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Following last weekend's exciting 1-13 to 0-16 draw in Ballinasloe, Mullagh and Loughrea must do it all again this Sunday (2.30pm) in Athenry.
The county hurling championship really heats up this weekend with the last eight teams standing in action, and two attractive double headers down for decision.
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.
There was a fantastic sense of satisfaction and contentment for Galway fans in Croke Park on Sunday after a five-point victory (0-22 to 0-17) over Cork saw them into the All Ireland final for the first time in seven years.
Galway advanced to the 2012 Leinster final with ease on Sunday, overcoming Offaly in Portlaoise by 14 points, 5-23 to 3-15.
There was a positive vibe in Pearse Stadium on Sunday after a young and new-look Galway side comprehensively defeated Dublin by 0-20 to 0-13 in the first round of the league.
The Galway senior hurlers take on Brian Cody’s Kilkenny in the Bord Na Móna Walsh Cup final this Sunday in Pearse Stadium at 12.45pm.
Last weekend in Athenry, St Thomas’ hurling club had one of the best days in its short history when overcoming Loughrea by 0-14 to 0-11 to collect the Western Postform u-21A county hurling title.
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.
If ever there was a salient argument for playing senior club championship hurling in this county during July and August, it was made on Sunday in a rain-drenched Kenny Park.