McGrath Cup Final postponed to Friday

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Limerick football manager Ray Dempsey who will name his side for the McGrath Cup final tomorrow.

LIMERICK have agreed to a 48-hour postponement of their McGrath Cup Senior Football Final meeting with Cork.

The tie had been fixed for this Wednesday but Cork have several players involved in Sigerson Cup action midweek with UCC and MTU Cork and looked for the fixture to be moved out to Friday.

Limerick had no objection and the final will now be played under lights in Mallow, with penalties possible after normal-time as it’s a ‘Result on the Day’ scenario.

Limerick have won the competition seven times, the most recent of which was against Cork at the Gaelic Grounds in 2020.

Ray Dempsey’s side enter as underdogs, and the Mayo man is expected to announce his team on Wednesday night.

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It will be live on TG4 YouTube, with throw-in at 7.30pm.

Switched from this Tuesday to next Sunday (1pm) is Limerick’s Munster Senior Hurling League clash with Kerry, which will still be played at Austin Stack Park, Tralee.  Munster GAA TV will livestream the action. 

The game will determine runners-up in the group. 

The final, between Cork and Tipperary, will be played later in the afternoon (3pm) at Páirc Uí Rinn and will be broadcast on Munster GAA TV.

Limerick, under the captaincy of Barry Nash, won the title last season with victory in the final against Clare at Cusack Park, Ennis. 

In the Ladies National Football League, Limerick are away to Kilkenny in their Division Four opener on Sunday next.