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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.
Wexford were confirmed as Galway’s opponents for this Saturday’s Allianz League quarter-final at Pearse Stadium (1.30pm) after Davy Fitzgerald’s men utilised the wind conditions in their favour to overturn a five-point half-time deficit against Kilkenny last Sunday.
Galway manager Micheál Donoghue paid testament to his players after they fell one point short in a thrilling finish to the 2018 All-Ireland final.
It was a hard fought 1-17 to 2-13 victory over Clare in Thurles on Sunday, and now Micheál Donoghue's squad will take on Limerick on Sunday week (August 19) in the All-Ireland final at Croke Park.
Following on from last weekend's epic 1-30 to 1-30 draw with Clare after extra time at Croke Park, the Galway hurlers will have to find the energy and drive to do it all again this Sunday, when they face the Banner men in the All-Ireland semi-final replay at Semple Stadium (Thurles) at 2pm.
The Galway senior hurlers brought their fans on a rollercoaster ride in Semple Stadium when they defeated Kilkenny by 1-28 to 3-15 and won the Bob O'Keefe Cup to be crowned Leinster champions for a third time.
The Galway hurlers will have to step up their collective intensity, work rate, first touch and efficiency in front of goal if they are going to regain the Bob O'Moore Cup for 2018 in Sunday's Leinster final replay against Kilkenny at Semple Stadium (3pm).
The 2018 Leinster hurling championship final on July 1 in Croke Park will see Galway face their old nemesis Kilkenny in what promises to be an intriguing final.
Leinster championship games are coming thick and fast for the Galway hurlers now.