Tipperary success on colleges front

Congratulations to UCC, managed by former Thurles Sarsfields and Tipperary player, Eddie Enright, on retaining the Fitzgibbon Cup colleges hurling title with a victory over first time finalists Mary Immaculate College Limerick in Galway last Saturday.

Congratulations to UCC, managed by former Thurles Sarsfields and Tipperary player, Eddie Enright, on retaining the Fitzgibbon Cup colleges hurling title with a victory over first time finalists Mary Immaculate College Limerick in Galway last Saturday.

Well done also to the Tipperary players on the UCC panel - Stephen Maher (Thurles Sarsfields), Bobby Bergin (Clonakenny), Liam Butler (Moyne Templetouhy), James Barry (Upperchurch Drombane), Dan McCormack (Borris-Ileigh) and Pat Lupton (Drom and Inch).

Congratulations are also due to two Tipperary colleges LIT Tipperary and St. Partick’s College Thurles. LIT Tipperary won the Ryan Cup by defeating Tralee IT by 1-14 to 2-9. They are managed by Tipperary senior hurler, Brendan Maher of Borris-Ileigh.

In the Fergal Meagher Cup, St. Patrick’s College Thurles defeated St. Mary’s Belfast by 4-19 to 1-7.