In accordance with the Government’s announcement to ban all outdoor gatherings up to a maximum of 500 people, the GAA have postponed all games until after March 29, which was the intended date for the conclusion of the Allianz Leagues, with the Division 1 and 2 football finals.
Liam Sheedy was ebullient about his Tipperary team when talking on local radio this week. “We feel we pushed a bit of energy back in by taking a little bit of a break in the early part after the Laois match so preparations have gone extremely well and I honestly can’t wait to get out on this pitch next Sunday.”
There has been no wielding of the axe by the Clare management in the wake of last weekend’s 13-point hammering at the hands of Tipperary, with the team named for tomorrow’s game against Limerick showing just one change in personnel.
Hours after Sunday’s latest Munster SHC draw, Michael ‘Brick’ Walsh thumbed a message on the Waterford WhatsApp players group. Nodding to his fumble that led to Patrick Maher’s first goal, he claimed responsibility for the draw but vowed to make amends against Limerick this Sunday and encouraged his team-mates to look ahead to the game.
Darragh Mooney in goals, Alan Flynn, James Barry, and Cathal Barrett across the full-back line and Seamus Callanan, for now, on the bench — that’s Brendan Cummins’ assessment of how Tipperary should line up against Limerick on Sunday.