Person: Brian Corcoran
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Cork hurling manager Kieran Kingston has pulled off a major coup in securing the services of Brian Corcoran, in a backroom role, for 2020.
Tue, 22 Oct, 2019
A sensational second-half performance propelled Blackrock into the Cork IHC semi-finals at the expense of Éire Óg in Ballincollig on Saturday.
Mon, 07 Oct, 2019
Cork U20 hurling manager Denis Ring says the biggest challenge facing his team in Saturday’s All-Ireland final is to stop Tipperary from scoring four goals.
Wed, 21 Aug, 2019
Cocooned by journalists in the offices of PwC in Dublin, Pat Horgan’s mood goes from light and breezy to dark and deep.
Thu, 08 Aug, 2019
A little under two years ago, in these pages, Brian Turnbull spoke about the various stages of grief, from denial to anger to acceptance.
Sat, 03 Aug, 2019
When Brian Corcoran spoke last week about the lack of All-Ireland underage medals in Cork, and the knock-on effect on senior teams, the words rang in stereo in the ears of Robert Downey.
Tue, 23 Jul, 2019
We’ll skip with the preamble. Any assessment of where the Cork hurlers go from here has to start with where John Meyler goes from here.
Wed, 17 Jul, 2019
Cork great Brian Corcoran has identified an apparent lack of belief in the county’s flagship senior team and suggested it stems from a
Tue, 16 Jul, 2019
“My quotes were taken out of context” is sport’s version of “that money was just resting in my account” but were Cian O’Neill to plead as much on Sunday evening, he would be pardoned.
Fri, 07 Jun, 2019
Cork hurling great Diarmuid O’Sullivan believes his father Jerry has earned the right to run for the GAA Presidency after decades of rising up through the ranks.
Fri, 01 Mar, 2019
The walls outside Mr Murphy’s classroom are postered with newspaper cuttings.
Sat, 17 Feb, 2018
Mark Coleman, though still a teenager, has developed a penchant for making history.
Fri, 03 Nov, 2017
It’s only been a week since he officially stepped down from his director of hurling post with Limerick’s underage academy, but Anthony Daly is never short of suitors and he’s already lending his weight to another cause.
Thu, 07 Sep, 2017
Thu, 31 Aug, 2017
Sat, 12 Aug, 2017
Fri, 11 Aug, 2017
A young woman has been awarded €69,000 for injuries she received when a powerboat in which she was a passenger collided with a bridge on the River Shannon.
Fri, 07 Jul, 2017
Tue, 16 May, 2017
Tue, 11 Oct, 2016
Fri, 07 Oct, 2016
Thu, 06 Oct, 2016
I wrote last Saturday that players are strongly motivated by comments which call their personal courage into question.
Tue, 26 Jul, 2016
John Allen feared he would be remembered for all the wrong reasons in taking off Brian Corcoran in the 2005 All-Ireland semi-final against Clare.
Wed, 30 Mar, 2016
Last year, the GAA’s Minor Review Work Group made the startling revelation a quarter of young players either trained or played seven days a week.
Thu, 25 Feb, 2016
Tomás Mulcahy and Larry Tompkins have called on the Cork County Board to reinstate the jettisoned tradition of club champions nominating county captains.
Wed, 24 Jun, 2015
Dublin legend Jimmy Keaveney says Paul Galvin can join him in the elite group of players to have won All-Ireland titles after emerging from retirement.
Thu, 05 Mar, 2015
It is less a matter of what’s professional practice as what’s good practice. The best managers and management teams understand this, writes <b>Kieran Shannon</b>.
Tue, 13 Jan, 2015
Jason Lynch will again attempt to thwart the ambitions of his childhood club when his Lisnagarvey side host Cork C of I in the Irish Senior Cup tomorrow (2.45pm).
Fri, 09 Jan, 2015
It’s hard to think of as bad a team that’s been as compelling to follow as the current Los Angeles Lakers.
Tue, 18 Nov, 2014
Cork, it can be said, have better rapport with other Munster counties. The same for Tipperary as much as geography means every game is a rivalry. This particular relationship on Sunday thrives on lashings of respect but a smattering of contempt too.
Thu, 14 Aug, 2014
Has the whole idea of sportspeople standing for something greater gone, asks?
Fri, 01 Aug, 2014
Stats, psychology, structures and sports science are great, but often, a ravenous hunger trumps all requirements
Fri, 18 Jul, 2014
Those first trips down — ‘82 and ‘85 — I travelled without pressure. No big calls to make. That was the oul fella. Or maybe the uncle, if he’d landed first from Dublin. Go by Limerick and the cursing wouldn’t start until Charleville.
Mon, 07 Jul, 2014
The last time Cork and Clare faced each other in championship with the Banner having won silverware the previous year was the 1999 Munster final.
Sat, 14 Jun, 2014
Thurles last Sunday. One new discovery. A vaccine. When the terrible pandemics look set to engulf us, someone always mixes a potion before apocalypse.
Sat, 07 Jun, 2014
Cork v Waterford is the classic modern hurling rivalry but it’s hard to see past the Rebels tomorrow.
Sat, 24 May, 2014
Cork Church of Ireland completed a domestic treble as Richard Lynch’s extra-time strike sealed a 3-2 Munster Senior Cup final victory over UCC at Garryduff yesterday.
Tue, 22 Apr, 2014
Unfortunately for Killian Murphy, injury has ruled him out of tomorrow’s Allianz Hurling League Division 1 quarter-final with Tipperary in Semple Stadium (throw-in 3.45pm).
Sat, 29 Mar, 2014
Former Cork hurling star Wayne Sherlock, right, believes the Rebels won’t suffer from a lack of experience due to the retirement of Brian Murphy.
Fri, 14 Mar, 2014
It says something about the stature and skill of the man that we’re talking more about how football will miss Colm Cooper this year than Kerry will miss him.
Tue, 18 Feb, 2014
Róisín Upton gave Catholic Institute the perfect goodbye present as she nicked the winner in a hard-fought 2-1 win over Cork C of I.
Mon, 20 Jan, 2014
Hands up, I’ve been labelling Thomas Hitzlsperger for years.
Sat, 11 Jan, 2014