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Co-Op Superstores teams up with Munster GAA as sponsor for a 2nd year
The opening round of the upcoming Co- Op Superstores Munster Hurling League will see a repeat of last year’s final, with Cork taking on Limerick in Mallow on Saturday December 30th. Clare will play Kerry in Ennis on the same date.
Commenting at the launch of the competition, which took place at Dairygold’s Nutritionals Campus in Mallow, Munster Council Chairman Jerry O Sullivan said: “I am pleased that the Munster Council is in a position to facilitate these 4 counties in organising a competition that will provide them with a great opportunity to prepare for the very competitive Allianz Leagues. I am delighted to welcome Co-Op Superstores as the competition sponsor once again. I thank them for their continued support and look forward to working with them in the months ahead.”
Co-Op Superstores is the retail division of Dairygold Co-Operative. Jim Woulfe, Dairygold CEO stated: “As an organisation deeply embedded in Munster, we’re pleased to be on board as sponsors again this year. Dairygold through our network of retail stores and our online store www.coopsuperstores.ie is hugely connected with the GAA community and we’re looking forward to being part of another exciting League to kick off the hurling season in Munster.”
The launch was attended by Cork Senior Team Manager, John Meyler, Kerry Senior Team Manager, Fintan O’ Connor, Limerick Senior Team Manager John Kiely and Clare selector Jimmy Browne. They were joined by players Seamus Harnedy (Cork), Dan Morrissey (Limerick) and Shane O’Donnell (Clare) and from Munster Council GAA Jerry O’Sullivan, (Chairman), Simon Moroney (Secretary) and Kieran Leddy (Operations Manager).
With a network of stores across Munster and online at coopsuperstores.ie, this sponsorship is an ideal fit for the retail arm of Dairygold as it too is at the heart of local communities across the province.
Co-Op Superstores has something for everyone in the community. From Stoves and Coal to Lawnmowers and Electrical Appliances, they have become a destination for all things Farm, Home and Garden. Customers can now opt for nationwide delivery direct to their home by shopping their online store at www.coopsuperstores.ie.
FOUR TEAM ROUND-ROBIN GROUP STAGE
Saturday, 30/12/2017 (Round 1):
Sunday, 07/01/2018 (Round 2):
Sunday, 14/01/2018 (Round 3):
Top Two Teams as determined by the Tie-Breaker formula