Brendan Cummins To Win Tenth Poc Fada Title?
Poc Fada All-Ireland Final
Irish Hurlers are ready to descend on the Cooley mountains this weekend for the annual All-Ireland Poc Fada Final and Tipp legend Brendan Cummins is in the running yet again.
The five-time all-star, who has two All-Ireland Hurling medals under his belt,
has his eyes on a 10th Poc Fada title at 4/1, having registered a record 9 wins between 2004 and 2015.
Competition is fierce yet again and Cummins finds himself just fourth in the betting, with Eoin Murphy the favourite to walk off with his first Setanta Cup.
The Kilkenny goalkeeper, who is also 1/3 favourite to pick up the All-Star this year, is the 9/4 frontrunner having completed the course in the same number of pocs as Brendan Cummins on his first go last year.
Westmeath’s Brian Connaughton is 2/1 second favourite after narrowly missing out in 2016, while defending champion Tadhg Haran is 3/1 to go two-in-a-row after he brought the spoils back to Galway on his debut last year.
We have made it a 9/4 shot that any competitor breaks the record by going round in less than 48 pocs, as the dry summer and favourable weather forecast is expected to make for perfect conditions when the action gets under way on Saturday.
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