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.
Commenting at the launch of the competition, 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.”
The 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
Limerick v Tipperary: Friday December 14th, Gaelic Grounds Limerick, 7.30pm
Kerry v Limerick: Thursday December 20th, Austin Stack Park Tralee, 7.30pm
Tipperary v Kerry: Saturday January 5th, MacDonagh Park Nenagh, 2pm
Clare v Cork: Saturday December 29th, Cusack Park Ennis, 2pm
Cork v Waterford: Wednesday January 2nd, Mallow, 7.30pm
Waterford v Clare: Sunday January 6th, Fraher Field Dungarvan, 3pm
Final: Sunday January 13th, venue and time tbc.