Election 2016

The Tipperary Footballers’ Success Has Come In The Face Of Real Adversity

balls.ieIt took a lot for a Galway man to admit it in the wake of their defeat to Tipperary. But then, Michael Lyster is an absolute pro.

After Sunday’s quarter-final win for Tipp against the Connacht champions, Lyster, on the Sunday Game, called Liam Kearns’ team ‘the story of the summer’. That moniker is the least they deserve.

Tipp have been involved in two of this Championship’s most enthralling games. In June, while most of the country was beginning to come down with Euro 2016 fever, they knocked Cork out of the Munster Championship. It was their first Munster Championship win against the Rebels in 72 years.

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