05/08/2021

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This will be third meeting in recent years between Cats and Limerick

This will be third meeting in recent years between Cats and Limerick

It will two Leinster versus two Munster teams in the GAA hurling All-Ireland semi-finals on the weekend after next, following wins for Kilkenny and Tipperary over Cork and Laois respectively in the quarter-finals. 

It clears the way for the semi-finals, which are - July 27 (Saturday) Kilkenny v Limerick, Croke Park (6pm); July 28 (Sunday): Tipperary v Wexford, Croke Park (3.30pm). 

This will be the third successive year that Kilkenny and Limerick have met in the championship. 

Kilkenny won a qualifier game by three points in Nowlan Park in 2017 while Limerick won an All-Ireland quarter-final by two points last year. 

Tipperary and Wexford last met in the All-Ireland semi-final in 2001 when Tipperary won a replay. 

For more on Kilkenny People sport read here.

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