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Sunday was a tough day for Galway supporters who were fortunate enough to get a ticket to the 2018 All Ireland Senior Hurling Championship final in Croke Park.
In what has been described by many observers as the greatest hurling championship in living memory, the Galway Advertiser takes a look back on how Micheál Donoghue secured their place in this Sunday's decider.
Watching the third episode of the documentary The Game on RTÉ One it was lovely to look back at Joe Connolly's rousing speech in 1980 after that team won the All-Ireland final and broke into the top tier of hurling again.
It was a hard fought 1-17 to 2-13 victory over Clare in Thurles on Sunday, and now Micheál Donoghue's squad will take on Limerick on Sunday week (August 19) in the All-Ireland final at Croke Park.
The Galway senior hurlers brought their fans on a rollercoaster ride in Semple Stadium when they defeated Kilkenny by 1-28 to 3-15 and won the Bob O'Keefe Cup to be crowned Leinster champions for a third time.
Former Dublin All-Ireland winning football manager Pat Gilroy will have the Dublin hurling squad in Salthill on Saturday evening to take on Galway in the final round of the Leinster Senior Hurling championship round robin series (7pm).
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).
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.