Cork City star Lauren Egbuloniu talks about her injury setback

By Lauren Egbuloniu

Just four days after her 17th birthday Cork City and Ireland Under 17 International striker Lauren Egbuloniu got injured in a SÓ Hotels Women’s National League game against Limerick. Lauren takes up the story; Continue reading “Cork City star Lauren Egbuloniu talks about her injury setback”

Caulfield leaves Cork City by mutual consent

After 5 and a half years at the helm, John Caulfield has left his position as manager of Cork City. During his time as manager he guided the club the Premier Division title in 2017, along with FAI Cup victories in 2016 and 2017. They were also runners-up in the league in three consecutive years, from 2014-16 and again in 2018. Continue reading “Caulfield leaves Cork City by mutual consent”

Jarrett scores a hat-trick, while Limerick shock Galway in WNL League Cup

The opening games of the Women’s National League Cup took place over the weekend with four quarter-finals down for decision. Continue reading “Jarrett scores a hat-trick, while Limerick shock Galway in WNL League Cup”

Monday bonus for fans of the GreatestLeagueInTheWorld

It’s a Bank Holiday bonus on Monday, with four games set to take place in the Premier Division. All four games are intriguing in their own way. Dundalk look to keep pressure on leaders Shamrock Rovers by beating UCD, ahead of the big Dublin Derby clash with Bohemians on Tuesday night, Cork City hoping to halt their recent slide with a home game against Sligo Rovers, Finn Harps trying to kick-start their season against St Pats, while Derry make the lengthy trip to Waterford as their push for Europe gathers pace. Continue reading “Monday bonus for fans of the GreatestLeagueInTheWorld”

Interview: Cork City Women’s first-team coach Pedro Rodrigues

By Gerard Mulreaney (@gerardmulreaney)

When the global recession hit in late 2008/early 2009 many people lost their jobs, while others emigrated or went back home. For one young Portuguese coach, it led to him coming to Ireland to see if he could find work. Continue reading “Interview: Cork City Women’s first-team coach Pedro Rodrigues”

Forgotten Clubs – Cork Hibernians

By Philip O’Rourke (@effect_phil)

Nothing lasts forever, and sometimes that includes a football club. Unfortunately, over the many years that football has been played on this island, 39 clubs have fallen to this fate (some have been connected in some way or another). The cruel realties of financial restraint, lack of facilities or even in some cases lack of support have resulted in our league only having twenty football clubs currently playing in the Premier and First Division respectfully. Continue reading “Forgotten Clubs – Cork Hibernians”

Let battle commence, as Dundalk and Cork clash in the President’s Cup

For the fourth year in a row Dundalk and Cork City will contest the President’s Cup, a pre-season fixture featuring the previous season’s League and Cup winners, or league runners-up should one team claim the double as Dundalk did in 2018. Continue reading “Let battle commence, as Dundalk and Cork clash in the President’s Cup”