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A winnable game it certainly is, but that simply adds to Galway's pressure on Sunday. A fortnight ago when Kilkenny thumped the maroons on a grim afternoon at Pearse Stadium, Galway were forced to deal with the usual pessimism that accompanies such a hiding.
1. Adrian Faherty – Claregalway
Two restorative victories mean hope is coursing through Galway’s system again, but with challenges arriving thick and fast there is little time to reflect on the positive recent tidings. Wins over Munster opposition usually satisfy, and the manner in which Galway eked out results against Limerick and Waterford certainly augurs well. Nonetheless a frenetic spring schedule ensures Galway must be primed for another battle this Sunday when Tipperary enter Salthill for a match that ought to be revealing.
Is the National Hurling League losing its appeal? I don't usually start off my column with a question, however, with five rounds gone you could count on one hand the number of competitive games that have been played.
Denis Walsh the new Cork manager must have wondered last Sunday evening what the hell he’d let himself in for, after Kilkenny had subjected his side to their heaviest defeat for many a year.
Picking most teams at any level is a difficult exercise, unless of course you have absolute stand-out players like Ja Fallon, Padraic Joyce, Sean Og De Paor, Tomas Mannion, Michael Donnellan, Derek Savage and company, in their prime.Then it is just a matter of handing out the jerseys and letting the talented guys show the world how they have been blessed by God and mother-nature.
The opening weekend of the Galway SHC may have been spoiled by wretched weather, but there was no disguising Sarsfields, Beagh, Tommie Larkins, Clarinbridge, Kinvara, and Killimordaly’s joy at obtaining the craved first win.