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Triple header of GAA qualifier action set for Semple Stadium next Saturday
Two hurling games and one football clash for the Thurles venue.

A TRIPLE HEADER of GAA qualifier action will take place in Semple Stadium next Saturday.

Cork and Limerick fans will get to see both their county teams in action while the hurling supporters of Clare and Wexford will also have a keen interest.

The Round 2B football qualifier between Cork, who lost out to Tipperary in the Munster semi-final, and Limerick, winners over Antrim last time out, will throw-in at 3pm.

That will be followed by the two Round 2 hurling qualifier clashes at 5pm and 7pm, pairings that were known after this morning’s draw.

Cork saw off Dublin in Páirc Uí Rinn on Saturday and will now take on a Wexford team fresh from their success over Offaly.

Then the main event will be the showdown between Clare and Limerick, who defeated Laois and Westmeath respectively.

It will be the second year in succession that a triple-header will take place at Semple Stadium. Last summer the Tipperary Louth football tie was followed by hurling battles that took place between Limerick and Dublin, and Cork and Clare.

The 42 branding James Crombie / INPHO Action from last year's Dublin-Limerick tie James Crombie / INPHO / INPHO

Meanwhile Mayo will take their first steps towards recovering from their shock Connacht loss to Galway when they entertain Fermanagh next Saturday afternoon in Castlebar.

Here’s the confirmed fixtures to date for next weekend.

Saturday

All-Ireland Football Qualifiers
Round 2A
Derry v Meath, Owenbeg, 2.30pm
Cavan v Carlow, Kingspan Breffni Park, 5pm

Round 2B
Cork v Limerick, Semple Stadium, Thurles, 3pm
Mayo v Fermanagh, Elverys MacHale Park, Castlebar, 3.30pm
Monaghan v Longford, St Tiernach’s Park, Clones, 6.30pm
Kildare v Offaly, St Conleth’s Park, Newbridge, 6.30pm

All-Ireland Hurling Qualifiers

Round 2
Cork v Wexford, Semple Stadium, Thurles, 5pm
Limerick v Clare, Semple Stadium, Thurles, 7pm

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Sunday

All-Ireland Football Qualifier
Round 2A
Clare v Laois, Cusack Park, Ennis, 1pm

Connacht
SFC Final
Galway v Roscommon, Salthill, 2pm

MFC final
Galway v Mayo, Salthill, 12pm

Munster
SHC final
Tipperary v Waterford, Gaelic Grounds, 4pm

MHC final
Tipperary v Limerick, Gaelic Grounds, 2pm

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