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Ollie Canning has played senior club championship hurling for more than 20 years, and with six county senior medals and four All-Ireland club medals in his collection, he knows what it takes to win on big championship days.
Current All-Ireland club hurling and Galway county champions Portumna proved too good for Craughwell on Sunday in Kenny Park, qualifying for yet another county final with a three point victory (1-15 to 0-15).
A mouth-watering contest between current All-Ireland champions Portumna and Craughwell outfit is the highlight of this weekend’s Galway Senior Hurling Championship action.
A host of teams were hoping Portumna might be a little tired or a bit sated by their recent All-Ireland success and not too keen on the upcoming county championship. Perhaps, they would not be too pushed about retaining the Tom Callanan Cup for the coming year?
The Portumna hurlers collected the Tommy Moore Cup on the steps of the Hogan Stand for a stunning fourth time in nine years on Monday after seeing off Mount Leinster Rangers by 0-19 to 0-11.
1. Critical battle areas
Portumna’s greatness has long been confirmed, but Sunday’s All-Ireland semi-final success at Parnell Park offered another reminder of their ability to deal with an awkward situation.
This Sunday at Parnell Park in Dublin ( 2.30pm) Portumna hurlers will face Dunloy (Antrim) in the All-Ireland semi-final.
This pairing has left hurling supporters counting the days to this Sunday ever since it emerged that the 2008 champions (Portumna) would be taking on their immediate predecessors, Ballyhale Shamrocks, who triumphed in 2007. This has the potential to be a real classic between two outstanding clubs, both of whom have a proven record at this level.
Since I packed in competitive football the most regular question that I have been asked is: