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Micheál Donoghue begins his fourth All-Ireland championship campaign in charge of the Galway senior hurlers when the reigning Leinster champions take on Carlow in an intriguing contest at Pearse Stadium on Sunday (3pm).
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.
The last remaining county senior hurling semi-final berth is expected to be decided on Sunday in Kenny Park (2pm) when city side Liam Mellows take on Clarinbridge in an eagerly anticipated replay, following last weekend's dramatic draw.
The Galway minor hurlers take on Tipperary this Sunday in the All-Ireland semi-final in Croke Park (1.30pm) in an eagerly anticipated repeat of last year's decider, which Galway won.
Killeeneen National School will hold its third 5km Road Race on Thursday, June 16 . The 5km Race which is chip timed, will kick start at 7pm from the historical Liam Mellows 1916 Commemorative monument located in the heart of Killeeneen.
The Galway minor hurlers, under the impressive guidance of Liam Mellows' club man Jeffrey Lynskey, produced a great display of pace, skill, style and substance on Sunday afternoon to see off Tipperary by 4-13 to 1-16 in the All-Ireland final.
Goals win games the saying goes and the Galway minors proved that on Sunday in Croke park when they raised the green flag four times over the hour. Jeffrey Lynskey’s charges gave the Galway faithful the perfect start to the day with a performance of power and poise. Full forward Evan Niland finished the day with nine points to his name, while goalkeeper Darragh Gilligan put in a top class performance keeping out Tipperary on a number of occasions when the game was still in the melting pot.
The Galway minor hurlers will get proceedings under way next Sunday at Croke Park when they take on a highly-rated Tipperary in the All-Ireland minor final (1.15pm).
For the second week in a row, the Galway minor hurlers produced a spectacular reaction to adversity when they came from four points down to stun Kilkenny with two late goals, setting up a clash with Tipperary in the All-Ireland final in three weeks.