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Sean Cremin

Sean Cremin
Sean Cremin graduated from University College Cork with a Bachelor of Education in Sports Studies and PE. A self-proclaimed 'pure G.A.A head', Sean recently made the transition from spluttering offline to writing online. Sean loves nothing more than a good debate and still hopes for Tebow to return.

Derek McGrath Identifies The Key Difference In Waterford Between Two Cork Games This Summer

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Semi-Final, Croke Park, Dublin 13/8/2017 Cork vs Waterford Waterford manager Derek McGrath Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Lorraine O'Sullivan

Waterford manager Derek McGrath was not short in praise for his players after the game. Having lost to Cork in the Munster championship back in June, Waterford managed to reverse the result in Croke Park. Speaking after the game, McGrath reflected on the previous game against Cork and identified “passion” as the key difference between the result and the 0-23 …

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Top Five Performers From Waterford’s Victory Over Cork

It is still hard to catch one’s breath after the conclusion of yet another captivating chapter in the Cork versus Waterford book. This time the victory was for the Déise in arguably the biggest game of all between the two. Waterford were emphatic as the game approached the final straight. They took advantage to the extreme as they outscored 3-8 …

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The Exhilarated Reaction To Cork Vs Waterford Thriller

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Semi-Final, Croke Park, Dublin 13/8/2017 Cork vs Waterford Waterford's Austin Gleeson celebrates scoring their third goal of the game Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Tensions were high on the field as Waterford defeated Cork. Three red cards may overhype things slightly, but it was a tense game between Munster rivals with a lot at stake. The game turned on 51 minutes with Cork’s loss of Damien Cahalane to a second yellow card. Gaps opened in the Cork defence and the Déise capitalised impeccably. Hurling …

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The Helmet Rule Raises Its Ugly Head Yet Again In All-Ireland Semi-Final

Just after the farcical Tadhg de Burca scenario concluded, Waterford look set for another ‘Helmet Gate’ regardless of the outcome of today’s game. Despite being in full view of officials on television cameras, Waterford’s Austin Gleeson was seen to interfere with the helmet of Cork’s Luke Meade in the first half of today’s All-Ireland hurling semi-final. No action was taken, …

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Alan Cadogan Recalls Learning From A Number Of The Cork Greats

Alan Cadogan has built a reputation as one of the country’s most dangerous forwards. The Douglas clubman has picked up Man of the Match awards on his debut against Waterford in 2014 and in his last outing, the Munster final against Clare. Cadogan was speaking to the Irish Independent ahead of today’s All-Ireland semi-final against Waterford. Having had his brother, Eoin, …

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Three Reasons Why Waterford May In Fact Be Better Off Without Tadhg De Búrca On Sunday

GAA All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Semi-Final Replay, Semple Stadium, Tipperary 13/8/2016 Kilkenny vs Waterford Waterford's Tadhg de Burca Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

There is no doubting the hurling talent of Tadhg de Burca. Despite being marketed as a sweeper, the Waterford number five has demonstrated nothing but quality since he was introduced to the senior side back in 2014. The uncertainty over his availability must have disrupted the Déise’s preparations for Sunday’s semi-final with Cork. Now that it has finally been confirmed that …

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