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Conor Counihan In Line For Return To Inter-County Management [Report]

Former Cork football boss Conor Counihan is rumoured to be in line for a return to inter-county management.  The All-Ireland winning manager led his native county to glory in 2010 and has reportedly had talks with the Wexford county board. Seamus McEnaney left the role after just one year in charge. The Monaghan man led the south-east side to promotion …

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Donaghy To Start For Kerry In Munster Final Showdown Against Cork

GAA All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Semi-Final, Croke Park, Dublin 28/8/2016 Dublin vs Kerry Kerry's Kieran Donaghy Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

Kerry have announced their team for the Munster Football final this weekend against Cork. The Kingdom, who are very much the favourites going into the clash, take on the Rebels at 2pm in Killarney this Sunday. The one major change manager Éamonn Fitzmaurice has made for the final is to bring in Kieran Donaghy in full-forward following his omission from the starting …

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Tomás Ó Sé Slams Cork Football Set-Up After Waterford Scare

Cork scraped past Waterford by a single point in the Fraher Field, Dungarvan on Saturday in the Munster SFC quarter-final, eventually coming out victorious on a scoreline of 1-12 to 1-11.  The Rebels have come in for some heavy criticism of late with their stock continuing to fall with each passing season since their Sam Maguire Cup win in 2010. Coming …

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Cork Selector Eamonn Ryan: “They Don’t Seem To Do It On The Day”

Cork football selector Eamonn Ryan has stated that the heavy public criticism of the team has had an effect on the players.  The Rebels face Waterford in the Munster SFC quarter-final on Saturday in Dungarvan’s Fraher Field and go into the clash as strong favourites. However, the Cork footballers have been on a downward spiral ever since clinching the Sam …

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Ex-Rebels Manager Counihan Not Happy With Proposed Cork Championship Restructure

Ex-Cork football boss Conor Counihan has expressed his disappointment at the proposed new structure of the Cork Championship.  Denis Hurley writes in the Irish Examiner today of how the new structures are to include eradicating automatic relegation, giving first round winners another chance if they lose their second round game and providing senior and intermediate sides from ‘heavily populated urban areas’ with …

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“Totally Wrong Refereeing Decision Cost Us Semi-Final Place”

It could have been Cork putting 7 goals past Kildare yesterday in Croke Park, if the Cork County board are to be believed.  The claim was made yesterday evening in a press statement which reads like something a Fr Ted script writer would produce. The County Board have placed the blame for the team’s exit from this year’s Championship at the …

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Kildare May Challenge but Kerry Will Reign & Here’s Why

Kerry, having come through their most arduous Munster campaign in recent years now face Kildare who have salvaged a season that looked doomed before they ever kicked a ball in the championship following relegation to Division three. The fact of the matter is Kerry have the better players, they have beaten better teams over the last few years and barring …

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Analysing The Four Candidates Who Can Rebuild Cork Football

Following the announcement that Brian Cuthbert would be stepping down as Cork football manager, Killian Healy takes a look at the four potential candidates for the job, now that the Bishopstown clubman has stepped aside. _____ #1 John Cleary Cleary is the obvious candidate to succeed Brian Cuthbert as the Rebels boss. He is the bookies’ favourite and many will …

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Provincial Championship Still Matter…Even To Kerry

That rarest of things. A delighted reaction to a football championship match. Stranger still, a game that managed to relegate the hurling clash that followed to the shade. The  necessary components were all there. Atmosphere, meaning, skill, controversy, reaction. It may not go down as a bona fide classic, but it was certainly a very fine game. For twenty years, Killarney has not seen a …

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