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Galway have had issues at full-back and centre-back over the past few years and it will be interesting to see if John Hansbury and Iarla Tannian are the men to solve those problem positions.
After Mayo were beaten by Donegal in this year's All-Ireland football final, many Galwegians were able and quick to point out that it was Mayo's sixth All-Ireland final defeat since 1989. Six finals, (and one draw), and yet no victory.
Kilkenny boss Brian Cody likes to make statements of intent and by recalling many of his big guns and giving Galway a nine-point trimming last Sunday at Pearse Stadium, 2-20 to 1-14, he laid down a small marker for the year.
Who will be the next to go? — This is the question on everyone’s mind as the sun sets on a week of difficult news for Kilkenny hurling.
In front of 11 thousand supporters at sunny Nowlan Park on Sunday last Dicksboro were crowned Minor County champions. A very strong overall team performance secured this victory for Dicksboro who had worked tirelessly to ensure their win. This is their second win in a row at this grade and is the culmination of all the fantastic work being done by the club and the mentors who have brought these young hurlers to this stage.
On Sunday Dicksboro defeated Mullinavat to take the Intermediate title winning by a single point 2-12 to 2-11.
O'Loughlin Gaels and Carrickshock will be the envy of every Kilkenny senior club hurler next Sunday when they step out at Nowlan Park to do battle for the Tom Walsh Cup. All 12 teams set out at the start of the championship campaign hoping to reach this very special day in the Kilkenny hurling calendar. Round by round teams have fallen by the wayside.
The Kilkenny minors got last Sunday off to the perfect start when they regained the ESB GAA Hurling All-Ireland Minor Championship title after a 2-10 to 0-14 defeat of Clare in a cracking game at Croke Park.
Black and Amber Alert! Make sure to be in situ before 1.30pm this Sunday at Croke Park — as the Kilkenny and Clare Minor hurlers are expected to serve up a treat in the ESB All-Ireland MHC Final — with the counties already well balanced having faced each other on three occasions to date this year.