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Three Times Cork Produced The Goods In Croke Park

“Hill 16 is Rebels only…” The excitement is steadily building and anticipation is growing by the minute on Leeside for the massive All-Ireland SHC semi-final clash between Cork and Waterford on Sunday in Croke Park. The Rebels come into the tie as Munster champions, having dispatched of Sunday’s opposition at the semi-final stage of that competition. Since then, Derek McGrath’s …

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Conor Lehane Comes Of Age And Cork Fans Couldn’t Be Happier

Since making his championship debut for Cork in 2011 in his first year out of minor, there has been a wave of expectation on Conor Lehane to deliver on his billing as one of the hottest prospects in hurling. Yesterday he did that.  The Midleton man came of age in the epic Munster championship encounter with Tipperary in Thurles on …

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Fairytale Comeback Fitting For Cork Hero Michael Cahalane

Munster GAA Senior Hurling Championship Quarter-Final , Semple Stadium, Thurles, Co. Tipperary 21/5/2017 Tipperary vs Cork Cork's Michael Cahalane celebrates a late score INPHO/Cathal Noonan

In this evening’s thrilling Munster Championship opener, Cork shocked the hurling world with a 2-27 to 1-26 victory over Tipperary. The second goal arrived from one Michael Cahalane, a fairytale only fitting for the Bandon club man. Many Cork natives are aware of the tale of the former underage star. An outstanding hurler from a young age, Cahalane was expected …

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“They’re Basically Just After Shafting My Brother” – Aisake Ó hAilpín Explains His Decision To Leave Cork Team

Aisake Munster Senior Hurling Championship Quarter Final 30/5/2010 Cork vs Tipperary Cork's Aisake O hAilpin after the final whislte Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

In today’s Irish Independent, former Cork hurler and Aussie Rules star Aisake Ó hAilpín spoke to Vincent Hogan about his time with the Cork hurlers, and how things ended, including his disappointment with the treatment of his brother Seán Óg. Cork take on All-Ireland champions Tipperary tomorrow and enter as massive underdogs. Similar odds would have been offered on the …

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2005 vs 2015: Unimaginable Difference In Cork Hurling Sides

It’s now been ten years since the Cork hurlers last tasted All-Ireland glory. After yesterday’s performance, it looks likely that it will be another while before Liam returns to Leeside. Here, we take a look at the substantial difference in quality between the current team of 2015 and the All-Ireland-winning team of 2005. _____ Goalkeeper: Anthony Nash vs Dónal Óg Cusack …

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VIDEO: The Inspirational Story Of Cork Hurler Dessie Fitzgerald

In a story of immense courage, this short documentary tells us the story of former Cork intermediate All-Ireland winner, Dessie Fitzgerald, who suffered a spinal cord injury while playing for his beloved club. The 8th of October 2011 was a day that changed Dessie’s life forever. While playing a championship game for his club Charleville against Kilbrin, Fitzgerald suffered a …

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Remembering The Rebel Rock – Diarmuid O’Sullivan

Diarmuid ‘The Rock’ O’Sullivan was a rebel hurling legend. He won three All-Ireland titles during his time in the red and white of Cork and to this day he’s remembered fondly by the Leeside public. Here, we give you seven reasons as to why he was loved so much. 7. The brother First up, we love Diarmuid because he’s the brother …

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Anthony Nash Named Cork Captain For 2015

Anthony Nash has been named Cork Senior Hurling captain for the upcomimg season. The Kanturk man has replaced Patrick Cronin who decided to step down from the role to focus on his own playing career. The announcemnt was made by Jimmy Barry-Murphy before the third annual Canon O’Brien Cup in which Cork defeated UCC on a scoreline of 1-26 to …

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3 Reasons GAA Dual Stars Are Opting For One Code

GAA dual stars look to be dwindling in numbers as the game steadily advances in commitment level, here Ashling Dalton looks at three of the main reasons dual stars are opting for one code over the other.  Last week saw the announcement that Cork’s Aidan Walsh has opted to only play for Jimmy Barry Murphy’s hurlers next year, now he wasn’t …

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PA Hurling Team of the Week – 17th of June

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Sean Cremin is here to look back over the weekend’s hurling action. Here is this week’s PA Hurling ‘Team of the Week’. 1. Mark Fanning – Wexford The Wexford net minder had a very solid outing against Dublin. He kept a clean sheet and was very assured between the posts. His puck-outs were very good and it was a very …

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