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Did you know : Kerry V Cork 2015-07-04 21:19:00

Kerry V Cork – Did you Know?
By Sylvester Hennessy

Kerry Players Championship records against Cork

Marc O’Sé has played in every championship match against Cork since his debut back in 2002. There have been 23 meetings in total between Cork and Kerry in those 13 years and Colm Cooper has missed just one game in the same period of time, last year’s Munster Final win over Cork in Pairc Uí Chaíomh
1 Marc O’Sé 23
2 Colm Cooper 22
3 Aidan O’Mahony 17
4 Darran O’Sullivan 17
5 Bryan Sheehan 16

Kerry Players top 5 Championship Scoring tallies against Cork
Colm Cooper certainly enjoys playing against his neighbours. In his 22 championship games against Cork he has scored an impressive 5-71 in total or an average of nearly four points a game.
1 Colm Cooper 5-71
2 Bryan Sheehan 0-44
3 Kieran Donaghy 4-7
4 James O’Donoghue 0-16
5 Tommy Walsh 1-9

Munster Final Facts
1.There has been 113 championship meetings between Kerry and Cork in the championship, 106 in the Munster Championship and 7 in the All Ireland series. Kerry have won 69 matches, Cork 30, there have been 13 draws with 1 match abandoned.
2 The first Munster championship meeting between Cork and Kerry was back in 1889 when Cork defeated Kerry by 0-2 to 0-1.
3 There have been 25 championship meetings between Cork and Kerry since the Millennium, Kerry have won 15, drawn 5, and lost 5 of those meetings
4 Fitzgerald Stadium, Pairc Uí Chaíomh, The Athletic Grounds, Austin Stack Park, Clonakilty, Fermoy, Listowel, Markets Field, Millstreet, Mallow, Banteer and 2 unknown venues in Limerick and Tipperary have all played host to Kerry and Cork Munster championship games in the past. The last time a Munster championship meeting between Cork and Kerry was held in Tralee was 1942.

 The highest score by an individual team in a Cork vs Kerry Munster Senior Football Championship match was the 1976 Munster Final replay at Pairc Ui Chaoimh which Kerry won by 3-20 to 2-19.
6 The highest margin of victory between the teams was in the first round match in 1937 played at Killarney with Kerry winning by 6-7 to 0-4 – a margin of 21 points.