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It was a lovely evening for hurling in Athenry on Sunday with a dry sod and warm autumnal sunshine for the double header in Kenny Park, and the senior tie of Liam Mellows and St Thomas’ was expected to be a highly exciting and competitive game.
Gort, St Thomas and Loughrea were the standout performers on a busy weekend of club hurling action as the Galway Senior Hurling Championship made a welcome return following a four-month hiatus.
Jeffrey Lynskey has performed a really super job as Galway minor manager over the past few years, and this year's charges reaffirmed that last weekend when they produced a superb second-half display to see off Kilkenny by 0-21 to 0-14. In doing so they clinched the county's 12th All-Ireland minor title, and the third under Lynskey's guidance in the past four years.
2017 county senior champions Liam Mellows face near neighbours Castlegar in Pearse Stadium on Sunday (2pm), having produced a solid six-point victory over Craughwell in the first round of the county championship.
Kinvara's Michael Burke has been elected treasurer of the Galway County Board for 2018.
SENIOR A HURLING CHAMPIONSHIP – GROUP 1
At the smoothly run and enjoyable homecoming for both minor and senior teams in Pearse Stadium on Monday, Galway minor hurling manager Jeffrey Lynskey quoted the old Meat Loaf classic “Two out of three ain’t bad” to describe Galway’s terrific 2-17 to 2-15 win over Cork in the All-Ireland minor final.
The Galway minor hurlers under the guidance of Jeffrey Lynskey and his management team of Shane Cusack, Gavin Keary and John Commins did just enough last Sunday afternoon in Croke Park to join their senior counterparts in the All-Ireland final on the first weekend in September, when they defeated Kilkenny by 1-12 to 2-8, in the All-Ireland semi-final.
The Galway minor hurlers, under the guidance of Jeffrey Lynskey, will face Kilkenny in the All-Ireland semi-final on Sunday week (August 6) at Croke Park after a comprehensive 2-19 to 1-12 win over Clare at the redeveloped Páirc Uí Chaoimh.
A full round of group fixtures in the senior hurling championship takes place this weekend with some exciting games down for decision.