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Watch: Seán Óg Ó hAilpín And Micheál Ó Muircheartaigh Discuss Championship 2017 In Fascinating Exchange

In a fascinating exchange, Cork legend Seán Óg Ó hAilpín and veteran broadcaster Micheal Ó Muircheartaigh go over championship 2017 and talk about their love of the sport of hurling. While it is no surprise that Ó hAilpín spoke about the revival of Cork as his stand-out moment of the year, Ó Muircheartaigh revealed that Joe Canning’s wonder score to secure Galway’s …

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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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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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Combined Cork And Waterford All-Star XV From The 2000s

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

Cork and Waterford take on one another this Sunday in a highly anticipated Munster semi-final. It is a game which will differ hugely from the classics of the 2000s. Here we select an All-Star XV of both sides from that great era. On Sunday the stars of the show are likely to be players such as Austin Gleeson and Conor …

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“They’re Basically Just After Shafting My Brother” – Aisake Ó hAilpín Explains His Decision To Leave Cork Team

Aisake Munster Senior Hurling Championship Quarter Final 30/5/2010 Cork vs Tipperary Cork's Aisake O hAilpin after the final whislte Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

In today’s Irish Independent, former Cork hurler and Aussie Rules star Aisake Ó hAilpín spoke to Vincent Hogan about his time with the Cork hurlers, and how things ended, including his disappointment with the treatment of his brother Seán Óg. Cork take on All-Ireland champions Tipperary tomorrow and enter as massive underdogs. Similar odds would have been offered on the …

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The Top Ten Hurlers Who Didn’t Wear Helmets In The 2000s

All Ireland Quarter Final Replay 5/8/2007 Waterford vs Cork Cork's Sean Og O hAlipin and John Mullane of Waterford Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

It may seem like a distant memory now, however there was a time when hurlers had the option of taking to the field without a helmet. For hurlers today it may seem strange to imagine life without the helmet. Safety was the number one concern when this rule was implemented, and rightfully so. A player’s emotion seemed easier to tell …

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