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After an action-packed day of senior hurling in Athenry and Loughrea on Sunday, the last of the three county senior quarter-finals were decided.
The Galway hurlers will face the defending league champions Dublin on Sunday in the opening round of the Allianz Hurling League 2012 at 2.30pm in Pearse Stadium.
Hurling is more than just a game, it is the most Irish thing we have apart from our language, a national passion which is woven deeply into the social fabric of Irish society, an icon of Irish culture, a game that is played for pride, not money.
Fresh from their confidence boosting win over Carlow in the preliminary round, Westmeath hurlers face a mammoth task as they welcome Galway to Cusack Park on Saturday evening. With Galway touted by many as strong all-Ireland contenders, a home win would be a shock of seismic proportions.
Ollie Canning will be an ambassador this year for the Galway Hurling Supporters Club which holds its annual general meeting next Wednesday (March 23).
“There is a very thin line between winning and losing,” said a shattered McIntyre after the final whistle.
The Galway senior hurlers head to Portlaoise on Saturday (7pm) for the Leinster semi-final replay against Offaly, hoping to redeem themselves and give their supporters something to cheer about after a poor team performance last Sunday in Croke Park.
It is 40 years since Ronnie O'Gorman returned home from London to Galway with a plan to publish Ireland's first free newspaper. But not even he could have imagined the massive success it has become today.
The less said about the weather over the Easter bank holiday weekend, the better. It can only improve. And the hurlers’ display in their narrow win over Dublin last Sunday could fit into the same category. They won. It was not pretty.
Nothing lasts for ever and we know that all good things come to an end. And it did for Portuma yesterday.