Good luck to Thurles Sarsfields for the AIB Munster Club Senior Hurling final against De La Salle of Waterford in Pairc Ui Chaoimh on Sunday next at 2pm. Shane Hourigan of Limerick will referee the game. Extra time will be played in the event of a draw. Admission Prices are Adults - €15, Student/OAP with id - €10 and all Under 16s are free.
De La Salle defeated Sarsfields by 0-9 to 0-8 when they met in the final 2 years ago. De La Salle are seeking their third Munster crown while Sarsfields are seeking their first and are aiming to become the ninth Tipperary club to win the Munster title and to bring the title to Tipperary for the 12th time. Toomevara have 3 titles, Roscrea 2 and Kilruane Mac Donaghs, Borris-Ileigh, Carrick Davins, Moycarkey Borris, Cashel KC and Loughmore Castleiney 1 each.
The champions of Tipperary and Waterford have met on 18 occasions and in every round, of the Munster Club Championship. The Premier county’s representatives had 9 wins, the Decies 8 and there was one draw. De la Salle have played in 5 Munster Club Championship games and won them all: 2 in 2008 (beat Cork Sarsfields and Adare); 2 in 2010 2010 (beat Cork Sarsfields aet and Thurles Sarsfields) and 1 in 2012 (beat Newmarket on Fergus). Their aggregate winning margin over the five games is 9 points. This year’s final will be the 265th game in the history of the Munster Club Championship.