Cork are Cork. Or are they?

Cork are Cork. Or are they?

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Ronan McCarthy: Sean Powter may yet see action with Cork this summer

Sean Powter could see action for the Cork footballers this summer — but only if the county progresses as far as the Super 8s.

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Walsh never doubted Cork’s character

Aidan Walsh admitted people had plenty of reason to dismiss Cork’s chances of beating Limerick on Sunday.

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The perfect concoction of strategy, attitude and Corkness

One cannot but be struck by hurling’s ability to evoke a reversal of fortunes, not to mention opinions.

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Cork’s double the crowning joy of Murphy’s 46-year innings

If the GAA is a rich tapestry of culture and community, of hope and heroes, there’s very little of it that former Cork GAA secretary Frank Murphy hasn’t seen.

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Last year has no currency in Munster

Precisely a year ago at this venue it was Tipperary who sleepwalked into an ambush and a ravenous Limerick who pounced upon them.

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Counihan: 'We will be trying to have a bit of pride in playing for Cork'

Conor Counihan’s role as Cork’s Gaelic football project coordinator doesn’t officially commence until June 3rd but he’s already on duty.

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Cork's Shane Kingston on bouncing back and starting again

Cork attacker Shane Kingston says this week is all about mental preparation as he and his teammates face Limerick, with the physical work already done.

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Aherne goal proves key as Rebels get back on track

The Cork minor footballers got their Munster campaign back on track with this hard-earned victory yesterday evening.

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Big crowds expected for Cork - Limerick clash

The Munster Council are confident the 30,000-barrier will be broken for the second week running as a crowd of up to 35,000 is forecast for the Munster SHC meeting of Limerick and Cork.

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Sean Powter and Sam Ryan blows for Cork

Cork has suffered a serious double blow in their preparations for the Munster football championship with two of the county’s brightest young talents succumbing to potentially season-ending injuries.

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DRA lifts ban on Glanmire officers

Three officers of the Glanmire Ladies Gaelic Football Club have had their 24-month suspensions for bringing the LGFA into disrepute overturned by the Disputes Resolution Authority (DRA).

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O’Sullivan says Cork must up work-rate after Tipp defeat

Diarmuid O’Sullivan believes the work-rate of the Cork attack has to improve significantly if they are to bounce back from Sunday’s defeat to Tipperary.

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Double from Jack Cahalane sets Cork on the road to victory over Tipp

A pair of first-half Jack Cahalane goals and a scoring burst early in the second half stood to Cork as they got their Electric Ireland Munster MHC campaign off to a win against Tipperary in Páirc Uí Chaoimh.

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Cork forwards should heed Kompany’s tale of the unexpected

In the BBC hit comedy Dad’s Army the butcher Corporal Jones always carried a bayonet. When asked why, his answer was ‘They don’t like it up ‘em’.

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Kieran O’Connor and friends continue to battle... and inspire

A special bucket collection for a special Cork GAA talent takes place outside Pairc Ui Chaoimh on Sunday. It is worth your support. Now read on....

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Up to 30,000 fans expected to descend on Pairc for Cork-Tipp clash

Munster GAA chiefs do not expect the crowd at Sunday’s Cork-Tipperary Munster SHC game to exceed 30,000.

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Rock: Cork’s new faces must embrace spotlight

Diarmuid O’Sullivan has been nothing if not consistent.

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Rebels need to make home advantage count

The days of ‘one strike and you’re out’ have long been confined to hurling history and yet the stakes as Cork and Tipperary meet in Sunday’s Munster Championship opener are such that the losing side in Páirc Uí Chaoimh will be one small slip away from an extended summer break.

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McCarthy: Munster can be Cork’s road to redemption

Despite relegation to the league’s third division, Cork football manager Ronan McCarthy remains confident his under-fire troops can “mix it” with the top-tier counties this summer.

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'Worrying' rise of Cork youngsters putting county over club

Young inter-county players making themselves unavailable for club games is a “very, very worrying” development, according to Cork county board chairperson Tracey Kennedy.

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Fitzgerald: Cork and Galway biggest threats to Dublin

Cork ladies manager Ephie Fitzgerald thinks both Lidl National Football League Division 1 finalists, Cork and Galway, will pose a significant threat to double All-Ireland champions Dublin when the cut and thrust of the TG4 championship arrives.

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‘Look at how Barcelona move the ball... hurling’s like that at the moment’

Cork senior hurling manager John Meyler is looking forward to his side’s Munster championship opener in Pairc Ui Chaoimh — and hoping the post-match conversation won’t be about the playing surface.

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McCarthy: Rod put paid to semi-final at Páirc

Cork football manager Ronan McCarthy wanted the county’s Munster semi-final, scheduled for June 1, played at Páirc Uí Chaoimh, only for the county board to decree the pitch unavailable due to the Rod Stewart concert on May 25.

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Donnelly confident Páirc Ui Chaoimh will be ready

The Munster Council is confident that Páirc Uí Chaoimh will be fit for purpose for the opening round of the Munster senior hurling championship between Cork and Tipperary on May 12.

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Super second-half display sends Kilworth to third round of Cork PIHC

A superb second-half display from Kilworth - during which they outscored their opponents by 0-13 to 0-4 - comfortably advanced Shane Tobin’s charges to the third round of the Cork PIHC.

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Late point hands victory to Fermoy in see-saw contest

A Shane Aherne point in the 81st minute handed victory to Fermoy in this see-saw Cork PIHC first-round contest.

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Three goals in three minutes earns Kanturk victory over Castletownbere

Three goals in as many second half minutes earned Kanturk victory at the expense of Castletownbere in an error-strewn Cork PIFC first round replay at Ballingeary yesterday.

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Bantry Blues edge St Vincent's in explosive opening round

A pulsating Cork PIFC opening round tie went right to the wire before Bantry Blues edged St Vincent’s at Enniskeane last Saturday evening.

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Development squads offer more than those on outside may think

I got a phone call during the week from a father whose son was involved in a football development squad up the country.

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Tony Davis: Cork are where they should be

A second tier championship is exactly where Cork senior footballers deserve to be at the moment, according to former defender Tony Davis.

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Clubs hoping championship revamp will bring ‘certainty’

The managers of two leading senior hurling teams in Cork have praised GAA chiefs for their efforts in improving the plight of club players.

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Stars lead from the front, but Douglas tighten up at the back

A steelier defence could be the foundation for a Douglas county title challenge this year, or so the plan goes.

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Pacey Barr's click into top gear

St Finbarr’s easily accounted for Carrigtwohill on Saturday evening in a resplendent Riverstown with a magnificent performance in the first round of the Cork SHC.

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Cronin’s late heroics power Bishopstown to impressive win

An injury-time point from Pa Cronin secured victory for Bishopstown in this hugely entertaining Cork SHC first-round clash.

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‘People have got so busy’: How modern life is putting clubs at risk

Frank Murphy’s tenure may have ended in Cork but Bobby Hazelwood is still standing, 31 years after he took the reins as secretary of Castletownroche GAA club.

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Piarsaigh confident fresh approach will be rewarded

Big things were expected but it didn’t go according to plan for Na Piarsaigh last year, especially after reaching the Cork SHC semi-final in 2017.

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O'Shea and Conway honoured as UCC dominate college awards

A UCC or a Kerry double, that is the question as Shane Conway and Seán O’Shea have been honoured as the best Electric Ireland Fitzgibbon and Sigerson Cup players.

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After poor start, Erin’s Own find second wind

Cork SHC: Erin’s Own 3-7 Ballymartle 2-8

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Béal Atha’n Ghaorthaidh take the spoils in Muskerry dearbaí

Cork Premier IFC: Béal Atha’n Ghaorthaidh 2-12 Naomh Abán 1-9

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Intermediate champions Cill na Martra make the step up with Premier win

Cork Premier IFC: Cill na Martra 1-9 Éire Óg 0-8

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Watch Naomh Abán vs Béal Átha’n Ghaorthaidh in the Cork Premier IFC

Watch back the Battle of the Gaeltacht clubs in Macroom - 3.45pm

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Cian Kiely: We found our style and it’s about building on that

Despite a poor league campaign that saw relegation to Division 3, there is still reason for optimism inside the Cork football camp.

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Casey goal clincher for Boherbue

After their heartbreaking loss in the All Ireland PPS SFC D football final late last month, Boherbue Comprehensive School had more positive news in Mallow yesterday when they claimed the Cork PPS Senior B football title.

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Harnedy appeal hearing tomorrow night

Seamus Harnedy hopes the GAA’s Central Appeals Committee (CAC) in Croke Park this evening clear him to play against Tipperary on May 12.

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Joy for Boherbue as they claim Cork PPS Senior B Football Championship title

After their heart-breaking loss in the All Ireland PPS SFC D football final late last month, Boherbue Comprehensive School had more positive news in Mallow this afternoon when they claimed the Cork PPS senior B football title.

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O'Flynn in race against time for tie against Cork SHC

Robbie O’Flynn is in a race against time to prove his fitness for Erin’s Own ahead of their Cork SHC tie with Ballymartle on Saturday.

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Coach happy as Kiskeam walk off with their heads held high

That Kiskeam walked off the Glantane pitch last night to a huge applause said it all.

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Paul O'Keeffe: ‘I get the sense Barr’s players hungry for more’

The role of St Finbarr’s senior football manager is one Paul O’Keeffe had his eye on for quite some time.

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Fermoy prepare for senior football: ‘There was a fierce roar when we got drawn with Castlehaven’

For recent winners of the Cork Premier Intermediate Football Championship, consolidation at senior level wasn’t the priority it should have been.

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John Meyler still hopes Harnedy can face Tipp

Twenty-seven days since he was sent off and Cork senior hurling captain Seamus Harnedy’s championship availability is still not clear, admits John Meyler.

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Change is inevitable, the great challenge is to shape that change

Further evidence that the GAA is the process of profound structural change was revealed at this week’s meeting of the Cork County Board.

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Clyda boss Crummey wants more attacking approach

You could argue the Cork SFC first round draws haven’t been too kind to Clyda Rovers in recent times.

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All in all, not a bad spring tidy for Cork GAA

If the motives of Cork’s GAA executive were as advertised – to stimulate passionate debate on the state of the county championships – then the past week has been hugely energising for the grassroots.

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Slick Students step into third round

They got nothing easy from Muskerry in a freezing cold Páirc Uí Rinn tonight, yet UCC pulled away in the second-half of this Colleges/Divisions tie.

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Cork confirm championship restructure

Option A – the so-called April/August option, was overwhelmingly chosen for the Cork county senior and intermediate championship format from 2020 onwards.

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Cork clubs reject radical proposal

Cork GAA clubs last night rejected moves to introduce county championship matches without inter-county players.

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Imokilly's three-in-a-row bid going strong as they ease into round 3

The Imokilly juggernaut remained on track for three-in-a-row when they swept aside the challenge of Carbery in the final stage of the Divisional/Colleges section of the Cork SHC in Páirc Uí Rinn last night.

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'The club championship in Cork needs rescuing because it's been dying a death'

“I wouldn’t like to have missed any championship matches for Clarecastle in my time, but maybe they need to look at something.”

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