Tipperary and Thurles Sarsfields’ Billy McCarthy.
Everyone associated with Tipperary Star Sport would like to forward their best wishes to inter-county and Thurles Sarsfields star Billy McCarthy who shipped a serious knee injury on Wednesday evening in a club contest.
In a Centenary Agri Mid Tipperary Senior Hurling Championship semi-final played at Templetuohy Billy McCarthy picked up the injury in the process of scoring Thurles Sarsfields' fifth goal - ultimately the defending Mid and county champions beat JK Bracken's 5-26 to 2-16 to book their place in the divisional final.
Following the incident Eoin Fitzpatrick (JK Bracken's) was shown a straight red card by referee Seán Everard (Moyne-Templetuohy).
It is understood that Billy McCarthy shipped a very serious knee injury and it was rumoured in Templetuohy that McCarthy had, in fact, dislocated his knee.
Despite Tipperary's dismal 2018 inter-county championship campaign rising star Billy McCarthy has proven himself to be one of the rising stars in the blue and gold of the Premier County. Indeed, Billy represented a bright, shining light for Michael Ryan's men and we wish him a speedy recovery from injury.
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