first_imgThe game at O’Connor Park in Tullamore throws-in at 4 o’clock on Bank Holiday Monday. Former Tipperary senior football manager Tom McGlinchey says the first half will be crucial for Tipperary.The Newport native says Galway got their goals in the Connaught final replay against Sligo early on in the game while Tipp missed early chances against Kerry in the Munster final.He believes a good start is essential for Tipperary if they’re to stay in contention.last_img