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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.
St Thomas’ are renowned for the quality of their stickwork and ability able to carve open teams when in full flow, but it was ultimately their defensive resolve and workrate that earned them victory in a dramatic All-Ireland club semi-final against Ruairí Óg Cushendall in Parnell Park on Saturday.
The 2016 county champions St Thomas’ over powered defending champions Liam Mellows on a magnificent winter’s afternoon for hurling last Sunday at Pearse Stadium to claim a third Tom Callanan Cup in seven years - winning with some ease on a score-line of St Thomas’ 2-13 to 0-10 for Liam Mellows.
This year’s county final will be contested by the last two sides to lay claim to the Tom Callanan Cup after defending champions Liam Mellows and 2016 champions St Thomas’ overcame serious tests in their respective semi-finals.
Galway county senior hurling champions St Thomas take on Munster and Clare champions Ballyhea on Saturday at Semple stadium in Thurles at 5pm looking for a tilt at the All Ireland club crown.
Galway Teachers were crowned Interfirms Senior Hurling champions at the fifth attempt when they defeated reigning champions Medtronic 5-21 to 3-20 in the final in St Brendan’s Park, Loughrea, on Saturday.
Winning a first county title is wonderful, but, the second can be even sweeter as the moniker of a "one-in-a-row" team is gone forever.
All roads lead to Pearse Stadium this Sunday for the eagerly anticipated county senior hurling final featuring Gort and St Thomas (3.30pm).
Two young men lost their lives in separate road crashes around the county in recent days.