Tipperary 2-13. Westmeath 1-10

Barry Grogan scored 1-7 and George Hannigan who scored one of the best goals set up Tipperary for victory. Westmeath took the lead with a Philip Gilsenan goal after 6 minutes . Tipperary went six points clear only for Westmeath to bring it back to one point but Tipperary added five more points to finish winners 2-13 to 1-10. Tipperary started without any of the under 21 team who play Donegal next Saturday 17th April at Parnell park Dublin at 7.30pm