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After a breathless finale last Sunday afternoon, when Galway’s best performance of the season was rewarded with a one-point win over Kilkenny in Nowlan Park, the Leinster hurling championship has a Super Saturday evening to look forward to this weekend when two matches will remove one team from the All-Ireland race.
ting prospect of a trip into the cauldron that is Nowlan Park for a crucial Leinster championship round robin fixture against Kilkenny on Sunday afternoon (2pm) with Micheál Donoghue’s men under the microscope again.
The sharp reflexes of goalkeeper Colm Callanan denied Wexford a first championship win over Galway since 1996 on Sunday afternoon in Pearse Stadium. The late save from Cathal Dunbar at point blank range allowed the home fans to breathe a huge sigh of relief when the final whistle sounded soon after.
The hurlers of Galway and Wexford will go head to head for the sixth time in just over two years on Sunday afternoon in Pearse Stadium (4pm) with a lot on the line for both counties as the Leinster championship round robin series begins to heat up.
A late Galway surge made the final 1-24 to 1-18 scoreline look more comfortable than Sunday’s Leinster championship opener actually was. Plucky Carlow hurled with plenty of spirit and no little amount of skill and left Galway manager Micheál Donoghue with plenty to ponder ahead of Wexford’s upcoming visit to Salthill.
Micheál Donoghue begins his fourth All-Ireland championship campaign in charge of the Galway senior hurlers when the reigning Leinster champions take on Carlow in an intriguing contest at Pearse Stadium on Sunday (3pm).
Sunday was a tough day for Galway supporters who were fortunate enough to get a ticket to the 2018 All Ireland Senior Hurling Championship final in Croke Park.
When the shrill of the final whistle echoes around the cauldron that will be Croke Park on Sunday afternoon, will it be back-to-back All Ireland senior hurling titles for the first time in three decades for Galway, or will Limerick have bridged a 45-year gap since last annexing the Liam McCarthy Cup?
Watching the third episode of the documentary The Game on RTÉ One it was lovely to look back at Joe Connolly's rousing speech in 1980 after that team won the All-Ireland final and broke into the top tier of hurling again.
There can be no complacency when the Galway senior hurlers travel up the motorway to take on Clare in Croke Park in the All-Ireland semi-final on Saturday (5pm).