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Galway looked poised to perhaps pull off their most unlikely win of the season when substitute Evan Niland dropped a spectacular long-range shot just over the crossbar to level Sunday’s All-Ireland semi-final for only the fifth time with four minutes left.
The task facing Galway hurlers when they take on Limerick in next Sunday’s All-Ireland hurling semi-final at Croke Park is a major one, but one which the Tribesmen are looking forward to, manager Shane O’Neill said this afternoon after their nail biting 3-23 to 2-24 victory over Tipperary.
A hugely disappointing ending to last Saturday’s provincial final against Kilkenny saw Galway let slip from their grasp a fourth Leinster title. .
The tag of pre-match favourites used to be something of a burden for Galway hurling teams, but there is a sense the current group will relish the challenge of maintaining the high standards set in demolishing Wexford when they take on old foes Kilkenny in the Leinster final on Saturday evening (6.15pm).
The manner in which a ruthlessly determined Galway side swatted away the surprisingly tame Wexford challenge last Saturday night in Croke Park has reignited hopes that the Tribesmen have realistic ambitions for a second Liam McCarthy triumph in four years.
The Galway senior hurlers will be looking to light up Halloween night with a frightening display of their championship aspirations when they finally get their Liam McCarthy campaign underway against Wexford on Saturday in Croke Park (6.15pm).
A 21 point second half blitz saw Galway overcome a seven point halftime deficit to defeat Tipperary at Pearse Stadium on Sunday afternoon.
In a riveting contest between two very evenly-matched teams, St Thomas’ proved themselves kingpins of Galway hurling yet again, taking this year's Galway Senior Hurling Championship title by 1-14 to 0-15.
There can be no argument now that the best two teams in the county will face off in this Sunday’s eagerly anticipated senior final, after St Thomas' withstood yet another gallant, but ultimately unsuccessful attempt by Cappataggle to reach their first decider.
The welcome news broke on Tuesday that the total ban on supporters at sporting events has now been lifted will give 200 supporters the chance to experience in the flesh each of this weekend’s Brooks Group Galway senior hurling championship semi-finals in Pearse Stadium.