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Galway hurlers will once again face Kilkenny when the two meet in the Leinster hurling final on Sunday week (July 3) in Croke Park.
The Galway hurlers will face Offaly in the Leinster semi-final on Sunday week (June 19) after their solid 3-27 to 0-19 victory over Westmeath at the weekend.
Having impressed in the Leinster SHC Round Robin, Westmeath will be hoping to deliver another gutsy display when hosting Galway in a provincial quarter-final at Cusack Park on Sunday.
The Galway hurlers head to Walsh Park in Waterford this Sunday (2pm) knowing they must, at the very least, win to avoid a relegation play-off with an improving Cork outfit to see who will play in division 1B next season.
The Galway hurlers will head up the motorway on Saturday afternoon to Parnell Park with a bounce in their step. They take on Dublin (7pm) in round two of the NHL after an impressive enough start to the league.
Galway led by three points at half time in Sunday's All-Ireland senior final, and for a few brief minutes at the interval some supporters talked of pressing on and winning the game from that position.
After a brilliant first half display, Galway fell asunder under the pressure of Kilkenny’s grip in the second half as the Cats ran out four point winners on the scoreboard. Joe Canning’s late consolation goal closed the gap back to four, but in reality Kilkenny were much further ahead at the end that the scoreboard suggested.
Cycling home from work in Galway city to Moycullen on Tuesday evening, the same car passed me three times in the ongoing traffic jam that has existed at the edge of the Connemara village for the past nine months.
The Galway players worked exceptionally hard all over the field last Sunday to harvest a terrific and inspiring victory. There was a real steeliness to the entire performance which was fantastic to see.
The Galway u-21 hurling panel, including senior stars from last Sunday's wonderful win over Tipperary, Jason Flynn, Cathal Mannion and Conor Whelan, will head to Semple Stadium this Saturday for the All-Ireland semi-final against Munster champions Limerick (6pm).