It will be an all-Cork Dr Harty Cup semi-final, and a repeat of last year’s decider after champions Midleton CBS got the better of DLS College in Dungarvan to set up a penultimate round against Christians Brothers College.
Wed, 08 Jan, 2020
It should be an intriguing contest against the champions now with Midleton hell bent on avenging last year’s final defeat at the hands of the East Cork division. In truth though, on this performance they will really have to up the ante.
Sun, 11 Aug, 2019
Losing an All-Ireland semi-final is usually enough of a penance in itself but to follow that up with defeat in a national decider just two days later is a whole other level of purgatory. So, spare a thought today for the students at Midleton CBS.
Thu, 21 Mar, 2019
No complaints, said a member of the Midleton backroom as he and his colleagues walked into the Páirc Uí Chaoimh tunnel yesterday, and a Cork senior hurling county final has rarely been summed up as succinctly.
Mon, 15 Oct, 2018
At 28, Midleton captain Luke O’Farrell is one of the elder statesmen of the team. He’s experienced most of what there is to experience in hurling from winning the Harty Cup, to playing in All-Ireland finals and most importantly, with this weekend in mind, winning county titles.
Sat, 13 Oct, 2018
A manager thinks differently. Fergal Condon saw his Imokilly hurlers cruise into the Cork SHC final with a comfortable win over UCC the last day, but he sees a bigger benefit in their previous outing, a narrow victory over Newcestown.
Sat, 13 Oct, 2018
After that brisk dismissal of UCC in the Cork SHC semi-final, Imokilly are warm favourites to make it back to back titles on Sunday. Colm Spillane isn’t buying that, though. The Castlelyons and Cork defender knows well that opponents Midleton won’t lie down this weekend.
Fri, 12 Oct, 2018
Ger Fitzgerald is steeped in Midleton history. His illustrious club career saw him rack up four senior county medals, two Munster club titles as well as one All-Ireland club crown. There’s also the small matter of two Celtic Crosses from his days on the inter-county scene.
Thu, 11 Oct, 2018