Do-or-die for Tipp and Galway in League encounter

first_imgThe last competitive between the counties was in the 2017 All-Ireland semi-final, which Galway also won.A draw next Sunday would be enough for Liam Sheedy’s side to advance to the quarter-finals as they have a superior scoring difference to Galway.Limerick and Waterford from Group A, along with Clare, Wexford and Kilkenny in Group B are already through to the knock-out stages, with the Bannermen already guaranteed a place in the semi-finals.They topped their Group after taking nine of a possible ten points.Limerick head Group A on 8 points followed by Waterford, with Tipperary and Galway both on four points.A draw or a win against Waterford in the LIT Gaelic Grounds on Saturday night would secure a semi-final place for Limerick. If the Deise win, they will take the semi-final place on the head-to-head rule. Tipperary and Galway will battle it out next weekend for the final slot in the knock-out stages of the National Hurling League.Pearse Stadium in Galway is the venue for Sunday’s game which throws-in at 2 o’clock.It’s likely to attract a big crowd for what will be the first League clash between the counties since the 2017 final which the Tribesmen won easily.last_img