Under 21 Hurlers Ready For Trip To Tipp And Joust with Kerry.

With Saturday now only a matter of days away the Wicklow Under 21 hurlers under the management of Seamus Murphy and Michael Neary are ready for battle with men from the Kingdom to see who gets their hands on the Richie McElligott Cup in 2017 the prize for the winners of the Bord Gáis Energy All-Ireland Final.

Wicklow qualified for the final with a 4-16 to 0-17 win over Roscommon in the quarter final before getting over Kildare in the semi-final in Arklow 0-15 to 0-14. Kerry had a big win over Meath in the semi-final 1-23 to 1-09 after an easy win over Donegal in the previous round 0-25 to 1-09.

6 September 2017; Padraig Doyle of Wicklow was in Dublin today to look ahead to this weekend’s Bord Gáis Energy GAA Hurling U-21 All-Ireland finals. The double header will take place in Semple Stadium, Thurles on Saturday, with Kerry and Wicklow throwing in at 1.00pm in the ‘B’ final and Kilkenny and Limerick taking part in the ‘A’ final at 3.00pm. Fans unable to attend the game can catch all the action live on TG4 or can follow #HurlingToTheCore online. Photo by Sam Barnes/Sportsfile

Wicklow have put a lot of preparation in and will be confident of a good showing on Saturday and the team captained by Padraig Doyle from Bray Emmetts and management hope they will get plenty of Wicklow support in Thurles.

Throw in is 1 p.m. with Johnny Murphy from Limerick the referee.

The game live on Tg4 for those that can’t make it.