County hurling quarter finals weekend

The County senior hurling quarter finals take place this weekend.

The County senior hurling quarter finals take place this weekend.

On Saturday September 14 in Templemore, Killenaule will play Loughmore Castleiney at 3pm while Drom and Inch will play Nenagh Éire Óg at 4.30pm. On Sunday September 15 in The Ragg, Kildangan will play Clonoulty Rossmore at 2pm and Éire Óg Annacarty Donohill will play Borris-Ileigh at 3.30pm. There will be no extra time in the event of draws. Admission each day will be €15 for adults, €10 for students and OAPs with id and juveniles under 16 free. Please note there is a €75 county championship pass available for people attending several games to avail of an overall reduction in

admission costs.

The teams have mixed records in quarter final appearances with their played, won, lost and last appearance records as follows: Killenaule – 16 (including 3 as combination), 2, 14, defeated Roscrea 0-15 to 2-7 in 2007; Loughmore Castleiney – 23, 11, 12, defeated Mullinahone 0-22 to 2-11 in 2012; Drom and Inch – 15, 9, 6, defeated Clonoulty Rossmore 2-22 to 0-13 in 2012; Nenagh Éire Óg – 16, 9, 7 – lost to Clonoulty Rossmore 3-18 to 0-14 in 2011; Kildangan – 3, 1, 2 – lost to Thurles Sarsfields 3-22 to 1-12 in 2012; Clonoulty Rossmore – 16, 8, 8, lost to Drom and Inch 2-22 to 0-13 in 2012; Éire Óg Annacarty Donohill – 11 (including 1 as combination), 2, 9, defeated Portroe 1-15 to 1-10 in 2012; and Borris-Ileigh – 16, 8, 8, lost to Mullinahone by 2-21 to 0-21 after extra time in 2011. Three of last year’s semi-finalists – Drom and Inch, Loughmore Castleiney and Éire Óg Annacarty Donohill are in the quarter finals so last year’s form is continuing so far this year for them all.