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An early scoring flurry while playing against the wind laid the foundation for Liam Mellows to claim the opening day spoils by 1-17 to 0-14 against 2018 champions St Thomas in Kenny Park as the Galway Senior Hurling Championship got up and running last weekend.
The south east Galway villages of Kilchreest and Peterswell will be represented for the second time in Croke Park on the biggest day on the club calendar when St Thomas’ attempt to become the fourth Galway hurling club to win multiple All-Ireland senior titles on Sunday.
St Thomas’ are renowned for the quality of their stickwork and ability able to carve open teams when in full flow, but it was ultimately their defensive resolve and workrate that earned them victory in a dramatic All-Ireland club semi-final against Ruairí Óg Cushendall in Parnell Park on Saturday.
This year’s county final will be contested by the last two sides to lay claim to the Tom Callanan Cup after defending champions Liam Mellows and 2016 champions St Thomas’ overcame serious tests in their respective semi-finals.
Watching the third episode of the documentary The Game on RTÉ One it was lovely to look back at Joe Connolly's rousing speech in 1980 after that team won the All-Ireland final and broke into the top tier of hurling again.
The Galway senior hurlers face Limerick this Sunday in Pearse Stadium (2.30pm) in their rescheduled round five league game, preceded by the Galway footballers against Monaghan with a 12.30pm throw-in.
The Galway senior hurlers face Limerick in their round five league game on Sunday in Pearse Stadium (2.30pm).
Galway hurling manager Micheál Donoghue and his backroom team will be satisfied with three wins in the bag, and qualification for the league quarter-finals as they continue to blood new players in 1B of the National Hurling League.
Galway county senior hurling champions St Thomas take on Munster and Clare champions Ballyhea on Saturday at Semple stadium in Thurles at 5pm looking for a tilt at the All Ireland club crown.
All roads lead to Pearse Stadium this Sunday for the eagerly anticipated county senior hurling final featuring Gort and St Thomas (3.30pm).