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Spotlight: Alan Cadogan’s Classy Championship Comeback

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The Rebels were gone, finished, done for… Now, where have we heard that before? Limerick were heavily fancied going into their weekend meeting with John Meyler’s side. Not only were the All-Ireland champions making their 2019 bow in front a boisterous home crowd at the Gaelic Ground but Cork were put to the sword by Tipperary a week previous in …

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Alan Cadogan Recalls Learning From A Number Of The Cork Greats

Alan Cadogan has built a reputation as one of the country’s most dangerous forwards. The Douglas clubman has picked up Man of the Match awards on his debut against Waterford in 2014 and in his last outing, the Munster final against Clare. Cadogan was speaking to the Irish Independent ahead of today’s All-Ireland semi-final against Waterford. Having had his brother, Eoin, …

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Five Peripheral Cork Hurlers Who Could Still Have A Massive Influence

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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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Concussion Cost Inevitable For GAA

DUBLIN, IRELAND - MARCH 20: The Sun falls behind the stand during the RBS Six Nations match between Ireland and Scotland at Croke Park (the GAA headquarters) on March 20, 2010 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Let’s just say that the Allianz Football Leagues for 2016 didn’t get off to the best start. Cork’s impressive dismantling of Mayo was marred in controversy as, once again, the topic of player welfare and concussion arose within GAA circles. The men at the centre of the controversy were Mayo’s Lee Keegan and Cork’s Eoin Cadogan. A nasty clash of …

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Are Kerry Better Without Kieran Donaghy?

Last Saturday the Kieran Donaghy was replaced by Colm Cooper after 44 minutes Kerry Manager, Eamonn Fitzmaurice, decided to make a number of changes before last Saturday’s Munster Final Replay. In the drawn game, Kerry were dominated physically by Cork, as the Kingdom struggled to deal with Cork’s running game. In order to negate this aspect of Cork’s strategy, Fitzmaurice adopted a …

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Five Reasons Why Cork Can Beat Kerry

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Cork Replay Kerry on Saturday After a typically intense Munster Final in which Kerry and Cork could not be separated, this weekend offers the Rebels the opportunity to finish off the job they started in Killarney. Here are five reasons why the Rebels can overcome the much vaunted Kingdom. 1. Momentum Coming into the drawn game, not many people gave Cork a …

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Hurling: A Starting 15 That We Won’t See in 2015

Retirements are part and parcel of the off-season of any sport but 2014 has been a big one for players finishing or postponing their intercounty hurling careers. Here is a starting line-up of players who will not take to the hurling fields in the 2015 championship, unless circumstances change themselves.   1. David Herity (Kilkenny) The Kilkenny net-minder has hung …

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Cork Hurlers Show Their All-Ireland Credentials

Cork hurlers made a statement of intent in comfortably disposing of the Clare last Sunday. Sean Cremin discusses their potential and why they should be looked upon as real contenders to lift the Liam McCarthy cup come September. 2013 saw the Cork senior hurling team shock an awful lot of people. They reached the All-Ireland hurling final in a whirlwind …

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Spotlight On The Munster Championship: Cork

With the National Football and Hurling Leagues done and dusted for another year, the 2014 Championship is every county’s focus. John Ivory takes a look at the Munster teams and evaluates each county’s chances in both codes for the coming year in the Province. This week he looks at Cork. The Footballers Manager: Brian Cuthbert Cork enjoyed an impressive League campaign …

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Cork v Waterford: Three Main Talking Points

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Cork and Waterford clash at Semple Stadium in Sunday, Brina Barry discusses the three biggest talking points ahead of the Munster Championship opener. 1. Will Cork’s defence tighten up? Cork’s defence held up throughout the summer last year, but was ultimately their downfall in the All-Ireland Final replay against Clare, shipping 5-16. With their young forward line one year older …

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