The Quarter-Final action continues today with three games in Walsh Park
Eastern rivals, De La Salle and Mount Sion get the action underway at 1pm
De La Salle had an impressive group campaign with two wins and a draw, while Mount Sion had to pull out all the stops befroe eventually seeing off An Rinn in a play-off two weeks ago
Eoin Dunphy the De La Salle manager says there has been an extra spring in his players since the draw was made two weeks ago.
The Mount Sion and Waterford goalkeeper Ian O’Regan says it will be a tough game against last seasons runners-up but he is delighted that they are still involved in the championship
This evening’s double header sees another all-Eastern affair.
Defending champions Ballygunner will be favourites to see off a Roanmore side who recorded an impressive play-off win over Fourmilewater last time out
Gunners manager Fergal Hartley told WLR Sport it’s a do or die contest for both clubs and Fergal adds that Roanmore will be well and truly up for the challenge.
Throw-in for that one is at 4:30.
The final Quarter-Final of the weekend is anticipated to a closely fought encounter as Passage and Dungarvan go head to head in Walsh Park.
Passage automatically qualified for the last eight coming through a tough group, while Dungarvan have had the benefit of a game two weeks ago, when they showed real battling qualities to overcome Lismore after extra-time.
Both sides have had some tough battles in recent seasons with Passage coming out on top over the past few tussles.
Throw-in is at 6pm, and afterwards the draws for the semi-finals will be made.
Meanwhile, Mark Ferncombe shot fifteen points as Abbeyside enjoyed a comfortable 2-22 to 0-10 win over Tallow in the quarter finals of the county senior hurling championship last night.
Goals from Neil Montgomery and Sean Whelan-Barrett put the Villagers fifteen points up at the break. Both sides finished with fourteen men as Mark O’Brien and Maurice Power were sent off in the second half.
Abbeyside boss Peter Queally says that Ferncombe has emerged as a leader in attack.