Cork take the double at Semple

For the 53rd time Cork are Munster senior hurling champions.

They proved why they were favourites in yesterday’s Munster final with a 1-25 to 1-20 win over Clare in front of over 45,000 fans at Semple Stadium.

The win capped off a senior and minor Munster double for the Rebels after they also beat Clare in the minor final by 4-21 to 16 points

Meanwhile Roscommon are Connacht football champions after an unexpected victory over Galway at Pearse Stadium.