Limerick’s McGrath and Munster Hurling Cup Fixtures revealed


THE Limerick senior hurling and football team will return to competitive competition in early January in the form of the Munster Hurling and McGrath Cups.

John Kiely’s All-Ireland hurling champions will be in Munster Hurling Cup action on Friday January 14th as they face the winners of Tipperary or Kerry in the semi-final of the competition in the TUS Gaelic Grounds.

If they are victorious, they will advance to the final which is scheduled for Saturday January 22nd with the venue to be confirmed.

Limerick are current champions having won the competition in January 2020 in the Gaelic Grounds. On that same evening, the footballers claimed McGrath cup honours with both sides beating Cork.

McGrath Cup Final, LIT Gaelic Grounds, Co. Limerick 11/1/2020
Cork vs Limerick
Limerick’s Iain Corbett and Donal O’Sullivan with the McGrath Cup
Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ken Sutton

The Limerick footballers will make their return to action first on January fifth when they travel to Austin Stacks Park Tralee to take on Kerry in the McGrath Cup opener. A week later, Limerick will welcome Tipperary to the TUS Gaelic Grounds in their second game.

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Should Limerick win both games or top their group, they will face either Clare, Waterford or Cork in the final on Saturday January 15th.

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Quarter-Final – Kerry v Tipperary – Saturday January 8th at 2pm in Austin Stack Park Tralee
Semi-Final – Clare v Waterford – Friday January 14th at 7pm in Sixmilebridge
Semi-Final – Limerick v Tipperary or Kerry – Friday January 14th at 7pm in the TUS Gaelic Grounds
Final – Saturday January 22nd

2022 McGrath Cup Football Fixtures

Group 1

Waterford v Clare – Sunday January 2nd at 2pm in Fraher Field Dungarvan
Clare v Cork – Thursday January 6th at 7pm in Miltown Malbay
Cork v Waterford – Tuesday January 11th at 7pm in Páirc Uí Rinn

Group 2
Kerry v Limerick – Wednesday January 5th at 7pm in Austin Stack Park Tralee
Limerick v Tipperary – Sunday January 9th at 2pm in Mick Neville Park Rathkeale
Tipperary v Kerry – Wednesday January 12th at 7pm in Dr. Morris Park Thurles

Final – Group 1 winners v Group 2 winners – Saturday January 15th

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