Still room for improvement as Tipp put Cork to the sword

Munster senior hurling championship

Still room for improvement as Tipp put Cork to the sword

Tipperary 0-22

Cork 0-13

The Heavens wept bitterly in Semple Stadium, drenching the 29,114 who witnessed a woefully inept Cork performance against a solid Tipperary showing on Sunday afternoon as the Premier lads booked their place in the Munster senior hurling semi-final courtesy of a nine point advantage, writes Noel Dundon

Championship is supposed to equate to summer, but somwehere along the way the seasons must have gotten mixed up. It poured and poured, making conditions very difficult and with every drop that fell, Cork seemed to be washed further and further out from shore, their foundations built on the quicksand of the infamous sweeper system - a system which Tipp simply circumvented, cut through and demolished with some fine shooting.

See this weeks Tipperary Star for full report, analysis and reaction.