Corkery Briege

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Ireland’s Claire Molloy in action against England at Belfield: “We have a lot of pride in the green shirt.” Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Dr Claire Molloy blames her current existence on mathematics. It was 2005 and life was moving along just fine for the teenage corner back as Galway re(...)

The Irish Times/Sport Ireland Sportswoman Of The Year Awards winners. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Olympic silver medallist Annalise Murphy has been crowned The Irish Times Sport Ireland Sportswoman of the Year for 2016. The 26-year-old claimed sil(...)

Captain Ciara O’Sullivan at the Cork women’s football All-Ireland champions’ homecoming in Cork city. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Deja vu does not cover the half of it – another drizzly night in September and hundreds of loyal Cork women’s Gaelic football fans are congregated on (...)

Cork’s Annie Walsh consoles Dublin’s Niamh McEvoy after the women’s All-Ireland football Final at Croke Park. Photograph: Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

The #ChangeTheRecord campaign worked a treat, with a crowd of 34,445 turning up at Croke Park, the highest attendance ever for the women’s football Al(...)

The Dublin team left dejected after the game. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Dublin manager Gregory McGonigle has confirmed that the Sky Blues will consider an appeal after Carla Rowe had a legitimate first half point disallowe(...)

Cork’s Briege Corkery is challenged by Monaghan’s Eimear McAnespie during the TG4 Ladies Senior All-Ireland Football Championship semi-final at the  Gaelic Grounds in Limerick. Photograph:  Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Cork stalwart Briege Corkery says she milked 400 cows on Saturday morning before setting out for Limerick and her side’s All-Ireland semi-final meetin(...)

Orla Finn of Cork goes past Monaghan goalkeeper Catriona McKenna and Rachel McKenna on her way to scoring her side’s first goal during the TG4 Ladies Football All-Ireland Senior Championship semi-final match at the Gaelic Grounds in Limerick. Photograph: Diarmuid Greene/Sportsfile

Cork 2-10 Monaghan 1-10 In his first season at the helm, Ephie Fitzgerald has guided holders Cork through to another TG4 All-Ireland ladies senior fo(...)

Ashling Thompson: “If it wasn’t for camogie I probably wouldn’t be here right now. It saved my life.” Photograph: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

When Cork’s Ashling Thompson opened up back in 2014 and spoke so powerfully about her battle with depression, what was so striking was her view of the(...)

 Aishling Sheridan (Cavan), Áine Haberlin (Laois), Karen McDermott (Westmeath) and Lorraine O’Shea (Tipperary) at the announcement of Lidl’s three-year partnership with the Ladies Gaelic Football Association. Photograph: Sportsfile

There wasn’t a Ladyball to be seen in Croke Park yesterday and Lidl managing director John Paul Scally vowed they’d never actually be available for pu(...)

Sarah Byrne, Sophie Spence, Jenny Egan, Katie Walsh, Niamh Briggs, Kylie Murphy, Noelle Lenihan, Madeline Perry, Gráinne Dwyer. Front row (l-r):  Ann Marie McGlynn, Briege Corkery, Catherina McKiernan, Rena Buckley, Katie Taylor, Leona Maguire at the  2015 Irish Times/Irish Sports Council Sportswoman of the Year  at the  Shelbourne Hotel.

There’s a story in Mary White’s book Relentless that begins with Rena Buckley driving through Macroom on a Saturday night in 2011. It’s just short of (...)

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