Tipperary senior football captain Brian Fox lifts the trophy at Croke Park. Photo: Eamonn McGee
Brian Fox captained the Tipperary footballers to a nine-point win over Louth (3-19 to 0-19) in the Allianz National Football League division three final at Croke Park, Dublin on Saturday.
And, this was impressive stuff from the Tipp men. Despite a slow start the Premier County created a whole raft of goal-scoring opportunities, fired nineteen points, hit fifteen wides and dropped two shots short in an accomplished display of attacking football.
Meanwhile on Wednesday night a late, late surge from Liam Cahill’s Tipperary minor hurling team earned the Premier County a three-point win over Limerick in a highly-entertaining Electric Ireland Munster Minor Hurling Championship quarter-final at Semple Stadium, Thurles (4-15 to 2-18).
On Tuesday last the Tipperary under-17 footballers earned a four-point win (0-14 to 0-10) over Clare at Semple Stadium - to read a report on this contest please click here.
Cashel RFC edged an enthralling Ulster Bank League division 2A contest at Spafield under lights on Friday night - the home just about deserved the win (13-10) following a ferociously-fought affair. For a full report on this game please click here.