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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.
Castlegar must defeat Clarinbridge by a big margin this Sunday at Pearse Stadium (2.30pm) to have any slim chance of avoiding the relegation play-offs following their disappointing 0-15 to 0-10 defeat to Sarsfields last weekend in Ballinasloe.
For the sixth year in a row the Galway hurlers have been knocked out of the All-Ireland senior hurling championship before the Galway Races. And last Sunday’s 10-point defeat to Waterford was a real kick in the guts for hurling supporters in the county, particularly those who travelled to Semple Stadium with high hopes.
The bookies are confident who will emerge victorious between Galway and Clare this Saturday evening in the All-Ireland hurling phase two tie at Pearse Stadium at 7pm.
Kilkenny suffered their first league defeat of the 2011 Allianz Hurling League when they lost to defending champions, Galway, in an exciting encounter in Pearse Stadium. Having enjoyed an excellent start, thanks to early goals from Michael Fennelly and Eddie Brennan, Kilkenny led by 2-3 to no score after seven minutes but they gradually lost their way after this and trailed by two points at the break 2-7 to Galway to Kilkenny's 2-5.
Following their facile win over Wexford last Sunday in Pearse Stadium, the Galway hurlers face Offaly in O’Connor Park in Tullamore at 1pm this Sunday.
The countdown has begun to the Galway Races and this year’s Summer Festival kicks off with the Galway’s Best Hotels Day, with all seven races sponsored by Galway’s leading hotels and the feature race of the day the carlton.ie/galwaycity (Q.R) Handicap.
The Galway senior hurlers head to Portlaoise on Saturday (7pm) for the Leinster semi-final replay against Offaly, hoping to redeem themselves and give their supporters something to cheer about after a poor team performance last Sunday in Croke Park.
The Galway senior hurling management will be hoping their luck changes soon as a growing number of players have been picking up injuries over the past few weeks.
The Galway hurlers will open their 2010 National Hurling League campaign on Sunday away to Limerick in Kilmallock at 2.30pm.