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The two county senior hurling semi-finals are down for decision this Sunday in Kenny Park.
The Castlegar hurlers advanced to the last eight in the Galway senior championship following an exciting 1-17 to 2-13 victory over Kinvara at Kenny Park on Saturday evening.
Dublin remain the 9/4 outsiders against Galway this Sunday in the Leinster hurling final at Croke Park (4pm), despite having ditched Kilkenny out of the championship.
Anthony Cunningham, the new Galway senior hurling manager, has not been long in making his presence felt, as he and selectors Tom Helebert and Mattie Kenny have dropped one third of the team which started the All-Ireland quarter-final against Waterford this year in a massive clear-out.
For the sixth year in a row the Galway hurlers have been knocked out of the All-Ireland senior hurling championship before the Galway Races. And last Sunday’s 10-point defeat to Waterford was a real kick in the guts for hurling supporters in the county, particularly those who travelled to Semple Stadium with high hopes.
After impressive victories over Clare and Cork in the last two rounds of the championship the Galway hurlers must take the next step this Sunday in Thurles (4pm) and put Waterford to the sword in the All-Ireland quarter-final.
The improving Galway hurlers will face defeated Munster finalists Waterford on Sunday week at Semple Stadium at 4pm in the All-Ireland quarter final as a result of their impressive victory last Saturday over a shell shocked Cork outfit.
The bookies are confident who will emerge victorious between Galway and Clare this Saturday evening in the All-Ireland hurling phase two tie at Pearse Stadium at 7pm.
This Sunday in Parnell Park the Galway hurlers will face Dublin in a crucial tie which could decide the 2011 league finalists.
The Galway hurlers enjoyed a terrific league win over Kilkenny on Sunday at Pearse Stadium and it was all the more memorable by virtue of how it was achieved.