Sunday 4 December 2016

Vincent Hogan: Sheedy insists wasteful Tipp will improve

Tipperary 1-19
Waterford 2-16

Published 29/03/2010 | 05:00

Tipperary's Shane McGrath attempts to block Waterford's Richie Foley during their Allianz NHL Division 1 game in Semple Stadium yesterday MATT BROWNE / SPORTSFILE
Tipperary's Shane McGrath attempts to block Waterford's Richie Foley during their Allianz NHL Division 1 game in Semple Stadium yesterday MATT BROWNE / SPORTSFILE

Some silt in the water then, Tipperary's apparently serene glide towards another National Hurling League final hitting an obstinate current here.

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Waterford's Eoin Kelly was deliberate as a golfer facing a tricky downhill putt with Sunday dusk descending as he delivered the injury-time free that confirmed a just share of the spoils in Semple Stadium. Ten times the sides had been level in a contest rippling on the fringes of championship intensity.

If Tipp have a vice, it looks to be carelessness with a lead. They led 1-17 to 1-12 with 22 minutes remaining and seemed well set to canter into the sunset. But they weren't of a mind to close out games in last year's Munster Championship and it would seem that that small quirk still loiters like a virus in the system.

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