Jim Corbett pictured in action during Thurles Sarsfields' recent county junior B hurling championship semi-final against Mullinahone. Photo: Eamonn McGee
An eye-catching fixture next weekend is the meeting of Thurles Sarsfields and Newport in the Tipperary Water County Junior B Hurling Championship final on Saturday, November 25th in Annacarty (1.30pm). Indeed, the junior B county final features in another jam-packed weekend of action on the club hurling scene in Tipperary.
In the county semi-finals Thurles Sarsfields beat Mullinahone 1-17 to 1-12 after extra-time while Newport narrowly got the better of Cappawhite (2-10 to 2-9). Newport beat Lorrha-Dorrha in the North final (1-15 to 0-16) while Thurles Sarsfields edged out Killea (2-14 to 1-16) after an absolute epic in the Mid final.
Two under-21A divisional finals also take place this weekend - on Sunday Clonoulty-Rossmore take on Cashel King Cormacs or Emly-Sean Treacy's in the O'Dwyer's Steel West Tipperary Under-21A Hurling Championship final at Sean Treacy Park (2pm) while up North on Sunday Nenagh Éire Óg and Kiladangan meet in their respective divisional decider at Borrisoleigh (2pm).
The county under-21B hurling semi-finals take place this weekend - on Saturday Lorrha-Dorrha and Golden-Kilfeacle collide in Dolla (1.30pm) while on Sunday Moycarkey-Borris take on Cahir in Leahy Park, Cashel (1.30pm). The county under-21B final is scheduled for the week-ending December 3rd.
The county under-21A hurling semi-finals are fixed to take place on the week-ending Sunday, December 3rd while the final has been penciled in for the week-ending December 10th.
Sunday, November 26th will also see the division two county hurling league final take place between Roscrea and Toomevara in Moneygall (throw-in 1.30pm).