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The Galway hurlers will have to step up their collective intensity, work rate, first touch and efficiency in front of goal if they are going to regain the Bob O'Moore Cup for 2018 in Sunday's Leinster final replay against Kilkenny at Semple Stadium (3pm).
Leinster championship games are coming thick and fast for the Galway hurlers now.
In the year 1132, the King of Munster besieged Dún Bun na Gaillimhe (the fortification at the mouth of Galway) on Mutton Island and and destroyed the castle. There is a reference in the year 1190 to Lismacuan, ‘The Fort on the Mouth of the Harbour’. In 1641 an order was made that the lands of Mutton Island were to be made use of as commonage for the inhabitants of Galway.
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.