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Watch: Stephen O’Keeffe Produces Two Out Of This World Saves

Munster GAA Hurling Senior Championship Semi-Final, Semple Stadium, Thurles, Co. Tipperary 18/6/2017 Cork vs Waterford Waterford’s Stephen O’Keefe reacts after making a save Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson

Sunday was not a good day to be a Waterford fan. The Déise were outclassed in almost every department. Only for goalkeeper Stephen O’Keeffe producing two saves of the highest quality, things may have been far worse. Had Pauric Mahony converted a free from the final puck of the first half, the Rebels would have found themselves a point behind …

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The Five Standout Performers From Cork’s Victory Over Waterford

Munster GAA Hurling Senior Championship Semi-Final, Semple Stadium, Thurles, Co. Tipperary 18/6/2017 Cork vs Waterford Cork’s Mark Coleman scores a sideline cut Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson

Cork defeated Waterford by 0-23 to 1-15 in the Munster Championship semi-final on Sunday to book a final meeting with Clare on July 9.  With the Corkonians proving the rebellion under Kieran Kingston is well and truly underway, we pick our standout performers on another memorable day for the underdogs. _________ 5. Patrick Horgan Another day of high-scoring and clinical …

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Five Talking Points As Cork Rebellion Continues With Waterford Scalp

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Cork have beaten Waterford to reach their first Munster Hurling Championship final since 2014, after beating the Déise in Thurles on a scoreline of 0-23 to 1-15. ________ 5. The Rebels Back It All Up Cork were woefully inconsistent during the league, which ensured that things were kept grounded on Leeside the last few weeks since the Tipperary victory. The …

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Watch: Austin Gleeson Scores Absolutely Audacious Contender For Point Of The Season Against Cork

2016 Hurler of the Year Austin Gleeson has picked up from where he left off last summer, with a sublime piece of skill against Cork in the Munster Senior Hurling Championship semi-final this afternoon in Thurles. The Mount Sion clubman started in the forwards, despite being named as a centre-back on the team-sheet. In the early exchanges, the Déise star …

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Eoin Larkin Column: Cork Youth Can Prevail Against Waterford

Munster GAA Senior Hurling Championship Quarter-Final , Semple Stadium, Thurles, Co. Tipperary 21/5/2017 Tipperary vs Cork Cork's Michael Cahalane celebrates a late score INPHO/Cathal Noonan

A confident Cork are one of the most dangerous teams around. That’s what Waterford are up against in Thurles. However, one worry for Kieran Kingston must be consistency; something they’ve been lacking so far this year. If Cork don’t keep their level of consistency up, Waterford could win the game comfortably. They’ll obviously be looking for another performance like the …

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Páirc Uí Chaoimh Opening Date Confirmed With All-Ireland Hurling Quarter-Finals

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The opening games in the new Páirc Uí Chaoimh have been confirmed, after the Cork County Board Chairman has announced that the All-Ireland Hurling Championship quarter-finals will be held in the new venue. The Lee-side stadium was initially intended to play host to the Munster Senior Football Championship final, but the deadline for completion was not met. This evening, the news …

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Cork V Waterford: Five Talking Points Ahead Of Sunday

Cork and Waterford haven’t faced off in the Munster championship since the 2015 semi-final, when the Déise came out on top, dethroning the defending provincial champions. On Sunday, an old rivalry will be reignited.  Here are five major talking points ahead of this weekend which need to be looked at in previewing the game: Cork Consistency Ever since reaching the …

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