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Famine ends as MacCarthy Cup comes west again

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Galway supporters lucky enough to have been in Croke Park on Sunday afternoon witnessed history being made with the county winning its fifth senior All-Ireland hurling title - their first since 1988 when Conor Hayes led the team to All-Ireland glory.

Masterful Micheál makes Tribesmen’s dreams come true

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It is the question Micheál Donoghue always dreamed of being asked, and not long after the full time whistle was blown in Croke Park last Sunday, he tried to put it into words what it felt like to be All Ireland champions.

Galway hurlers come good to break twenty-nine year hoodoo

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Galway supporters lucky enough to have been in Croke Park on Sunday afternoon witnessed history being made, with the county winning its fifth senior All-Ireland hurling title - their first since 1988 when Conor Hayes led the team to All-Ireland glory.

Tribesmen bring Liam home in style

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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.

New pairing whets the hurling appetite

There is nothing like a novel pairing to whet the appetite of all hurling fans in the county.

Cometh the hour, cometh Joe, to set up a date with destiny

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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.

Cometh the hour, cometh Joe to set up a date with destiny in September

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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.

Donoghue praises maturity of his team

Galway manager Míchéal Donoghue was delighted with the winning performance of his squad in Sunday's 2017 Leinster final and his players' improvement and gorwing maturity.

Hurlers get the job done efficiently to move on to semi-final in August

The Galway senior hurlers produced an impressive 70 minutes of hurling on Sunday in Croke Park and did what was needed to annex a second Leinster title for the county, adding to the O'Keeffe Cup won in 2012.

Galway must beat Limerick again to reach league final

This Sunday at the Gaelic Grounds in Limerick, the Galway hurlers will take on the home side at 2pm for a place in the league final.

 

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