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A 21 point second half blitz saw Galway overcome a seven point halftime deficit to defeat Tipperary at Pearse Stadium on Sunday afternoon.
An encouraging mix of resilience and application were the dominant features of the Galway hurlers' late surge against Cork, the 2-18 to 1-16 win setting up another knock-out fixture against Tipperary this Sunday (2pm) in Pearse Stadium to decide who will progress from Group A to the quarter-finals.
Galway senior hurlers require two positive results from their remaining home fixtures, starting on Sunday against Cork in Pearse Stadium (2pm).
For the third successive year the postponement of one of Galway’s National League fixtures could lead to the extension of the competition as Storm Dennis put paid to any hopes of last Sunday’s tie against Tipperary taking place in Pearse Stadium, due to health and safety concerns.
Inspired by a magnificent performance from former Tipperary captain Brendan Maher, Borris-Ileigh’s strong finish saw them prevail by 1-21 to 1-14 after a fascinating contest with St Thomas last Sunday in Limerick.
The LIT Gaelic Grounds will host a fascinating All-Ireland senior club hurling semi-final this Sunday afternoon as St Thomas’ bid to reach a third final in eight spectacular years for the club, but they will have to pull out all the stops to derail the challenge of Tipperary and Munster champions Borris-Ileigh (throw-in 4pm).
It was a fairytale ending to a journey that began in March when Fintan Burke tore his cruciate knee ligament in the second half of the All-Ireland club final when St Thomas were pulled apart by Ballyhale Shamrocks.
Corofin players were to the fore at the second annual AIB GAA Club Player Awards which took place in Croke Park.
Ballyhale Shamrocks 2-28
The south east Galway villages of Kilchreest and Peterswell will be represented for the second time in Croke Park on the biggest day on the club calendar when St Thomas’ attempt to become the fourth Galway hurling club to win multiple All-Ireland senior titles on Sunday.