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Galway hurling stars will take part in a unique event to be held next month to raise funds for Oranmore Boys NS.
The weekend used to be a great time for ‘the spin.’ In the days when having a car was a novelty, “sit in, sit in,” would be the mantra, as families would pile into the car on a Sunday afternoon for a drive made with no end in mind, the act of travelling seemingly more important than any pre-determined destination. Weekends became associated with journeys, spins to nowhere in particular, visits from unannounced visitors, a series of movements that kept us all connected, grounded, and with a strong sense of where we were from, and what lay out of sight, just over the hill.
The Galway senior hurlers start their quest to retain the Leinster Hurling Championship crown when they take on Offaly in Bord Na Mona O' Connor Park, Tullamore, on Saturday (7pm).
All-Ireland hurling champions Galway will kick off their 2018 championship next Saturday week in Tullamore (7pm on May 12) when they face Offaly in the first of their Leinster championship group games.
Last summer, Irish sport mourned a legend. When Tony Keady died suddenly in August at just 53 years of age, a whole county cried, and the rest of the country stopped in its tracks to say goodbye to a legend of the game of hurling.
The hurling league quarter-final between Galway and Wexford, which was postponed due to snow last weekend, will take place on Saturday in Innovate Wexford Park (3pm).
The Galway senior hurlers face Limerick this Sunday in Pearse Stadium (2.30pm) in their rescheduled round five league game, preceded by the Galway footballers against Monaghan with a 12.30pm throw-in.
Galway hurling manager Micheál Donoghue and his backroom team will be satisfied with three wins in the bag, and qualification for the league quarter-finals as they continue to blood new players in 1B of the National Hurling League.
The Galway hurlers defeated Laois last weekend by 2-18 to 0-17 in round two of the 1B league.
The Galway hurlers follow up their opening day narrow 1-19 to 1-16 win over Antrim with a trip to O’Moore Park on Saturday evening (7pm) for a round two clash with Laois.