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Ollie Canning has played senior club championship hurling for more than 20 years, and with six county senior medals and four All-Ireland club medals in his collection, he knows what it takes to win on big championship days.
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.
A mouth-watering contest between current All-Ireland champions Portumna and Craughwell outfit is the highlight of this weekend’s Galway Senior Hurling Championship action.
The GAA has recently confirmed the membership of a new committee to examine the state of hurling and to draft proposals to ensure the continued health of the game.
The Portumna hurlers collected the Tommy Moore Cup on the steps of the Hogan Stand for a stunning fourth time in nine years on Monday after seeing off Mount Leinster Rangers by 0-19 to 0-11.
Next Monday, St Patrick's Day 2014, the hurling supporters and families of Portumna head to Dublin hoping their club can win their fourth All-Ireland senior club title in the past nine years.
Galway county senior hurling champions Portumna will play Limerick's Na Piarsiagh this Saturday in Semple Stadium at 5pm under lights in the All-Ireland senior club-final.
It has been five years since the Galway footballers won the JJ Nestor Cup.
Portumna's Joe Canning has been announced as the Galway Senior Hurling captain for 2014.
It has been a remarkable decade of success for the hurlers of Portumna.