Munster Hurling League 2019 launch takes place in Limerick

Munster Hurling League 2019 launch

Pictured at the launch of the Co-Op Superstores Munster Hurling League 2019 at Co-Op Superstores Raheen Limerick are Jim Woulfe, CEO Dairygold with L-R Jordan Conway, Kerry, Stephen Bennett, Waterford, Seamus Callanan, Tipperary, Seamus Harnedy, Cork, Sean Finn, Limerick and Conor Cleary, Clare. Picture: Arthur Ellis

Munster Hurling League 2019 launch takes place in Limerick 

The opening round of the up and coming Co-Op Superstores Munster Hurling League 2019 sees All-Ireland Champions, Limerick take on Tipperary in the Gaelic Grounds, Limerick on Friday, 14th of December.

Munster Hurling League 2019 launch

Pictured at the launch of the Co-Op Superstores Munster Hurling League 2019 at Co-Op Superstores Raheen Limerick are L-R Munster Council Chairman Jerry O’Sullivan, Jim Woulfe, CEO Dairygold, Jordan Conway, Kerry, Sean Finn, Limerick, Stephen Bennett, Waterford, Seamus Harnedy, Cork, Seamus Callanan, Tipperary and Conor Cleary, Clare. Picture: Arthur Ellis

Commenting at the Munster Hurling League 2019 launch, which took place at Co-Op Superstores in Raheen, Limerick which is the flagship store in Dairygold’s retail network, Munster Council Chairman Jerry O’Sullivan said: “I am delighted that all six counties will participate in the 2019 Co-Op Superstores Munster Hurling League. The Munster Council is pleased to facilitate this competition for our counties as it provides participating teams with a great opportunity to prepare for the very competitive Allianz League. I am delighted to welcome Co-Op Superstores as the competition sponsor once again. I thank them for their continued support and look forward to working with them in the months ahead.”

Co-Op Superstores is the retail division of Dairygold Co-Operative.  Jim Woulfe, Dairygold CEO stated: “We are very pleased to join forces once again with Munster GAA in what is an extraordinary and unprecedented era for Hurling.  As an organisation deeply embedded in Munster, Dairygold through our network of retail stores and our online store coopsuperstores.ie is connected with the GAA across all communities. We are looking forward to being part of another exciting League which gets the 2019 hurling season underway in Munster.”

The Munster Hurling League 2019 launch was attended by Cork Manager, John Meyler, Limerick Manager, John Kiely, Tipperary Manager, Liam Sheedy, Clare Manager, Gerry O’Connor, Waterford Manager, Paraic Fanning and Kerry Manager, Fintan O’Connor. They were joined by Cork player, Seamus Harnedy, Limerick player, Sean Finn, Tipperary player, Seamus Callanan, Clare player, Conor Cleary, Waterford player, Stephen Bennett and Kerry player Jordan Conway.

CO-OP SUPERSTORES MUNSTER SENIOR HURLING LEAGUE 2019 – DRAW AND DATES

Group 1: 

  • Limerick v Tipperary: Friday December 14th, Gaelic Grounds, 7.30pm
  • Kerry v Limerick: Thursday December 20th, Austin Stack Park, 7.30pm
  • Tipperary v Kerry: Saturday January 5th, Nenagh, 2pm

Group 2: 

  • Clare v Cork: Saturday December 29th, Cusack Park, 2pm
  • Cork v Waterford: Wednesday January 2nd, Mallow, 7.30pm
  • Waterford v Clare: Sunday January 6th, Fraher Field, 3pm 

Final: Sunday January 13th, venue and time tbc.

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