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Watch: Tommy Walsh Pays Passionate Tribute To Efforts Of Cork & Kilkenny During Thrilling League Clash

Cork and Kilkenny played out an enthralling encounter at Páirc Uí Chaoimh on Saturday evening.  John Meyler’s side overcame the visitors on a scoreline of 1-24 to 0-24 in the newly developed stadium which was a fitting performance for the Rebels’ first appearance at the famous theatre. It is the first time Cork have beaten the Cats in the National …

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John Meyler Names First Starting XV As Cork Boss To Play Limerick

Cork take on Limerick in the opening fixture of the Munster Senior Hurling League in Mallow on Saturday.  Inter-county hurling is welcomed back to life before the 2017 calendar year even ends as the pre-season tournament throws in. 2018 sees the introduction of John Meyler as Cork hurling manager as he replaces the outgoing Kieran Kingston. Saturday evening will be …

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New Cork Manager John Meyler Announces His Backroom Team For 2018

John Meyler has announced who he will be bringing into the Cork setup as his selectors for the forthcoming season.  Meyler was confirmed as the new Cork senior hurling manager a matter of weeks ago after Kieran Kingston surprisingly stepped away from the post. Rather intriguingly, although Meyler is making the step up from working as a selector under Kingston …

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Listen: Seán Óg O hAilpín Recalls When He Wanted To “Drop His Hurl And Hit” Dan Shanahan

National Hurling League 15/4/2007 Cork vs Waterford Cork's Sean Og O'hAilpin tackles Dan Shanahan of Waterford Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

The classic rivalry between the Cork and Waterford teams of the noughties provided us with many an epic battle.  The famed encounters between the teams, led on one side by the likes of Donal Óg Cusack, Diarmuid ‘The Rock’ O’Sullivan, Séan Óg O hAilpín, the O’Connor twins and Joe Deane, clashing against the might of Ken McGrath, Tony Browne, Paul …

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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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Five Peripheral Cork Hurlers Who Could Still Have A Massive Influence

Munster Senior Hurling League Round 2, Gaelic Grounds, Limerick 15/1/2017 Limerick vs Cork Cork's Lorcan McLoughlin Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ken Sutton

To date, 2017 has been an incredible year for Cork hurling. They’ve already collected silverware in Munster, beating Tipperary, Waterford and Clare along the way and the Rebels can now dare to dream of All-Ireland glory.  Under Kieran Kingston, Cork have a new-look starting XV. Although they are young, athletic and quick, arguably their best overall trait is their skill and, …

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Cork V Clare: A Munster Final Combined XV

As the build up for this weekend’s Munster SHC final intensifies, we take a look at what players would make it into a combined starting XV from both Cork and Clare.  1. Anthony Nash Nash is now safely regarded as one of the best net minders in the country, without a shadow of a doubt. Since replacing Donal Óg Cusack …

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Kieran Kingston Doesn’t Expect Younger Players To Lead

Allianz Hurling League Division 1A, Pairc Ui Rinn, Co. Cork 26/3/2017 Cork vs Tipperary Cork manager Kieran Kingston

What a difference twelve months has made for Cork boss Kieran Kingston. He is preparing for a Munster final this Sunday after an outstanding beginning to their championship campaign.  Ahead of the game, he has expressed his belief that he doesn’t expect his younger players to have to lead. The difference in Kingston’s side is simply amazing. Twelve months ago, …

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Cork V Waterford: Five Talking Points Ahead Of Sunday

Cork and Waterford haven’t faced off in the Munster championship since the 2015 semi-final, when the Déise came out on top, dethroning the defending provincial champions. On Sunday, an old rivalry will be reignited.  Here are five major talking points ahead of this weekend which need to be looked at in previewing the game: Cork Consistency Ever since reaching the …

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