Monday 21 August 2017

Championship Sunday as it happened: Cork topple Tipp in epic Munster championship clash

Noel McGrath of Tipperary reacts to a missed kick on goal in the third minute of the Munster GAA Hurling Senior Championship Semi-Final match between Tipperary and Cork at Semple Stadium in Thurles, Co Tipperary. Photo by Ray McManus/Sportsfile
Noel McGrath of Tipperary reacts to a missed kick on goal in the third minute of the Munster GAA Hurling Senior Championship Semi-Final match between Tipperary and Cork at Semple Stadium in Thurles, Co Tipperary. Photo by Ray McManus/Sportsfile
Kevin McLoughlin of Mayo in action against Charlie Harrison of Sligo during the Connacht GAA Football Senior Championship Quarter-Final match between Mayo and Sligo at Elvery's MacHale Park in Castlebar, Co Mayo. Photo by Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile
idan O'Shea of Mayo, centre, arrives prior to the Connacht GAA Football Senior Championship Quarter-Final match between Mayo and Sligo at Elvery's MacHale Park in Castlebar, Co Mayo. Photo by Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile
Cormac Byrne

Cormac Byrne

Mayo's bid to reclaim the Nestor Cup Connacht began with a nine-point win over Sligo in Castlebar, Carlow shocked Louth in Leinster, Donegal routed Antrim in Ulster, but the big result of the day came in Thurles as Cork dethroned Munster champions Tipp.

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