Tipperary senior hurling championship underway

Round 1 of the county senior hurling championship takes place next weekend, June 15 and 16.

Round 1 of the county senior hurling championship takes place next weekend, June 15 and 16.

The games and venues are: Saturday June 15 – Templemore at 6pm Roscrea v Cashel King Cormacs and at 7.30pm: Moneygall v Holycross Ballycahill; Boherlahan at 7.30pm: Carrick Davins v Burgess; Toomevara at 8pm: Kilruane MacDonaghs v Borrisokane; Sunday June 16 – Moneygall at 12noon: Lorrha and Dorrha v JK Brackens; Borrisoleigh at 12 noon – Portroe v Golden Kilfeacle; The Ragg at 6pm: Boherlahan Dualla v Templederry Kenyons and at 7.30pm Thurles Sarsfields v Nenagh Éire Óg.

The winners of the round 1 games plus the 8 losing teams from this weekend’s divisional senior hurling semi-finals will go into round 2 of the county senior hurling championship draw. Teams which met previously will not be drawn against each other if possible. The round 2 games are scheduled to be played on the weekend of June 22nd and 23rd and the draw will be made by or on this coming Monday, June 17.