TIPP WIN MUNSTER U-21 HURLING CHAMPIONSHIP

Congratulations to the Tipperary Under 21 hurlers and team management on winning the Munster Under 21 hurling championship by defeating Clare by 1-22 to 1-17 at Semple Stadium last Wednesday evening. Padraic Maher of Thurles Sarsfields became the first player from his famour club to lift the under 21 trophy. It was Tipperary’s 20th title and their 6th Munster title since they last won the All Ireland in 1995. Tipperary will now play Ulster champions, Antrim in the All Ireland semi-final which is scheduled to take place on Saturday, August 21st. The other semi-final will be between Leinster champions, Dublin and Galway.

UNIQUE UNDER 21 DOUBLE

3 Tipperary players completed an unique under 21 double last Wednesday evening. Sean Carey (Moyle Rovers), John Coghlan (Moyne Templetuohy) and Brian O’Meara (Kilruane MacDonaghs) have now won under 21 Munster titles in both hurling and football in the one season. All three played against Kerry in Tralee in Tipperary’s first Munster under 21 championship football final victory on March 31st last. Congratulations to all three of them on this great achievement.

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