Cork Hurlers 2019

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Re: Cork Hurlers 2019

Postby youngbob » Sat Mar 16, 2019 3:50 pm

Even though I wasn't at it, a 2pt win in Kilkenny must restore some confidence to the lads especially after last week.
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Re: Cork Hurlers 2019

Postby Redadare » Sat Mar 16, 2019 4:24 pm

Well on top in last 20 mins, maybe lucky to get second goal but deserved it, Lehane was so unlucky not to have 2 goals to his name but played really well all day. Funny how when he's given responsibility, he really steps up. Walsh looked sluggish, new lads did well overall. Nice to beat that shower anytime
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Re: Cork Hurlers 2019

Postby Dorcha » Sun Mar 17, 2019 2:15 pm

Cork are like Jekyll and Hyde. In contrast to the Tipp match, they put pressure on Kilkenny throughout yesterday's match, particularly the forwards, and Kilkenny made a lot of mistakes under this pressure. It also was nice to see the forwards go for goal whenever they sniffed an opportunity. They played lovely crisp hurling in the back line, although inclined to go a pass too far sometimes. Yes, it was a "nothing match", but Kilkenny always want to win, and this time they couldn't. Also winning in Nolan park is good any time it happens.

That's three years in a row now that Cork have finished bottom of the table and won the relegation playoff. There's something about this sort of thing which says Never Say Die, even when you're dead, which is commendable.
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Re: Cork Hurlers 2019

Postby Podsy » Sun Mar 17, 2019 8:41 pm

Winning in Kilkenny is a statement.

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Re: Cork Hurlers 2019

Postby Sinbin » Mon Mar 18, 2019 9:46 pm

Hard to figure out where this team is. A strange league..3 wins, 3 defeats..up and down performances, no new players of note,relying on the same reliables. Good v Limerick, horrific v Tipp, no idea what Sunday's performance was like bar media reports.

Not sure what John Meyler was hoping to get out of it but it all seems a bit of same ol, same ol. Would have liked to see a few newcomers make a real mark but that hasn't happened. So, 8 weeks to championship and bar injuries the starting 15 v Tipp will probably be the same as last year. Not encouraging to go the distance.

Looking forward to it all the same. Last year's Munster championship gave us some of the best hurling ever...with 5 teams who each can beat any of the others on any given day, this year should be equally good.
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Re: Cork Hurlers 2019

Postby Matty Hislop » Fri Mar 22, 2019 2:09 pm

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Re: Cork Hurlers 2019

Postby tipp-ex » Fri Mar 22, 2019 4:50 pm

No surprise there. Wheres Frank when you need him eh
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Re: Cork Hurlers 2019

Postby tipp-ex » Tue Mar 26, 2019 11:51 pm

Cork team to play Kilkenny in Kieran O'Connor Benefit Game

26/03/19 8:58 PM

Cork Senior Hurling team to play Kilkenny in Wednesday night's "Kieran O'Connor Benefit Game".

1 Anthony Nash Kanturk

2 Sean O'Donoghue Inniscarra

3 Damien Cahalane St Finbarrs

4 Eoin Cadogan Douglas

5 Christopher Joyce Na Piarsaigh

6 Tim O Mahony Newtownshandrum

7 Ger Millerick Fr O Neills

8 Darragh Fitzgibbon Charleville

9 Bill Cooper (VC) Youghal

10 Daniel Kearney Sarsfields

11 Robbie O Flynn Erins Own

12 Luke Meade Newcestown

13 Conor Lehane Midleton

14 Pat Horgan Glen Rovers

15 Seamus Harnedy (C ) St Itas

16 Shane Hurley St Finbarrs

17 Dan Dooley Bride Rovers

18 Jack O Connor Sarsfields

19 Jamie Coughlan Newtownshandrum

20 Aidan Walsh Kanturk

21 Shane Kingston Douglas

22 Conor Cahalane St Finbarrs

23 Cormac Murphy Mallow

24 Mark Coleman Blarney

25 Michael O Halloran Blackrock

26 William Kearney Sarsfields

27 Declan Dalton Fr O Neills

28 Billy Hennessey St Finbarrs

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