Cork v Donegal - the statistics

Cork v Donegal - the statistics

They meet in the championship for the fourth time with Cork winning two of the previous three meetings while Donegal won one.

Donegal’s success came in the 2012 semi-final, winning 0-16 t0 1-11 while Cork’s victories were both in quarter-finals. In 2009, they won by 1-27 to 2-10 and by 1-11 to 1-10 in 2006.

The last competitive clash between the counties was in Round 2 of the Allianz League last February when Donegal won by 2-14 to 1-7 in Ballyshannon.

Donegal are bidding to reach the quarter-final for a sixth successive year. Cork missed out last year, losing to Kildare in a Round 4 qualifier, having qualified for the quarter-final in each of the previous ten seasons.

2006 - Donegal 1-10, Cork 1-11

Donegal: P Durcan; K Lacey, E McGee, N McGee; T Donoghue, B Monaghan, B Dunnion; N Gallagher, B Boyle; C Toye, M Hegarty, C Bonner; R Kavanagh, M Doherty, L Thompson. Subs., C Kelly, S McHugh, S McDermott, A Sweeney.

2009 - Donegal 2-10, Cork 1-27

Donegal: M Boyle; F McGlynn, N McGee, K Lacey; B Dunnion, B Monaghan (0-1), E McGee (0-1); B Boyle, K Cassidy; R Kavanagh (1-0), B Roper (0-1), L McLoone; C Dunne, M Murphy (0-6), C A McFadden. Subs., D Walsh, S Griffin (1-0), D Gallagher, A Hanlon (0-1), E Waide.

2012 - Donegal 0-16, Cork 1-11

Donegal: P Durcan; P McGrath, N McGee, E McGee; F McGlynn (0-1), K Lacey (0-2), A Thompson (0-1); R Kavanagh (0-1), N Gallagher; R Bradley, L McLoone, M McHugh (0-1); P McBrearty, M Murphy (0-3), C A McFadden (0-5). Subs., David Walsh (0-1), M McElhinney (0-1), Declan Walsh, D McLaughlin, C Toye.


Tipperary 3-15 Cork 2-16 (Munster semi-final)

Cork 2-12 Limerick 0-10 (All-Ireland qualifier – Round 2)

Cork 2-9 Longford 1-6 (All-Ireland qualifier – Round 3)

Donegal 2-12 Fermanagh 0-11 (Ulster quarter-final)

Monaghan 0-14 Donegal 1-11 (Ulster semi-final)

Donegal 0-17 Monaghan 2-10 (Ulster semi-final) Replay

Tyrone 0-13 Donegal 0-11 (Ulster final)