# Semple Stadium

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# join the queue
€10m Semple Stadium redevelopment project in ‘cold storage’
The €10m refurbishment of the Kinane Stand was granted planning permission in spring 2020.
# Cool Cats
Gaule soars with 1-10 as Kilkenny storm into All-Ireland semi-finals after 16-point victory
The Cats outgunned Dublin in the second quarter-final at Semple Stadium.
# Deise drive on
Fifth time lucky as Waterford overcome quarter-final hoodoo with stunning 10-point win
Waterford scored an emphatic victory at Semple Stadium.
# Wrap
Super Saturday drama leaves 6 still standing in All-Ireland Camogie Championship
Tipperary are the unluckiest outfit, missing out on the knockout stages on score difference.
# expert view
Analysis: How Galway can resolve their puck-out problems ahead of Cork clash
Sean Flynn looks at how Cork used their set-up on the opposition’s puck-out as a launchpad and what Galway can do to counter.
# Semple Stadium
Anthony Nash: Stolen sliotars, pitch invasions and more Munster final memories
A packed Semple Stadium is just what Clare and Limerick need.
# Packed house
Munster hurling final terrace tickets sell out in 11 minutes
A sell-out is expected in Thurles on Sunday week.
# statement
Tipperary stick with plans to keep fans off Semple Stadium pitch on match days
The statement was released ahead of a busy summer of championship action at the venue.
# Dates For The Diary
Croke Park and Semple Stadium to host next weekend's GAA league finals
The hurling decider will be held in Thurles, the football finals are all set for Croke Park.
# Tipperary GAA
FBD Insurance secures naming rights deal for Semple Stadium
The historic ground will be known as ‘FBD Semple Stadium’ for the next five years.
# Looking Back
'Christy Ring unleashed a devastating display of hurling to score 3 goals in a 4-minute spell'
Read an extract from Semple Stadium: Field of Legends by Liam Ó Donnchú.
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# All Square
Long-range Forde free grabs draw for Tipperary against Cork
Semple Stadium hosted this evening’s game.
# Jason Ryan
'Some days things just fall into place' - The last time Kildare and Cork met in Thurles
Jason Ryan reflects on the 2015 qualifier between the counties ahead of this Saturday’s league meeting.
# Refurbishment
Semple Stadium's multi-million euro upgrade a 'long-term project' as Tipp to wait for funds
The county are planning a major upgrade of facilties in the Kinane Stand at the Thurles venue.
# Seeing Red
Three red cards shown as Tipperary too strong for Waterford in Thurles
The Déise finished with just 12 men at Semple Stadium.
# forde focus
0-14 for Forde as Tipperary shoot 3-27 in victory over 14-man Westmeath
Jake Morris, Cian Darcy and Seamus Callanan bagged the goals in Tipperary’s victory.
'Just to bring a small bit of joy to that community is something very special'
After a difficult year, Borris-Ileigh got to celebrate in Semple Stadium yesterday.
# Kiladangan
'It's a fantastic time' - the stunning rise that sees Tipperary club in two county hurling finals
Kiladangan’s intermediate and senior sides are in deciders this weekend.
# Brilliant Borris
Kenny hits 0-7 as 14-man Borris-Ileigh defeat Kilruane to reach Tipperary decider
Kiladangan await in the Tipperary senior final.
# Final bound
Second-half goals seal Tipperary senior hurling final place for Kiladangan
Nenagh Éire Óg lost out by three points in today’s semi-final tie.
# Late Late Show
Bowe and Morris star as Tipperary claim U20 Munster glory
The Premier County beat Cork by a single point thanks to the Morris’ late goal.
# the cats
Drennan scores 0-9 to help Kilkenny storm past Clare in All-Ireland minor quarter-final
These two sides will now battle it out with Galway for two sides to advance to the All-Ireland semi-finals.
# Last 12
After another Munster battle with Kerry, what move will Cork make in All-Ireland series?
Another Round 4 football qualifier beckons for the Rebels on Saturday evening.
# Public Order
Two young men arrested after disorder at Semple Stadium GAA match released without charge
The two youths were arrested following a game between Tipperary and Waterford in the Hurling Championship yesterday.
# forde focus
Jason Forde stars with 1-9 as Tipperary see off Waterford to secure back-to-back wins
Liam Sheedy’s side beat the Déise by 18 points with an impressive performance at Semple Stadium.
# doors shut
'It's in a bad state now' - Fixture changes as Semple Stadium to close until early May for pitch repair work
The Thurles venue has staged 11 matches in the last nine weeks.
# Thriller
Tubridy's 1-3 relegates Tipperary and Cork with Banner County preserving Division 2 status
A thriller at Semple Stadium saw the Banner County prevail.
# Going Down
Heartbreak as Monaghan ladies suffer relegation to Division 2 after one-point defeat in Thurles
Monaghan fought back bravely but came up short in the end as Tipperary held on for a priceless victory.
# Drastic Dubs
Dublin hurlers make six changes for quarter-final clash with Tipp
Chris Crummy and Alan Nolan are among those to be included
# Prolific
Mullinalaghta dream dies in Thurles as 14-man Dr Crokes book All-Ireland final spot
The Kerry champions prevailed despite a red card for Johnny Buckley on Saturday.
# Case for defence
Clare star Kelly set to fight to avoid ban after red card against Tipperary
The Ballyea man was sent-off last Saturday night in Semple Stadium.
# Clonoulty Champs
'Even in the darkest of days in hurling, she would have always said you'll have your day'
2018 was a year to remember for Tipperary hurling club Clonoulty-Rossmore.
# Semple Stadium
Galway and Clare heading to Thurles for All-Ireland semi-final replay
Croke Park is unavailable on Sunday due to the Super 8s clash between Dublin and Roscommon.
# Talking Points
Galway's attack dazzles, Kilkenny's remarkable spirit and All-Ireland challenges await
Galway march on as Leinster champions while Kilkenny head to the All-Ireland quarter-final stage.
# heading west
Galway hold off Kilkenny in second-half thriller and are crowned Leinster champions
25,102 in Semple Stadium for today’s replay.
# wake up call
'Kilkenny came at Galway all guns blazing and I don't know will they able to bring it again'
Two-time All-Star Joe Rabbitte believes Galway have got the shock they need to rejuvenate their championship campaign.
# Team news
Hogan and Fennelly on the bench again as Kilkenny name unchanged side for Leinster final replay
Kilkenny and Galway do battle again in Thurles this weekend.
# Boost
Injury-time goal ensures Tipperary minors get the better of Clare
Tipp remain firmly in the hunt for a Munster Minor Hurling Championship Final place.
# Talking Points
Teenager makes his mark, Tipp keep season alive and win slips from Cork's grasp
There was plenty to digest after today’s battle in Thurles.
# the trip to tipp
Iconic '90s music festival Féile is making a comeback this year (with a fancier feel)
Féile was the first multi-day rock festival to take place in Ireland.