Good Luck to Cork Minors!
The Cork Minor Hurlers play Kerry in the first play-off this evening, April 30th at 6.30pm in Páirc Uí Chaoimh - please note change of time.
The winners of this game play Tipperary on Sunday, May 8th at 3.30pm in Thurles, where a sem-final place will be at stake.
The Cork team for this evening's game will be as follows:
1. Gary Minihane
2. Alan Dennehy 3. Colm Barry 4. Anthony Dennehy
Charleville Castlelyons Na Piarsaigh
5. Cormac Walsh 6. Colm Spillane 7. Killian Burke
Midleton Castlelyons Midleton
8. Shane O'Keeffe 9. Killian McIntyre
10. Alan Cadogan 11. Dillon Cahill 12. Cormac Murphy
Douglas Cloyne Mallow
13. Pa O'Callaghan 14. Darren Sweetnam 15. Rob O'Shea
Ballyhea Sam Maguires Carrigaline
Captain: Colm Spillane (Castlelyons)
We will have live updates from the game on the Cork GAA Twitter page at http://twitter.com/#!/OfficialCorkGAA
When - Saturday April 30th at 6.30pm
Where - Pairc Ui Chaoimh
Referee - Shane Hourigan (Limerick)
Extra time - (2 periods x 10 minutes only) to be played if sides finish level at the end of 60 minutes
Replay date - in the event of a draw after extra time, the replay of this game will take place on Wednesday May 4th.
Next Round - the winners play Tipperary in the Semi-Final 2nd playoff on Saturday May 7th at 7:15pm in Semple Stadium Thurles.
Admission Prices -
Adult - €10
Student/OAP with appropriate ID Card - €5
Under 16s are free
For the Record
2011 Team Management
John Considine (Sarsfields - Coach); Ronan Dwane (Aghada);
Ger McCarthy (Causeway - Manager); Joe Walsh (Kilmoyley - Coach / Trainer); Andy O'Sullivan (Kenmare), Joe Walsh (Kilmoyley),
2011 Team Captain
2010 Championship Performance
Cork defeated Tipperary after extra time in the first round before losing out to Waterford in the semi-final (after a replay) by 2-17 to 1-13.
Lost to Limerick in the first round before losing to Clare in the Semi-Final 1st playoff.
Number of Munster Minor Hurling titles
Last Munster Minor Hurling Title
Munster Minor Hurling Championship Record since 2000
Played - 35
Played - 12
Last meeting in the Munster Minor Hurling Championship
April 1st 2005 at Austin Stack Park Tralee - Cork 4-28 Kerry 0-1 - Munster First Round
Did You Know?
*Photo shows action from Cork's first round game v Limerick - courtesy George Hatchell