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(...)

Clare’s manager Davy Fitzgerlad reacts during his side’s Munster Senior Hurling Championship semi-final defeat to Cork at Semple Stadium on June 15th. Photograph: Inpho.

It is turning into a stressful summer for hurling referees. Tipperary’s Johnny Ryan had charge of what may well have been the last Anthony Nash pen(...)

Clare’s Tony Kelly: Cork will surely deputise a man-marker to track the outstanding 2013 Hurler of the Year. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

There wasn’t a whole lot between these teams last year but Clare proved themselves better in the end although in the All-Ireland finals I’d a sneaky f(...)

Conor Lehane clears Clare’s John Conlon out of the picture as Anthony Nash  makes his way up the field to take a penalty during last year’s drawn All-Ireland final.  Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Paul Flynn, the former Waterford All Star and during his career one of the deadliest free takers in hurling, summed up the drama of an Anthony Nash pe(...)

Cork’s Seamus Harnedy in action against  Cian Dillon of Clare during last September’s drawn All-Ireland final. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Although Cork won just one of the six matches the counties played in 2013, one ended in a draw and another went to extra time so there hasn’t been mu(...)

Cork’s Ken O’Halloran at the launch off Gaelic Performance, the new official county glove range in Croke Park. “I’ve played a bit of hurling and I just think fellas will be fouling, just giving away penalties if there is a goal chance.” Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Ken O’Halloran, the incumbent Cork football goalkeeper, believes the GAA’s decision to ensure 20-metre free-pucks must be stuck before the 20-metre l(...)