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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.
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.
There can be no complacency when the Galway senior hurlers travel up the motorway to take on Clare in Croke Park in the All-Ireland semi-final on Saturday (5pm).
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.
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 follow up their opening day narrow 1-19 to 1-16 win over Antrim with a trip to O’Moore Park on Saturday evening (7pm) for a round two clash with Laois.
This was the team representing St Joseph’s College which won the Rosebowl Cup in 1968.
At times it was sparkling, others nerve wracking but at the end of the day it was just brilliant as Galway ended a 29-year wait to bring the Liam McCarthy Cup west of the Shannon for the fifth time. Three minutes in looked like they might do it the easy way, hitting Waterford for three points in the opening 180 seconds, but once Kevin Moran got in behind the Galway defence and drove the ball low past Colm Callanan in the Galway goal to kick life into what looked like a startled Waterford, it was game on.
The atmosphere in the stands and on the terraces in Croke Park around 5.30pm last Sunday afternoon was absolutely electric.
Heroes wear capes for a reason, so that people will know who to go to in the event of an an emergency. There’d be no point in Superman or Spiderman having their own movies if they weren’t going to pop up in the end and save the day.