All-Ireland Senior Football Semi-Final

Kerry 3-14 Cork 2-13 – Kerry withstood a late comeback by Cork to earn a place in the 2008 All-Ireland Senior Football Final thanks to a four point victory over Cork. Kerry led by 5 points at the interval and by 8 points early in the second half before Cork came back to draw level with five minutes remaining. However, Kerry regained the lead thanks to a goal by Colm “Gooch” Cooper and they held on for a hard earner victory. Kerry will now play Tyrone in the All-Ireland Final.

All-Ireland Minor Football Semi-Final Replay

Mayo 3-13 Kerry 1-9 – Mayo qualified for the All-Ireland Minor Football Championship Final after a 3-13 to 1-9 victory over Kerry in Saturday’s replay at the Gaelic Grounds Limerick.

All-Ireland Intermediate Hurling Final

Kilkenny 1-16 Limerick 0-13 – Limerick’s bid to win the All-Ireland Intermediate Hurling title fell short when they lost to Kilkenny in Saturday’s Final at Semple Stadium Thurles on a scoreline of 1-16 to 0-13. Match Report

All-Ireland Senior Football Semi-Final

Kerry 1-13 Cork 3-7 – Two late goals for Cork from James Masters and John Hayes (penalty) ensured that Cork secured an unlikely draw against Kerry in the first of the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Semi-Final. Kerry were in front by eight points with five minutes to go but Cork never gave up and ensured a replay with a late scoring burst. The replay will take place on Sunday next August 31st at 2:00pm in Croke Park. Match Report

All-Ireland Minor Football Semi-Final

Kerry 0-10 Mayo 1-7 – Kerry and Mayo finished all square in the All-Ireland Minor Football Championship Semi-Final on Sunday at Croke Park. The replay will take on Saturday August 30th at 3:30pm in the Gaelic Grounds Limerick. Match Report

All-Ireland Senior Football Semi-Final

Kerry vs. Cork

Cork v Kerry has always been a busy football rivalry but never to the same degree as over the last decade. When they go head to head in next Sunday’s All-Ireland football semi-final in Croke Park (3.30pm) it will be the 17th time that they have met in the championship since the start of the 1998 season. The winners will book in for an All-Ireland final date on September 21 where they will meet the winners of the Tyrone v Wexford semi-final which will be played on Sunday week. All-Ireland treble seekers, Kerry are bidding to reach their seventh final this decade (they missed out in 2001 and 2003) while Cork are attempting to reach the final for the second successive year.

Paths to the semi-final

Kerry
Kerry 1-14 Clare 0-5 (Munster semi-final)
Cork 1-16 Kerry 1-11 (Munster final)
Kerry 1-13 Monaghan 0-13 (R3 Qualifier)
Kerry 1-21 Galway 1-16 (All-Ireland quarter-final)
Average For: 1-15; Average Against: 0-14

Cork
Cork 2-9 Limerick 0-12 (Munster semi-final)
Cork 1-16 Kerry 1-11 (Munster final)
Cork 2-11 Kildare 1-11 (All-Ireland quarter-final)
Average For: 2-11; Average Against: 1-10

Cork v Kerry: 16 Championship Clashes (1998-2008)

2008 – Cork 1-16 Kerry 1-11 (Munster final)
2007 – Kerry 3-13 Cork 1-9 (All-Ireland final)
2007 – Kerry 1-15 Cork 1-13 (Munster final)
2006 – Kerry 0-16 Cork 0-10 (All-Ireland semi-final)
2006 – Cork 1-12 Kerry 0-9 (Munster final replay)
2006 – Cork 0-10 Kerry 0-10 (Munster final)
2005 – Kerry 1-19 Cork 0-9 (All-Ireland semi-final)
2005 – Kerry 1-11 Cork 0-11 (Munster final)
2004 – Kerry 0-15 Cork 0-7 (Munster semi-final)
2002 – Kerry 3-19 Cork 2-7 (All-Ireland semi-final)
2002 – Cork 0-15 Kerry 1-9 (Munster semi-final replay)
2002 – Cork 0-8 Kerry 0-8 (Munster semi-final)
2001 – Kerry 0-19 Cork 0-13 (Munster final) 2000 – Kerry 2-15 Cork 1-13 (Munster semi-final)
1999 – Cork 2-10 Kerry 2-4 (Munster final)
1998 – Kerry 1-14 Cork 1-11 (Munster semi-final)
Kerry 10, Cork 4, Draw 2

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Semi-Finals

Waterford 1-20 Tipperary 1-18 – Waterford qualified for their first All-Ireland Final since 1963 thanks to a two point victory over Tipperary at Croke Park on Sunday. Match Report

Kilkenny 1-23 Cork 0-17 – Kilkenny qualified for the 2008 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Final thanks to a 1-23 to 0-17 victory over Cork at Croke Park on Sunday. An Eoin Larkin goal helped Kilkenny to a 1-12 to 0-7 interval lead and despite Cork reducing the deficit to five points early in the second half, Kilkenny ran out nine point winners. Match Report

All-Ireland Minor Hurling Semi-Finals

Galway 1-18 Cork 0-17 – Galway defeated Cork by four points in the All-Ireland Minor Hurling Championship Semi-Final at Croke Park.

Kilkenny 3-17 Tipperary 1-14 – Kilkenny defeated Tipperary by 3-17 to 1-14 in the All-Ireland Minor Hurling Championship Semi-Final at Croke Park. Kilkenny led by 2-6 to 0-8 at the interval and took control early in the second half. Despite a late goal by Tipperary substitute Kieran Morris, the result was never in doubt as Kilkenny ran out deserving winners.

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Semi-Finals

Tipperary vs. Waterford – Munster Senior Hurling champions Tipperary will play Waterford in the second semi-final on Sunday next August 17th at 3:30pm in Croke Park.

Team News

TIPPERARY (SH vs. Waterford) – Brendan Cummins (Ballybacon-Grange); Eamonn Buckley (Drom & Inch), Paul Curran (Mullinahone), Conor O’Brien (Eire Og Annacarty); Eamon Corcoran (JK Brackens), Conor O’Mahony (Newport), Shane Maher (Burgess); James Woodlock (Drom & Inch), Shane McGrath (Ballinahinch); Seamus Callinan (Drom & Inch), Hugh Maloney (Nenagh Eire Og), John O’Brien (Toomevara); Eoin Kelly (Mullinahone), Seamus Butler (Drom & Inch), Lar Corbett (Thurles Sarsfields)

WATERFORD (SH v Tipperary) — C Hennessy; E Murphy, K McGrath, A Kearney; D Prendergast, T Browne, K Moran; M Walsh, J Nagle; D Shanahan, S Prendergast, S Molumphy; E McGrath, E Kelly, J Mullane

Last Ten Championship Meetings

2006 Waterford 1-22 Tipperary 3-13
2006 Tipperary 3-14 Waterford 1-12
2004 Waterford 4-10 Tipperary 3-12
2002 Waterford 2-23 Tipperary 3-12
2000 Tipperary 0-17 Waterford 0-14
1998 Waterford 0-21 Tipperary 2-12
1996 Tipperary 1-14 Waterford 1-11
1995 Tipperary 4-23 Waterford 1-11
1989 Tipperary 0-26 Waterford 2-8
1983 Waterford 4-13 Tipperary 2-15
Tipperary 5 Waterford 5

Kilkenny 1-23 Cork 0-17 – Kilkenny qualified for the 2008 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Final thanks to a 1-23 to 0-17 victory over Cork at Croke Park on Sunday. An Eoin Larkin goal helped Kilkenny to a 1-12 to 0-7 interval lead and despite Cork reducing the deficit to five points early in the second half, Kilkenny ran out nine point winners. Match Report

All-Ireland Senior Football Quarter-Finals

Cork 2-11 Kildare 1-11 – Cork survived a late comeback by Kildare to win by 3 points in Sunday’s All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Quarter-Final. Cork led by 2-5 to 0-5 at the interval thanks to goals from John Hayes and Michael Cussen. Cork will now play Kerry in the All-Ireland Semi-Final on August 24th.

Kerry 1-21 Galway 1-16