Cork’s Aidan Walsh collects a high ball ahead of the Clare duo of  Pat Donnellan and John Conlon during the Munster SHC semi-final  at Semple Stadium in Thurles. Photograph:  Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Cork 2-23 Clare 2-18: Cork reversed the findings of last year’s All-Ireland final by defeating champions Clare on their first championship outing in t(...)

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 RTE.ie It’s strange to think that in the wake of Wate(...)

Tipperary’s John O’Dwyer scores his side’s third goal past goalkeeper Anthony Nash of Cork at Semple Stadium. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

Tipperary 3-25Cork 4-19 Tipperary manager Eamon O’Shea c(...)

Cork goalkeeper Anthony Nash scores his side’s third goal during the Allianz Hurling League Division 1 quarter-final at Semple Stadium in Thurles. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Allianz Hurling League round-up: Tipperary, Clare, Kilkenny and Galway all uphel(...)

 Cork’s Patrick Horgan: has been the standout player for Jimmy Barry-Murphy’s side and if he is curtailed or has an off day, they will struggle. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/ Inpho

Points , whistleblowers, fallouts and consequences have dominated the news this week . As soon as whistleblower Brian Gavin signalled the end t(...)

Cork’s Séamus Harnedy will line out for UCC in the Fitzgibbon Cup semi-final against CIT. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

A very big weekend dawns for UCC in Queen’s Belfast, as the Cork college goes for a third successive Fitzgibbon Cup and a first doubl(...)

Dublin manager Anthony Daly: “We played at challenge-match intensity while Galway were at championship levels.” Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Dublin hurling manager Anthony Daly will have to plan without All Star nominated forward Paul Ryan as his team tries to bounce back f(...)

Forward Pádraic “Podge” Collins saw his wonderful 2013 championship rewarded last night when he was named as one of the eight Clare players on this year’s All Star selection. Photograph:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The revolution is complete, all resistance now futile. It may not be an all-time record but Clare’s eight All Star awards equals their best ever haul,(...)

Clare’s Conor McGrath scores his side’s fourth goal at a critical juncture  in Saturday’s outstanding All-Ireland hurling final replay at Croke Park. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

Not since 1995 and Clare’s great rising have we had a summer or a championship like this one. And to top off this great hurling season Cork and Clare (...)

Seamus Harnedy of Cork is fouled by Clare’s Patrick Donnellan of Clare in Saturday’s final. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

In hurling mythology there is a story that when spirits wished to organise matches in the other world, they would whisk away gifted mortals – the lege(...)