Dr Crokes selector Vince Casey has mixed memories of taking on Corofin. As a player, there was the 1992 All-Ireland club semi-final victory over the Galwaymen, a game where Casey found the net from full-forward. As a manager, however, his record is rather less kind.
Fri, 15 Mar, 2019
Gerry Burke, father of All-Star Galway hurler Daithí, was 39 years young when Corofin landed the All-Ireland club title in 1998. Kieran Fitzgerald turns 37 in January. Fitzgerald is unsure if the legs will allow him match the longevity of that other Corofin stalwart. As it is, he’s plenty mileage on the clock.
Fri, 24 Nov, 2017
As David Burke’s acceptance speech extended on Sunday, Peter Canavan’s victorious address 14 years previous came to mind. “I’m not finished yet,” the Tyrone great told the masses in front of him. “It took me a long time to get here.”
Tue, 05 Sep, 2017
“For 25 years, we’ve tried to come back up those steps,” gushed Dr Crokes captain Johnny Buckley from the Hogan Stand podium. “We’ve had a lot of disappointments but I’m here to say that the Andy Merrigan Cup is coming back to Killarney.”
Sat, 18 Mar, 2017
It’ll be the wrecking ball for Cork soon enough as the bulldozers move into Páirc Uí Chaoimh. But it was county secretary Frank Murphy who was constructive, namely hitting the nail on the head when he spoke against plans to end the St Patrick’s Day All-Ireland Club senior finals.
Tue, 17 Mar, 2015
ENDING a barren 29-year spell in the Wexford SFC and dislodging local rivals Kilanerin in the final generated plenty of joy for the footballers of Castletown last month. But it is the prospect of competing on the provincial and national stages that provided the greatest incentive for the club.
Fri, 05 Nov, 2010