Brian Cuthbert: resigned following Cork’s qualifier defeat to Kildare in Thurles. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

On reading the statement issued on Monday, you would be entitled to wonder did someone on the Cork executive sit down and say to themselves: ‘How do w(...)

Brian Cuthbert stepped down as Cork football manager after the county’s defeat to Kildare. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho.

Cork GAA could be facing a fine in the wake of Monday’s statement by the county executive, which in the course of thanking former manager Brian Cuthb(...)

The Cork County GAA board have thanked Brian Cuthbert for his two years of service and blamed the side’s All-Ireland exit on poor refereeing. Photograph: Inpho

The Cork County GAA board have issued a statement thanking recently departed senior football manager Brian Cuthbert for his two years in charge and al(...)

Former  Cork manager Brian Cuthbert looks dejected at Semple Stadium during his side’s loss to Kildare. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

At some point in the 72 hours it took Brian Cuthbert to decide not to seek another year as Cork football manager, the thought must have stuck: what i(...)

Brian Cuthbert has opted not to extend his tenure as manager of Cork senior football team. Photograph: Inpho

Brian Cuthbert has stepped down as manager of the Cork senior football team after two years in charge. This comes following the Rebel’s All Ireland Ch(...)

Dejected Cork manager Brian Cuthbert: “Cork were asked to take part in a race on Saturday night from a standing start while their opponents were already sprinting.” Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Cork exit the All-Ireland football championship under a heavy cloud of disappointment and analysis of what is ‘wrong’ with their team. I wasn’t entire(...)

Alan Smith goes past Brian O’Driscoll during Kildare’s victory over Cork in the final round of the football qualifiers. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

“You weren’t expecting that, were yiz?” Alan Smith said to those gathered outside the Kildare changing room on Saturday night. Not many saw it coming(...)

Cork’s Colm O’Neill had a disappointing game in the replayed Munster final against Kerry last Saturday. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho.

If Brian Cuthbert is still trying to figure out why his Cork team have found themselves in this precarious position then he’s not alone. They effec(...)

Eoin Cadogan is named in midfield by Cork manager Brian Cuthbert for Saturday’s qualifier against Kildare. Photograph:   Donall Farmer/Inpho

Cork football manager Brian Cuthbert has made some notable changes to his team for Saturday’s fourth-round qualifier against Kildare in Thurles – in p(...)

Paul Geaney scores Kerry’s crucial goal despite the efforts of Cork’s Michael Shields at Fitzgerald Stadium in Killarney. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Kerry 1-11 Cork 1-6 From the inseparable to the indisputable, what now lies ahead for Kerry and Cork couldn’t be more different. Seasons and moods ha(...)