John Martin

John Martin: Cork don’t do nerves

CROKER CHALLENGE…Damien Cahalane and his Cork teammates face Waterford in Dublin

GAELIC Life hurling columnist John Martin believes that Cork’s young squad have the temperament to adapt to the Croke Park surroundings against Waterford on Sunday.

The Rebels go in as favourites in Sunday’s semi-final after a stunning Munster campaign, and Martin has backed them to live up to the billing.


“Those suggesting that the youngsters in this Cork team will be overawed by the Croke Park factor while the veterans will be haunted by the ghosts of 2014 are wide of the mark. Cork don’t do nerves.”

The full article is in today’s Gaelic Life, in shops now or available here.