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Controversial Cork County Board Motion Rejected By Delegates


The controversial proposal to play a number of Cork club championship games without the county contingent was rejected following a specially convened county board meeting at Páirc Uí Chaoimh on Tuesday night. The proposal was presented to Cork club delegates last week alongside two other options; Common to all three were group systems, with the creation of a new Senior …

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Allianz Hurling Round-Up: Galway & Waterford Book Semi-Final Spots

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The lineup for the 2019 Allianz Hurling League semi-finals has been completed with Dublin, Waterford and Wexford all progressing. Wexford and Waterford both recorded comprehensive victories over there respective oppositions while Dublin caused a shock in Semple Stadium, beating Tipperary by one-point to set up a semi-final date with Limerick. Meanwhile, Cork prevailed in the relegation play-off, beating Kilkenny in Nowlan …

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Allianz Deep Dive: Why Forde At Full Forward Is Perfect For Tipperary

Jason Forde Tipperary Allianz League

Brought to you by Allianz, proud sponsors of the Allianz Football & Hurling Leagues.   “If you’re in full-forward every day, you become predictable”. Those were the words of Tipperary captain, Seamus Callanan, following today’s 1-29 to 1-16 win over Cork in Pairc Ui Rinn.  Liam Sheedy’s charges were far from predictable today, especially in the forward line with their …

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Winners And Losers From Round 5 Of Allianz Football League

Allianz Football League

It was a hectic weekend in the Allianz Football League and while some counties were celebrating their significant victories, others were left to ponder their demise.  There were wins for Dublin, Tyrone, Kerry and Galway in Division 1 while Cork recorded their first win of the competition in Division 2, leaving it all to play for. Further down the line, …

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Your Guide To Sunday’s Allianz Hurling League Fixtures

Allianz Hurling League feature

It is the final round of the Allianz Hurling League and with every team in 1A still in with a chance of making the quarter-finals, it’s sure to be a hectic one. Limerick are safely through to the knockout stages of the Allianz Hurling League but following last week’s loss to Cork in the Gaelic Grounds, they will be hoping …

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Talking Points From A Telling Weekend In Allianz Hurling League

Allianz Hurling League talking points

It was a busy weekend in the Allianz Hurling League as key fixtures took place across the divisions.  In 1A, Kilkenny and Clare returned to winning ways while All Ireland champions, Limerick, fell to their first defeat of 2019 to a rejuvenated Cork side. All the talk last week about Division 1B was that the loser of Carlow and Laois would …

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What We Learned From The First Weekend Of League Of Ireland Action

The Airtricity Premier Division returned with a bang last night, with all ten teams in action across five Friday night games. There was late drama, impressive newcomers and struggling champions as fans around the country breathed a collective sigh of relief knowing that football was finally back. After the first week of fixtures Pundit Arena takes a look at what …

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O’Sullivan: Cork Need To Find More Guys That They Can Trust

Diarmuid O'Sullivan feature Cork

Former Cork hurler and selector, Diarmuid O’Sullivan, believes John Meyler needs to unearth fresh talent that he can trust to close out a tight game as they prepare for the new season.  The Paddy Power GAA Ambassador compared the Rebel county to Limerick, and their use of subs during last year’s semi-final clash between the two teams. During that game, …

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Cork Carry The Lessons Of 2018 Into Promising New Season

Bill Cooper Cork

The 2018 championship may not have ended the way Cork would have wanted it to, but Bill Cooper is optimistic that everything will come right for the Rebel County in due course.  The Imokilly club man has no complaints about the manner of their exit at the hands of Limerick in the semi-final stage last July, instead, he insists the …

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Darran O’Sullivan: “Kerry Need Cork” To Test Themselves

Darran O'Sullivan

Former Kerry footballer, Darran O’Sullivan, strongly believes that the Kingdom need to be challenged in the Munster championship if they are to be serious All Ireland contenders. In June of last year, Kerry recorded their sixth Senior Munster Football title in a row when they dismantled rivals, Cork, in the final on a scoreline of 3-18 to 2-4. Eamonn Fitzmaurice’s …

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Paraic Fanning Names First Waterford Team For Clash With Cork

New Waterford hurling boss, Paraic Fanning, has named his team for his first clash in charge as the county take on Cork in the Co-op Superstores Munster Senior Hurling League in Mallow tonight.  Newly appointed captain, Noel Connors is named in the team, alongside other experienced players like Michael “Brick” Walsh who is set to begin his 17th season with the …

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End Of Year Poll: Who Will Lift The Liam MacCarthy In 2019?

Declan Hannon Limerick All Ireland Liam MacCarthy Cup

As we bid farewell to 2018, it’s almost impossible to guess who will be lifting the Liam MacCarthy next year but we want you to predict your winner anyway. Not many would have thought Limerick would be the team celebrating come All Ireland final day but with the standard in hurling rising year-on-year, the competition is fiercer than ever. The …

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All Ireland Champions Cork Dominate Camogie All-Stars

team of the year

There was further success for Cork at the Camogie All-Star awards last night as seven players were named on the official team of the year.  Midfielder, Gemma O’Connor picked up her record eleventh All-Star award while Chloe Sigerson and Hannah Looney collected their first. It was also a historic night for Waterford’s Beth Carton who is the first ever All-Star …

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