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Fourth-quarter goals by Conor Whelan and Cathal Mannion helped a resurgent Galway overturn an eight-point first half deficit to end Tipperary’s involvement in the National League in front of a crowd of 5,750 enthralled spectators on yet another horrible afternoon weather-wise for sport in the west.
A 21 point second half blitz saw Galway overcome a seven point halftime deficit to defeat Tipperary at Pearse Stadium on Sunday afternoon.
An encouraging mix of resilience and application were the dominant features of the Galway hurlers' late surge against Cork, the 2-18 to 1-16 win setting up another knock-out fixture against Tipperary this Sunday (2pm) in Pearse Stadium to decide who will progress from Group A to the quarter-finals.
A surge at the end of the first half and right at the start of the second saw Galway eventually fall to an inevitable eight-point reverse in front of 14,000 fans on Sunday afternoon.
After a breathless finale last Sunday afternoon, when Galway’s best performance of the season was rewarded with a one-point win over Kilkenny in Nowlan Park, the Leinster hurling championship has a Super Saturday evening to look forward to this weekend when two matches will remove one team from the All-Ireland race.
way’s disappointing defeat to Waterford last Sunday came with the news that Joe Canning’s injury is not as serious as was first feared when the Galway talisman was stretchered off in injury time in Nowlan Park.
The Galway hurlers' reward for an encouraging second-half display against Wexford on Saturday is another lengthy road trip this weekend to take on Waterford in Nowlan Park on Sunday (3.30pm).
Wexford were confirmed as Galway’s opponents for this Saturday’s Allianz League quarter-final at Pearse Stadium (1.30pm) after Davy Fitzgerald’s men utilised the wind conditions in their favour to overturn a five-point half-time deficit against Kilkenny last Sunday.
Carlow was the big talking point on the hurling scene at the weekend, forcing a draw with last year's All Ireland finalists Galway in National Hurling League action.
Galway can be expected to bag a second National Hurling League win when they head to Netwatch Cullen Park to take on Carlow on Sunday (2pm).