Following a hard-fought win (1-12 to 0-14) over Limerick’s Dromin-Athlacca in Bruff on Sunday Brendan McKeogh’s Ballina team return to action on November 3rd when they face Kerry’s St Brendan’s in a Munster semi-final. Last year Silvermines claimed the provincial crown and you can be sure that Ballina will be trying hard to emulate their rivals.
Loughmore-Castleiney lost 2-18 to 3-17 against Limerick’s Na Piarsaigh in the Munster senior club championship on Sunday. This week Loughmore are preparing to face Aherlow Gaels in the county football final. And, irrespective of that result (since Aherlow Gaels represent a combination) Loughmore will represent Tipperary in the Munster senior club football semi-finals on November 17th when they faceb Dr Crokes (Kerry) or Castlehaven (Cork) in the last four.
Tipperary intermediate football champions Ballyporeen are in provincial action this weekend when they host Waterford champions De La Salle at the Clonmel Sportsfield on Sunday, November 3rd.
Despite losing the replayed county junior A hurling semi-final against Knockavilla Kickhams on Saturday Knockshegowna will represent Tipperary in a Munster semi-final on November 17th while either Shannon Rovers or Drom & Inch will enjoy a similar honour on November 17th in the Munster junior football championship.