Anthony Nolan’s inconsistency confused and angered Cork

We all know the biggest bugbear about GAA officiating is inconsistency and there was a classic case of it in Páirc Uí Chaoimh on Saturday. For the same infringement, Anthony Nolan made three different calls.

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Now is the time to stick not twist. The long-term future of Cork football depends on it.

Six months out from an American general election, the two major political parties are required to form transition teams. This legal requirement forces both candidates into as smooth a transition into government as possible, irrespective of who wins the race.

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All the vagaries of youth on show as Cork and Kerry indulge in scoring slugfest

All of the vagaries of youth were on show Saturday night as Cork and Kerry both put up their dukes and indulged in a scoring slugfest.

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Ronan McCarthy certain Cork will pose qualifier handful

Cork have not reached the last eight of the championship since 2014, falling at the fourth-round hurdle each summer since. But irrespective of who Cork are pitted against on this occasion, McCarthy is adamant that his team are well capable of progressing to the Super 8s.

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Éamonn Fitzmaurice: Why Kerry will look to keep foot on Cork's throat

Eamonn Fitzmaurice (new half length cut) The Munster football final is still important — if not as attractive — for a number of reasons.

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Brian Hurley finally ready to burst from dark tunnel

The significance of Brian Hurley being named at full-forward on the Cork team for this evening’s fixture below in the park? It will be his first Munster final start since the summer of 2015.

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The Kieran Shannon Interview: ‘I had the opportunity to challenge fellas and I didn’t do it enough’

Until he stepped out of a Cork dressing room for the last time, at 37, Donncha O’Connor was a symbol of Rebel defiance.

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Summer road lengthens for Cork’s football tyros

Bobbie O’Dwyer’s recollection is forensic, and not because his son was Cork corner-back in Tralee that night.

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Maguire: It’s not physical, Cork need to get mentally tougher

The Cork footballers need to get “tough upstairs”, according to captain Ian Maguire, who believes the team too easily collapsed in recent years when hitting a sticky patch during games.

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Ronan McCarthy’s call to arms ahead of Munster final

If firmly held convictions were reshaped into cement blocks, Ronan McCarthy could build a tidy labourer’s cottage with them. Truculent? Not so much. Cranky? Has his moments. But when the Cork manager says he “tries to put a bit of thought into answering questions”, the available evidence supports the claim.

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Cork v Kerry: Staging posts in the death of a rivalry

Five years ago, it wasn’t indifference that stopped Kerry supporters from travelling to Páirc Uí Chaoimh, it was dread.

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Diarmuid O’Sullivan: Should thunder threat have halted Ennis encounter?

Cork All-Ireland winner Diarmuid O’Sullivan believes GAA chiefs should have halted play in Sunday’s Munster SHC tie between Clare and Cork on safety grounds.

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Cork must play with courage and ‘go for the jugular’, says Colm O’Neill

Colm O’Neill has given Cork a fighting chance of beating Kerry in the Munster final, provided they have the courage to ‘‘go after Kerry and go for the jugular”.

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Rebels unchanged for Munster final

Cork have opted to go with an unchanged side for Saturday evening’s Munster SFC final against Kerry in Páirc Uí Chaoimh (7pm).

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Thunder and lightning was the worst I ever saw, says Horgan

Patrick Horgan accepts a case could have been made to take Cork and Clare players off the field during Sunday’s thunderstorm at Cusack Park.

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Deane: ‘The past will mean nothing on Saturday night’

Ruairí Deane, somewhat understandably, isn’t keen to get bogged down in talk about the 2018 Munster SFC final.

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Saoirse Noonan stars as Cork claim another Munster ladies football title

Full forward Saoirse Noonan fired 2-3 from play in Fraher Field as the Rebelettes captured back-to-back TG4 Munster Ladies SFC titles and their 13th in total.

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Cork Hurling League: Mallow stay top of second tier

Mallow remain top of Division 2 of the RedFM Cork Hurling League as they made it seven wins from nine.

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Cork's Orla Finn named LGFA player of the month for May

Finn scored five points in the league final win over Galway as the Rebelettes before putting up a personal tally of 0-11 in a big win over Waterford in the Munster Championship.

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Strength in depth makes Cork genuine contenders

Shane Kingston, a youngster that performed in the second half like a man hellbent on reclaiming a starting position in the team struck three wonderfully-executed points upon his introduction.

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Cork cruise past troubled Waterford to win by 13 points

Cork cruised past troubled Waterford in Pairc Ui Chaoimh, eventually winning by 13 points.

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Cork minors still in the hunt for place in final after Waterford victory

Cork remain in the hunt for a place in the Electric Ireland Munster MHC final after an improved second half saw them past Waterford at Páirc Uí Chaoimh on Saturday evening.

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A look at last year’s video should head off any Cork complacency

It is three weeks since Cork’s impressive performance against Limerick. A three-week break is a week too long and much of the momentum from that victory is lost.

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Bank of positivity ensured Cork didn't dip into the red after Tipp loss

Tonight, Cork face a Waterford side in crisis but the Leesiders are forewarned.

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Robbie O'Flynn ‘It’s a Cork thing. We perform when our backs are to the wall’

Cork attacker Robbie O’Flynn has sounded a word of warning ahead of this weekend’s Munster SHC clash with Waterford.

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Horgan would love to overtake ‘best ever’ Kelly

Pat Horgan’s ears have been burning for the last few weeks with high praise coming from all quarters.

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McSweeney: The key thing was not to give them any momentum

Limerick’s seven-point Munster SFC win over Tipperary last month ensured there was no possibility of Cork taking the Treaty men lightly, according to debutant Eoghan McSweeney.

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McCarthy: We can’t replay the Kerry game

Nine minutes into the second half of Saturday’s Munster semi-final rout, Cork called Brian Hurley ashore.

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A corner turned for Cork? Park that debate for three weeks

The old Mike Tyson deadpan came to mind as Limerick’s Munster final ambitions were obliterated in the opening 12 minutes of Saturday’s SFC semi-final at Páirc Uí Rinn.

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Cork shatter Limerick’s final ambitions early and often

The furnishings in Pairc Ui Rinn won’t rival Madrid’s Wanda Metropolitano for comfort anytime soon, but no-one was forced to the edge of their seats Saturday night in Cork as the hosts romped to a 21-point Munster SFC semi final victory over Limerick.

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McCarthy: ‘Only the league’ when it suits pundits'

Cork football manager Ronan McCarthy has described as strange the manner in which the media place massive stock on league results during the spring, only to disregard them come summertime.

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Ronan McCarthy: We aren’t in a position to take anyone for granted

The chances of Ronan McCarthy and the Cork footballers keeping a trick or two up their sleeve for when there’s bigger fish to fry? Are you kidding me, mused McCarthy

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Rebels fight back to hold Kingdom in thrilling John Kerins Cup

Cork and Kerry played out a thrilling John Kerins Cup U20 League draw in Clonakilty last night.

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Cork and Kerry U20s play out thrilling league draw

Cork and Kerry played out a thrilling John Kerins U20 Cup League draw in Clonakilty this evening.

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Lehane expected to return for Cork's June 8 clash with Waterford

Lehane limped off injured against Limerick last Sunday week while Spillane’s back issue has kept him out of action in Cork’s first two championship games.

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Treaty progress no surprise to Cork, stresses Flahive

Kevin Flahive says he and his Cork teammates weren’t surprised when Limerick dumped Tipperary out of the championship.

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Here are the draws for the Cork hurling and football championships

The West Cork derby meeting of Carbery Rangers and Castlehaven is the stand-out tie in the second round of the Cork SFC following the draws at tonight’s county board meeting at Páirc Uí Chaoimh.

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Cork SF League: Kiskeam go second with win over Nemo

Kiskeam moved into second place in the Rochestown Park Hotel Division 1 FL as they enjoyed an impressive win away to Nemo Rangers.

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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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