COUNTY SENIOR HURLING CHAMPIONSHIP

The county senior hurling semi-finals take place in Semple Stadium this Sunday. Clonoulty Rossmore will play Kildangan in the opening game and Thurles Sarsfields will play Toomevara in the second game (see fixtures in local papers for times). Both stands in Semple Stadium will be open for Sunday’s games. The county final will be played on Sunday October 31st. Thurles Sarsfields are defending champions, Toomevara last won the title in 2008, Clonoulty Rossmore in 1997 and Kildangan have never won a county title.

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County Senior Hurling Championship

The county senior hurling semi-finals take place in Semple Stadium this Sunday. Clonoulty Rossmore will play Kildangan in the opening game and Thurles Sarsfields will play Toomevara in the second game (see fixtures in local papers for times). Both stands in Semple Stadium will be open for Sunday’s games. The county final will be played on Sunday October 31st. Thurles Sarsfields are defending champions, Toomevara last won the title in 2008, Clonoulty Rossmore in 1997 and Kildangan have never won a county title.

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COUNTY SENIOR HURLING CHAMPIONSHIP

 

From Tipperary GAA Scene
 
The semi-finalists for the senior hurling championship are finalised in 3 divisions while the final place in the West semi-finals is still to be decided between Cappawhite and the Galtee Rovers / Sean Treacy’s combination team. This means 15 of the 16 teams for the Seamus Ó Riain Cup are now known. They are: North – Kilruane MacDonaghs, Lorrha and Dorrha, Moneygall, Nenagh Éire Óg, Portroe, Roscrea and Templederry Kenyons; Mid – Boherlahan Dualla, J.K.Brackens, Loughmore Castleiney and Moycarkey Borris; West – Golden Kilfeacle, Cashel King Cormacs; South – Ballingarry and Ballybacon Grange. The first round draw will be made on Monday night next June 28th at the Competitions Control Committee meeting. No repeat pairings will be allowed from the Divisional championships. The divisional semi-finalists will go straight to the Dan Breen Cup. The championship will run on the following basis from here on:
Stage 1:  Divisional semi-finals will be played and the Ó Riain Cup Round 1 will be played.
Stage 2: The Divisional finals and the Ó Riain Cup quarter finals will be played. Again no repeat pairings will be allowed in the quarter-finals.
Stage 3:  The first round of the Dan Breen Cup and the Ó Riain Cup semi-finals (no repeat pairings if possible) will be played. There will be 12 teams in the Dan Breen Cup 1st round comprising the 8 defeated Divisional semi-finalists and the 4 Divisional finals runners-up. There will be an open draw with no repeat pairings from the divisional championships.
Stage 4:  There will be 8 teams – 6 winners from the Dan Breen 1st round and 2 Ó Riain Cup finalists. Again it will be an open draw with no repeat pairings if possible.
Stage 5:  The Dan Breen Cup Quarter Finals – 4 Divisional Champions and 4 winners from Dan Breen Cup 2nd round. The Divisional Champions will be kept apart and there will be no repeat pairings if possible.
Stage 6: The Dan Breen Cup Semi-Finals
Stage 7: Dan Breen Cup Final and Ó Riain Cup Final.      
 
 

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COUNTY SENIOR HURLING CHAMPIONSHIP

From Tipperary GAA Scene

And then there were 8! We have reached the quarter final stages of the County Senior Hurling championship following wins last weekend for Toomevara, Upperchurch Drombane, Thurles Sarsfields and Borris-Ileigh. The quarter finals will be played on Saturday and Sunday, September 26th and 27th in Semple Stadium and the draw has thrown up 4 very attractive games. On Saturday at 3pm North champions Nenagh Éire Óg will play Thurles Sarsfields and at 4.30pm South champions Mullinahone will play Upperchurch Drombane. On Sunday at 3pm Mid champions, Drom and Inch will take on their neighbouring club, Borris-Ileigh and at 4.30pm West champions Clonoulty Rossmore will play defending County champions, Toomevara. The semi-finals will be played on Sunday October 4th in Semple Stadium with the County final scheduled for Sunday October 18th.

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