SLIDESHOW: On This Day 2007 - Limerick defeat Offaly to avoid hurling relegation

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Having won just two games from five in the League, Limerick faced Offaly on this day in 2007, attempting to avoid relegation to the third tier of hurling. A four point lead at half time saw Limerick look like they were in for a tough battle, but Offaly fell away in the second period, allowing Limerick to run up an impressive 6-20 to 1-18 win. 

The Limerick team, managed by Richie Bennis, were to embark on a summer to remember, with a trilogy against Tipperary on the horizon and it may have been this game, played in McDonagh Park, Nenagh, which kickstarted their season. 

Sean O'Connor topped the scoring charts with 2-3, while Barry Foley raised two green flags of his own. Andrew O'Shaughnessy notched 1-4 (1-2 from placed balls)

The referee on the day was J Ryan from Tipperary.