Saturday 24 February 2018

Limerick-Clare clash tops the bill in juicy thurles triple-header

Limerick manager TJ Ryan. Photo: David Maher/Sportsfile
Limerick manager TJ Ryan. Photo: David Maher/Sportsfile Sportsdesk

The clash of Clare and Limerick tops the bill in Saturday's mouthwatering Thurles triple-header (7.0) as Davy Fitzgerald's side bid to book their place in the last six.

Yesterday's Round 2 Qualifier draw threw up a repeat of last year's Munster quarter-final, which TJ Ryan's side edged by a point, while it pits Cork and Wexford for the second year running (5.0).

Cork and Limerick supporters will be treated to inter-county action in both codes as the Rebel footballers bid to bounce back from a surprise Munster defeat to Tipperary against the Treaty in the curtain raiser (3.0).

Mayo take their first step towards recovery when they host Fermanagh.

This weekend's qualifiers


Football Qualifiers Round 2A

Derry v Meath, Owenbeg, 2.30

Cavan v Carlow, Kingspan Breffni Park, 5.0

Round 2B

Cork v Limerick, Semple Stadium, 3.0

Mayo v Fermanagh, Elverys MacHale Park, Castlebar, 3.30

Monaghan v Longford, Clones, 6.30

Kildare v Offaly, Newbridge, 6.30

Hurling Qualifiers Round 2

Cork v Wexford, Semple Stadium, 5.0

Limerick v Clare, Semple Stadium, 7.0


Football Qualifier Round 2A

Clare v Laois, Cusack Park, Ennis, 1.0

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