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The county senior hurling quarter-final replay between Loughrea and St Thomas in Kenny Park on Sunday afternoon was a tame affair compared to the drawn match.
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.
First match for Galway:
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.