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The task facing Galway hurlers when they take on Limerick in next Sunday’s All-Ireland hurling semi-final at Croke Park is a major one, but one which the Tribesmen are looking forward to, manager Shane O’Neill said this afternoon after their nail biting 3-23 to 2-24 victory over Tipperary.
The tag of pre-match favourites used to be something of a burden for Galway hurling teams, but there is a sense the current group will relish the challenge of maintaining the high standards set in demolishing Wexford when they take on old foes Kilkenny in the Leinster final on Saturday evening (6.15pm).
The manner in which a ruthlessly determined Galway side swatted away the surprisingly tame Wexford challenge last Saturday night in Croke Park has reignited hopes that the Tribesmen have realistic ambitions for a second Liam McCarthy triumph in four years.
The Galway senior hurlers will be looking to light up Halloween night with a frightening display of their championship aspirations when they finally get their Liam McCarthy campaign underway against Wexford on Saturday in Croke Park (6.15pm).
Wexford and Waterford may have already crowned their senior county hurling champions, but there is still plenty of top class action to look forward to in Galway as the quarter-finals of what has been an excellent championship so far are scheduled for this coming weekend.
There is precious little time to catch breath in the Brooks Group Galway Senior Hurling Championship after a highly-charged final round of group games last weekend left 12 teams still in the hunt for the Tom Callanan Cup in 2020.
An encouraging mix of resilience and application were the dominant features of the Galway hurlers' late surge against Cork, the 2-18 to 1-16 win setting up another knock-out fixture against Tipperary this Sunday (2pm) in Pearse Stadium to decide who will progress from Group A to the quarter-finals.
Galway senior hurlers require two positive results from their remaining home fixtures, starting on Sunday against Cork in Pearse Stadium (2pm).
A surge at the end of the first half and right at the start of the second saw Galway eventually fall to an inevitable eight-point reverse in front of 14,000 fans on Sunday afternoon.
Ashthorn Avenue, located in Headford, Co Galway, will be a hive of activity this Saturday as a very special visitor will be in attendance to launch the new three bed houses coming to market this weekend. Liam McCarthy is making a special appearance at the popular new development and all are welcome to come and see Liam, get a photo and celebrate Galway’s historic recent All Ireland win.