Ireland’s Ciarán Sheehan (left) and Christopher Yarran of Australia could cross paths again sooner than expected with the news that Cork forward Sheehan has signed on with Australian AFL side Carlton Blues. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

One of the first things Brian Cuthbert spoke about following his appointment last month as Cork football manager was the quality of young players comi(...)

Laois midfielder Padraig Clancy: played 14 years for his county: Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

New Laois manager Tomás Ó Flatharta must plan for 2014 without the county’s most experienced player with the announcement that Padraig Clancy has reti(...)

Cork’s Paudie Kissane has announced his retirement

Paudie Kissane has called time on his inter-county career, the Cork half back announcing his retirement this morning.Kissane, who helped the Rebels cl(...)

Cork manager Conor Counihan: “You need a bit of luck and a bit of experience, you don’t win easy All-Irelands now.” Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

The last question for Conor Counihan is the only one that registers.“We haven’t put in a performance that we are capable of, but if we do I believe we(...)

Pearse O’Neill: survivor from 2010 victory over Dublin.

In the three years since they last played in the football championship the winds of fortune may have shifted in Dublin’s favour, but there will still (...)

Seán Armstrong of Galway challenges Cork’s Graham Canty during their All-Ireland SFC Qualifier game at Croke Park.  Photograph:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Cork 1-17 Galway 1-16 Saved by experience and muscle memory, Cork immediately lose such advantages for the repeat of the 2010 All-Ireland semi-final a(...)

Ten Corkmen fail to keep Michael Meehan’s late free out of the net but it wasn’t enought for Galway. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Cork 1-17 Galway 1-16: Saved by experience here, Cork will not be able to tap into that advantage when facing Dublin in a repeat of the 2010 All-Irel(...)