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The current Galway hurlers, along with many other former Galway teams and other counties over the decades, must be sick to their back teeth of playing Kilkenny in big games.
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.
The Galway hurlers head to Tullamore (4pm) on Sunday to take on Kilkenny in the Leinster semi-final.
Last Sunday was yet another disappointing experience for the Galway senior hurlers at the hands of their nemesis Kilkenny.
Kilkenny boss Brian Cody likes to make statements of intent and by recalling many of his big guns and giving Galway a nine-point trimming last Sunday at Pearse Stadium, 2-20 to 1-14, he laid down a small marker for the year.
Kilkenny hurler Michael Fennelly was one of eight Irish sport stars to win a Texaco Sportstars of the Year Award this year.
Shefflin is new Shamrocks’ boss
Henry Shefflin has remained at home in Kilkenny this week, as his fellow All-Star hurlers departed on a trip to sunny California.
WITH Pat Treacy
The famed James Stephen’s club are no strangers when it comes to winning Kilkenny county titles but you still got the sense that last Sunday’s well-deserved victory over Ballyhale Shamrocks was extra special.