Six of the eight quarter-finalists now known in the Tipperary intermediate football championship

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Six of the eight quarter-finalists now known in the Tipperary intermediate football championship

Six of the eight quarter-finalists are now known in the Tipperary Water County Intermediate Football Championship - Grangemockler-Ballyneale, Borrisokane and Golden-Kilfeacle progress as group winners and will be joined in the knock-out stage of the competition by Clonmel Commercials, Clonoulty-Rossmore and Rockwell Rovers. Meanwhile a three-way play-off may be required to settle group two which features Moyle Rovers, Moyne-Templetuohy and Loughmore-Castleiney who are all battling for a place in the quarter-finals.

The county intermediate football championship quarter-finals are scheduled to take place on the week-ending September 30th, semi-finals on the week-ending October 14th and the final on the week-ending October 28th.

GROUP ONE

Group one reached a conclusion on Saturday when Grangemockler-Ballyneale beat Fr Sheehy’s (2-15 to 0-8) at Ned Hall Park and Clonmel Commercials proved too strong for Fethard (3-13 to 3-8) in Monroe.

As a result Grangemockler-Ballyneale topped the group on four points and even though Fethard and Clonmel Commercials finished on three points Commercials progress by virtue of their head-to-head record. Meanwhile Father Sheey’s finished bottom on two points.

Results
Father Sheehy's 1-13 Fethard 3-11
Grangemockler-Ballyneale 0-12 Clonmel Commercials 0-12
Fethard 2-7 Grangemockler-Ballyneale 2-7
Father Sheehy’s 2-13 Clonmel Commercials 2-12
Grangemockler-Ballyneale 2-15 Fr Sheehy’s 0-8
Clonmel Commercials 3-13 Fethard 3-8

GROUP TWO

On Saturday Moyle Rovers beat Moyne-Templetuohy by eight points (4-9 to 1-10). So, Moyle Rovers now lead the group on four points, Moyne-Templetuohy are second on four points, Loughmore-Castleiney are third on two points and Moycarkey-Borris are bottom on zero. Moycarkey-Borris take on Loughmore-Castleiney on Tuesday, September 11th in Dr Morris Park, Thurles (7.45pm). And, if Loughmore-Castleiney win a three-way play-off will be required to determine the final placings. Since Moycarkey-Borris gave a walkover during an earlier round in this group scoring difference can now not be used to determine final placings if three teams finish level on points. So, if Loughmore-Castleiney win their contest on Tuesday a three-way play-off will be required (three teams on four points).

Results
Moycarkey-Borris 0-8 Moyne-Templetuohy 1-7
Loughmore-Castleiney 0-14 Moyle Rovers 1-6
Moyne-Templetuohy 2-12 Loughmore 1-9
Moyle Rovers w/o Moycarkey-Borris scr
Moyle Rovers 4-9 Moyne-Templetuohy 1-10

Fixture
Tuesday, September 11th
Moycarkey-Borris v Loughmore-Castleiney
in Dr Morris Park, Thurles @ 7.45pm

GROUP THREE

Borrisokane won group three at The Ragg on Saturday when they beat Clonoulty-Rossmore 1-9 to 0-8. Meanwhile Clonoulty-Rossmore finished second and Cashel King Cormacs third. Clonoulty-Rossmore and Cashel King Cormacs drew their encounter meaning that the final placings between the pair came down to scoring difference (-4 versus -19).

Results
Clonoulty-Rossmore 0-12 Cashel King Cormacs 1-9
Borrisokane 6-6 Cashel King Cormacs 1-2
Clonoulty-Rossmore 0-8 Borrisokane 1-9

GROUP FOUR

On Saturday group four came to a conclusion when Golden-Kilfeacle beat Rockwell Rovers 2-10 to 0-10. Meanwhile Carrick Swans were presented with a walkover by Clonmel Óg. So, Golden-Kilfeacle have won the group with six points, Rockwell Rovers were second on three, Carrick Swans third on two and Clonmel Óg fourth on one.

Results
Carrick Swans 1-5 Golden-Kilfeacle 5-11
Clonmel Óg 0-8 Rockwell Rovers 0-8
Rockwell Rovers 10-21 Carrick Swans 0-5
Golden-Kilfeacle 3-10 Clonmel Óg 2-6
Golden-Kilfeacle 2-10 Rockwell Rovers 0-10
Carrick Swans w/o Clonmel Óg scr

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