Tipp Hurlers draw Banner for All Ireland QFs

first_imgTipperary’s Senior hurlers will take on old rivals Clare for a place in the All Ireland Semi Final.Michael Ryan’s side have just been drawn against the Banner in the first of the two quarter finals which are due to take place on the weekend of July 22nd/23rd.Waterford have been drawn against Wexford in the other quarter final with both pencilled in for the new look Pairc Ui Chaoimh with exact times and dates set to be confirmed by the CCCC later. Speaking after their win over Dublin to set up the quarter final clash with Clare Tipp manager Michael Ryan says they’ll still have to improve going forward.last_img

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Real Madrid limp past Viktoria Plzen as Lopetegui still looms large

first_img“we hear rumours but we’ll go to the Camp Nou…”. This win might not be enough for Julen Lopetegui to save his job at Real Madrid. When Emilio Butragueño was asked whether Julen Lopetegui would be at the managerial position of Real Madrid in the upcoming El Clasico, he told AdvertisementReal Madrid have got an important win against Viktoria Plzen with a margin of 2-1 in the Group Stage match of UEFA Champions League. With this win, Real Madrid moved to the second position in their Group with 6 points from 3 matches. The group might be a little tricky at the end as AS Roma have already got 6 points and they are situated at the top of the table with better goal difference than Real Madrid. On the other hand, CSKA Moscow are also having 4 points from their three encounters so far. “Yes, yes, [we’re approaching that game] with absolute normality. In situations like this it is very important to stay calm, be united and trust in the players.” Real Madrid got the early lead in the match with the goal of Karim Benzema at the 11th minute of the match. Marcelo has doubled the lead for the Los Blancos at the 55th minute of the match. But the Spanish Giants were not able to keep a clean sheet in this match also as Viktoria Plzen put one back when Patrik Hrosovsky scored at the 78th minute. The match has ended with a scoreline of 2-1 in favour of Real Madrid. With this win under their belts, the Los Blancos will gain some confidence ahead of the upcoming El Clasico at Camp Nou. Advertisementlast_img read more

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