Tipp victorious over Armagh

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Tipperary’s Senior Footballers have secured promotion to Division 2.

Liam Kearns side overcame Armagh in a thrilling encounter this afternoon which saw the Premier trail for most of the match despite clocking up 2 goals early in the second half

With 5 minutes to go and Armagh pulling away with a four point lead, Tipp secured 3 successive points followed by a goal by Michael Quinlivan in the dying seconds to secure victory for the county’s Senior Footballers.

Tipperary now go on to play Louth in the League Final at Croke Park next Saturday evening at 5 pm

Meanwhile – Tipperary CCC has confirmed that the planned first round of the county senior football championship will not take place next weekend due to the Division Final.

Instead Round 3 of the County Hurling League will proceed and the County U 21 football semi-finals will take place on Saturday the 15th of April.

Also in Division 3 action today.

Laois have been relegated after a 3-15 to 4-11 loss to Offaly.

Antrim are also relegated after they could only draw at home to Longford – the full-time score Antrim 1-13 Longford 0-16 and the already promoted Louth lost to Sligo by 1-11 to 0-17.
Elsewhere

In Division 1

Kerry have secured an unlikely final place in Division 1 of the Allianz Football League while Cavan have been relegated after they failed to beat Roscommon, losing by 1-13 to 1-10.

In Division 2

Galway have secured promotion to the top tier for the first time since 2011 after defeating already promoted Kildare by the narrowest of margins

That meant Meath have finished in third despite a comprehensive 3-19 to 1-13 win over Clare.

A late draw for Down has kept them safe in Division 2 for another year, at the expense of Fermanagh and Derry.

It ended Cork 1-10 Down 0-13.

Derry are down to Division 3 despite beating Fermanagh by 2-8 to 0-13.

And in Division 4 Limerick defeated Wicklow 2-13 to 2-9, Westmeath had a dominant 3-26 to 1-9 win over London, while Carlow overcame Wexford by 2-14 to 1-7.