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Darragh Fitzgibbon Among Seven Cork Seniors Named For Tipp Showdown

Cork have made one change to their U21 team for the Munster final in Páirc Uí Chaoimh on Wednesday night.  Tim O’Mahony returns to full-forward after he was withdrawn before throw-in in their semi-final against Waterford last week. The Newtownshandrum man was on the bench for the Cork seniors last Sunday in their Munster final victory over Clare. Shane Kingston …

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Venues And Times Confirmed For Football and Hurling Qualifiers

The GAA have announced the details of the Round 4 qualifiers of the senior football championship as well as the preliminary quarter-final clashes in the hurling. Portlaoise will play host to a doubleheader on Saturday afternoon as Roscommon face Armagh at 3 pm before Cork and Tyrone go head-to-head at 5 pm. Sky Sports will have coverage of the second …

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Cork Comeback Denies Clare In A Munster Final Classic

Cork 2-24 Clare 3-19 Cork emerged as victors from an epic battle in Thurles that saw the Munster final level on seven occasions. The crowd in Semple Stadium created an atmosphere worthy of the occasion on the first Sunday in July and the teams of Cork and Clare played their part to ensure a Munster final classic hotter than the …

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Sligo Overcome Donegal In The Michael Feery Cup Decider

Donegal

Sligo saw off the challenge of Donegal in Tullamore to claim the Michael Feery Cup on Bank of Ireland Celtic Challenge finals day. Sligo made the perfect start to proceedings and had raced into a 1-02 lead in the opening stages, but Donegal soon found their way back into the match and began putting some points on the board. Liam O’Doherty put …

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Galway McDonagh Sweep East Cork Aside To Win The Michael Hogan Cup

Galway McDonagh claimed victory in the second Celtic Challenge Cup final of the afternoon, defeating a dogged East Cork side. With a 20-minute delay due to the preceding final, the pressure was ramped up in the Tullamore heat ahead of the second decider of the day, the Michael Hogan Cup between the aforementioned Rebels and Galway McDonagh. East Cork were unlucky …

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West Cork Edge South Tipperary After Classic In Tullamore

It took extra time to separate West Cork and South Tipperary in the first final of Saturday’s BOI Celtic Challenge as the southern county emerged 2-17 to 1-19 winners.  At the end of normal time, both sides couldn’t be separated although South Tipperary will feel that they should have done better towards the end of the 60 minutes as they …

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Diarmuid O’Sullivan: “Clare Need The Munster Title More Than Cork”

Cork legend Diarmuid O’Sullivan feels Clare need the Munster title more than Cork do – but thinks that the Rebels will do the business this Sunday. Speaking to Paddy Power News, the former Cork defender, a five-time Munster champion, feels that Clare’s lack of a provincial championship since 1998 means that the onus is more on them to end that two-decade barren …

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