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22/10/2021

Kilkenny slide in betting for MacCarthy

Kilkenny slide in betting for MacCarthy

Kilkenny manager Brian Cody's team have slipped in the betting

Kilkenny have slipped down the rankings in the betting for the All-Ireland senior hurling championship, and now they can be backed at 4-1 to win the MacCarthy Cup.
Following their 16 point rout of All-Ireland champions, Tipperary in the National Hurling League Ffnal on Sunday, Galway are now 7/2 second favourites from 7/1 to lift the Liam MacCarthy Cup in September.
As a result of the defeat to Galway, reigning champions Tipperary have been eased to 6/4 from 11/10 with 36 time winners, Kilkenny drifting out to 4/1 from 7/2.
Waterford are priced at 8/1 with 2013 champions Clare next in the betting at 9/1. It’s then 20/1 about Cork and neighbours Limerick whilst Dublin are priced at 33/1 alongside Davy Fitzgerald’s Wexford.
Liam Glynn, BoyleSports spokesperson said: “Galway certainly put Tipperary in their place in the NHL final and as a result the Tribesmen are now 7/2 from 7/1 to lift the Liam MacCarthy Cup having last lifted it back in 1988.”
He added: “Tipperary have been eased out to 6/4 to retain the All-Ireland senior hurling crown whilst Kilkenny have also seen a drift, to 4/1, to lift the trophy come September for a record 37th time.”
All Ireland SHC 2017 - Tipperary 6/4; Galway 7/2; Kilkenny 4/1; Waterford 8/1; Clare 9/1; Cork 20/1; Limerick 20/1; Dublin 33/1; Wexford 33/1; Laois 1000/1; Offaly 1000/1; Kerry 2000/1; Westmeath 2000/1; Meath 5000/1.

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