Tipperary’s Patrick Maher battles with Shane O’Neill during their Allianz Hurling League Division One A match at Páirc Uí Rinn, Cork. Photograph: Inpho

Cork 4-21 Tipperary 2-28 Tipperary’s pre-match preparations may have been affected by their late arrival due to traffic congestion around Páirc Uí Rin(...)

Cork vs Clare - Cork’s Conor O’Sullivan takes a sideline cut in their home victory. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Cork 1-24 Clare 0-17Two games, two defeats, and so Clare are still chasing their first points as the Allianz League already approaches the halfway mar(...)

Cork’s Daniel Kearney tries to get clear of the challenge of Kilkenny’s Cillian Buckley during the Allianz Hurling League Division 1A clash at Páirc Uí Rinn in Cork. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

Cork 2-17 Kilkenny 1-22 For years we’ve nodded sagely at the idea of Kilkenny’s pre-eminence being based on deathless competition for places and yet s(...)

Cork goalkeeper and captain Anthony Nash and Brendan Maher, the Tipperary captain, pose with the Allianz Hurling League trophy at St Anne’s Park, Dublin. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho.

Cork captain Anthony Nash has expressed disappointment that the recent penalty trial in hurling won’t extend into the league. The twice decorated All (...)

Anthony Nash: twice All Star goalkeeper takes over Cork captaincy. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho.

Experienced goalkeeper Anthony Nash has been handed the Cork senior hurling captaincy for 2015.The twice AllStar succeeds Pa Cronin who asked to “step(...)

Clare’s Pat Donnellan and John Conlon struggle for possession with Aidan Walsh of Cork in the Munster GAA championship semi-final. Photograph: Inpho

Cork dual player Aidan Walsh has announced that he will not continue to play football and hurling at intercounty level. The All-Ireland football medal(...)

 Tipperary’s Lar Corbett (left) reaches for the ball as  Lorcán McLoughlin of Cork tries to challenge. Photograph:  Cathal Noonan/Inpho

This was an outstanding win for Tipperary. They dominated a hugely disappointing Cork and no one could have envisaged them having this match won as ea(...)

Cork’s Bill Cooper tackles Tipperary’s James Woodlock during the All-Ireland semi-final at Croke Park. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Tipperary 2-18 Cork 1-11 Tipperary and Cork brought their famous local rivalry to Croke Park yesterday and drew a record attendance of 68,728. To the(...)

Patrick Maher: will give Cork’s Marc Ellis a real test. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

I was working with TG4 in Semple Stadium on the last Sunday in March this year. Cork and Tipperary were in opposition in the league quarter-final. As (...)

Rory McIlroy at the press conference on Fota Island, Co Cork. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Sun shining, temperatures hitting 25 degrees, Fota Island looking as manicured and magnificent as Augusta and just when you think it couldn’t possibly(...)