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Galway have had issues at full-back and centre-back over the past few years and it will be interesting to see if John Hansbury and Iarla Tannian are the men to solve those problem positions.
The Galway hurlers face a severe test of their credentials this Sunday afternoon at Croke Park (4pm). In order to annex what would be the county's second Leinster title, they will need to produce a top-class display against current All-Ireland champions Kilkenny.
The Galway hurlers head to Tullamore (4pm) on Sunday to take on Kilkenny in the Leinster semi-final.
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.
Looking back to Michael Murphy's man-of-the-match display for Donegal last Sunday and the inspiration and belief that his early wonder goal gave to his teammates, brings us neatly to the importance of Joe Canning to Galway this weekend.
Kilkenny head into their third All-Ireland Vocational Schools senior final in a row next Saturday in Grennan Thomastown.
Henry Shefflin has remained at home in Kilkenny this week, as his fellow All-Star hurlers departed on a trip to sunny California.
There are some interesting familial ties between Kilkenny’s top hurlers and those of generations gone by:
Croke Park hosts the first of the GAA Hurling All-Ireland semi-finals on Sunday when neighbours Kilkenny and Waterford clash 3.30pm