Cork v Waterford – Preview, team news, betting advice – Start time 3:30pm

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Updated: August 13, 2017
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The winners of Cork v Waterford will play Galway in the All Ireland final, we preview the match with betting advice and team news, throw in 3:30pm Sunday. 

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Cork v Waterford has been a very busy rivalry over the past 18 years, in particular, with the sides having met on 17 occasions in the championship since 1999. The most recent meeting was in this year’s Munster semi-final, which Cork won by 0-23 to 1-15.
Cork have won eight times (1999-2003-2005 (twice)-2006-2012-2014-2017); Waterford have won six (2002-2004-2007 (twice), 2010 and 2015 while they drew in 2007-2010-2014.
PATHS TO THE SEMI-FINAL
Cork 2-27 Tipperary 1-26 (Munster quarter-final)
Cork 0-23 Waterford 1-15 (Munster semi-final)
Cork 1-25 Clare 1-20 (Munster final)
Cork’s Top Scorers
Patrick Horgan………0-27 (0-17 frees, 0-1 ‘65’)
Conor Lehane ……….0-15 (0-4 frees, 0-1 ‘65’)
Alan Cadogan………..1-8
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Cork 0-23 Waterford 1-15 (Munster semi-final)
Waterford 1-35 Offaly 0-14 (Qualifiers – Round 1)
Waterford 4-23 Kilkenny 2-22 – after extra-time (Qualifiers – Round 2)
Waterford 1-23 Wexford 1-19 (All-Ireland quarter-final)
Waterford’s Top Scorers
Pauric Mahony……….0-31 (0-22 frees, 0-2 ‘65s’)
Austin Gleeson……….0-16 (0-2 frees)
Maurice Shanahan…..2-8 (0-4 frees)
LAST FIVE CHAMPIONSHIP CLASHES
2017: Cork 0-23 Waterford 1-15 (Munster semi-final)
2015: Waterford 3-19 Cork 1-21 (Munster semi-final)
2014: Cork 0-28 Waterford 0-14 (Munster quarter-final (Replay)
2014: Cork 1-21 Waterford 1-21 (Munster quarter-final)
2012: Cork 1-19 Waterford 0-19 (2012 All-Ireland quarter-final)
LAST FIVE SEMI-FINAL APPEARANCES
CORK
2014: Tipperary 2-18 Cork 1-11
2013: Cork 1-24 Dublin 1-19
2012: Galway 0-22 Cork 0-17
2010: Kilkenny 3-22 Cork 0-19
2008: Kilkenny 1-23 Cork 0-17
WATERFORD
2017: Kilkenny 2-19 Waterford 2-17 (Replay)
2017: Kilkenny 1-21 Waterford 0-24 (Draw)
2015: Kilkenny 1-21 Waterford 0-18
2011: Kilkenny 2-19 Waterford 1-16
2010: Tipperary 3-19 Waterford 1-18
MOST RECENT CLASH….
CORK 0-23 WATERFORD 1-15 (Munster semi-final, 18 June 2017, Semple
Stadium)
The sides were level four times in a first half which ended on 0-10 each. Cork moved four points clear in the first ten minutes of the second half before a Pauric Mahony point and a goal by Maurice Shanahan brought the sides level in the 46th minute.
Cork quickly regained the initiative and out-scored Waterford by 0-8 to 0-3 from there on. Patrick Horgan scored 0-10 (0-7 frees, 0-1 ’65) for Cork while Pauric Mahony (0-5, 0-1 free) was Waterford’s top scorer.
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*This will be the 65th championship clash between the counties. It’s 44-14 in Waterford’s favour with six draws. Cork also had a walkover when Waterford failed to field in 1890.
*Cork beat Waterford by 1-21to 1-13 in this year’s Allianz League clash in Walsh Park. Cork, for whom Conor Lehane scored 0-8 (0-6 frees), led by 0-14 to 1-4 at half-time.
*Derek McGrath is in his fourth season as Waterford manager, with the following championship record: Played 17, Won 8, Drew 2, Lost 7.
*Kieran Kingston is in his second season as Cork manager. His championship record is as follows: Played 6, Won 4, Lost 2.
*Cork last reached the All-Ireland final in 2013 (losing a replay to Clare) while Waterford were last there in 2008 (losing to Kilkenny).
*If Waterford win, they will play Galway in the final for the first time in
championship history while the last Cork-Galway final was in 2005.
2017 ALL-IRELAND HURLING CHAMPIONSHIPS
MUNSTER
May 21: First round: Cork 2-27 Tipperary 1-26, Semple Stadium.
June 4: Semi-final: Clare 3-17 Limerick 2-16, Semple Stadium.
June 18: Semi-final: Cork 0-23 Waterford 1-15, Semple Stadium.
July 9: Final: Cork 1-25 Clare 1-20, Semple Stadium.
LEINSTER
April 23: Round Robin: Meath 3-20 Kerry 2-17, Pairc Tailteann; Laois 1-23
Westmeath 2-17, O’Moore Park.
April 30: Round Robin: Kerry 0-20 Westmeath 2-12, TEG Cusack Park; Laois
3-25 Meath 2-13, Pairc Tailteann.
May 14: Round Robin: Westmeath 1-18 Meath 0-19, TEG Cusack Park; Laois
2-21 Kerry 3-15, Tralee.
May 27: Quarter-final: Offaly 4-15 Westmeath 1-20, TEG Cusack Park.
May 28: Quarter-finals: Wexford 3-25 Laois 1-17 O’Moore Park; Galway 2-28
Dublin 1-17, Bord na Móna O’Connor Park, Tullamore.
June 10: Semi-final: Wexford 1-20 Kilkenny 3-11, Innovate Wexford Park.
June 18: Semi-final: Galway 0-33 Offaly 1-11, Portlaoise
July 2: Final: Galway 0-29 Wexford 1-17, Croke Park
ALL-IRELAND CHAMPIONSHIPS
June 25: Preliminary Round Qualifier: Laois 2-14 Carlow 1-16, O’Moore Park.
July 1: Round 1Qualifiers: Kilkenny 0-20 Limerick 0-17, Nowlan Park; Dublin
2-28 Laois 1-15, Parnell Park; Tipperary 2-18 Westmeath 0-15, Semple
Stadium; Waterford 1-35 Offaly 0-14, Tullamore.
July 8: Round 2 Qualifiers: Waterford 4-23 Kilkenny 2-22 (aet), Semple
Stadium; Tipperary 6-26 Dublin 1-19, Semple Stadium.
July 22: Quarter-final: Tipperary 0-28 Clare 3-16, Pairc Ui Chaoimh.
July 23: Quarter-finals: Waterford 1-23 Wexford 1-19, Pairc Ui Chaoimh
August 6: Semi-final: Galway 0-22 Tipperary 1-18, Croke Park
August 13: Semi-final: Cork v Waterford, Croke Park.
September 3: Final: Galway v Cork/ Waterford, Croke Park
Betting Advice
Get on Waterford to beat Cork at 7/4, this is a huge price and Austin Gleeson for man of the match might worth a small bet.
Team News

Cork: Anthony Nash; Stephen McDonnell, Damien Cahalane, Colm Spillane; Christopher Joyce, Mark Ellis, Mark Coleman; Bill Cooper, Darragh Fitzgibbon; Seamus Harnedy, Conor Lehane, Shane Kingston; Alan Cadogan, Patrick Horgan, Luke Meade.

Cork manager Kieran Kingston has made no changes to his starting team from their victory over Clare.

Waterford: Stephen O’Keeffe; Shane Fives, Barry Coughlan, Noel Connors; Kieran Bennett, Austin Gleeson, Philip Mahony; Jamie Barron, Conor Gleeson; Kevin Moran, Pauric Mahony, Jake Dillon; Shane Bennett, Michael Walsh, Darragh Fives.

 

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