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Round-Up: Tipperary senior football semi-final draw pits defending champions Moyle Rovers against JK Bracken’s

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Round-Up: Tipperary senior football semi-final draw pits defending champions Moyle Rovers against JK Bracken’s

Alan Campbell pictured accepting the trophy from Barry O’Brien following the 2018 final.

The draw has been made of the semi-finals of the FBD Insurance County Senior Football Championship, the Tom Cusack Cup and the senior relegation semi-finals.

The draw for the semi-finals of the FBD Insurance County Senior Football Championship read as follows: Loughmore-Castleiney v Clonmel Commercials and Moyle Rovers v JK Bracken’s.

The semi-finals are scheduled to take place on the week-ending Sunday, October 27.

The last of the quarter-finals in the FBD Insurance County Senior Football Championship took place at Littleton on Wednesday evening, October 2 when JK Bracken's got the better of Upperchurch-Drombane (2-11 to 1-10).

Defending county champions Moyle Rovers remain in the hunt to retain their title following a 1-13 to 3-4 quarter-final win over Cahir. Meanwhile Loughmore-Castleiney proved far too strong for Arravale Rovers (5-11 to 2-8) while Clonmel Commercials cruised to a 4-13 to 0-7 win over Ballyporeen.

TOM CUSACK CUP

The newly-inaugurated Tom Cusack Cup (a tier two competition for teams which finished third and fourth in their respective groups in the county senior football championship) got underway recently. Please note that the winners of each quarter-final progressed to the last four in the competition while the loser of each game found themselves in the relegation play-offs.

The results from the Tom Cusack Cup quarter-finals read as follows: Kilsheelan-Kilcash 3-12 Ardfinnan 0-13, Aherlow 1-11 Galtee Rovers 1-6, Killenaule 0-11 Moyne-Templetuohy 0-4 and Éire Óg Annacarty 3-20 Kiladangan 0-2.

The semi-final draw was made on Sunday and reads as follows: Éire Óg Annacarty-Donohill v Killenaule and Aherlow Gaels v Kilsheelan-Kilcash.

Meanwhile the senior football relegation semi-finals are: Galtee Rovers v Moyne-Templetuohy and Ardfinnan v Kiladangan - one team faces the drop to the intermediate grade this season.

INTERMEDIATE

The last of the quarter-finals in the FBD Insurance County Intermediate Football Championship took place on Wednesday, October 2 when Clonmel Óg beat Drom & Inch with six points to spare (1-9 to 0-6) at Clonoulty.

The results of the other three quarter-finals read as follows: Clonmel Commercials beat Moyle Rovers (0-18 to 3-6), Golden-Kilfeacle proved too strong for Clonoulty-Rossmore (1-13 to 0-5) and Moycarkey-Borris dismissed Rockwell Rovers with just a point to spare (2-11 to 1-13).

The semi-final draw reads as follows: Golden-Kilfeacle v Moycarkey-Borris and Clonmel Commercials v Clonmel Óg.

The semi-finals are scheduled to take place on the week-ending Sunday, October 27.

JUNIOR A 

On Sunday two quarter-finals took place in the FBD Insurance County Junior A Football Championship - Ballylooby-Castlegrace beat Moyle Rovers 2-7 to 1-5 and Newcastle saw off the challenge of Knockavilla-Donaskeigh Kickhams (1-12 to 0-13).

Two other quarter-finals remain to the played: Portroe v Solohead and Mullinahone v Emly.

In the preliminary quarter-finals Solohead beat Cahir comprehensively (6-8 to 2-10) while Moyle Rovers proved marginally too strong for Ballingarry (1-8 to 1-7).

The semi-finals are scheduled to take place on the week-ending Sunday, October 27.

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