The Offaly Intermediate Ladies lost out in their league semi-final clash with Tipperary over the Easter weekend.
Having enjoyed wins over Meath and Down in the last of the NFL group games, the Faithful Ladies claimed a semi-final spot against group winners Tipperary.
The Premier had already gotten the better of the Offaly Ladies in the league, but after a strong finish to the campaign, Offaly were optimisitc of causing a threat.
Unfortunately Tipperary proved too strong on the day in Clane, winning out on a scoreline of 7-17 to 2-06, representing a 26-point victory.
The Offaly ladies now refocus for their Leinster Championship opener in sic weeks.
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