For only the second time in the history of the hurling championship Thurles Sarsfields and Loughmore/Castleiney square-up in a county senior final. Sarsfields are hotly fancied against double-seeking Loughmore. Templederry Kenyons and Killenaule will set the ball rolling in the Seamus O’Riain final on the Stadium’s double-header programme.
2014 was the only other occasion when Sarsfields and Loughmore collided at this stage of the championship. On that occasion ‘the Blues’ were comfortable winners in what was the first of a four-in-a-row.
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