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Thursday 14 December 2017

Revealed - Páirc Uí Chaoimh to host All-Ireland hurling quarter-finals on separate days

Davy Fitzgerald congratulated Galway manager Micheál Donoghue
Davy Fitzgerald congratulated Galway manager Micheál Donoghue
Gary Brennan and Aidan O'Shea battle for possession. Photo: Diarmuid Greene/Sportsfile
John McGrath of Tipperary in action against Cian O'Callaghan of Dublin at the weekend Newsdesk Newsdesk

Davy Fitzgerald will take on his former county Waterford in the quarter final of the All Ireland hurling championship.

Elsewhere, Clare will play Tipperary in the last eight following today's draw on RTE Radio 1.

Both games will take place at the newly-refurbished Páirc Uí Chaoimh.

The Banner men went down to Cork in yesterday's Munster hurling final and now they must negotiate the All Ireland champions if they want to keep their hopes of winning the Liam MacCarthy Cup alive.

Round 4 of the football qualifiers was decided over the weekend with Cork due to face Mayo while Galway must face Donegal following their shock Connacht final defeat against Roscommon with both games due to take place on the weekend of July 22/23 at neutral venues

May0-Cork will take place at the Gaelic Grounds in Limerick, while Galway will clash with Donegal at Markievicz Park in Sligo.

Following today's Round 3 draw, Tipp have home advantage against Armagh while Monaghan must travel to Carlow.

GAA Hurling Senior Championship Quarter-Finals

Saturday July 22

Clare v Tipperary, Páirc Uí Chaoimh, 3pm

Sunday July 23

Wexford v Waterford, Páirc Uí Chaoimh, 4pm

All-Ireland SFC Championship Round 3B (Saturday July 15)

Tipperary v Armagh, Semple Stadium, 5pm

(E.T. if necessary)

Carlow v Monaghan, Netwatch Cullen Park, 7pm

(E.T. if necessary)

GAA Football Senior Championship Round 4A (Saturday July 22)

Cork v Mayo, Gaelic Grounds, TBC

(E.T. if necessary)

Donegal v Galway, Markievicz Park, TBC

(E.T. if necessary)

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