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Rugby in Munster – A Social and Cultural History by Liam O’Callaghan

There are no tickets available for next Saturday’s Heineken Cup game between Munster and Castres at Thomond Park. This is the norm for the Heineken Cup. It has been so since Munster’s first run to the final in the 1999/2000 … Continue reading

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The first Cork City under-16 hurling and football champions

In its first year (1939) the new Bord organised hurling and football under-16 leagues. The Gerald Griffins club won the leagues. Gerald Griffins was only in existence for a few short years. But in that time it set the standard for underage GAA in Cork. It also produced a remarkable crop of players and personalities who left an enduring legacy to the GAA in Cork. Continue reading

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Best North Mon Hurling team part II

Last night I finished my look at the North Mon’s Harty Cup hurling history at 1943. At that point the school had accumulated 10 titles and it’s role as a leading hurling nursery was firmly established. The team I picked … Continue reading

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THE BEST HURLING TEAM OF THE NORTH MON

Part 1 of a two-part piece that tried to select the best team of hurlers from the North Monastery School in Cork. Continue reading

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