Andy Walsh of Cork battles with Niall Moran of Limerick during the Waterford Crystal Cup final in  Mallow, Co Cork. Photograph: Inpho

Limerick 3-20 Cork 1-16 Two goals from Adrian Breen and one by Gavin O’Mahony helped a more experienced Limerick outfit to better Cork in the Waterfor(...)

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(...)

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, (...)

Aidan Walsh of Cork, seen here battling with Clare’s Pat Donnellan and John Conlon,  epitomised Cork’s superior resolve and desire in the  Munster SHC semi-final at Semple Stadium. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

With about 10 minutes left Aidan Walsh intervened to knock out a ball heading for Podge Collins for a 65. The incident typified the most obvious aspec(...)

Cock’s Conor Lehane fires  home his side’s second goal against Wexford at Páirc Uí Rinn. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Cork 2-24 Wexford 1-20 Cork ensured an immediate return (...)

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 (...)

Clare manager manager Davy Fitzgerald celebrates his side’s second goal against Cork during the All-Ireland Hurling Final replay at Croke Park. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

Clare 5-16 Cork 3-16: An incredible hurling season got the final curtain it deserved, Clare coming through a throttling good replay with a 5-16 to 3-1(...)

Cork’s goalkeeper Anthony Nash has words with referee Brian Gavin. Photograph: Inpho

Like the man who having fallen from the World Trade Centre, landed safely after being borne on air currents generated by the swirling heat, Cork manag(...)

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(...)

Cork’s William Egan tackles Colin Fennelly of Kilkenny at Semple Stadium on Sunday. Photograph: Inpho

CORK 0-19 KILKENNY 0-14: In the most fantastic, unpredictable hurling championship perhaps ever, Kilkenny are no more. With shades of 1999, yet even m(...)