Tralee CBS 3-9 Killorglin Intermediate 1-8
St Brendans 1-10 St Colmans 2-7
St Flannans 2-9 PS Chorcha Dhuibhne 1-7
The Munster Council at its meeting on Thursday night decided that the Senior Football Championship for 2009 will be on the basis of an Open Draw. The draws for the 2009 Munster All-Ireland Senior Hurling and Football Championships will take place on Wednesday October 8th.
Tyrone defeated Kerry by 1-15 to 0-14 in the 2008 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Final to win their third All-Ireland title and deny Kerry a three in a row. Match Report
Kilkenny defeated Tipperary by 2-13 to 0-15 in the All-Ireland Under 21 Hurling Championship Final at Croke Park. Match Report
Cork regained the All-Ireland Senior Camogie title thanks to a 2-10 to 1-8 over Galway. Sile Burns scored both goals for Cork ni the first half. In the All-Ireland Junior Camogie Final, Shonagh Enright scored a late goal for Clare to earn a one point victory over Offaly on a scoreline of 2-8 to 1-10.
Kilkenny 3-30 Waterford 1-13 – Kilkenny produced an awesome display of hurling to defeat Waterford in the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Final on Sunday at Croke Park and in the process won their third All-Ireland Senior Hurling title in a row. Kilkenny now top the Senior Hurling Roll of Honour with 31 titles. Match Report
The All-Ireland Ladies Football Finals at Senior, Intermediate and Junior level tool place on Sunday last.
Senior – Cork 4-13 Monaghan 0-1
Intermediate – Tipperary 0-14 Clare 1-8
Junior – London 5-5 Derry 1-11
Kerry will play Tyrone in the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Final on Sunday, September 21st at Croke Park.
They have won the last five All-Ireland football titles between them and now Kerry and Tyrone are preparing to go head-to-head to decide the destination of the 2008 championship in Croke Park on Sunday week. Throw-in will be at 3.30pm with Maurice Deegan (Laois) as referee. It’s the first time since the championship system was changed in 2001 that two qualifiers have made it through to the final. That’s just one of a number of exciting dimensions to what promises to be an intriguing final.
Kerry are bidding to win the three-in-a-row for the first time since 1986. If they succeed it will be the first time in championship history that the All-Ireland hurling and football treble will have been secured in the same year. Kilkenny have already won the hurling treble and now it’s Kerry’s turn to attempt to emulate them. This will be the third time in five years that Kerry and Tyrone have met in the championship with victory having twice gone to Tyrone in the 2003 All-Ireland semi-final and the 2005 final.
KERRY (SF vs. Tyrone) – Diarmuid Murphy; Marc Ó Sé, Tom O’Sullivan, Padraig Reidy; Tomas Ó Sé (Captain), Aidan O’Mahony, Killian Young; Darragh Ó Sé, Seamus Scanlon; Bryan Sheehan, Declan O’Sullivan, Eoin Brosnan; Colm Cooper, Kieran Donaghy, Tommy Walsh
Subs: Kieran Cremin, Tommy Griffin, Sean O’Sullivan, Darren O’Sullivan, Michéal Quirke, Donnacha Walsh, Daniel Bohan, Mike Frank Russell, Ronán Ó Flatharta, Paul O’Connor, Kieran O’Leary, David Moran, Paul Galvin, Anthony Maher, Pat Corridan, Mike Moloney, Kieran Quirke, Aidan O’Shea
Paths to the Final
Kerry 1-14 Clare 0-5 (Munster semi-final)
Cork 1-16 Kerry 1-11 (Munster final)
Kerry 1-13 Monaghan 0-13 (R3 Qualifier)
Kerry 1-21 Galway 1-16 (All-Ireland quarter-final)
Kerry 1-13 Cork 3-7 (All-Ireland semi-final)
Kerry 3-14 Cork 2-13 (replay)
Down 2-8 Tyrone 2-8 (Ulster quarter-final)
Down 1-19 Tyrone 0-21 (replay – extra-time)
Tyrone 1-18 Louth 1-10 (R1 qualifier)
Tyrone 0-14 Westmeath 1-7 (R2 qualifier)
Tyrone 0-13 Mayo 1-9 (R3 qualifier)
Tyrone 3-14 Dublin 1-8 (All-Ireland quarter-final)
Tyrone 0-23 Wexford 1-14 (All-Ireland semi-final)
Played 7, Won 5, Drew 1, Lost 1
Average For: 1-15; Average Against: 1-11.
All-Ireland Fever hits the GAA Museum with a weekend of special events for all the family celebrating the Football Final between Kerry and Tyrone. If you are ‘up for the match’ why not soak up some of the atmosphere at the GAA Museum. Please note that booking is essential for all events.
Friday 19th September 2008, 6pm until late
Let there be light! Free Floodlit Stadium Tours. In advance of the 2008 All-Ireland Football Final and in conjunction with Culture Night. 2008 the GAA Museum will open its doors for a special night of free museum activities and floodlit tours. As the 2008 GAA Championship season draws to a close what better way to celebrate than discovering the magic of Croke Park under floodlights. Tours on the night will be available every 30 minutes from 6pm – 9.45pm. Booking is essential.
Saturday 20th September 2008, 10.30- 12.30
All Stars Art Attack – True Colours! – On Sunday 21st September Tyrone and Kerry play in the All-Ireland Football Final. Why not prepare for the big day with a special children’s art workshop focusing on the county colours of this year’s All-Ireland finalists. Will it be green and gold of Kerry or the red and white of Tyrone? Ages 6+. €4 per child. Booking is essential.
Kilkenny will play Tipperary in the All-Ireland Under 21 Hurling Championship Final on Sunday next at 2:00pm in Croke Park.
TIPPERARY: Matthew Ryan (Templederry Kenyons); Michael Cahill (Thurles Sarsfields), Padraig Maher (Thurles Sarsfields), Kevin Maher (Lorrha-Dorrha); Kevin Lanigan (Carrick Swan), Thomas Stapleton (Templederry Kenyons), Brendan Maher (Borris-Ileigh); Gearóid Ryan (Templederry Kenyons), Seamus Hennessy (Kilruane MacDonaghs – Captain); Patrick Maher (Lorrha-Dorrha), Seamus Callanan (Drom & Inch), Thomas McGrath (Ballingarry); Pa Bourke (Thurles Sarsfields), Mark O’Meara (Knockshegowna), Shane Bourke (JK Brackens)
KILKENNY (U-21 v Tipperary): C McGrath; P Murphy, K Joyce, E O’Shea; L Ryan, P Hogan, N Prendergast; J Dowling, N Walsh; C Fennelly, N Cleere, TJ Reid; M Ruth, J Mulhall, R Hogan