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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.
Inspired by a magnificent performance from former Tipperary captain Brendan Maher, Borris-Ileigh’s strong finish saw them prevail by 1-21 to 1-14 after a fascinating contest with St Thomas last Sunday in Limerick.
The LIT Gaelic Grounds will host a fascinating All-Ireland senior club hurling semi-final this Sunday afternoon as St Thomas’ bid to reach a third final in eight spectacular years for the club, but they will have to pull out all the stops to derail the challenge of Tipperary and Munster champions Borris-Ileigh (throw-in 4pm).
ST THOMAS 1-13
For only the ninth time in the history of the competition, the finalists from a year ago will go head-to-head for the second consecutive year in the Galway senior hurling final as St Thomas and Liam Mellows renew acquaintances in Pearse Stadium on Sunday (2.30pm).
ST THOMAS 3-14
St Thomas survived a war of attrition against Tommy Larkins on Saturday afternoon to keep alive their dreams of retaining the county title for the first time, but they were really made to sweat by Ciaran Fahy’s side at a packed Kenny Park, prevailing 0-16 to 0-14.
There was drama aplenty in Loughrea on Saturday afternoon as hot favourites Gort were overturned in stoppage time by Cappataggle, a result that was the main talking point from last weekend’s round of fixtures in the Galway senior hurling championship.