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John Meyler: Cork job the ‘pinnacle’

New Cork senior hurling coach John Meyler has described taking over the Rebel hurlers as the “pinnacle” of his career, adding there’s a far higher level of expectation on Leeside facing into 2018.

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Imokilly dreaming big again as they chase Cork SHC title

‘Dream comes true for Imokilly’ read the headline in The Examiner on Monday morning, October 6, 1997.

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Tipp kitman Hotpoint: ‘I wouldn’t go back now if they came on bended knee’

Tipperary hurling kitman John ‘Hotpoint’ Hayes admits he’ll find it difficult to watch the county’s hurlers again having been relieved of his duties after almost 30 years of service.

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Johnny Coen: Galway bonded on Super 11s trip

Galway’s hurlers will head to Boston next month in a much happier place than for their previous trip there. That Super 11s break came shortly after Anthony Cunningham had stepped down in the wake of a player revolt.

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‘East Cork best barony in country for hurling’

But for St Catherine’s bottom field, Ballynoe sits in darkness.

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Blackrock's young guns aim to take final step

At 23, Blackrock’s Stephen Murphy is young as captains go, but he can already call upon a wealth of winning experience in green and gold, a record he hopes to extend in Páirc Uí Chaoimh on Sunday.

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Michael Cahill would welcome Cathal Barrett as rival for Tipp place

The return of Cathal Barrett to the Tipperary set-up would mean more competition for Michael Cahill in the full-back line but the Thurles Sarsfields man is all for him coming back into the helm.

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Pat Gilroy: I won’t be talking to anyone behind Jim’s back

Realism as much as success is a calling card of Pat Gilroy’s. When Dublin’s Blue Wave strategic plan in 2012 announced the target of an All-Ireland senior football title every three years he claimed it was “not practical”. Five years on and Dublin have added four more crowns. He’ll happily wear that egg on his face.

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Brian Turnbull: ‘The knee was driven inwards, I heard the pop’

Cork’s rising star Brian Turnbull will undergo cruciate knee ligament surgery on October 31 – and the Douglas player admits that he’s “filled with uncertainty” as he faces a prolonged period on the sidelines.

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Kanturk proud to lead way for Duhallow hurling

In a division where football is the religion of choice, Kanturk’s victory in the Cork Premier Intermediate Hurling final last Saturday evening was a watershed result.

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