Concerns have again been raised over the impact of the new All Ireland senior hurling championship.
Tipp begin their Munster Senior Hurling championship campaign away to Limerick in the first game of the Round Robin series.
Next up is a home tie against Cork followed by a trip to Waterford before finishing up with a home tie against Clare.
The new hurling structures are set to have a knock on effect on the Tipperary club championship.
County Board Secretery Tim Floyd explains more.