All ireland final build-up

South Tipperary GAA Board get in the mood for Sunday’s big game with a feast of entertainment at a special ‘Up for the Match’ on Saturday evening in the GAA Centre at Western Road, Clonmel, starting at 8pm.

South Tipperary GAA Board get in the mood for Sunday’s big game with a feast of entertainment at a special ‘Up for the Match’ on Saturday evening in the GAA Centre at Western Road, Clonmel, starting at 8pm.

Meanwhile, Irish TV, Ireland’s first international TV channel will broadcast a special two hour live TV show from the Horse and Jockey Hotel this Wednesday from 8pm to 10pm. The live TV show will air on SKY TV channel 191, Freesat 400, all free to air boxes, Eircom’s eVision and online at www.irishtv.ie. The live show will include insightful and engaging interviews from both camps, expert analysis from top GAA pundits and all the excitement and atmosphere in the build up to the big match.

The ‘Dream For Liam’ TV show will look at the close links and fierce rivalry between Tipperary and Kilkenny ahead of one of the most eagerly awaited All-Ireland hurling finals in years.

Audience tickets are limited for the event but you can apply by calling Irish TV on 098 56582

The Clonmel ‘Up for the Match’ will act as a double bill as it’s not only a prelude to the All Ireland final on Sunday but to the divisional senior hurling final on the following weekend between holders Killenaule and CJ Kickhams, Mullinahone..

The evening will take the form of a light hearted progamme of music, song, recitation and chat about the big games, featuring many of the top GAA personalities in the division and beyond and should prove a major attraction.

The highly acclaimed CJ Kickhams club history, ‘The Green above the Red’, recently launched, will be on sale while the Killenaule contingent will bring along the coveted Thomas Ryan Cup which they hold and hope to retain.

Admission is free, teas and light refreshments together with bar facilities will be available and patrons can take part in a raffle with prizes including the Mullinahone history, copies of the South Board history 1907-2007, admission tickets to the South final and much more.