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CCCC To Be Given More Power In Future Following Austin Gleeson Incident

In the aftermath of Waterford’s Austin Gleeson being cleared of any wrongdoing in Sunday’s All-Ireland semi-final versus Cork, the Central Competitions Control Committee (CCCC) will be given more power to sanction players in the coming seasons. Gleeson is free to play in the All-Ireland final after referee James Owens admitted that he had already ruled on an altercation involving the Waterford man …

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Listen: Seán Óg O hAilpín Recalls When He Wanted To “Drop His Hurl And Hit” Dan Shanahan

National Hurling League 15/4/2007 Cork vs Waterford Cork's Sean Og O'hAilpin tackles Dan Shanahan of Waterford Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

The classic rivalry between the Cork and Waterford teams of the noughties provided us with many an epic battle.  The famed encounters between the teams, led on one side by the likes of Donal Óg Cusack, Diarmuid ‘The Rock’ O’Sullivan, Séan Óg O hAilpín, the O’Connor twins and Joe Deane, clashing against the might of Ken McGrath, Tony Browne, Paul …

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Relief For Galway Ahead Of All-Ireland Final As Tuohy Faces No Disciplinary Action

Galway defender Adrian Tuohy has been cleared to participate in next month’s All-Ireland SHC final.  The Tribesemen will feel relieved at the news that the Central Competitions Control Committe (CCCC) have ruled that there is insufficient evidence for the player to warrant a suspension. There were questions raised over an incident where Tuohy appeared to interfere with Patrick ‘Bonner’ Maher’s …

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Three Times Cork Produced The Goods In Croke Park

“Hill 16 is Rebels only…” The excitement is steadily building and anticipation is growing by the minute on Leeside for the massive All-Ireland SHC semi-final clash between Cork and Waterford on Sunday in Croke Park. The Rebels come into the tie as Munster champions, having dispatched of Sunday’s opposition at the semi-final stage of that competition. Since then, Derek McGrath’s …

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Joe Deane Has Said What No Cork Hurling Fan Wants To Hear Ahead Of Sunday

The resurgence of Cork hurling this summer has arguably been the story of the championship so far.  Cork have endured somewhat of a barron spell ever since clinching the 2014 Munster championship. They went on to lose to Tipperary in emphatic fashion in that year’s All-Ireland semi-final and haven’t made it back to that stage of the championship until now. …

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Three Men Who Will Be Key If Waterford Are To Win On Sunday

INPHO/James Crombie _____

This Sunday sees Cork and Waterford clash for the seventh time this decade in championship action. Waterford have slowly regained form following a slow start to the championship. Way back in June, this Cork side trounced the Déise. Since then however, we’ve seen a change in this side. Derek McGrath will have undoubtedly learned a lot from defeat to Cork …

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