Co-Op Superstores teams up once again with Munster GAA to sponsor 2022 Munster Hurling Cup
Games and fixtures released for upcoming competition
The opening round of the upcoming Co-Op Superstores Munster Hurling Cup will be the first opportunity for new managers Colm Bonnar and Stephen Molumphy to take charge of Tipperary and Kerry respectively in a competitive fixture on Saturday January 8th at 2pm in Austin Stack Park Tralee.
The winners will travel to play the All-Ireland champions Limerick in the semi-final on Friday January 14th at the TUS Gaelic Grounds in the Shannonsiders first game since last year’s All-Ireland Final success.
Meanwhile, Clare will host Waterford under lights in the other semi-final scheduled for Friday January 14th at Sixmilebridge with the 2022 Co-Op Superstores Munster Hurling Cup Final pencilled in for Saturday January 22nd.
The launch of the competition took place on December 20th at the Co-Op Superstores in Raheen, Limerick which is the flagship store in Dairygold’s retail network, in the presence of players from the participating counties – Diarmuid Ryan (Clare), Fionan MacKessy (Kerry), Barry Nash (Limerick), Barry Hogan (Tipperary) and Austin Gleeson (Waterford).
Commenting at the launch, Munster GAA Chairman Liam Lenihan said:
“The Munster Council is pleased to facilitate this pre-season competition for our counties as it provides participating teams with a great opportunity to prepare for the very competitive Allianz League starting in early February. Great work is been done by Coaching and Games Development in all Munster counties and this competition gives counties the opportunity to introduce exciting young talent in to their team set-up and give them a flavour of the standards required at the top level. Thanks to Co-Op Superstores for their continued support as competition sponsor and we look forward to working with them in the weeks ahead.”
Dairygold Co-Op Superstores is the retail division of Dairygold Co-Operative Society Ltd., and currently operates 26 retail stores across Munster.
Speaking at the launch, Liam O’Flaherty, Head Of Dairygold Agri Business said: “We are delighted to join forces once again with Munster GAA in what is a most exciting and competitive era for hurling in Munster. Through our network of retail stores and our online store coopsuperstores.ie our business is connected with the GAA across all communities. Supporting Munster Hurling is a natural fit for Co-Op Superstores and Dairygold and we look forward to another great competition this year.”
Note – all games will be streamed live on www.clubber.ie