Former All-Ireland winning Cork captain Mark Landers wants the Rebels to take the Allianz Hurling League seriously but also accepts it’s the perfect opportunity to blood players who have flown under the radar.
Thu, 23 Jan, 2020
Mistakes by goalkeepers which lead to scores are always magnified, particularly those that involve short puckouts. It was a defensive mistake by Glen Rovers that handed the East Cork side the golden opportunity to goal for the second time just before the break.
Mon, 21 Oct, 2019
Given that much of the focus on last Sunday’s All-Ireland SHC final revolved around Richie Hogan’s sending off, arguably the most important moment of the match has almost gone underappreciated.
Wed, 21 Aug, 2019
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.
Thu, 16 May, 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
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
John Meyler has warned of the enormous toll being taken on the GAA’s inter-county players after concerns expressed in Cork over the risk of “life-altering” injuries to elite footballers and hurlers.
Tue, 14 Aug, 2018
Where to start with this enthralling weekend? It was unbelievable in so many ways. To have two outstandingly exciting All-Ireland semi-finals one after the other. Referees get just as thrilled about these days too.
Mon, 30 Jul, 2018