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In a novel pairing, this Sunday's county senior hurling final sees Loughrea take on newcomers St Thomas at Pearse Stadium (2pm).
It is impossible not to doff your cap to the current Loughrea hurling panel.
Loughrea advanced to the penultimate stage of the senior hurling championship after defeating Mullagh in their quarter-final reply at Kenny Park on Sunday by 2-10 to 0-13.
St Thomas v Gort (Kenny Park 1.30pm)
Craughwell, 8/15 favourites to beat Carnmore, did so in style last Saturday in Kenny Park on a score-line of 0-19 to 0-11.
The big surprise last weekend in the Cooper Hurling Championship came in Kenny Park with Turloughmore’s impressive and well-deserved 3-13 to 1-11 victory over All-Ireland champions Clarinbridge.
The mood in Clarinbridge all week has been one of deep satisfaction and delight at having collected the club’s second county hurling title in Kenny Park with a narrow victory over Loughrea after extra time.
It is still difficult to escape the gnawing feeling that the tail end of November is no time to be having your showcase game of the year.
Loughrea and Clarinbridge are back in action at the earlier time of 1.45pm this Sunday in Pearse Stadium in the keenly anticipated Cooper Senior County Hurling Championship final replay.
Ray Silke asks three different local hurling aficionados who they think will be victorious on Sunday at Pearse Stadium and why.