC ...

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McFadden not fooled by media narrative

McFadden not fooled by media narrative

Hugh McFadden believes the championing of the likes of Donegal and Sunday’s opponents Kerry as the main rivals to Dublin’s throne is merely something ...

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Galway GAA appoint Mark Gottsche as finance and operations manager; Damian McErlain leaves Derry

Galway GAA appoint Mark Gottsche as finance and operations manager; Damian McErlain leaves Derry

Former London footballer Mark Gottsche has been appointed as the new finance and operations manager for Galway GAA.

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Diarmuid O'Sullivan defends Cork against 'flakiness' but criticises lack of commitment, hunger, or plan B

Diarmuid O'Sullivan has defended Cork against accusations of flakiness but criticised John Meyler's side for lacking commitment, hunger, or a plan B.

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Two Cork stars shine as mistakes prove costly at Croker

Two Cork stars shine as mistakes prove costly at Croker

On a weekend at Croke Park where people were eager to see if Cork’s players in both codes would sink or swim, two men shone like beacons for their respective ...

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Colin O'Riordan signs two-year Sydney Swans contract extension

Colin O'Riordan signs two-year Sydney Swans contract extension

Colin O'Riordan has signed a two-year contract extension with the Sydney Swans.

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Damian McErlain resigns as Derry manager

Damian McErlain resigns as Derry manager

The County Board said they "reluctantly" accepted his resignation.

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Tom Ryan: Remarks by Peter McKenna on Páirc Uí Chaoimh 'incorrect and premature'

Tom Ryan: Remarks by Peter McKenna on Páirc Uí Chaoimh 'incorrect and premature'

GAA director general Tom Ryan has described as “incorrect and premature” comments by Croke Park stadium director Peter McKenna that the final cost of ...

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One change for Cork footballers as Sean Powter returns to the bench

One change for Cork footballers as Sean Powter returns to the bench

Midfielder Killian O’Hanlon, who missed the Dublin game because of a head injury, is back in the Cork team to face Tyrone.

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Kerry prepare to break Croke Park losing streak

Kerry prepare to break Croke Park losing streak

The tree overlooking Fitzgerald Stadium has since been cut down but anyone — from Donegal or elsewhere — hoping to get a glimpse of Kerry this week might ...

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Cian O’Neill: We didn’t always reach our potential

Cian O’Neill: We didn’t always reach our potential

Kildare are on the lookout for a new football manager after Cian O’Neill’s decision to end his four-year involvement with the Lilywhites.

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Sean Hayes: Tyrone clash ‘the game of our lives’

Sean Hayes: Tyrone clash ‘the game of our lives’

The Cork footballers must be “streetwise” and “patient” during Saturday’s must-win Super 8 tie against Tyrone, a fixture which selector ...

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Cork's home Super 8s game moved as Páirc Uí Chaoimh pitch replacement set to begin

Cork's home Super 8s game moved as Páirc Uí Chaoimh pitch replacement set to begin

"We cannot ask our teams and supporters to endure another season where our flagship stadium is unavailable to host the games it was built for."

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Fixture clash avoided for Cork's dual stars

Fixture clash avoided for Cork's dual stars

"These clashes should not still be happening."

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'It’s time to hand the baton over': Cian O'Neill steps down as Kildare manager

'It’s time to hand the baton over': Cian O'Neill steps down as Kildare manager

The Newbridge man said his decision was "undoubtedly informed" by the group not always reaching their potential, despite "relative successes".

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Refs chief: Cynical fouls should earn a 20m free-in

Refs chief: Cynical fouls should earn a 20m free-in

Referees chief Willie Barrett is in favour of cynical play being punished by a 20-metre free.

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McBrearty: ‘I’m looking forward to getting back to Croke Park’

McBrearty: ‘I’m looking forward to getting back to Croke Park’

Alan Foley Just under a year ago Patrick McBrearty trundled out of MacCumhaill Park in Ballybofey on crutches after his Donegal team-mates had squandered a four-point ...

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Walkovers may force football format change in Waterford

Walkovers may force football format change in Waterford

Waterford GAA chairman Paddy Joe Ryan believes a knockout county championship format will have to be considered following the two walkovers which have blighted the ...

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Cork to vote on major changes to underage structures

Cork to vote on major changes to underage structures

Cork development officer Pat Horgan has urged club delegates to back Rebel Óg proposals, which will be discussed at this evening’s county board meeting. ...

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Murphy’s law: Kerry must not get carried away

Murphy’s law: Kerry must not get carried away

Kerry defender Paul Murphy has warned that one win will not make their summer and has urged his teammates to build on the foundations they have laid with Sunday’s ...

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Laois boss Brennan: ‘There’s a little simulation creeping into hurling’

Laois boss Brennan: ‘There’s a little simulation creeping into hurling’

Laois manager Eddie Brennan has claimed that a “worrying” level of simulation and diving is creeping into the game of hurling.

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Corcoran: Cork are now paying the price for their lack of success at underage level

Corcoran: Cork are now paying the price for their lack of success at underage level

Cork great Brian Corcoran has identified an apparent lack of belief in the county’s flagship senior team and suggested it stems from a

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McConville: Cork can put on another show but they can't win

McConville: Cork can put on another show but they can't win

Oisín McConville is certain Cork’s Super 8 interest will end next Saturday evening against Tyrone at Croke Park, even if he has been impressed with ...

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Ger Cunningham: 'Flaky' is harsh but Cork have no excuses left

Ger Cunningham: 'Flaky' is harsh but Cork have no excuses left

Ger Cunningham believes it’s harsh to describe the Cork hurlers as ‘flaky’, but accepts the current crop have failed to deliver when it has been ...

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Hurling podcast: The Cork inquest: no excuses this time. Cody the firefighter. Tipp try gegenpressing

Hurling podcast: The Cork inquest: no excuses this time. Cody the firefighter. Tipp try gegenpressing

Derek McGrath and Ger Cunningham review the All-Ireland quarter-finals with Colm O'Connor.

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Quirke's Football Podcast: Killarney picnic zone not war zone. Gavin bombshell. Two questions for Cork

Quirke's Football Podcast: Killarney picnic zone not war zone. Gavin bombshell. Two questions for Cork

Patrick Kelly and Oisín McConville review the weekend's Super 8 action with Mike Quirke.

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Patrick Horgan's 3-10 leads the way for scoring feats in defeatsThis story is enriched with multi-media content

Patrick Horgan's 3-10 leads the way for scoring feats in defeats

Horgan's three highest tallies this year have all come in losses.

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John Meyler tight-lipped on Cork future

John Meyler tight-lipped on Cork future

John Meyler wouldn’t be drawn on his future as Cork manager but he is convinced the future is bright for the county’s senior hurlers.

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Hurlers won’t echo Jim Gavin’s pitch complaints

Hurlers won’t echo Jim Gavin’s pitch complaints

Jim Gavin appeared to be less than pleased with aspects of the Croke Park pitch on Saturday evening but questions over the surface’s quality were met with ...

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Cody prepares for trip ‘from the frying pan into the fire’

Cody prepares for trip ‘from the frying pan into the fire’

“From the frying pan into the fire” was how Brian Cody assessed the prospect of facing All-Ireland champions Limerick in Saturday week’s All-Ireland ...

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Let’s build on this, urges Brennan

Let’s build on this, urges Brennan

Eddie Brennan has done a few laps of honour around Croke Park in his time but he had never witnessed anything like this.

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Cork tyros catch eye as champions crush Meath

Cork tyros catch eye as champions crush Meath

Galway have one foot in the knockout stages of the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland senior camogie championship after yesterday’s 2-12 to 1-10 triumph over Limerick ...

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Kerry dance a merry jig around weary Mayo

Kerry dance a merry jig around weary Mayo

For well over an hour before throw-in, local group Celtic Steps, situated on a makeshift stage in front of the main stand, entertained the building crowd with the ...

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Old head Moran leading Keane’s young guns

Old head Moran leading Keane’s young guns

Peter Keane, as he normally does, kept his answers short and sweet when sat before a gathering of reporters not long after the final whistle.

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Horan: We are the authors of our own downfall

Horan: We are the authors of our own downfall

James Horan put as much emphasis on Mayo’s poor kick-passing as he did their malfunctioning restart when attempting to assess how they had suffered a 10-point ...

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Tour de force from five-goal champs

Tour de force from five-goal champs

Dublin forward Niamh McEvoy sounded a warning to her teammates that they still have a lot of improving to do if they are to retain their TG4 All-Ireland Ladies Senior ...

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Magnificent Murphy brings calm to a right Royal storm

Magnificent Murphy brings calm to a right Royal storm

You know what? These Super 8s might be something after all.

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Tyrone hit the right notes in the Hyde spotlight

Tyrone hit the right notes in the Hyde spotlight

A satisfying end to one of the most bizarre weeks ever for Tyrone GAA ended up with a controlled second-half performance, featuring five unanswered scores in a 13-minute ...

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Cats find old defiance to prolong brilliant Horgan’s agony

Cats find old defiance to prolong brilliant Horgan’s agony

And so, 14 years becomes 15, one short of Cork’s longest spell without the Liam MacCarthy Cup.

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Laois depart with honour but verve gone from listless Tipp

Laois depart with honour but verve gone from listless Tipp

There was only ever going to be one winner here and, right enough, it was Laois.

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Laois the winners despite defeat against flat Tipp

Laois the winners despite defeat against flat Tipp

Laois’ summer odyssey is over but they got to finish on terms that were perfectly acceptable given this was an All-Ireland quarter-final and their opponents ...

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