All-Ireland Minor Hurling Championship Final 

All-Ireland Minor Hurling Championship Final 

Cork v Galway

Sunday, September 3rd

1.15pm @ Croke Park
Sean Cleere (Kilkenny)

There will be live coverage of the game on TG4, C103, Radio na Gaeltachta with updates on Cork’s 96FM, Red FM, Cork GAA website and Twitter page, but nothing beats being there!!



Cork Minor Hurlers will play Galway in the 2017 Minor Hurling Final 2017

Cork’s path to the final saw them start their programme in the play-off round as they got byes in the Q-Final stage. Their opening game was a meeting with Waterford with Cork winning 1-24 to 0-8.

Cork V Waterford 

Scorers for Cork against Waterford were: B Turnbull (0-10, 0-3 frees); B Roche (1-0); D Connery (0-3, 0-3 frees), C Hanifin, L O’Shea (0-3 each); E Sheehan (0-2); C O’Callaghan, B Murphy, J Geary (0-1 each).

CORK against Waterford : G Collins (Ballinhassig); S O’Leary-Hayes (Midleton), C O’Callaghan (Dromtarriffe), E Roche (Bride Rovers); R Howell (Douglas), J Keating (Kildorrery), G Millerick (Fr O’Neill’s); D Connery (Na Piarsaigh), D Lenihan (Ballyhooly); C Hanifin (Na Piarsaigh), L O’Shea (Lisgoold), B Roche (Bride Rovers); E Sheehan (Na Piarsaigh), R Downey (Glen Rovers), B Turnbull (Douglas).
Subs: B Murphy (Castlelyons) for Lenihan (48); J Geary (Newtownshandrum) for O’Shea (48); B Buckley (Dromina) for B Roche (51); A Walsh Barry (Carrigtwohill) for Howell (52); J O’Callaghan (Charleville) for E Roche (52).


Cork progressed into the Munster Semi-Final which saw an epic contest with Tipperary which saw the teams drawing their opening game 2-18 to 1-19 and then on to a replay where Cork won by three points on a score of 2-22 to 2-19. Below are the team for the game and the scorer for Cork.

Cork V Tipperary in Thurlas 

Scorers for Cork v Tipp: Brian Turnbull 0-9 (5fs), Daire Connery 0-7 (5fs), Evan Sheehan 1-0 (f), Robert Downey 0-2, Diarmuid Linehan, Liam O’Shea and Declan Hanlon 0-1 each.

CORK Team v Tipp : Ger Collins; Conor O’Callaghan, Sean O’Leary-Hayes, Eoin Roche; James Keating, Ger Millerick, Ross Howell; Daire Connery, Diarmuid Lenihan; Craig Hanafin, Liam O’Shea, Brian Roche; Evan Sheehan, Robert Downey, Brian Turnbull
Subs: Aaron Walsh Barry for Howell (30), Barry Murphy for O’Shea (38), Colin O’Brien for Hanafin (47), Declan Hanlon for Sheehan (50), O’Shea for Murphy (64), David Jones for O’Brien (70), Sheehan for Roche (77).



Cork V Tipperary in P.Ui Rinn (replay) 

Scorers for Cork: Brian Turnbull 0-8 (4fs), Craig Hanafin 1-4, Daire Connery 0-6 (2fs, 1 sideline), Liam O’Shea 1-0, Robert Downey 0-2, Sean O’Leary Hayes and Evan Sheehan 0-1 each.

CORK: Ger Collins; Eoin Roche, James Keating, Conor O’Callaghan, Brian Roche, Sean O’Leary Hayes, Aaron Walsh Barry; Ger Millerick, Daire Connery; Evan Sheehan, Craig Hanafin, Diarmuid Lenihan; Liam O’Shea, Robert Downey, Brian Turnbull
Subs: Declan Hanlon for O’Shea (51), Barry Murphy for Sheehan (58).



Cork V Clare Munster Final 

CORK: G Collins (Ballinhassig); C O’Callaghan (Dromtarriffe), S O’Leary Hayes (Midleton), E Roche (Bride Rovers); A Walsh Barry (Carrigtwohill), J Keating (Kildorrery), G Millerick (Fr O’Neill’s); D Connery (Na Piarsaigh), D Linehan (Ballyhooly); C Hanafin (Na Piarsaigh), L O’Shea (Lisgoold), B Roche (Bride Rovers); E Sheehan (Na Piarsaigh), R Downey (Glen Rovers), B Turnbull (Douglas).




2017 Electric Ireland Munster GAA Hurling Minor Championship

Round Date Venue Referee Report
QF 1 Clare 1-24 Waterford 0-9 5/4 Cusack Park Ennis Jason Mullins (Limerick) Click here
QF 2 Tipperary 4-15 Limerick 2-18 5/4 Semple Stadium Thurles Nathan Wall (Cork) Click here
Play-Off 1 3 Cork 1-24 Waterford 0-8 3/5 Pairc Ui Rinn Philip Kelly (Tipperary) Click here
Play-Off 2 4 Limerick 0-19 Waterford 1-7 11/5 Gaelic Grounds Limerick John McCormack (Tipperary) Click here
SF 5 Clare 0-19 Limerick 0-17 28/6 Cusack Park Ennis (AET) Philip Kelly (Tipperary) Click here
SF 6 Tipperary 2-18 Cork 1-21 29/6 Semple Stadium Thurles (AET) Rory McGann (Clare) Click here
SF Replay Cork 2-22 Tipperary 2-19 3/7 Pairc Ui Rinn Johnny Murphy (Limerick) Click here
Final Cork 4-21 Clare 0-16 9/7 Semple Stadium Thurles Johnny Murphy (Limerick) Click here


Lets meet the team (photos by George Hatchell)