Underage hurlers' trip to All-Ireland semi-final

47 underage hurlers enjoyed a great days hurling in Croke Park on Sunday last as part of Aodh Ruadh's annual underage trip to Croke Park. As they entered the famous stadium, they were delighted to meet with Antrim manager Dinny Cahill who congratulated them on their achievements this year. The lads enjoyed two very good games and they also got great pleasure from seeing their club mate Brendan Gillespie taking part in the INTO exhibition at half time. Brendan played very well in the Tipperary colours and did his club, school (Creevy) and family proud in becoming the first Aodh Ruadh hurler to take part in these exhibition games in Croke Park. After the senior game, the lads got their by now customary group photograph on the hallowed turf of croke park. The whole group were very well behaved and a credit to the club.Thanks to all who made this trip possible.

The underage hurlers annual trip to the All-Ireland semi-final in Croke Park.
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A group of underage Aodh Ruadh hurlers and mentors meet with Antrim manager Dinny Cahill prior to the All-Ireland semi-final between Tipperary and Waterford

The underage hurlers annual trip to the All-Ireland semi-final in Croke Park.
Aodh Ruadh boys on tour

The underage hurlers annual trip to the All-Ireland semi-final in Croke Park.
Brendan Gillespie in action in Tipperary colours at half time in the All-Ireland semi-final wearing the black helmet

The underage hurlers annual trip to the All-Ireland semi-final in Croke Park.
Aodh Ruadh's Brendan Gillespie taking a sideline cut in the shadow of the Cusack stand

The underage hurlers annual trip to the All-Ireland semi-final in Croke Park.
Brendan Gillespie makes his way off the field after having played very well in the INTO exhibition game. Already looking forward to his next appearance in Croke Park.

The underage hurlers annual trip to the All-Ireland semi-final in Croke Park.
Aodh Ruadh underage hurlers getting their now customary group photograph on the hallowed turf of Croke Park.

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