18 May 2024

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Galway Hurlers Beat Antrim – Commentary and Reaction

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Galway Hurlers Beat Antrim – Commentary and Reaction

Galway’s Senior Hurlers produced an important and impressive win over Antrim in the Leinster Senior Hurling Championship on Saturday afternoon.

Despite being a point down at half time, The Tribesmen played arguably their best of the year so far in the second half to run out 2-25 to 1-14 winners in Corrigan Park.

Here is the commentary from Sean Walsh, Cyril Farrell and Niall Canavan.

Niall Canavan with the full time report

After the game, Niall spoke to Galway Manager Henry Shefflin

Niall also spoke to Galway’s David Burke

Finally, Sean Walsh, Cyril Farrell and Niall Canavan discussed Galway’s win

Antrim: Ryan Elliott; Conor Boyd, Niall O’Connor, Paddy Burke; Gerard Walsh (0-02, 1f, 1sl), Ryan McGarry, Conal Bohill (1-00); Eoghan Campbell, Keelan Molloy (0-03); Nigel Elliott, Michael Bradley (0-1), Niall McKenna; Rian McMullan, Sean Elliott, James McNaughton (0-08, 6f).

Subs: Scott Walsh for E Campbell (24), Rory McCloskey for R McMullan (48), Conor McCann for C Bohill (51), Fred McCurry for M Bradley (55), Paul Boyle for N McKenna (66)

Galway: Darach Fahy; Jack Grealish, Daithí Burke (0-01), Fintan Burke; Seán Linnane (0-02), Padraic Mannion (0-01), Cianan Fahy (0-01); David Burke (0-01), Ronan Glennon; Gavin Lee (1-00), Tom Monaghan (0-01), Joseph Cooney (0-01); Conor Whelan (0-03), Conor Cooney (1-06, 1-0 pen, 0-03f, 0-01 65), Evan Niland (0-05, 3f)

Subs: Declan McLoughlin for E Niland (52), Adrian Tuohey for R Glennon (55), Jamie Ryan for J Cooney (58), Donal O’Shea (0-02) for David Burke (58), Jason Flynn (0-1) for G Lee (66). Blood subs: Declan McLoughlin for C Whelan (38-42), Jonathan Glynn for J Ryan (61-FT)

Referee: Michael Kennedy (Tipperary)

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