MIor Football Preview
Tipperary’s minor footballers are this week gearing up for a Bank Holiday Monday clash with Ulster champions Monaghan in the All-Ireland quarter final, amid much criticism of the fixing of the game for Pearse Stadium - such a long distance away for the Premier County.
The Premier lads have been busy trying to put thoughts of the Munster Final defeat to Kerry behind them and they know that they will have to produce their best if they are to get over the Ulster champions who bridged a 68 year gap with a dramatic late late win over Tyrone in the provincial decider.
There were scene of unbridled joy as the Monaghan minors claimed a 4-10 to 2-14 victory right at the very death and the win paved the way for the seniors ot follow suit by upsetting the odds when they defeated All-Ireland champions Donegal.
The All-Ireland series will be new to these Monaghan lads, but Tipp will be hoping that the experience of the last few seasons will stand to them when they tog out in Pearse Stadium on Monday.
Tipperary will have to travel a considerable distance more than Monaghan on Monday and there has been criticism of the fixture which will make life difficult for any travelling supporters from the Premier County. Despite this, Tipp folks are asked to go along and support the team.
Best of Luck lads.