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The Gort hurlers and their loyal band of supporters will head to Thurles on Saturday knowing the vast majority of people in the county and country expect them to meet their Waterloo against Kilkenny champions Ballyhale Shamrocks.
Though Westmeath’s hurlers suffered another Walsh Cup defeat on Sunday in Mullingar losing 1-21 to 0-16 against Galway, new manager Michael Ryan was encouraged by another gritty display.
This Sunday at Kenny Park (1.30pm) the county senior hurling championship final sees Gort, the 2011 champions, take on Portumna, the 2013 champions, in what promises to be an epic battle to see which club takes home the Tom Callanan Cup for 2014.
Gort did enough on Sunday in Kenny Park to book their place in the 2014 county senior hurling final when they defeated Beagh by eight points, 1-15 to 0-10.
The Galway minor hurlers were on the end of a solid trouncing by a lively and polished Limerick team last weekend in the All-Ireland semi-final. The final score was Limerick 1-27 to Galway's 2-9.
The Galway minor hurlers,. under the guidance of Mattie Murphy, head to Dublin on Sunday to take on highly-rated Limerick in the All-Ireland semi-final (1.30pm).
The Galway minor hurlers qualified for the All-Ireland semi-final, where they will face Limerick, when they defeated Ulster champions Antrim by 2-20 to 0-9 last weekend at Kingspan Breffni Park.
After all the talk of Hawkeye, objections, appeals and the DRA over the past few weeks, the news came through on Tuesday morning that Limerick's appeal against the result from the All-Ireland minor hurling semi-final had been rejected.
Galway’s minor hurlers may have benefited from the malfunction of Hawkeye in Croke Park last Sunday, but unknown to the team and squad, they were being roared on to success by one of the biggest names in world cinema.