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The Galway hurlers' reward for an encouraging second-half display against Wexford on Saturday is another lengthy road trip this weekend to take on Waterford in Nowlan Park on Sunday (3.30pm).
Carlow was the big talking point on the hurling scene at the weekend, forcing a draw with last year's All Ireland finalists Galway in National Hurling League action.
On a cold and squally day in Kenny Park, Gort and Craughwell produced an enjoyable game of hurling - one that was far superior to the drawn encounter seven days previously.
Player-manager Fergal Healy led the way for Craughwell in their 0-15 to 0-12 victory over an out-of-sorts Portumna last Sunday in Kenny Park.
At the smoothly run and enjoyable homecoming for both minor and senior teams in Pearse Stadium on Monday, Galway minor hurling manager Jeffrey Lynskey quoted the old Meat Loaf classic “Two out of three ain’t bad” to describe Galway’s terrific 2-17 to 2-15 win over Cork in the All-Ireland minor final.
This Sunday in Croke Park the Galway senior hurlers will line up at 3.30pm for their chance to add to the hurling annals, under the watchful eye of referee Fergal Horgan from Tipperary.
The Galway U21 hurlers fell short in the last five minutes against Limerick in Semple Stadium in last weekend's All-Ireland U21 semi-final in front of a crowd of 6,524 - when they lost out on a score-line of 2-23 to 2-19.
Galway manager Míchéal Donoghue was delighted with the winning performance of his squad in Sunday's 2017 Leinster final and his players' improvement and gorwing maturity.
The Galway senior hurlers produced an impressive 70 minutes of hurling on Sunday in Croke Park and did what was needed to annex a second Leinster title for the county, adding to the O'Keeffe Cup won in 2012.
The Galway hurlers face Derek McGrath's Waterford this Sunday in the league quarter-finals at 4pm in Pearse Stadium.