A stunning goal off the sod by Grace O'Brien in the fourth minute of injury time secured a smash-and-grab 1-14 to 2-10 victory for Tipperary over Offaly in the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship at The Ragg.
Cork manager Paudie Murray may look at making changes for his side's trip to Trim to play Meath in Saturday's Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship, but that should not be interpreted as the Rebels taking anything for granted.
Reigning All-Ireland champions Galway will play their All-Ireland SHC semi-final in Croke Park on Saturday, July 28 (5pm) while Munster champions Cork will be in action at GAA HQ the following day (3.30pm).
"We're chuffed to bits with how we played" - Derry joint captain Grainne McGoldrick after the 0-11 0-11 draw with Cork in the Liberty Insurance All Ireland Intermediate Championship Group 1 game at Swatragh.
"It is going to be something different and really special. Dublin have had so many championship games in Croke Park and they have lit up the place so now we are going to see them up in Tyrone and people are very excited about that."
Offaly manager Mike Wall praised the mental fortitude of his Offaly charges as they recovered from the shock of conceding a goal early in the second half and seeing a five-point interval lead completely wiped out by Wexford to win their Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship Group 2 tie by 1-18 to 1-12 in Birr on Saturday.
Cork continued their seemingly inexorable progress towards the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championships Semi-Finals after a 1-27 to 1-12 win over Tipperary in the top-of-the-table clash at The Ragg
Another link with Cork's 2010 All-Ireland SFC winning team has been severed after Donncha O'Connor announced his inter-county retirement after this evening's heavy All-Ireland qualifier loss to Tyrone.