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Prediction: Tipp To Run Riot Against Waterford In Quarter-Final Mismatch

Tipperary are operating on a completely different level to Waterford and if their prolific forward line play anywhere near their standard, it will end in a hefty defeat for the Deise. 


What: Munster Football Championship Quarter Final

Who: Tipperary vs Waterford

Where: Semple Stadium, Thurles

When: Saturday 19th May. Throw in is at 7pm.

Odds:  Tipperary 1/33, Draw 28/1, Waterford: 11/1


Waterford very nearly caused a massive upset in last year’s Munster Championship when they pushed Cork all the way before losing by a point. They were then outclassed in the qualifiers against an average Derry side.


With just one league victory this season, Waterford face a near-impossible task to beat Tipperary in their own stadium. It has been nine years since Waterford last won a game in Munster and there are few signs of that changing this year.

Manager Tom McGlinchey said as much in a recent interview.

“Let’s be realistic here, Tipp are probably going to beat us and beat us well”.

Liam Kearns has a strong side to pick from for Saturday’s contest. Steven O’Brien and Emmet Moloney are carrying minor injuries but are likely to be available for selection.

Prediction: Tipperary by 12+ points

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Author: The PA Team

This article was written by a member of The PA Team.