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The Galway u-21 hurlers take on Kilkenny in Thurles (6pm) this Saturday evening in the Bord Gais Energy All-Ireland semi-final. The game is preceded by the other semi-final, between Clare and Antrim at 4pm.
The Galway hurling team management of Anthony Cunningham, Mattie Kenny and Tom Helebert have drafted in three members of last year’s All-Ireland minor winning team to their squad ahead of next Sunday’s division 1A relegation clash against Dublin in Tullamore.
A wonderful two-goal salvo just before half time helped Tynagh-Abbey-Duniry collect their first county minor A title last weekend against Athenry in Pearse Stadium on a score-line of 2-15 to 1-14.
The Galway minor hurlers head to Croke Park this Sunday hoping to continue Galway’s impressive success rate at this grade.
It may have taken a bit of luck at the death and Gerard O’Donoghue’s very late strike for the equalising goal was to quote his manager a bit “dithery”, but the Galway minors deserve credit for their doggedness and perseverance in sticking to their guns and keeping plugging away to eke out a draw in normal time.
The Galway minor hurlers did a little to redeem what was a bad weekend for Galway’s hurling reputation when they sank Antrim at Parnell Park on Saturday.
The Cooper Senior Hurling Championship quarter-finals are down for decision this weekend with one game on Saturday evening, and the other games taking place in Ballinasloe and Athenry on Sunday.
Galway athletes enjoyed considerable success at recent events with the west’s talented youngsters taking centre stage.
Galway’s hopes of advancing to a second All Ireland hurling final this year rest on the u-21s who face Clare on Saturday.
On Wednesday night the Galway football board ratified Joe Kernan as the county football manager for three years. He is a very high profile appointment, another it is questionable whether the playing talent is in the county to reach an All-Ireland final.