Munster SHC Final Events

Pre-Match Celebration of Munster Hurling to take centre stage in Thurles Square

Guinness stage Big Match Preview with former Cork and Waterford Legends

Hurling fans making the trip to Thurles for the much anticipated Munster Final showdown between the Déise and the Rebels will have a chance experience a flavour of the action before the turnstiles open in Semple Stadium, with thanks to Guinness. The Guinness gig rig returns to the Square in Thurles this year to engage fans once more in a weekend of celebration and hurling appreciation. The rig will set up in the square from Saturday night and on Sunday fans can enjoy traditional music and entertainment on the route up to the Stadium.

True fans of the game are in for a treat on Sunday as former legends of the game take centre stage ahead of the game for a Q&A session hosted by MC Marty Morrissey. Joining Marty on stage will be Cork’s Diarmuid O’Sullivan and Tomas Mulcahy and Waterford’s Paul Flynn and Dave Bennett and. The panel will preview the big game as well as casting an eye back at key encounters between the two teams. Fans will have the chance to test their knowledge against the panel, and there plenty of giveaways from special Cork and Waterford t-shirts to match tickets for the quarter finals and semi-finals The activity gets underway from 12pm with the big Munster GAA Hurling Senior Championship Final match preview will start at 1.45pm.

Hurling Rising –  Guinness® celebrate a summer of Cork hurling

Cork Hurling Legends Donal O’Grady, John Allen, Joe Deane and Waterford’s Dave Bennett will take to the stage on Friday 9th July in The Groves Bar, Blackpool for the Cork Guinness Hurling Supporters event. Guinness, official sponsor of the GAA All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship, are asking fans all over the country to join them in celebrating the hurling championship at exclusive Guinness Hurling Supporters Events, in association with Today FM, around the country this summer.

The Cork event is the final one of four Guinness Hurling Supporters Events to take place around the country. Galway kicked off proceedings last week in The Skeff, Eyre Square, on Tuesday 29th June followed by the Kilkenny Guinness Hurling Supporters Event in Langtons on Friday 2nd July. Masons Bar in Waterford will host the next event on Thursday 8th July, followed by the Cork event in the Groves, Blackpool on Friday 9th July ahead of the much anticipated Munster Final. Each event is broadcast live on “The Last Word” on Today FM from 6.30pm to 7pm. After the live broadcast ends, the rest of the evening is streamed live on www.todayfm.com. Doors open at 5.30pm.

Hosted by The Last Word presenter, Matt Cooper, the Cork Guinness Hurling Supporters event night will be a relaxed preview of the Munster Final, with a mixture of expert analysis, fan interaction, and video footage, as the panel and fans look forward with optimism to the upcoming game. A Guinness Hurling Supporters event will also be held in the square in Thurles on the day of the Munster Final, when MC Marty Morrisey will host a panel of former Cork and Cork hurling legends. There will be further events happening around the country in the lead up to the All Ireland hurling semi-finals and final. “The Guinness Hurling Supporters Events really inspire the fans to really get behind their county and their team, and to look forward to the big game with optimism,” said Guinness Brand Manager, Barry Fitzpatrick.

“Not only do these supporters events give fans across the country the chance to have their say in the company of some of the former greats of the game, both in person at the event, they can also check out the latest news and what’s going on via the Guinness Hurling Facebook page.” The events are free and open to everyone over the age of 18.

Hurling Rising – Guinness® celebrate a summer of Waterford hurling

Waterford Hurling Legends Paul Flynn, Fergal Hartley and Cork’s Diarmuid O’Sullivan will take to the stage on Thursday 8th July in Masons Bar for the Waterford Guinness Hurling Supporters event Guinness, official sponsor of the GAA All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship, are asking fans all over the country to join them in celebrating the hurling championship at exclusive Guinness Hurling Supporters Events, in association with Today FM, around the country this summer.

The Waterford event is the third of four Guinness Hurling Supporters Events to take place around the country. Galway kicked off proceedings last week in The Skeff, Eyre Square, on Tuesday 29th June followed by the Kilkenny Guinness Hurling Supporters Event in Langtons on Friday 2nd July. Masons will host the Waterford event this Thursday 8th July, followed by the Cork event in the Groves, Blackpool on Friday 9th July ahead of the much anticipated Munster Final. Each event is broadcast live on “The Last Word” on Today FM from 6.30pm to 7pm. After the live broadcast ends, the rest of the evening is streamed live on www.todayfm.com. Doors open at 5.30pm.

Hosted by The Last Word presenter, Matt Cooper, the Waterford Guinness Hurling Supporters event night will be a relaxed preview of the Munster Final, with a mixture of expert analysis, fan interaction, and video footage, as the panel and fans look forward with optimism to the upcoming game. A Guinness Hurling Supporters event will also be held in the square in Thurles on the day of the Munster Final, when MC Marty Morrisey will host a panel of former Cork and Cork hurling legends. There will be further events happening around the country in the lead up to the All Ireland hurling semi-finals and final.

“The Guinness Hurling Supporters Events really inspire the fans to really get behind their county and their team, and to look forward to the big game with optimism,” said Guinness Brand Manager, Barry Fitzpatrick. “Not only do these supporters events give fans across the country the chance to have their say in the company of some of the former greats of the game, both in person at the event, they can also check out the latest news and what’s going on via the Guinness Hurling Facebook page.” The events are free and open to everyone over the age of 18.

Planning on Going to the Munster Final on Sunday July 11th?

Then pay a visit to THURLES GREYHOUND STADIUM on Saturday July 10th to avail of some CHAMPION OFFERS

1/2 price admission to anyone wearing a Cork or Waterford jersey or in possession of a Munster Match Ticket

Car Parking just €2 the following Day with Production of the race card from the previous night

Pre-Match Build up with a Waterford v Cork Greyhound challenge ONLY at Thurles Greyhound Stadium