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Dublin: 12 °C Tuesday 11 August, 2020

Loughmore triumph to complete next weekend's Tipperary senior hurling quarter-final line up

Quick-fire goals from John McGrath saw Loughmore dig deep to book their place in this weekend’s final eight.

The clubs of Noel McGrath (Loughmore-Castleiney) and John O'Dwyer (Killenaule) faced off tonight.
The clubs of Noel McGrath (Loughmore-Castleiney) and John O'Dwyer (Killenaule) faced off tonight.
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LOUGHMORE-CASTLEINEY PROGRESSED to the quarter-finals of the Tipperary Senior Hurling Championship on Tuesday night, defeating Killenaule 3-12 to 1-16.

The side trailed 0-10 to 0-6 at the half-time interval. However two quick-fire goals from John McGrath in the latter stages saw Loughmore surge into the lead and snatch a dramatic two point victory.

They will now face Nenagh Éire Óg on Sunday in Dolla, with Toomevara taking on Drom & Inch in Nenagh earlier in the afternoon and Kiladangan taking on Clonoulty-Rossmore on Sunday as the final eight gets underway.

2018 Tipperary senior hurling championship


Saturday 29 September
Toomevara v Drom & Inch, Nenagh, 2.30pm
Thurles Sarsfields v Kilruane McDonaghs, Nenagh, 4pm

Sunday 30 September
Kiladangan v Clonoulty-Rossmore, Dolla, 2pm
Nenagh Éire Óg v Loughmore-Castleiney, 3.30pm

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