Galway next up for Waterford

There is a familiar look to the pairings for the All-Ireland SHC quarter-finals. Dublin will play Limerick, while Galway will provide the opposition for beaten Munster finalists Waterford.

The Déise were destined to face John McIntyre’s Tribesmen, who ended Cork’s summer campaign in impressive fashion yesterday afternoon.

This is because Dublin, who lost the Leinster final to Kilkenny, had already met Galway in this year’s Championship.

In a similar scenario, a previous provincial clash ruled out a potential encounter between Waterford and Limerick. Donal O'Grady's men accounted for Antrim in their third phase qualifier win.

These quarter-final ties are the same as the pairings from the 2009 quarter-finals. Back then, goals from Brian Murray and Paudie McNamara helped Limerick to a 2-18 to 0-17 victory over the Dubs in Thurles.

Two years ago, in Davy Fitzgerald’s second season in charge, Waterford squeezed past Galway and into the last-four.

The Munster side’s second half comeback at Semple Stadium was completed by John Mullane’s match-winning point, sealing a 1-16 to 0-18 triumph.

The GAA’s Central Competitions Control Competition will announce the times, dates and venues for the matches tomorrow. The games are due to be played over the weekend of July 23-24.

GAA ALL-IRELAND SHC QUARTER-FINALS:

Saturday, July 23-Sunday, July 24

Dublin v Limerick

Waterford v Galway

More in this Section

Leicester's title celebrations put in the shade as Northampton Town get Shaq to sing We Are The Champions

Jenson Button calls out Red Bull over Daniil Kvyat demotion

Amir Khan says upcoming fight in America could be his last if Donald Trump becomes president

Jason Scrivener sets clubhouse target in Morocco


You might also like

Today's Stories

Kieran O'Leary released as Éamonn Fitzmaurice trims Kerry squad

Cork GAA has nothing that tells our young talents 'This is Cork'

OBITUARY: Jacqueline O’Brien: Widow of legendary horse trainer Vincent

Paddy Joe Ryan pledges to slash Waterford debt by €100,000

Lifestyle

The Noel Redding experience is a story that needs to be heard

Birthday boy David Attenborough is still the king of wildlife

Dublin’s delights make for a great day out with the kids

Do people with epilepsy suffer discrimination in the workplace?

More From The Irish Examiner