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Johnny Kelly’s county U-21 panel put in a mighty effort in Semple stadium last Saturday evening, but unfortunately they fell short in the last few minutes to bow out of the U-21 championship at the semi-final stage by two points, on a score-line of Galway 1-19, Wexford 1-21.
Athenry’s Cian Burke produced an outstanding display of scoring when he hit five goals and two points in his side’s stunning 9-16 to 1-11 victory over a hapless Carnmore in group D of the senior hurling championship last weekend.
Former kingpins of Galway club hurling in the 1990s, and a club that also won county titles in 2000, 2002 and 2004, Athenry, got their 2014 campaign off to a positive start with a 2-20 to 0-15 win over Liam Mellows in Gort last weekend.
Former All-Ireland champions Athenry qualified for the group stages of the county championship last weekend when they defeated Kiltormer on a score-line of 0-15 to 0-7.
A wonderful two-goal salvo just before half time helped Tynagh-Abbey-Duniry collect their first county minor A title last weekend against Athenry in Pearse Stadium on a score-line of 2-15 to 1-14.
The Galway minor hurlers head to Croke Park this Sunday hoping to continue Galway’s impressive success rate at this grade.
It may have taken a bit of luck at the death and Gerard O’Donoghue’s very late strike for the equalising goal was to quote his manager a bit “dithery”, but the Galway minors deserve credit for their doggedness and perseverance in sticking to their guns and keeping plugging away to eke out a draw in normal time.
The Galway minor hurlers head to Croke Park this Sunday to take on Clare in the All-Ireland semi-final at 1.30pm. Mattie Murphy’s charges had a facile win over Antrim in the quarter-final, winning on a score-line of 8-26 to 0-12, and they know that next Sunday will be a giant step up in intensity and standard.
The Galway minor hurlers did a little to redeem what was a bad weekend for Galway’s hurling reputation when they sank Antrim at Parnell Park on Saturday.