Corkery Briege

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Cork football captain Briege Corkery. Photograph: Donall Farmer/©INPHO

The way both finals progressed, the odds on Cork winning an All-Ireland single (never mind a double) looked slim enough back in September. The camogi(...)

Cork  football captain Briege Corkery salutes  the crowd in Cork City. Photograph:  Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Freddie Mercury may never have played Croke Park but he sure nailed it when it came to identifying the mark of true champions – a never-say-die atti(...)

Cork’s Angela Walsh (left)  and sister Annie Walsh celebrate after the final whistle in TG4 All-Ireland Ladies Football final against  Dublin. Photograph: Brendan Moran / SPORTSFILE

Cork 2-13 Dublin 2-12 Sport does this. Defies all logic sometimes. A team – Dublin – bring themselves to the precipice of glory only to freeze.(...)

Dublin’s Denise Masterson pursues Eimear Scally of Cork in the league division one final. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The first time Denise Masterson held a football, a third of the Dublin team that will line out beside her tomorrow were not yet in secondary school. S(...)

Cork’s Roisín Phelan and Dublin’s Sinead Goldrick whose teams will be vying for possession of the Brendan Martin Cup in the TG4 All-Ireland women’s senior football final at Croke Park on Sunday. Photo: Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

A sporting dynasty is built upon small beginnings. Losing in the same manner you intend upon winning. This is the Cork ladies football team. And stil(...)

How do you get your player to operate farther out the pitch? Kerry’s James O’Donoghue plays table football with Abigail Bradshaw (6) from Knockylon during a visit with the Sam Maguire Cup to Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin this morning. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins.

Inevitably, the All-Ireland senior hurling final replay next weekend will take some of the limelight from the biggest day of the year for women’s f(...)

Members of the Cork Senior Camogie team celebrate victory over Kilkenny in the All-Ireland Senior Camogie Final in Croke Park. Photograph: Alan Betson/ The Irish Times

The last time Kilkenny won a senior Camogie All-Ireland title, Riverdance was number one. An aeon ago, like. Especially if you grew up in a time when (...)

Reena Buckley of Cork struggles past Leann Fennelly during today’s final. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho
Cork come good when it matters
  • Hurling
  • September 14, 2014, 17:47

Cork 2-12 Kilkenny 1-9 It’s easy now to say that experience told in this camogie final because the bare bones of the day make it look that way.(...)

Cork’s Aoife Murray: “I’ve  had great days, I’ve had terrible days, so I’ve seen both sides of the coin”.  Photograph: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

You’re familiar with this place?“A small bit, yeah,” she laughs as she looks out over the Croke Park pitch from high in the Hogan Stand.“But I don’t t(...)

Cork’s Briege Corkery on the ball against Wexford in the All-Ireland  camogie championship semi-final replay at  Walsh Park, Waterford. Photograph: Inpho.
Cork progress to Camogie final

Cork 1-15 Wexford 0-8 Cork remain on course for a first All-Ireland senior camogie title since 2009 as they swept Wexford aside with a stunning second(...)

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