New-time arrived in sun-splashed Páirc Uí Chaoimh yesterday, the clocks all gone forward an hour, but it felt almost like old times as a young Cork side managed by Jimmy Barry-Murphy and hurling with skill, pace and intelligence, raised the spirits of a near 8,000 crowd with a hard-earned but well-deserved win over the old enemy, Kilkenny.
Mon, 26 Mar, 2012
RECENT meetings against Tipperary in the U21 grade have been painful experiences for Cork with extra-time defeats in the last two years but the memories of those clashes were erased courtesy of a powerful winning performance in last night’s Bord Gáis Energy Munster U21HC semi-final in Semple Stadium.
Sat, 16 Jul, 2011
BRIAN CODY last night defended his Kilkenny team’s discipline in the face of Eoin Larkin’s sending off and a couple of other extreme exchanges involving his players during their 0-22 to 1-7 defeat to Dublin in yesterday’s Allianz Hurling Division 1 final.
Mon, 02 May, 2011
PRIDE restored and his own record of never having lost a game in Wexford intact. However, as euphoric as the Limerick hurling manager was in the aftermath of this hard-fought qualifier win in terrible weather in Wexford Park on Saturday, Justin McCarthy’s experience in the game was alerting him to bigger challenges next weekend.
Mon, 13 Jul, 2009