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Noel McGrath's Loughmore-Castleiney won't be retaining the Tipperary championship

Three of the four SFC semi-finalists in the Premier County are now known.

There will be no repeat of 2014 club success for Noel McGrath.
There will be no repeat of 2014 club success for Noel McGrath.
Image: James Crombie/INPHO

LOUGHMORE-CASTLEINEY LOST their grip on the Clean Ireland Recycling Tipperary senior football championship title today.

Noel McGrath’s club lost by 1-7 to 2-12 against a slick Clonmel Commercials outfit, with county U21 and senior star Ian Fahey bagging the first goal before Eoin Fitzgerald added another.

Despite losing 2011 All-Ireland minor medallist and senior ace Michael Quinlivan to a black card, Commercials still managed to build up a 0-9 to 0-4 half-time lead in Cashel.

Two goals in as many minutes put the end result beyond any doubt as Fahey struck first, followed by Fitzgerald’s killer second.

Gavin White and Stephen Quirke Stephen Quirke (13) was among the goals as Moyle Rovers hammered Galtee Rovers. Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

Elsewhere, David McGrath bagged a brace of goals and Tipperary dual minor star star Stephen Quirke also raised a green flag as Moyle Rovers walloped Galtee Rovers by 4-15 to 0-3 in the quarter-finals.

On Saturday, Arravale Rovers ran out 0-17 to 0-9 winners over Killenaule to book their place in the last four and the remaining semi-finalist will be revealed on Wednesday evening when Éire Og Annacarty take on Aherlow Gaels.

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