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Carlow was the big talking point on the hurling scene at the weekend, forcing a draw with last year's All Ireland finalists Galway in National Hurling League action.
For many 17-year-olds around the country the summer before heading into the final year of school is spent chilling with friends and relaxing before the landslide of work that accompanies the Leaving Cert. However, that has not been the case for Galway minor hurling captain, Sean Neary, as he looks to emulate his predecessor's exploits, Darren Morrissey, in lifting the Irish Press Cup in Croke Park this Sunday.
At the smoothly run and enjoyable homecoming for both minor and senior teams in Pearse Stadium on Monday, Galway minor hurling manager Jeffrey Lynskey quoted the old Meat Loaf classic “Two out of three ain’t bad” to describe Galway’s terrific 2-17 to 2-15 win over Cork in the All-Ireland minor final.
It might have been the undercard, but the minor final was entertaining and as brilliant for Galway as the latest crop of minors came up trumps against the odds, with a brilliant fearless display of hurling in Croke Park. It couldn’t have started worse for them with Brian Turnbull finishing the ball to the back of the net inside the opening 15 seconds of the game and the same man slotting over a pointed free two minutes later to leave Galway four points down and under serious pressure.