Sport, The Latest | |

Save the Date: All the dates you need for the All Ireland Senior Hurling Championship

With the GAA Leagues over for 2018, it can only mean one thing. The countdown to the Hurling Championship is well and truly on. This year, Littlewoods Ireland are entering their second year of sponsorship of the All Ireland Senior Hurling Championship. You are going to need to be organised because this summer is set…

With the GAA Leagues over for 2018, it can only mean one thing. The countdown to the Hurling Championship is well and truly on.

This year, Littlewoods Ireland are entering their second year of sponsorship of the All Ireland Senior Hurling Championship.

You are going to need to be organised because this summer is set to be jam packed with matches! So here is the low down on what is happening and when.

There are lots of changes to coming the Hurling Championship this year. Probably the most notable is that Provincial Championships will be played in a round robin format.

This means for all of May, and some of June, there are going to be five rounds of matches played within Leinster or Munster.

Leinster

Round One

13th of May 2018: Leinster Round One – Offaly Colours of Offaly.svg  v Colours of Galway.svg Galway  (O’Connor Park,  Tullamore)

13th of May 2018: Leinster Round One – Dublin Colours of Dublin.svg v Kilkenny Colours of Kilkenny.svg (Parnell Park, Dublin) 

Round Two

20th of May 2018: Leintser Round Two – Kilkenny Colours of Kilkenny.svg v Offaly Colours of Offaly.svg (Nowlan park, Kilkenny) 

20th of May 2018: Leintser Round Two – Wexford  Colours of Wexford.svg  v Dublin Colours of Dublin.svg (Wexford Park, Wexford) 

Round Three

26th of May 2018: Leinster Round Three – Offaly Colours of Offaly.svg v Wexford Colours of Wexford.svg (O’Connor Park, Tullamore)

27th of May 2018: Leinster Round Three – Galway Colours of Galway.svg v Kilkenny Colours of Kilkenny.svg ( Pearse Stadium, Galway)

Round Four

2nd of June 2018: Leinster Round Four – Wexford Colours of Wexford.svg v Galway Colours of Galway.svg (Wexford Park, Wexford) 

3rd of June 2018: Leinster Round Four – Dublin Colours of Dublin.svg v Offaly Colours of Offaly.svg (Parnell Park, Dublin)

Round Five

9th of June 2018: Leinster Round Five – Kilkenny Colours of Kilkenny.svg v Wexford Colours of Wexford.svg( Nowlan Park, Kilkenny)

9th of June 2018: Leinster Round Five – Galway Colours of Galway.svg v Dublin Colours of Dublin.svg (Pearse Stadium, Galway)

Munster

Round One

20th of May 2018: Cork Colours of Cork.svg v Clare Colours of Clare.svg (Páirc Uí Chaoimh, Cork)

20th of May 2018: Limerick Colours of Leinster Council.svg v Tipperary Colours of Roscommon.svg ( Gaelic Grounds, Limerick)

Round Two

27th of May 2018: Tipperary Colours of Roscommon.svg  v Cork Colours of Cork.svg  (Semple Stadium, Thurles) 

27th of May 2018: ClareColours of Clare.svg v WaterfordColours of Monaghan.svg  ( Cusack Park, Ennis)

Round Three

2nd of June 2018: Cork Colours of Cork.svg  v Limerick Colours of Leinster Council.svg( Páirc Uí Chaoimh)

3rd of June 2018:  Waterford Colours of Monaghan.svg v Tipperary Colours of Roscommon.svg  (Gaelic Grounds, Limerick)

Round Four

10th of June 2018: Limerick Colours of Leinster Council.svg v Waterford Colours of Monaghan.svg (Gaelic Grounds, Limerick)

10th of June 2018: Tipperary Colours of Roscommon.svg v Clare Colours of Clare.svg (Semple Stadium, Thurles)

Round Five

17th of June 2018: Clare Colours of Clare.svg v Limerick Colours of Leinster Council.svg (Cusack Park, Ennis)

17th of June 2018: Waterford Colours of Monaghan.svg v Cork Colours of Cork.svg( Semple Stadium)

Final Stages

All-Ireland preliminary quarter-finals

7th / 8th of July 2018: Joe McDonagh Cup winner/ runner up v Leinster 3rd place team

7th / 8th of July 2018: Joe McDonagh Cup winner/ runner up v Munster 3rd place team

 All-Ireland quarter-finals

15th of July 2018: Leinster runner up v winner of preliminary quarter finals

15th of July 2018: Munster runner up v winner or preliminary quarter finals

All Ireland Semi Final

28th / 29th of July:  This year, the Leinster and the Munster Provincial Final are set to played on the same date and both will be held in Croke Park.

All-Ireland Final

Littlewoods Ireland are proud sponsors of the All Ireland Senior Hurling Championship. Keep yourself up to date with all the #StyleofPlay action right here!
Ellen McConville

Typically found on the sidelines or in Croke Park, Ellen is the Sports Content Editor for Littlewoods Ireland and your go-to gal for all things GAA. A big lover of all things Christy Moore, fashion and some wine and cheese as well.

No Comments Yet

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.