The motion stems from the 2018 All-Ireland semi-final defeat to Limerick when their player, then county captain Seamus Harnedy, Daniel Kearney, and Darragh Fitzgibbon played in extra-time despite carrying obvious injuries.
Few counties have as many players involved in the Fitzgibbon Cup as Cork and the tight turnaround this week is a fair test of those involved and a clear indication of what exactly fixture congestion means to those most affected by it, writes
Eighteen years have elapsed since a 15-man Cork last lost a Championship game to Limerick over 70 minutes. But defeat on Sunday at the Gaelic Grounds puts John Meyler's squad behind the eight-ball. Here are five key changes Cork must get right to be back in business.
At last, the long wait is over. As soon as last year’s championship ended, the pining for the electricity and excitement which super-charged all hurling people, and genuine sports lovers everywhere, had almost begun again. This season seemed like a lifetime away last August but now that the winter and spring and the tedious wait has passed, the championship has almost arrived in a blink.
A pair of winning points of real quality from Darragh Fitzgibbon, at the end of the second period of extra-time, finally put daylight between these two teams after a pulsating and fiercely contested Cork SHC first round at Páirc Uí Rinn on Saturday.
A storming first-half helped UCC secure a home quarter-final in the Fitzgibbon Cup, following their seven-point victory over NUIG at the 4G pitch in Páirc Uí Chaoimh yesterday afternoon. Unbeaten after three games, they topped Group A.