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Current All-Ireland club hurling champions St Thomas and three-times winners Portumna renew acquaintances on Saturday (3.45pm) at Kenny Park in the replay of last Sunday's county semi-final. It finished Portumna 0-22 to 1-19 for a fortunate St Thomas outfit.
St Thomas, the rural amalgamation of Kilchreest, Castledaly and Peterswell, are the 2013 All-Ireland club hurling champions after defeating Kilcormac-Killoughey (Offaly) on a score-line of 1-11 to 1-09 at Croke Park on Sunday.
This Sunday in Croke Park (3.30pm) Galway will try might and main to advance to their first all-Ireland senior hurling final in seven years.
The John McIntyre era commences at O'Connor Park on Sunday when Galway make the short trip to Tullamore for a Walsh Cup clash with Offaly.
Two minutes from time, and the evenly matched teams were deadlocked. The momentum was with Limerick, Galway appeared to be ailing, when suddenly the maroons showed the pluck and perseverance that John McItyre demanded. Joe Canning strolled out the field, nailed a free, manufactured another and closed the game with a second strike that rescued the situation.
A quiet start to life in the Leinster championship it may be, but Galway hurlers will enter O’Moore Park, Portlaoise on Sunday aware that a positive statement needs to be made on an historic afternoon.
Suddenly the Leinster hurling championship is full of interesting possibilities again. On Saturday evening in O’Connor Park this semi-final between Galway and Kilkenny promises to be revealing.