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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.
This year’s county final will be contested by the last two sides to lay claim to the Tom Callanan Cup after defending champions Liam Mellows and 2016 champions St Thomas’ overcame serious tests in their respective semi-finals.
Medtronic hurlers have regained the All Ireland Senior Hurling title for the first time since the 2013 season with a dramatic last-gasp victory over reigning champions Banagher Concrete in the final at Duggan Park, Ballinasloe during the week.
Medtronic regained the Galway interfirms senior hurling title with just a single point to spare, 0-20 to 3-10, over a gallant Supermac's/Boston amalgamation team in the Connacht Centre of Excellence on Saturday.
Forty-seven years is a long time, and it is far too long for a progressive hurling club such as Liam Mellows not to have played in a Galway county senior hurling final.
Liam Mellows v Cappataggle (12.45pm)
The draw for the 2017 county senior hurling semi-finals will see Gort face Craughwell,
Medtronic failed in their quest for four-in-a-row Connacht titles when they were defeated by Mayo Teachers 2-12 to 2-10 in the final played in the Connacht Centre Of Excellence during the week.
Galway Teachers were crowned Interfirms Senior Hurling champions at the fifth attempt when they defeated reigning champions Medtronic 5-21 to 3-20 in the final in St Brendan’s Park, Loughrea, on Saturday.
Medtronic's quest for All Ireland honours in the interfirms senior hurling final came unstuck against Offaly's Grant Eng by 0-17 to 0-15.