GAA – Na Piarsaigh dethroned as All Ireland Champions

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19-8-16 Limerick Senior Hurling Championship, Round 4, Na Piarsaigh v South Liberties in Claughaun. Michael Moynihan, South Liberties challenges David Shepard, Na Piarsaigh. Picture: Keith Wiseman

THE ALL Ireland, Munster and Limerick hurling champions, Na Piarsaigh, are out of this season’s campaign. The light blues who had lost their opening two games of the Limerick Senior hurling champions, were sent crashing out of this season’s competition, following Doon’s loss to Ballybrown yesterday evening.

Na Piarsaigh, who had to play their opening round of the 2016 championship just seven weeks after winning the 2015 All Ireland will now turn their attention to the county senior football championship, of which they are currently topping group 1.

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Weekend Results:

County Senior Hurling Championship Group 2: Adare 3-23, Knockainey 1-4 ; Patrickswell 0-25, Ahane 1-9 ; Bruff 2-13, Murroe Boher 1-13 ; County Premier Intermediate Hurling Championship: Garryspillane/Garrdha Ui Spiollain 1-9, Croom 0-10 ; County Football League Division 1: Dromcollogher Broadford 0-5, Newcastle West 2-5 ;