Semi-Final draw made for Fenway Hurling Classic 2018
Following on from the Official Launch in Croke Park on September 27th last, The Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) and the Gaelic Players Association (GPA), in conjunction with Aer Lingus and Fenway Sports Management (FSM) have held the official draw for the Fenway Hurling Classic 2018 at the Offices of Consulate General of Ireland in Boston.
Presiding over the Official Launch was Shane Cahill, Consul General of Ireland, Paul Flynn and Aidan Browne of the Gaelic Players Association.
Reigning champions Clare have been drawn in the first Semi-final where their opponents will be Cork in a repeat of this year’s Munster Senior Hurling Final.
The second semi-final will see All-Ireland Champions Limerick taking on Wexford for a place in the final.
The 4 teams will compete for the Players Champions Cup in a Super 11’s format tournament with each semi-final lasting 40 minutes with the winners proceeding to the final on the same day, Sunday November 18th.
The event will begin at 12.30 p.m. ET and it will feature a traditional Irish festival complete with food, music and entertainment.
All three games will be broadcast live on TG4, GAAGO, and NESN in the United States.
Over 30,000 attended the event in 2017 and tickets are now on sale at www.redsox.com/hurling