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Ollie Canning has played senior club championship hurling for more than 20 years, and with six county senior medals and four All-Ireland club medals in his collection, he knows what it takes to win on big championship days.
The Portumna hurlers collected the Tommy Moore Cup on the steps of the Hogan Stand for a stunning fourth time in nine years on Monday after seeing off Mount Leinster Rangers by 0-19 to 0-11.
Next Monday, St Patrick's Day 2014, the hurling supporters and families of Portumna head to Dublin hoping their club can win their fourth All-Ireland senior club title in the past nine years.
Portumna hurlers are back in yet another All-Ireland club final and will face Mount Leinster (Carlow) on St Patrick's Day.
It has been a remarkable decade of success for the hurlers of Portumna.
The Galway senior county hurling final takes place this Sunday in Pearse Stadium (2.45pm) with perennial favourites Portumna taking on one of the most consistent sides in the county over the past decade, Loughrea.
Hurling is more than just a game, it is the most Irish thing we have apart from our language, a national passion which is woven deeply into the social fabric of Irish society, an icon of Irish culture, a game that is played for pride, not money.