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Six Young Players To Watch During This Weekend’s Hurling League

Electric Ireland Munster GAA Hurling Minor Championship Semi-Final 26/6/2014 Limerick vs Cork Cork's Shane Kingston celebrates scoring a goal Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

For hurling fans, it is great to see that competitive matches are well and truly back underway. Each year, the Allianz Hurling League proves a terrific platform for managers to test their upcoming players, and it is no difference this year. Here, we look at six players who could make a difference this weekend. Shane Kingston (Cork) After his terrific …

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Reasons To Believe: Can Cork Improve in 2017?

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Qualifiers Round 2, Semple Stadium, Thurles, Tipperary 9/7/2016 Cork vs Wexford Cork's Patrick Horgan Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

With the 2016 inter-county season in the books, it is never too early to look ahead to the 2017 season. In this series, we will look at all the contenders and see what they can achieve in the new year. This week, we look at Cork at see if they can put a few bad seasons behind them and improve …

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Five Problems That Cork GAA Must Fix

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Qualifiers Round 2, Semple Stadium, Thurles, Tipperary 9/7/2016 Cork vs Wexford Cork's Aidan Walsh dejected after the game Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Cork hurling, or even Cork GAA is at the lowest point it has seen in a long time. Here Sean Cremin picks out 5 fundamental issues that must be addressed in order for Cork GAA to move forward.  The County Board The Cork County Board is a big problem. Anyone who has read this writer’s work before knows that he …

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Opinion: Cork Hurling Is Not In Crisis

Cork hurling supporters may have travelled to Thurles more in hope than expectation as they prepared to face Tipperary on Sunday, but after the opening exchanges, the hope had quashed. It just adds more fuel to the fire on the Cork hurling debate. It is amazing how one county seem to capture the talking points of the country. At this …

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Pundit Arena Hurling Power Rankings 2016: Round 6

football hurling GAA DUBLIN, IRELAND - FEBRUARY 07: General View showing the exterior of Croke Park prior to the RBS 6 Nations Championship match between Ireland and France at Croke Park on February 7, 2009 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

The first big weekend in the race for Liam McCarthy is over. We look at how the weekend’s results changed the hurling landscape. _____ 1. Clare (No change) 2. Waterford (No change) 3. Kilkenny (No change) 4. Tipperary (No change) Whatever will be said about Cork, Tipperary were very impressive. The additions of Seán Curran, Dan McCormack and Séamus Kennedy gave …

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Cork Name Team To Face Tipperary In The Munster Hurling Championship

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Cork manager Kieran Kingston has named an interesting team to face Tipperary on Sunday in the first round of the Munster Senior Hurling Championship. The Rebels narrowly avoided relegation in the National Hurling League, beating Galway in the play-off. However, the task of beating the Premier in the home of hurling is a daunting one, and recent history is not …

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Kieran Kingston Cuts Five Senior Players From Cork Hurling Squad

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Cork hurling had a dream weekend, as they defeated Galway in the league promotion/relegation play-off in Salthill, ensuring that they will play in Division 1A for 2017. The Rebels lost all five games up to that point, including heavy defeats away to Tipperary and Dublin. Manager Kieran Kingston has wielded the axe this evening however, as the build-up to championship begins. …

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A Rebel-Ution Is Needed In Cork Hurling

Anthony Nash Cork

A passionate Cork hurling fan laments the Rebels’ demise, and ponders where to now for Kieran Kingston’s team. “There’s something rotten in the state of Denmark” , to borrow a phrase from Shakespeare’s Hamlet. The same can be said about the state of Cork hurling after Saturday’s lame performance. Like a Shakepearean tragedy played out in the amphitheatre of Croke …

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Are The Cork Hurlers Just Not Very Good?

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On Saturday evening in Croke Park, Cork hurling hit a new low. The Rebels were decimated by a slick Dublin team, and offered little resistance. Kieran Kingston’s side started the brighter, opening an early lead. However, when the Dubs exposed the open spaces and ran at the Cork fullback line, the floodgates opened. In truth, the 4-21 to 2-17 scoreline …

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Clare And Cork Name Teams For Hurling Season Opener

The Munster Senior League is starting tomorrow, as the hurling community look forward to the intercounty season for 2016. Of course, as is the usual with pre-season tournaments, it is quickly forgotten who triumphs, but nonetheless they offer a good indication as to where a team’s preparation is at. Cork and Clare face off tomorrow afternoon at Sixmilebridge, with Davy Fitzgerald …

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Stephen McDonnell Announced As New Cork Hurling Captain

One of Kieran Kingston’s first moves as manager of the Cork senior hurlers has been to replace Anthony Nash as captain. The Kanturk native captained the side for the final year of Jimmy Barry-Murphy’s reign, but has now been replaced by Stephen McDonnell. Congratulations to @smcdonnell_ on his appointment as @OfficialCorkGAA hurling Captain 2016. — Glen Rovers (@GlenRovers_) November 3, …

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Cork Selector: We Can Win An All-Ireland Within Two Years

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Cork hurling is facing a big year, as Kieran Kingston takes charge. The Rebels made steady progress throughout the first three years of Jimmy Barry-Murphy’s tenure, as the Rebel’s reached three All-Ireland semi-finals in a row, making one final and a Munster title to boot. However, they were unable to push on in 2015, and bowed out of the championship in July …

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Kieran Kingston Announces 33 Man Cork Hurling Training Panel

Kieran Kingston, the new manager of the Cork senior hurlers, has announced a 33 man training panel for the coming year. William Egan, Paul Haughney, Cian McCarthy and Conor O’Sullivan have all been called up to the panel. The latter pair excelled in the Cork County Championship, helping Sarsfields to the final where they ultimately lost out to Glen Rovers. McCarthy …

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