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The current Galway hurlers, along with many other former Galway teams and other counties over the decades, must be sick to their back teeth of playing Kilkenny in big games.
The Galway hurlers head to Tullamore (4pm) on Sunday to take on Kilkenny in the Leinster semi-final.
Last Sunday was yet another disappointing experience for the Galway senior hurlers at the hands of their nemesis Kilkenny.
The Galway senior hurlers start their 2013 league campaign this Sunday in Pearse Stadium (2pm), and they do so in the best possible way, with a home game against All-Ireland and league champions Kilkenny.
After Mayo were beaten by Donegal in this year's All-Ireland football final, many Galwegians were able and quick to point out that it was Mayo's sixth All-Ireland final defeat since 1989. Six finals, (and one draw), and yet no victory.
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The Galway hurling dressing room must have been a quiet and sombre place last Sunday afternoon in Nowlan Park after Anthony Cunningham’s young team took a severe pounding by Kilkenny.
Kilkenny boss Brian Cody likes to make statements of intent and by recalling many of his big guns and giving Galway a nine-point trimming last Sunday at Pearse Stadium, 2-20 to 1-14, he laid down a small marker for the year.
It has been quite a year for Kilkenny’s hurlers.
Henry Shefflin has remained at home in Kilkenny this week, as his fellow All-Star hurlers departed on a trip to sunny California.