Munster achieved their essential aim of taking all five Guinness Pro 14 points from the visit of the lowly Southern Kings by the half-time whistle at Musgrave Park and after that, it was little more than a romp for a bang-in-form home side who thrilled the appreciative Cork crowd of 6,854 with ten tries on a delightful evening for attacking football.
Fri, 14 Feb, 2020
Further evidence of the influence of West Cork rugby in the Munster team has come with the inclusion of Rosscarbery flanker John Hodnett for his first Guinness Pro 14 start — against South African side Southern Kings — at Musgrave Park this evening, kick-off 7. 35.
Fri, 14 Feb, 2020
A late entry, Donegal’s Declan Gallagher (Toyota Starlet) and co-driver Derek Heena had an emphatic win in the Acesigns Laois Heartlands Rally. With the best times on all six stages, they finished a minute and 32.4 seconds ahead of the Ford Escort of fellow Donegal crew Mark Alcorn/John O’Donnell. Oldcastle’s Gary McNamee co-driven by Brian Brady took an impressive third in their Class 16 Honda Civic — 11.2 seconds further behind.
Mon, 10 Jun, 2019
It hasn’t always been the way of Cork GAA to sidestep intrigue and personality in the matter of team management appointments, but the absence of both in the speedy confirmation of Ronan McCarthy as the new coach to the senior footballers represents a positive in itself.
Fri, 25 Aug, 2017
Sat, 29 Oct, 2016
An estate agency firm established 10 years ago has bought an historic, South Mall building in the heart of Cork’s Central Business District for its own office use, and as a part-investment on its upper floors.
Thu, 25 Aug, 2016
Fri, 08 Jul, 2016
There were equine stars a-plenty at last Sunday’s Clonmel Show, from the Garda mounted unit (on show alongside the armed response unit and the sniffer dogs), to the donkey derby, and Grand Prix showjumping (won by rider Micheal Pender).
Thu, 07 Jul, 2016
Mon, 16 Nov, 2015
Valley Rovers 2-10 Carbery Rangers 0-14: IT isn’t often the sporting planets align to deliver a match climax that maintains the high pitch of everything that preceded it, but such were the delights of last night’s intense Cork SFC first round clash at resplendent Ballinascarthy.
Tue, 05 May, 2015