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#Semple Stadium

# semple-stadium - Saturday 9 February, 2013

Waterford Crystal Cup: Clare triumph in Thurles

Tipperary and Clare have shown impressive early season form, but Saturday night’s Semple Stadium Waterford Crystal Cup decider was dominated by the Banner.

# semple-stadium - Tuesday 5 February, 2013

Former Tory minister Michael Portillo has a go at hurling at Semple Stadium

The former Westminster heavy-hitter togged out in Thurles with Noel McGrath.

# semple-stadium - Friday 31 August, 2012

Tipperary v Kilkenny, All-Ireland IHC final match preview

There is national hurling silverware on offer tomorrow evening in Semple Stadium.

# semple-stadium - Saturday 25 August, 2012

Clare justify favourites tag as they make short work of Antrim

The margin of victory was as impressive as the performance for the Banner men.

# semple-stadium - Monday 30 July, 2012

Talking Points: Kilkenny v Limerick, All-Ireland SHC quarter-final

Here’s five issues that emerged from yesterday’s All-Ireland senior hurling quarter-final between Kilkenny and Limerick

Murph's Sideline Cut: old friends are best as Cork and Waterford serve up another shoot-out GAA

Murph's Sideline Cut: old friends are best as Cork and Waterford serve up another shoot-out

Ciaran Murphy was ringside as four of the country’s top hurling counties fought for their lives in Thurles.

'We'll be back' says Waterford chief Michael Ryan after defeat to Rebels

“We’ve made progress but having said that, there’s still an awful lot of work to do,” admits the Déise chief.

# semple-stadium - Friday 20 July, 2012

Tipperary v Antrim - All-Ireland SFC qualifier round three match guide

They claimed famous qualifier victories last week. Now the footballers of Tipperary and Antrim aim to replicate those feats when they meet in round three tomorrow.

# semple-stadium - Monday 16 July, 2012

Kildare lose home advantage while Kerry and Tyrone set for Killarney showdown

The GAA have confirmed the fixture details for upcoming senior football and hurling championship ties.

Cork paired with Waterford as Cody's Cats face Limerick in hurling quarter-final draw

The draw has been made for this year’s All-Ireland SHC quarter-final ties.

# semple-stadium - Saturday 14 July, 2012

Clare v Limerick - All-Ireland SHC phase three qualifier match guide

Once again Clare and Limerick cross paths in a hurling clash tonight but the stakes are raised considerably for this All-Ireland qualifier tie.

# semple-stadium - Friday 13 July, 2012

Cork v Wexford – All-Ireland SHC phase three qualifier match guide

It’s been eight years since Cork and Wexford crossed paths in the All-Ireland senior hurling championship but tomorrow they face off in Thurles.

Mulvihill back in Premier football attack

Tipperary boss Peter Creedon has made just the one change for tomorrow’s qualifier tie with Wexford.

Divided loyalties for Cork club Sarsfields ahead of qualifier clash

Club mates will be putting friendships to one side when Cork and Wexford face off in Thurles tomorrow evening.

Allen set to lead Limerick charges into Banner battle once more

They have already lost three times to Clare in competitive hurling games this season. Limerick boss John Allen is hoping they can reverse that trend in tomorrow evening’s All-Ireland qualifier.

# semple-stadium - Thursday 12 July, 2012

Limerick and Clare prepare to finalise team selections

The Munster rivals are set to show their hand ahead of Saturday’s crunch clash in Thurles.

# semple-stadium - Wednesday 11 July, 2012

Wexford hurlers make three changes for Cork encounter

Stephen Banville has been given the nod at full forward for his side.

# semple-stadium - Monday 9 July, 2012

Semple Stadium set for triple-header of qualifier showdowns

There’s 12 matches down for decision in a bumper weekend of inter-county action next Saturday and Sunday.

# semple-stadium - Wednesday 27 June, 2012

Match Guide: Munster MHC - Tipperary v Waterford

There’s a place in the 2012 Munster minor hurling final on July 15th on offer in Semple Stadium tonight.

# semple-stadium - Monday 25 June, 2012

Update: Motion to move senior hurling final to Thurles defeated

Déise GAA chiefs were hoping that the Munster CCC would rule in their favour tonight and change the scheduled venue for this year’s provincial senior hurling final.

# semple-stadium - Tuesday 29 May, 2012

David Brady labels Meath coach John Evans a ‘mercenary’ after Tipp departure

The former Mayo footballer believes the ex-Tipperary chief should have steered clear of coaching for the summer at least.

# semple-stadium - Thursday 24 May, 2012

Dowling set for Limerick start

The Na Piarsaigh youngster will make his championship debut against Tipperary on Sunday afternoon.

# semple-stadium - Wednesday 23 May, 2012

Creedon picks Premier team to face Kerry

Borrisokane’s Philip Austin will captain Tipp in Sunday’s Munster SFC opener against Kerry.

# semple-stadium - Monday 14 May, 2012

'Gooch' eager to get going on long road to Croke Park GAA

'Gooch' eager to get going on long road to Croke Park

Two weeks out from the Championship opener, Colm Cooper insists that Kerry are not looking beyond Munster, yet.

# semple-stadium - Sunday 6 May, 2012

Camogie preview: Cork out to derail Model's four-in-a-row bid

Two of the game’s top sides meet at Semple Stadium this afternoon with plenty on the line.

# semple-stadium - Saturday 5 May, 2012

Cork and Kilkenny meet again with league title on the line

Jimmy Barry-Murphy is putting his brightest red rag out in front of the Kilkenny bull in a much-anticipated league decider in Thurles tomorrow.

# semple-stadium - Friday 4 May, 2012

Coleman gets the nod to replace Dónal Óg for Cork

Cork have made three changes ahead of Sunday’s Allianz National Hurling final against Kilkenny.

# semple-stadium - Wednesday 25 April, 2012

'Another step completed' - Donal Óg Cusack begins recovery GAA

'Another step completed' - Donal Óg Cusack begins recovery

Cork goalkeeper suffered a serious Achilles injury in the win over Tipperary on Sunday.

# semple-stadium - Sunday 22 April, 2012

Close encounters: Tipp ready for another tight contest with JBM’s Rebels

Noel McGrath says there’ll be nothing to choose between the sides when Tipperary and Cork clash in the Division 1A semi-finals this afternoon.

# semple-stadium - Saturday 21 April, 2012

Tyrell back for Cats ahead of Clare clash GAA

Tyrell back for Cats ahead of Clare clash

Cats chief Brian Cody has made a number of changes for the Semple Stadium showdown with the Banner tomorrow.

Larkin encourages Cats squad to pounce on opportunity

Clare have earned the right to be respected ahead of tomorrow’s NHL semi-final, Kilkenny captain Eoin Larkin says.

# semple-stadium - Wednesday 18 April, 2012

Nowlan Park in line to host hurling league decider GAA

Nowlan Park in line to host hurling league decider

County chiefs have hinted that the showpiece may be hosted at Nowlan Park should both the Cats and Tipperary progress.

# semple-stadium - Monday 16 April, 2012

Next weekend's GAA fixtures details announced

Dublin and Galway will meet again in Portlaoise on Saturday, with a tasty double header in Thurles on Sunday afternoon.

# semple-stadium - Saturday 31 March, 2012

Kelly: We're planning without Lar

The 2010 All-Ireland winning captain can’t get away from questions about Corbett but he has seen enough from the Tipperary panel to know there is life after the Thurles man.

# semple-stadium - Sunday 26 February, 2012

From RDS joins the ranks of Ireland's 'national sporting arenas' Stadia

RDS joins the ranks of Ireland's 'national sporting arenas'

Leo Varadkar has formally designated Leinster’s homeground as a national area, joining other venues like Croke Park. Main advantage? It makes it easier to sell alcohol.

# semple-stadium - Monday 26 September, 2011

Simon Hick's View from the Frontline: the greening of New Zealand

The Aviva crowds, with the odd exception, have had an ‘entertain me’ feel to them. This group in New Zealand, though, come to do the entertaining.

# semple-stadium - Monday 25 July, 2011

Murph's sideline cut: leaning on Dalo

“I’m endeavouring to get a word with Dublin manager Anthony Daly. ‘Jaysus Murph, give me a minute’ he tells me, and I can see he’s dazed, confused, elated and emotional.”

# semple-stadium - Sunday 29 May, 2011

Tipperary 3-22 Cork 0-23: As it happened

Tipperary weathered a second-half comeback to see off Cork in Semple Stadium this afternoon. Catch up on the details with our minute-by-minute coverage here.

# semple-stadium - Wednesday 1 September, 2010

Galway chief weighs in on U21 hurling final row

‘Can the neutral venue be Pearse Stadium instead?’ ask Galwegians.