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Galway hurlers beat below-par Dublin

Wednesday, 20th February, 2019 10:59am
Galway hurlers beat below-par Dublin

Dublin's Oisin O'Rorke is closed down by Jack Grealish (2) and Cathal Mannion.

Galway hurlers beat below-par Dublin

Dublin's Oisin O'Rorke is closed down by Jack Grealish (2) and Cathal Mannion.

By David Connors

Galway 0-20

Dublin 1-11

FOLLOWING their shock draw against Carlow in the previous round, Galway bounced back with an assured and never-in-doubt win over Mattie Kenny’s Dublin on Sunday.
Kenny, a Tynagh-Abbey-Duniry clubman, was pipped by current Galway boss Micheál Donoghue for the job ahead of the 2016 season and many, ahead of this clash, felt his Dublin side would offer a stern test of the westerns credentials given their manager’s double All-Ireland success with capital club Cuala in 2017 and ’18.
However, Dublin, who also have former Galway defender Greg Kennedy in their backroom, offered what was by all accounts a below-par performance in front of a sizeable 6,983 crowd in Salthill.

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