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A mouth-watering contest between current All-Ireland champions Portumna and Craughwell outfit is the highlight of this weekend’s Galway Senior Hurling Championship action.
Anthony Cunningham, the new Galway senior hurling manager, has not been long in making his presence felt, as he and selectors Tom Helebert and Mattie Kenny have dropped one third of the team which started the All-Ireland quarter-final against Waterford this year in a massive clear-out.
The four Cooper Galway Senior Hurling Champinship quarter-finals are down for decision this Saturday and Sunday. There is no extra-time planned in these games and in the event of a draw, replays are to be played on Sunday week, October 16.
The improving Galway hurlers will face defeated Munster finalists Waterford on Sunday week at Semple Stadium at 4pm in the All-Ireland quarter final as a result of their impressive victory last Saturday over a shell shocked Cork outfit.
The bookies are confident who will emerge victorious between Galway and Clare this Saturday evening in the All-Ireland hurling phase two tie at Pearse Stadium at 7pm.
This Sunday in Parnell Park the Galway hurlers will face Dublin in a crucial tie which could decide the 2011 league finalists.
Kilkenny suffered their first league defeat of the 2011 Allianz Hurling League when they lost to defending champions, Galway, in an exciting encounter in Pearse Stadium. Having enjoyed an excellent start, thanks to early goals from Michael Fennelly and Eddie Brennan, Kilkenny led by 2-3 to no score after seven minutes but they gradually lost their way after this and trailed by two points at the break 2-7 to Galway to Kilkenny's 2-5.
The Galway hurlers enjoyed a terrific league win over Kilkenny on Sunday at Pearse Stadium and it was all the more memorable by virtue of how it was achieved.
The Galway hurlers had hoped to make some hurling history last Sunday afternoon at Croke Park. Only two years in the Leinster championship and already in a final. It was an opportunity to make a statement.
Galway hurling manager John McIntyre is appealing to the Galway faithful to get behind his team when they square up to Offaly in the Leinster semi-final.