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Gort are the county senior hurling champions for the first time in 28 years after a magnificent victory over All-Ireland champions Clarinbridge on Sunday afternoon in Pearse Stadium.
If ever there was a salient argument for playing senior club championship hurling in this county during July and August, it was made on Sunday in a rain-drenched Kenny Park.
The finalists for the 2011 county senior hurling final are expected to be known by 5pm this Sunday afternoon, barring any draws.
Craughwell, 8/15 favourites to beat Carnmore, did so in style last Saturday in Kenny Park on a score-line of 0-19 to 0-11.
Castlegar must defeat Clarinbridge by a big margin this Sunday at Pearse Stadium (2.30pm) to have any slim chance of avoiding the relegation play-offs following their disappointing 0-15 to 0-10 defeat to Sarsfields last weekend in Ballinasloe.
This month 10 years ago in the All-Ireland quarter-final at Croke Park Waterford gave Galway a good trimming in Cyril Farrell’s last day in the managerial hot-seat. The Déise men won handily on a score-line of 1-20 to 1-10 with Tony Browne in superb form, hitting 0-7 from midfield.
All-Ireland club champs Portumna have qualified, as expected, for the semi-finals of the Galway Senior Hurling Championship final with a hard-fought 2-11 to 0-15 victory over Clarinbridge.
All-Ireland, Connacht championship, and minor medals decorate his walls, but Gort stalwart Ollie Fahy would gladly hand them all back for a county final win.
What a burst of enterprise it has been for Portumna. Laden with silverware and sweet successes Portumna are club standard bearers. For so long they watched Sarsfields and Athenry dominate, now it is Portumna who are viewed as the most prized scalp in the Galway game. It is one Gort intend to take.
And Galwegians have another such opportunity this Sunday when Gort take on the might of Portumna in the county senior hurling final at Pearse Stadium.