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Tpperary ladies footballers take on Cork on Saturday

Tipp ladies too strong for Leitrim and keep winning run going

Cahir's Aisling Moloney is ruled out for Tipp through injury

The first round of the All-Ireland series takes place in Sean Treacy Park, Tipperary Town

Tipperary's senior ladies footballers take on Cork in the first round of the All-Ireland series on Saturday afternoon next in Sean Treacy Park, Tipperary town at 2:00pm with the hope of reversing the significant misfortune which befelled them during the course of the league campaign.

Relegation was to be Tipperary's lot after a disappointing series of games which saw them show flashes of their potential, but not enough over a sustained period to allow them to get the required results for maintaining division 1 status - the play-off game against Westmeath being a prime example.

But, that is all behind Declan Carr's charges now and they must re-focus their attention on Cork and the All-Ireland series - a big task admittedly and one which must be undertaken despite the absence of a number of players through injury, including the very influential All Star Aishling Moloney.

However, this is a resilient panel of players and Declan Carr will be seeking to get the best performance possible from them in order to build a platform from which to tackle the remainder of the championship which will see them take on Meath also in the three team group.

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