Tipperary stay goal-less and win-less after two rounds of the hurling league. The draw with Limerick may have been a positive outcome – parity with Cork on Saturday seemed less satisfying.
Meanwhile pace-setters Galway will surely bring a real acid test to the Stadium this weekend before the series takes a breather the following week.
I suppose the betting odds hinted that this would be a tight-run affair and, not for the first time, the turf accountants were accurate. They weren’t alone in their prescience. A Seamus O’Doherty WhatsApp message in advance read: “How about another draw with Cork? Put Horgan and Forde down for 10 points each”. Well, Forde hit exactly ten points and Horgan managed 1-6 which breaks down as 9 points. Prophetic indeed.
And yet, leaving Semple Stadium on Saturday evening this felt more like a missed opportunity.................
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