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2017 county senior champions Liam Mellows face near neighbours Castlegar in Pearse Stadium on Sunday (2pm), having produced a solid six-point victory over Craughwell in the first round of the county championship.
Galway senior hurlers relinquished their league title when they were edged out of the league quarter-finals by home side Wexford on a scoreline of 1-23 to 0-23 last weekend.
The hurling league quarter-final between Galway and Wexford, which was postponed due to snow last weekend, will take place on Saturday in Innovate Wexford Park (3pm).
Galway hurling manager Micheál Donoghue and his backroom team will be satisfied with three wins in the bag, and qualification for the league quarter-finals as they continue to blood new players in 1B of the National Hurling League.
The Galway U21 hurlers fell short in the last five minutes against Limerick in Semple Stadium in last weekend's All-Ireland U21 semi-final in front of a crowd of 6,524 - when they lost out on a score-line of 2-23 to 2-19.
The Mayo minors bowed out of the minor championship after a very disappointing display against arch rivals Galway in Elvery's MacHale Park in the Connacht quarter final on a scoreline of 3-15 to 0-11. It's a tough one to take on board considering this is the last year of the minor championship as we know it and I can only imagine how devastating it is for the players and management to be eliminated from the championship in April.
The Galway minor hurlers take on Tipperary this Sunday in the All-Ireland semi-final in Croke Park (1.30pm) in an eagerly anticipated repeat of last year's decider, which Galway won.
Goals win games the saying goes and the Galway minors proved that on Sunday in Croke park when they raised the green flag four times over the hour. Jeffrey Lynskey’s charges gave the Galway faithful the perfect start to the day with a performance of power and poise. Full forward Evan Niland finished the day with nine points to his name, while goalkeeper Darragh Gilligan put in a top class performance keeping out Tipperary on a number of occasions when the game was still in the melting pot.
The Galway minor hurlers will get proceedings under way next Sunday at Croke Park when they take on a highly-rated Tipperary in the All-Ireland minor final (1.15pm).
For the second week in a row, the Galway minor hurlers produced a spectacular reaction to adversity when they came from four points down to stun Kilkenny with two late goals, setting up a clash with Tipperary in the All-Ireland final in three weeks.