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Waterford 1-30 Galway 3-20
A highly satisfactory National League campaign concluded for Galway with a 3-25 to 2-22 victory over Cork on Sunday that saw Shane O’Neill’s men top Group A and, for now, claim the joint winners tag with Kilkenny.
Having seen off Waterford last Sunday in some style, Galway still have a decent chance of claiming top spot in division 1A, and perhaps a place in a decider further down the road, when they travel to take on Cork in Páirc Uí Chaoimh on Sunday (1.45pm).
GALWAY 4-28 WATERFORD 3-23
Tipperary 2-19 Galway 0-20
Galway 0-26 Limerick 1-17
A thirty-point winning margin for the Galway hurlers over Westmeath on Saturday afternoon ensured the relevant boxes were ticked for manager Shane O’Neill, who was pleased with his side’s application after an unsurprisingly sluggish start.
Daithi Burke was the sole Galway player selected on this year's All Star team, which was dominated by All Ireland champions Limerick.
Seven Galway players have been nominated for the PwC Hurling All Stars this year, while champions Limerick, as expected, leads the list with 14 nominations.
Galway looked poised to perhaps pull off their most unlikely win of the season when substitute Evan Niland dropped a spectacular long-range shot just over the crossbar to level Sunday’s All-Ireland semi-final for only the fifth time with four minutes left.