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Munster head coach Anthony Foley has said his side have not "thrown in any towel" as they prepare for Sunday's Champions Cup return leg at the Stade Marcel Michelin. Munster suffered a 9-16 defeat to Clermont Auvergne at Thomond Park last Saturday, following a hugely physical Clermont performance. Foley stated Munster will give it their "best shot" on Sunday (ko 3.15pm...

Cork City WFC approach their final Continental Tyres Women’s National League game of the season with confidence, despite suffering a 4-0 defeat to Raheny United last weekend. Ahead of the game tomorrow, Saturday, against Castlebar Celtic at Bishopstown Stadium (ko 2pm), manager Charlie Lynch stated the girls "feel that we can get a result". 

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A calendar celebrating a successful sporting year for Cork camogie has been launched. The publication was officially released by president of the Camogie Association Aileen Lawlor at the Board's Gala Celebration, who paid tribute to Cork on their success on the playing fields. 

Images include the All-Ireland winning Cork senior team who also captured the Munster...

World champion walker Rob Heffernan is to be presented with the European 20km Bronze Medal for Barcelona 2010 - in which he came fourth - at Cork City Hall on Friday, December 19th. Russian race walker Stanislav Emelyanov was stripped of his gold medal in the race when banned for irregularities in his biological passport. Heffernan recently underwent surgery on a hernia,...

Cork Show Jumping Show is in the running for Show Jumping Show of the Year 2014 award. Show Jumping Ireland has commended the annual event, which is one of the largest showjumping shows in the country. Hosting the Horseware/TRM premier Grand Prix, the show jumping, held annually at the Cork Summer Show, attracts over 1,000 entries from across Ireland and UK.  

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With the Christmas party season in full swing, now is the time to be making sure that what you take in calorie wise, you burn off exercise wise. Maria Tracey talks to Sarah Milner of Fit 4 Life on her advice to avoid putting on the dreaded Christmas pounds.

A Cork personal trainer is recommending that people put "some damage control in place between now and Christmas". At this...

Cork City travel to Morton Stadium to take on Raheny United in a Continental Tires WNL game this weekend after last week's shock result. The Leesiders fell to a heavy defeat at Eamonn Deacy Park, losing 5-0 to Galway WFC. Manager Charlie Lynch stated his team are a "little disappointed" about the result in Galway, however, added that the players "have the character to overcome...

C&S UCC Demons forward Lehmon Colbert has not written off Dublin opposition Killester as the two sides face each other this weekend as the opening rounds of the Men’s and Women’s National Cups come to a conclusion. The average points gap heading into the second leg of the Men’s National Cup is 13 points, but Killester has the highest mountain to climb after giving the...

Munster are set for an epic challenge with an European Champions Cup encounter against Clermont Auvergne in Thomond Park this weekend. Captain Peter O'Mahony stated that the game tomorrow, Saturday (ko 5.30pm) will see Munster take on a "hugely competitive" French side. "Just look at their performances in the French Top 14 in the last few months," he said. "Even when...

Dunmanway's Veronica Horgan is to be one of five team leaders in the eighth series of RTÉ’s Operation Transformation. The 24-year-old is to follow in the footsteps of last year's Cork leaders Jennifer Bonus from Douglas and Deirdre O' Donovan from Carrignavar. Collectively, last year’s six leaders - including Jennifer and Deirdre - lost 13...

Entry for one of the biggest races in the Cork sporting calendar opens today, Friday. Thousands are once expected to line out in Ballycotton for the town's annual 10 mile race, taking place in 2015 on Sunday, March 8th. Numbers are limited and there will be a combination of entries, with an online option opening today Friday at 2pm when the first 1,300 accepted....

Jockeys Davy Russell and Wayne Lordan are amongst four Cork-related nominations for the 2014 Horse Racing Ireland Awards. Trainers Jim Culloty, who is based in Churchtown, and Kinsale man Robert Tyner are also on the shortlist for gongs.

Russell’s gallop to victory on Lord Windermere was one of three winners on the opening day of the Cheltenham Festival for the Youghal native, and...

The history of Cork soccer has always been turbulent and one of its most dramatic seasons has now been committed to paper. Neal Horgan, a stalwart of City sides for over a decade, has written a book to document the club’s now infamous 2008 season.

Taken over by venture capital firm Arkaga, the club encountered financial difficulties and eventually entered examinership in August...

Ireland international Denise O’Sullivan was an interested spectator at Cork City Women’s FC’s Women’s National League fixture against Peamount United at Bishopstown last weekend. The 20-year-old Knocknaheeny native is home in Cork at the moment having won the treble with Glasgow City and helped the club qualify for the Women’s Champions League quarter-finals for...

Runners at last year's IHF Santa Present Dash - Photo Credit: Diane Cusack.

It's all about sharing the joy of Christmas at the annual 7km Cork Santa's Present Dash in Blackrock. The event takes place on Saturday, December 6th, in aid of the Irish Heart Foundation, and participants are also encouraged to get into the Christmas spirit by...

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