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The Galway hurlers take on Cork this Sunday in Semple Stadium (4pm) in the All-Ireland quarter-final.
After last year’s Leinster final success and an All-Ireland final appearance, Galway hurling supporters were hopeful that 2013 would be a positive year at senior level for the county.
Kinvara's Shane Kavanagh, who was the Galway senior hurling captain when they last won the league in 2010, has been recalled to the extended Galway hurling squad for the coming season.
The latter stages of the second half of the All-Ireland final must have been torturous for Anthony Cunningham. But he did not let his inner turmoil betray him, battling through the pain alongside his players.
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.
When Kilkenny got on a run in the third quarter the last day, they were driven on by the brilliance of Brian Hogan and Tommy Walsh. Hogan plucked two or three in a row out of the air and you almost feel the intake of breath and anxiety in the Galway crowd in the Hogan Stand.
"Commit. Focus. Believe. Achieve " - the recipe for Donegal’s All Ireland success, according to manager Jim McGuinness. In three days time, the Galway hurlers will have to do the same.
A strange feeling swept across Croke Park on Sunday afternoon as Joe Canning's 73rd minute point ensured a first All-Ireland SHC draw since 1959. The overriding feeling among the Galway squad afterwards was relief at getting a second bite at the cherry.
Coming out of Dublin last Sunday evening on the motorway was a surreal experience. The motorway at 7.30pm was like some kind of mobile car park for Galway supporters as they trekked West after seeing their team play their part in one of the best hurling finals in years.
There was a fantastic sense of satisfaction and contentment for Galway fans in Croke Park on Sunday after a five-point victory (0-22 to 0-17) over Cork saw them into the All Ireland final for the first time in seven years.