The Munster hurling championship begins this weekend with Tipperary’s visit to newly crowned league champions Waterford. Here’s everything you need to know about the game.
Where and when is it running?
Sunday’s game will be played at Walsh Park with a throw-in at 2pm.
What’s new from the team?
Tipperary striker Séamus Callanan remains in doubt about a chance to take part in the championship due to a bone infection he fractured in his hand last month.
The teams should be announced by Friday and we’ll bring them to you on Independent.ie as soon as they’re confirmed.
Where can I see the game?
The game will be shown on RTE 2 from 13:00 and streamed on the RTE player.
What can I read and hear on Independent.ie?
Three Liam MacCarthys in a row would put Limerick alongside the greats of any era – but the pack is drawing ever closer. Dermot Crowe and Kilkenny’s great Eddie Brennan have brought you a preview of the championship.
After a hugely impressive season that culminated in their fourth all-time league title, Waterford are among that chasing pack and Eamonn Sweeney has examined how close they are to overcoming a drought across Ireland that dates back to the 1950s. Donnchadh Boyle and Deise legend John Mullane also checked their chances.
For a recap of last weekend’s GAA action, listen to the latest installment of The Throw-In GAA podcast below.
What are the match odds?
Waterford are 4/11 favorites with tip 5/2 and the tie 10/1.
What do the managers say?
We’ll bring you quotes from both camps as soon as they speak to the press ahead of the game.
https://www.independent.ie/sport/gaelic-games/hurling/what-time-what-channel-team-news-and-all-you-need-to-know-about-waterford-v-tipperary-41545947.html What time and on what TV channel is Waterford vs Tipperary on? Kick-off time, TV and live stream details for the Munster championship game