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Travelling up the motorway on Saturday afternoon to Croke Park for the All-Ireland semi-final, we listened to Padraic Joyce (Galway), Dick Clerkin (Monaghan) and Liam Kearns (Tipperary manager) on Off the Ball on Newstalk to pass an hour of the journey, and all three pointed out that Galway would have to produce an exceptional performance to keep the Dubs at bay.
He was one of the finest midfielders of his generation, a Galway man through and through and when he stepped out from a bouncing Galway dressing room in MacHale Park on Saturday night, Kevin Walsh had a contented and deserved smile on his face.
Westmeath’s Walsh Cup campaign concluded with a 3-18 to 0-17 defeat against Galway at St Loman’s, Mullingar, on Sunday.a
Last Sunday was yet another disappointing experience for the Galway senior hurlers at the hands of their nemesis Kilkenny.
When Kilkenny got on a run in the third quarter the last day, they were driven on by the brilliance of Brian Hogan and Tommy Walsh. Hogan plucked two or three in a row out of the air and you almost feel the intake of breath and anxiety in the Galway crowd in the Hogan Stand.
It has been quite a year for Kilkenny’s hurlers.
Henry Shefflin has remained at home in Kilkenny this week, as his fellow All-Star hurlers departed on a trip to sunny California.
It was another bumper year at the All-Star awards for Kilkenny, as eight of our All-Ireland winning hurlers each managed to secure the highest individual accolade in inter-county hurling.
All-Ireland champions Kilkenny have secured eight All-Star awards this year, with the ceremony taking place this evening at the conference centre in Dublin.
In addition to an impressive haul of 14 All-Star award nominations, two Kilkenny players have been shortlisted for the coveted GAA GPA Hurler of the Year award.