Luke O’Farrell will line out at full forward for Cork against Clare at Páirc Uí Rinn. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho.

Cork make three changes to the team that lost to All-Ireland champions Kilkenny for tomorrow evening’s visit of Clare to Páirc Uí Rinn. Both counties(...)

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 manager Jimmy Barry-Murphy: saw his side defeat Clare by nine points in the Waterford Crystal Cup semi-final.  Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Cork 2-21 Clare 0-18 Cork deprived Clare of a fourth successive Waterford Crystal Cup final appearance with a well-deserved win in an entertaining sem(...)

Alan Cadogan breaks free of Waterford’s Shane McNulty in the Munster under-21 semi-final Photograph: Inpho/James Crombie

One of the stars of the 2014 hurling summer has the chance to become a double Munster medallist this evening. Cork’s Alan Cadogan will lead the charg(...)

Midleton’s Seamus O’Farrell and James Nagle close in on Sixmilebridge’s Seadna Morey at Páirc Uí Chaoimh. Photo:Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Sixmilebridge 1-17 Midleton 1-13In the final set-to of an extraordinary year for the counties – yesterday’s was their seventh senior competitive hurli(...)

Oulart the Ballagh’s Eoin Moore in action. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

TODAYMunster SFC semi-final: Dr Crokes (Kerry) v Loughmore-Castleiney (Tipperary), Dr Crokes GAA, Killarney, 2.0 – The shifting landscape of the AIB c(...)

Clare’s manager Davy Fitzgerald celebrates after his side win a line ball in yesterday’s All-Ireland Senior Hurling Final against Cork. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

ALL-IRELAND SHC FINAL:CORK 3-16 CLARE 0-25If there had been any doubt about the ability of the All-Ireland hurling final to deliver an appropriate cli(...)

Dublin and Cork teams shake hands before the game. Photograph: Inpho.

That was as good and as exciting a game I’ve ever seen in this the best hurling championship of my lifetime. Didn’t think I’d say that about a Cork Du(...)

Cork’s forwards will find it hard in tomorrow’s All-Ireland senior hurling final clash against a physically powerful and in-form Dublin defence, especially a half-back line that includes the imposing   Liam Rushe. Photograph: Cathal Noona/Inpho

The most eagerly anticipated semi-finals season in years begins this weekend with probably the most inscrutable of the four matches and trailing a ble(...)

Cork have proved very reliant on Pat Horgan in their championship outings to date. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

The hurling championship has been completely re-energised by this season’s events. In recent years any time you were asked about the All-Ireland in Au(...)