Is the Munster hurling final worth winning or even reaching?

At the launch of the Munster Senior Hurling Championships 2019 in Dungarvan. Hurlers, from left: Noel Connors, Waterford; Conor Cleary, Clare; Séamus Harnedy, Cork; Dan Morrissey, Limerick, and Jason Forde, Tipperary. Picture: Harry Murphy

It’s coming home, it’s coming home, hurling’s finally coming home. Or at least it’s giving Waterford a game where they can call home.

The last time Walsh Park welcomed someone other than Kerry for a Munster senior hurling championship, Baddiel and Skinner were top of the charts for the first though not the last time, singing about three lions on a shirt and the promise and hope of Euro ’96.

Detective Jerry McCabe was in his final five days walking this earth and Veronica Guerin in her last 20 before both were callously gunned down to the horror and shock of the nation.

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