Fintan Goold returns to the Cork football team for Sunday’s Munster SFC final against Kerry in Killarney. Photograph: Andrew Paton/Inpho/Presseye

Colm Cooper is among the five players left out of All-Ireland champions Kerry’s team by manager Eamonn Fitzmaurice for Sunday’s Munster football fi(...)

Maurice Shanahan celebrates after scoring a goal for Waterford in the Munster SHC semi-final against Cork at Semple Stadium in Thurles. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Waterford 3-19 Cork 1-21   The evidence of Waterford’s arrival as a potent force in senior hurling hardened in Thurles, as Derek McGr(...)

Referee Alan Kelly and Shane O’Neill check on Christopher Joyce after sustaining an injury which is now revealed to have been a cruciate ligamanet tear. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

When Cork full back Christopher Joyce landed awkwardly on his right leg six minutes into his team’s now bitter-sweat victory over Dublin on Saturday, (...)

Cork’s Alan Cadogan is  the epitome of a young and fearless corner forward who is mad for ball and wants to take on his marker. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Tomorrow is as good a time as any for Cork and Tipperary to export their long-running and legendary Munster rivalry to Croke Park. The teams are reaso(...)

Cork captain Patrick Cronin: picked up the injury – a hairline fracture of the fibula – in training unknown to himself before the Munster final. Photograph: James Crombie/ Inpho

SEÁN MORAN Cork captain Patrick Cronin has recovered from injury to take his place in Sunday’s GAA All-Ireland hurling semi-final against Tipperary, (...)

Cork’s Aidan Walsh rises high to catch a ball despite the challenge of Clare’s Pat Donnellan and John Conlon at Semple Stadium. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Cork 2-23 Clare 2-18Last year’s memorable All-Ireland final and replay were characterised by an outgunned Cork somehow staying in touch with superior (...)

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 Alan Cadogan in action against Shane Fives of Waterford. Cadogan proved a thorn in Waterford’s side during the drawn encounter and scored four points from play. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

MUNSTER SHC QUATER-FINAL REPLAY Cork v Waterford Sunday, 3.30, Semple Stadium Live on It’s strange to think that in the wake of Wate(...)

Cork’s Alan Cadogan and Shane Fives of Waterford tussle in yesterday’s Munster championship first round match in Thurles. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Cork 1-21 Waterford 1-21 Yet again the hurlers of Cork and Waterford made something of nothing. Yesterday’s first match of this year’s Muns(...)

IAN O’RIORDAN Aidan Walsh will complete his graduation as a Cork hurler by making his first senior championship start in Sunday’s Munster quarter-fina(...)