Cork Team to play Tipperary announced.

The Cork Hurling team to play Tipperary in Round 2 of the National Hurling League has been announced.

  1. Patrick Collins (Ballinhassig)
  2. Colm Spillane (Castlelyons)
  3. Robert Downey (Glen Rovers)
  4. Sean O’ Donoghue (Inniscarra)
  5. Chris O’ Leary (Valley Rovers)
  6. Tim O’ Mahony (Newtownshandrum)
  7. Damien Cahalane (St. Finbarr’s)
  8. Bill Cooper (Youghal)
  9. Luke Meade (Newcestown)
  10. Robbie O’ Flynn (Erin’s Own)
  11. Seamus Harnedy (St. Ita’s)
  12. Aidan Walsh (Kanturk)
  13. Alan Cadogan (Douglas)
  14. Declan Dalton (Fr O’ Neill’s)
  15. Patrick Horgan (Glen Rovers) – Captain
  16. Anthony Nash (Kanturk)
  17. Niall O’ Leary (Castlelyons)
  18. Sean O’ Leary-Hayes (Midleton)
  19. Christopher Joyce (Na Piarsaigh)
  20. Mark Coleman (Blarney)
  21. Darragh Fitzgibbon (Charleville)
  22. Shane Kingston (Douglas)
  23. Sean Twomey (Courcey Rovers)
  24. Conor Lehane (Midleton)
  25. Brian Turnbull (Douglas)
  26.  Michael O’ Halloran (Blackrock)


Cork GAA Clubs Draw Results – January 2020

1st P865 €20,000 Cash SUSAN O’NEILL Mayfield
2nd H026 €5,000 Cash KEVIN FOLEY Delaneys
3rd F916 €3,000 Cash JOHN & KEVIN CROWLEY Ballinascarthy
4th D724 €1,000 Cash EILEEN CURTIN Clyda Rovers
5th F480 €1,000 Cash A.J. O’CONNOR Kiskeam
6th N097 Luxury Hotel Break EAMONN O’REGAN Castletownroche
7th P394 Luxury Hotel Break BRIDGET DINEEN Éire Óg
8th C220 €150 Voucher Rochestown Park Hotel LAURA O’MEARA Goleen
9th E483 €150 Voucher Tom Murphy Menswear DAMIEN IRWIN Erins Own
10th F829 €150 Voucher Cummins Sports GRAINNE MACKEY Sars/Glanmire
11th D519 €150 Voucher O’Flynn’s Hotels Denny Jones Jnr Kiskeam
12th D077 €150 Voucher Co-op Superstores Andy Murphy Ballyclough
13th F462 €150 Voucher One 4 All Andrew Condon Brian Dillons
14th N660 €150 Voucher Keanes Jewellers DAN MURPHY Barryroe
15th N481 €150 Voucher Rochestown Park Hotel CLONDROHID BINGO COMMITTEE Clondrohid
16th A015 €150 Voucher Tom Murphy Menswear DENIS MC SWEENEY Ballinhassig
17th D954 €150 Voucher Cummins Sports John & Ann Coughlan Buttevant
18th M583 €150 Voucher O’Flynn’s Hotels JOE BUCKLEY Whitechurch
19th F240 €150 Voucher Co-op Superstores Eoghan Buckley ST MICHAELS
20th B313 €150 Voucher Keanes Jewellers Kevin Buckley Inniscarra
21st K376 €150 Cash EILEEN O’CALLAGHAN Lough Rovers
22nd C564 €150 Cash BERNARD ALLEN Glen Rovers
23rd A083 €150 Cash BRID HOURIHAN Mayfield
24th F583 €150 Cash MICHAEL MASTERS Nemo Rangers
25th H481 €150 Cash Pat Harrington Blackrock

Cork team to play Leitrim announced.

The Cork Football Team to Play Leitrim in Round 2 of the National Football League has been announced.

1. Micheál Martin (Nemo Rangers)
2. Sean Powter (Douglas)
3. Thomas Clancy (Clonakilty)
4. Kevin Crowley (Millstreet)
5. Tadhg Corkery (Cill na Martra)
6. Liam O’ Donovan (Clonakilty)
7. Mattie Taylor (Mallow)
8. Ian Maguire (St Finbarrs)  – Captain
9. Brian Hartnett (Douglas)
10. John O’ Rourke (Carbery Rangers)
11. Sean White (Clonakilty)
12. Ruairí Deane (Bantry)
13. Michael Hurley (Castlehaven)
14. Ciaran Sheehan (Eire Og)
15. Cathail O’ Mahony (Mitchelstown)
16. Joe Creedon (Iveleary)
17. Aidan Browne (Newmarket)
18. Peter Murphy (Bandon)
19. Tomas Clancy (Fermoy)
20. Cian Kiely (Ballincollig)
21. Kevin O’ Driscoll (Tadhg MacCarthaigh)
22. Ryan Harkin (Mallow)
23. Shane Forde (Na Piarsaigh)
24. Paul Kerrigan (Nemo Rangers)
25. Luke Connolly (Nemo Rangers)
26. Stephen Sherlock (St. Finbarr’s)

Cork footballers travel to Leitrim

Cork footballers will travel to Carrick-on-Shannon on Sunday in Round 2 of Allianz Football League. Leitrim will be the Rebels’ opposition as they seek their second win in this season’s competition.

Cork had seven points to spare in their opening league game on Saturday last in Páirc Uí Chaoimh  against Offaly.

The team to play Leitrim will be announced on Friday evening on

Tickets for the game are currently available at your local Supervalu and Centra stores. Tickets cost €10.00 and U16’s are free.


Game information  
Competition Allianz Football League
Round 2nd round
Teams Cork vs Leitrim
Venue Avantcard Páirc Seán Mac Diarmada
Time 2pm
Date February 2nd 2020
Referee Patrick Maguire

2020 Rochestown Park Hotel County Football leagues launched.


The 2020 Rochestown Park Hotel County Football leagues were launched on Monday night in the Rochestown Park Hotel. The Rochestown Park Hotel which had previously sponsored the Division 1 League, agreed to sponsor Divisions 1 – 5 in 2019 and this agreement will remain in place again for 2020. Clubs in attendance were the teams that’s will compete in Division 1 along with winners from Divisions 3 , 4 and 5 from 2019.
Cork GAA Vice – Chairperson Marc Sheehan spoke about the importance of the leagues and how the 2019 leagues were a great success with the finals being played in July. Marc wish all the teams taking part the best of luck and thanked The Rochestown Park Hotel for their continued support. Speaking on behalf of the sponsors was Sales and Marketing Manager Steve Cox. Steve said the Hotel were delighted to sponsor the leagues for the year ahead and how good it was to see the finals played in 2019 in the middle of the summer. Steve thanked everyone for their attendance and wished all the teams the best of luck for the years ahead.
The leagues begin this Friday when Nemo Rangers host Carbery Rangers at 7.45pm in Division 1.

Opening fixtures list 2020 

Fixtures from 28/01/2020 to 05/02/2020
Friday 31st January 2020
Rochestown Park Hotel Division 1 Football League (Kelleher Shield)
Team 1   Team 2 Referee Venue Time
Nemo Rangers v Carbery Rangers TBC Nemo Rangers 19:45
Rochestown Park Hotel Division 4 Football League
Team 1   Team 2 Referee Venue Time
Mitchelstown v Mayfield TBC Mitchelstown 20:00
Rochestown Park Hotel Division 5 Football League
Team 1   Team 2 Referee Venue Time
Kildorrery v Glanmire TBC Kildorrery 19:45
Sunday 02nd February 2020
Rochestown Park Hotel Division 1 Football League (Kelleher Shield)
Team 1   Team 2 Referee Venue Time
Clonakilty v St Finbarrs TBC Clonakilty 14:00
Ballincollig v O Donovan Rossa TBC Ballincollig 14:00
Kiskeam v St Michaels TBC Kiskeam 14:00
Cill na Martra v Mallow TBC Cill Na Martra 14:00
Rochestown Park Hotel Division 2 Football League
Team 1   Team 2 Referee Venue Time
Valley Rovers v Douglas TBC Brinny 14:00
Ilen Rovers v Kanturk TBC Rath 14:00
Eire Og v Newmarket TBC Ovens 14:00
Ballingeary v Carrigaline TBC Ballingeary 14:00
Newcestown v Clyda Rovers TBC Newcestown 14:00
Rochestown Park Hotel Division 3 Football League
Team 1   Team 2 Referee Venue Time
Castletownbere v Bandon TBC Castletownbere 14:00
Aghada v Glanworth TBC Aghada (Rostellen) 14:00
Naomh Aban v Knocknagree TBC Ballyvourney 14:00
Rochestown Park Hotel Division 4 Football League
Team 1   Team 2 Referee Venue Time
Bantry Blues v Bishopstown TBC Wolf Tone Park 14:00
Kinsale v Na Piarsaigh TBC Kinsale 14:00
Dromtarriffe v Glenville TBC Dromtarriffe 14:00
Rochestown Park Hotel Division 5 Football League
Team 1   Team 2 Referee Venue Time
St Nicks v St Finbarrs TBC St Nicks 11:00
Kilshannig v Grenagh TBC Kilshannig 14:00
Millstreet v Adrigole TBC Millstreet 14:00
Monday 03rd February 2020
Rochestown Park Hotel Division 3 Football League
Team 1   Team 2 Referee Venue Time
Nemo Rangers v Macroom TBC Macroom 19:45


Double header in Pairc Uí Chaoimh with hurlers and camogie sides playing

Cork hurlers first home game of the 2020 league programme will take place on Saturday at 7pm.

Tipperary will travel to Pairc Uí Chaoimh for round 2 of the Allianz Hurling League.

Both sides will be battling it out for their open win of the season.

At 5pm, Cork Camogie team will play Waterford in the curtain raiser game in Pairc Uí Chaoimh

Team information
Cork team to play will be announced at 9pm on Friday on our website.

Ticket Information
On sale at or at your local Supervalu and Centra stores

    • Pre-Purchase Pricing: €15.00
    • Match Day Pricing: €20.00
    • Juveniles(U-16’s): Free
    • Concessions for OAP/Students (with ID) €15


Game information  
Competition Allianz Hurling League
Round 2nd round
Teams Cork vs Tipperary
Venue Pairc Ui Chaoimh
Time 7pm
Date 1st February 2020
Referee James Owens

Cork hurlers are beaten in league opener away to Waterford despite bright start

By Rory Noonan  – The Echo

Waterford 1-24 Cork 3-17

Disappointment for Cork as the got their hurling league campaign off to a losing start at Walsh Park.

Cork got off to the perfect start, with two goals in just over a minute. The first came after the full-forward line combined, with Horgan and Kingston setting up Lehane to score. A minute later and Horgan turned provider again, this time setting up Kingston, to make it 2-0 to no score, with three minutes gone.  Neil Montgomery got Waterford off the mark when he scored from a sideline, with Horgan responding for Cork from a free. Waterford started to get the upper hand, with Stephen Bennett on target from a free, followed by two from Kieran Bennett, to make it 2-1 to 0-4 after nine minutes. Darragh Fitzgibbon scored for the Rebels, but Calum Lyons and Montgomery combined to set up Patrick Curran for a goal to bring Waterford right back into contention. Bennett hit two more frees, along with a point from Jack Fagan to see them lead afer 16 minutes, 1-7 to 2-2. Harnedy got his first of the game, with Kieran Bennett replying for Waterford. Horgan and Bennett exchanged scores, before a second from Harnedy, followed by a Horgan free had the sides level again. Bennett hit another free, with Cahalane replying but a strong finish to the half, with two more from Bennett along with one from Curran saw Waterford lead at the break 1-13 to 2-8.

Stephen Bennett hit the first two points of the second-half, with Horgan replying for Cork from a free. Bennett was on target again, along with Kieran Bennett as they kept the scoreboard ticking over and with 48 minutes gone they led by 1-17 to 2-11.

Cork responded with two points from Coleman and another Horgan free.  Stephen Bennett, Prendergast and Iarlaith Daly hit three in-a-row for Waterford rto put them back in front, with Fitzgibbon on target for the Rebels. Two from Mikey Kearney, along with one from Curran had Waterford in control, but a late goal from Kingston gave Cork a glimmer of a hope, as he made it 3-16 to 1-24. Cahalane got his third of the game, but two late wides from Cork saw their chances of a draw disappear.

Scorers for Waterford: S Bennett 0-11 (0-7 f, 0-1 65), P Curran 1-2, K Bennett 0-5, M Kearney 0-2, I Daly, J Fagan, N Montgomery (sl), J Prendergast 0-1 each.

Cork: S Kingston 2-2, P Horgan 0-6 f, C Lehane 1-0, S Harnedy, D Fitzgibbon, M Coleman 0-2 each, D Cahalane 0-3.

WATERFORD: S O’Keeffe; C Gleeson, C Prunty, S McNulty; C Lyons, D Fives, I Daly; J Prendergast, J Dillon; N Montgomery, J Fagan, K Bennett; D Hutchinson, S Bennett, P Curran.

Subs: S Fives for C Gleeson (30m), M Kearney for J Dillon (49m), P Hogan for D Hutchinson (52m), D Lyons for N Montgomery (58m), T Barron for J Fagan (62m),

CORK: A Nash; N O’Leary, R Downey, S O’Donoghue; C O’Leary, T O’Mahony, D Cahalane; B Cooper, M Coleman; S Harnedy, D Fitzgibbon, A Walsh; C Lehane, S Kingston, P Horgan.

Subs: L Meade for A Walsh (49m), S O’Leary Hayes for N O’Leary (52m), S Twomey for C Lehane (60m), R O’Flynn for S Harnedy (67m),

Ref: John Keenan, Wicklow.

Cork hurlers meet Waterford

Cork hurlers will begin their Allianz Hurling League Division 1 campaign with a trip to Walsh Park on Sunday.

Cork’s opening game of the 2020 league will be against Waterford.

Cork are under new management for 2020 with the return of Kieran Kingston as manager.

The pre-season Munster Senior Hurling League ended at the final stage for Cork as they were beaten by Limerick. They had wins over Kerry and Waterford in earlier rounds.

Cork team to play Waterford has been announced here

There will be live coverage of the game on C103 from 2pm on Sunday

Ticket Information
Pre-Purchase Pricing: €15.00
Match Day Pricing: €20.00
Juveniles(U-16): Free

Tickets for the game can be purchased here or at your local Supervalu and Centra stores.

Supporters are encouraged to pre-purchase their tickets to save €5



Game information
Competition Allianz Hurling League Div 1
Round 1st
Teams Cork vs Waterford
Venue Walsh Park, Waterford
Time 2pm
Date January 26th

Cork beat Offaly in opening league game

Cork 0-20
Offaly 0-13


Reports from Páirc Uí Chaoimh for

THE PÁIRC UÍ Chaoimh doors were opened again, a new pitch surface rolled out and Cork’s footballers began life in Division 3 on a positive note.

They accounted for Offaly in their opening league run out tonight, getting their game together as the match unfolded and benefitting from a powerful scoring contribution from their bench.

2,356 were in attendance to see Ronan McCarthy’s team begin their attempt to mount a swift response to relegation from the second tier spring. He was glad of being able to utilise his reserves to get them over the line.

Michael Hurley only entered the action for the start of the second half but had picked off five points by the finish. John O’Rourke weighed in with a brace while points from the emerging pair of Tadhg Corkery and Colm O’Callaghan swelled the return from their substitutes further.

And Cork needed that extra ingredient as they were given a reminder early on of the necessity for proper focus. John Maughan’s Offaly team moved with purpose and their confident kicking in front of goal entitled them to be in the ascendancy, 0-7 to 0-3 by the 20th minute.

At the midway mark of the first half, all three of Offaly’s inside forwards had clipped over points from play. Anton Sullivan and Bernard Allen buzzed with intent, but the latter was sent to the sin bin before the break in a setback for his charges.

Cork deployed Ciaran Sheehan in a roving role from his full-forward berth early on. It paid off with a pair of neatly converted points and he set up another. Sean White tried to get things going from centre-forward as well yet too often Cork’s attacks broke down when they were closing in on Paddy Dunican’s goal. The Offaly netminder stood tall to beat away a stinging drive from Ian Maguire in the 16th minute and repeated that act to deny the same player in the second half.

Given their early difficulties Cork would have been reasonably satisfied to be only 0-9 to 0-8 adrift at the break. They kicked the first four points of the second half and that set the tone for their eventual success.

Offaly were left disappointed after how well they had showed up early on. During Allen’s time off the pitch, Cork moved in front and Offaly never came close to overhauling them on the scoreboard once more. 

By the three-quarter mark Cork were still not out of sight despite commanding the play but they popped over six points after the 62nd minute to affirm their position of strength. Defenders Sean Powter and Sam Ryan made comebacks from severe hamstring injuries to put in good shifts during this win.

They make the trek to Carrick-on-Shannon next week while Offaly will host Longford.

Scorers for Cork: Michael Hurley 0-5 (0-1f), Cathal O’Mahony (0-2f), Ciaran Sheehan (0-1f) 0-3 each, Sean White, John O’Rourke 0-2 each, Brian Hartnett, Ruairi Deane, Colm O’Callaghan, Kevin Crowley, Tadhg Corkery 0-1 each.

Scorers for Offaly: Bernard Allen 0-5 (0-2f), Anton Sullivan 0-4, Ruairi McNamee 0-3 (0-1f), Cian Johnson 0-1.


1. Micheál Martin (Nemo Rangers)

2. Sean Powter (Douglas)
3. Sam Ryan (St Finbarrs)
4. Paul Ring (Aghabullogue)

5. Kevin Crowley (Millstreet)
6. Liam O’Donovan (Clonakilty)
7. Mattie Taylor (Mallow)

8. Ian Maguire (St Finbarrs)
21. Thomas Clancy (Clonakilty)

12. Ruairí Deane (Bantry)
11. Sean White (Clonakilty)
10. Brian Hartnett (Douglas)

13. Damien Gore (Kilmacabea)
14. Ciaran Sheehan (Eire Óg)
15. Cathail O’Mahony (Mitchelstown)


25. Michael Hurley (Castlehaven) for Gore (half-time)
24. John O’Rourke (Carbery Rangers) for Clancy (49)
22. Colm O’Callaghan (Éire Óg) for O’Mahony (55)
18. Tadhg Corkery (Cill Na Martra) for O’Donovan (58)
17. Peter Murphy (Bandon) for Sheehan (67)


1. Paddy Dunican (Shamrocks)

2. Declan Hogan (Tullamore)
3. Eoin Rigney (Rhode)
4. Niall Darby (Rhode – captain)

5. Eoin Carroll (Cappincur)
6. David Dempsey (Ballycommon)
7. Jordan Hayes (Edenderry)

8. Cathal Mangan (Kilclonfert)
9. Michael Brazil (Tullamore)

10. Shane Horan (Kilmacud Crokes, Dublin)
11. Ruairi McNamee (Rhode)
12. Conor McNamee (Rhode)

15. Cian Johnson (Ferbane)
14. Bernard Allen (Tubber)
13. Anton Sullivan (Rhode)


24. Ronan McEvoy (Shannonbridge) for Conor McNamee (16)
17. Cian Donohue (St Brigid’s) for McEvoy (48)
22. Mark Abbott (Edenderry) for Johnson (56)
23. Jason Dempsey (Bracknagh) for Brazil (59)
19. Ciaran Donnelly (Bracknagh) for Horan (64)

Referee: Derek O’Mahoney (Tipperary)

New Football Playing Rules

New Football Playing Rules


 Eanáir 2020





1.    The time activation for Sin Bin will commence when the game restarts after the dismissal of the player.


2.   After the 10 minutes has elapsed, a player can only return to the field of play at a break in play, and with the permission of referee.


If a player returns to the field of play without the permission of the Referee, he shall be dealt with under Rule 6.1 “to challenge the authority of the Referee, linesman or side-line official”. Penalty: Yellow Card. (In effect this would result with the player being sent off because a black card followed by yellow card results in Red card)


3.    If a goalkeeper receives a black card, it is at the discretion of the relevant team management as to how to address this matter, e.g. they may choose to use a substitute or use an outfield player (Note: If any outfield player is selected , he must wear a distinctive top if he wishes to avail of the protection provided to goalkeepers as per rule)


4.   A player who is in the Sin Bin at the end of extra time, and who has served his 10 minutes but has not returned to play (as there was no break in play) is eligible to be involved in a penalty shootout.


5.   If a player commits a further aggressive infraction while in the Sin Bin, the Referee will issue the Player with the relevant card, he will be sent off and cannot return to the game







Mark/Advanced Mark


2.12 Mark (1) (ii)


When a player catches the ball cleanly on or inside a 45m line from a kick in play (i.e. not from set-play) delivered by an attacking player on or beyond the opposing team’s 45m line, that travels at least 20m and without it touching the ground.


  1. The Referee will award the mark by blowing his whistle, the player shall signify to the Referee if he is availing of the free-kick by immediately raising his arm upright and then taking the kick himself from the hands. The free kick shall be taken from the point where the Mark is awarded except in the case of a Mark awarded to an attacking team inside a 13m line when the free shall be taken from the point on the 13m line, directly in line with where the Mark is awarded.


  1. Please also note that for all marks (the advance mark and the kickout mark) the following provisions apply; the player will now be allowed 15 seconds to take the mark (it was 5 seconds previously). The opposing players must retreat 13m (which was 10 previously).


  1. If a player claims the mark, he cannot opt to play on.


  1. It should also be noted that as a Kick-out Mark is considered a “set play” in the Playing Rules, players will not be able to claim an Advanced Mark from the free kick that follows the awarding of a kick-out Mark.


  1. If the Referee determines that the player who makes the Mark has been injured in the process and is unable to take the kick, the Referee shall direct the player’s nearest team mate to take the kick, but this may only be allowed in exceptional circumstances.