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Dr Cullen Park In Bad Shape Ahead Of Limerick v Carlow Qualifier

It wasn’t too long ago that matches were forced to be rescheduled due to pitches being frozen and/or now however.

Well the weather is causing a different problem in Carlow as preparations continue in Dr Cullen Park for the preliminary quarter-final meeting between the home side and Limerick on Saturday evening.

A photo posted on Twitter shows a large section of burnt grass after the recent heatwave.

Limerick go into the game after a two week break since their loss to Clare resigned them to the preliminary-quarter final. They will have to make do without Tom Condon who received a two week suspension after he was given a straight red in that match in Cusack Park.

Carlow booked their place in the qualifying stage after by reaching the Joe McDonagh final. Colm Bonnar’s side emerged victorious from that game with a 2-26 to 1-24 win over Westmeath.

The winner of Saturday’s game with progress to face the loser of Kilkenny and Galway in the All Ireland quarter-final.

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Author: Marisa Kennedy

Marisa is a Digital Journalist with Pundit Arena. You can contact her at [email protected] or on Twitter