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Patrick Horgan's Glen Rovers will face Bishopstown.
Patrick Horgan's Glen Rovers will face Bishopstown.
Image: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

Here's the Cork senior hurling and Galway senior football quarter-final draws

Cork hurling powerhouse Sarsfields were knocked out of championship tonight.
Aug 28th 2016, 9:25 PM 10,543 3

SARSFIELDS – WHO HAVE won four titles and contested seven finals in the last eight years – were knocked out of the Cork senior hurling championship tonight at the fourth round stage.

The East Cork club were defeated by 2013 champions Midleton by 2-21 to 1-15 in Páirc Uí Rinn.

Midleton’s reward was to be paired in tonight’s quarter-final draw with St Finbarr’s who defeated Ballymartle 2-24 to 2-10 last night.

Erins Own enjoyed a dramatic 2-21 to 2-20 success over divisional outfit Imokilly this evening and will now face Blackrock.

The remaining quarter-finals will see reigning champions Glen Rovers meet 2012 finalists Bishopstown while it will be the students of Cork IT or Douglas against Bride Rovers.

Cork SHC

A. Erins Own v Blackrock
B. Midleton v St Finbarr’s
C. Glen Rovers v Bishopstown
D. Cork IT/Douglas v Bride Rovers

A v B
C v D

The Corofin team before the game The Corofin players before last year's Connacht senior club final Source: James Crombie/INPHO

The draw also took place tonight for the quarter-finals of the Galway senior football championship.

2015 All-Ireland club kingpins Corofin will meet local rivals Tuam Stars in the standout tie.

Galway SFC

Caherlistrane v Salthill-Knocknacarra
Corofin v Tuam Stars
Micheal Breathnach v Cortoon Shamrocks
Mountbellew-Moylough v Miltown

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