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Coming out of Dublin last Sunday evening on the motorway was a surreal experience. The motorway at 7.30pm was like some kind of mobile car park for Galway supporters as they trekked West after seeing their team play their part in one of the best hurling finals in years.
The Galway u-21 hurlers take on Kilkenny in Thurles (6pm) this Saturday evening in the Bord Gais Energy All-Ireland semi-final. The game is preceded by the other semi-final, between Clare and Antrim at 4pm.
Galway minor hurlers hope to replicate the success of Galway seniors last weekend and qualify for the 2012 All-Ireland finalwhen they face Tipperary in Croke Park (1.30pm) on Sunday.
Hurling fever is at a zenith in the city and county this week as the senior hurlers get ready for Sunday’s showdown with Cork which could see them advance to an All-Ireland senior final for the first time in seven years.
Galway hurling coach and team selector Mattie Kenny does not talk about winning hurling matches too often, if at all. He does not talk about winning All-Irelands, or indeed All-Ireland semi-finals. Instead, he focuses almost exclusively on the potential and expected performance that the Galway hurlers can produce on any given day.
This Sunday in Croke Park (3.30pm) Galway will try might and main to advance to their first all-Ireland senior hurling final in seven years.
The Galway hurlers and especially the Galway defence will face the “acid test” this Sunday when they face Kilkenny in the Leinster final at Croke Park (4pm).
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Croke Park Conference Centre and The Croke Park Hotel have joined forces to launch an innovative new programme to generate funds for local GAA clubs in Kilkenny.
There was high drama in the Division 1 under-15 Leinster badminton finals in the Watershed last weekend, where Kilkenny were narrowly defeated on points scored following a three-way tie for the top spot.