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The Galway county senior hurlers will know a fair bit more about their progress after they play the 2014 All-Ireland champions Kilkenny at Pearse Stadium (2pm) in round three of the National Hurling League.
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.
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.
It was another bumper year at the All-Star awards for Kilkenny, as eight of our All-Ireland winning hurlers each managed to secure the highest individual accolade in inter-county hurling.
The immediate reaction from the Ballyhale Shamrocks’ backroom team was that they had got out of jail, after last Sunday’s county final.