Páirc Uí Chaoimh ruled out as venue for Munster finals as Fitzgerald

first_img Share77 Tweet Email8 That means Kerry will then have to concede home advantage to Cork for their next three football championship clashes after the 2015 Munster drawn final and replay were held in Killarney. Dublin’s Diarmuid Connolly set to appeal his 12-week suspension‘Kerry have a monopoly on sportswriting and the telly’ – Paul Kerrigan looks forward to Kingdom showdown Venue for Munster Senior Hurling Final will be confirmed by Munster CCC on Sunday evening following Cork v Waterford S-Final pic.twitter.com/BzOe1c6616— Munster GAA (@MunsterGAA) June 12, 2017 Source: Munster GAA/Twitter Disappointing news páirc uí chaoimh won’t be open… would have been a belter. Killarney will still have fireworks 💥 🏐😜😉#munsterfinal pic.twitter.com/qmDg4tVq5k— Tomás Ó Sé (@tomas5ky) June 12, 2017 http://the42.ie/3439763 Source: Tomás Ó Sé/Twitter Kerry’s David Moran and James Loughrey of Cork in action in the 2015 Munster final replay Source: Cathal Noonan/INPHOThe venue for the hurling final on Sunday 9 July will depend on the outcome of next Sunday’s semi-final clash between Cork and Waterford. Páirc Uí Chaoimh ruled out as venue for Munster finals as Fitzgerald Stadium to host Cork-Kerry clash The stadium will not be completed in time. Clare await the winners in the decider but Semple Stadium in Thurles would seem the front-runner to host either pairing.The full statement explaining the Páirc Uí Chaoimh decision read:“The new Pairc Ui Chaoimh stadium will not host either of the Munster Finals scheduled for July, as originally planned. Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this article Short URL Updated 15.45pmPÁIRC UÍ CHAOIMH will not host either of this year’s Munster senior finals as the stadium redevelopment will not be completed in time and that has paved the way for the football clash of Kerry and Cork to take place in Fitzgerald Stadium next month. A view in May of the stadium redevelopment. Source: Gary Carr/INPHOThe Cork county board confirmed today that the handover date of Sunday 18 June will ‘not now be met’ and instead the project will be finished on Friday 7 July.It means that the Cork footballers will not have home advantage for their clash with Kerry on Sunday 2 July and it’s been announced this afternoon that Fitzgerald Stadium in Killarney will host the match. Monday 12 Jun 2017, 3:45 PM Jun 12th 2017, 3:45 PM Source: Munster GAA/Twitter 42,122 Views “Cork County Board was informed this morning that the scheduled handover date of June 18th would not now be met. There are still some commissioning works to be completed and these will be finished by July 7th. The first game in the new stadium will take place in mid July.“Cork County chairman, Ger Lane said: “Clearly we are disappointed but we want everything to be pristine before the stadium hosts its first major games. We want to be certain that all the expectations for this tremendous new facility will be fully met and we are satisfied that this will be the case by mid July.”The42 is on Instagram! Tap the button below on your phone to follow us! Follow us: the42.ie 59 Comments By Fintan O’Toole Cork will play Kerry in the Munster Senior Football Championship Final on Sunday July 2nd at 2pm in Fitzgerald Stadium Killarney— Munster GAA (@MunsterGAA) June 12, 2017last_img read more