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Turlough’ come up trumps

Wednesday, 23rd September, 2020 11:25am
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Turlough’ come up trumps

Photo: Ray Ryan

Turlough’ come up trumps

Photo: Ray Ryan

By David Connors

THE pound coin was introduced into circulation to replace the note of the same denomination, Mary Robinson was elected the first female president of Ireland and Jack Charlton’s soccer team returned home from Italy to a heroes’ welcome following their valiant efforts in reaching the World Cup quarter-finals.

The year was 1990 and it was also notably the last time Turloughmore’s senior hurlers contested a county final. But that 30-year spell was banished to memory last Sunday when the men in black and white put perennial challengers Loughrea to the sword to book their spot in the final of the Galway Senior Hurling Championship.

The final margin of victory was a single goal, but on reflection Turloughmore – who have looked ultra-impressive since matches restarted following the Coronavirus shutdown – were by far and away the better team and were much more comfortable down the home stretch than the final scoreline might suggest.

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