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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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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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Top Five Moments From The Cork-Clare Rivalry

GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Championship Final Replay 28/9/2013 Cork vs Clare Clare's Shane O'Donnell celebrates scoring a goal Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

This weekend’s Munster final between Cork and Clare almost seems destined for drama, if recent matches are anything to go by.  While we all know that Tipperary-Kilkenny has been the rivalry of the past decade, Cork and Clare would probably claim the runners-up medal. The counties have engaged in several tight affairs over the past five years in particular. In …

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Major Injury Boost For Cork’s Munster Final Hopes

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Qualifiers Round 1, Pairc Ui Rinn, Cork 2/7/2016 Cork vs Dublin Cork manager Kieran Kingston Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

The Cork hurlers have been handed a big boost ahead of their Munster final Sunday week. Injury doubt Conor Lehane has been declared fit ahead of the tie. So far Lehane has been one of the players of the championship. The Midleton ace performed superbly versus Tipperary in May before repeating the trick against the Déise. Conor Lehane has played …

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What Does Defeat To Cork Mean Now For Waterford?

Munster GAA Hurling Senior Championship Semi-Final, Semple Stadium, Thurles, Co. Tipperary 18/6/2017 Cork vs Waterford Cork’s Bill Cooper with Austin Gleeson Waterford Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson

Cork were outstanding on Sunday. The Déise, however, will be extremely disappointed with their showing. But, as the dust slowly settles on Sunday’s Munster Championship semi-final, what does this defeat mean for Waterford? Coming into the game the mood in the south-east was optimistic. Despite a positive showing in their first round victory, the general feeling was that the Déise …

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The Five Standout Performers From Cork’s Victory Over Waterford

Munster GAA Hurling Senior Championship Semi-Final, Semple Stadium, Thurles, Co. Tipperary 18/6/2017 Cork vs Waterford Cork’s Mark Coleman scores a sideline cut Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson

Cork defeated Waterford by 0-23 to 1-15 in the Munster Championship semi-final on Sunday to book a final meeting with Clare on July 9.  With the Corkonians proving the rebellion under Kieran Kingston is well and truly underway, we pick our standout performers on another memorable day for the underdogs. _________ 5. Patrick Horgan Another day of high-scoring and clinical …

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