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# galvwat - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

'The emotion on show by Mícheál and his father seems to have really struck with people'

Morgan Treacy on the brilliant photo he snapped at Galway’s homecoming.

'I suppose they can't use that stick to beat me with anymore'

Joe Canning says that winning an All-Ireland won’t define him but will take some of the pressure off.

'I think we had to earn the respect which we had lost' - Joe Connolly savours Galway's success

Joe Connolly was delighted to finally see another Galway man lift the Liam MacCarthy Cup.

# galvwat - Monday 4 September, 2017

Galway's defensive rock completed a novel set of All-Ireland medals in Croke Park yesterday

Full-back Daithí Burke was central to Galway’s day of glory.

David Burke knew he'd be the man to end the wait since '88

Yesterday, Burke became the first Galway captain to lift the Liam MacCarthy Cup in 29 years.

'He brought me everywhere, he was my idol' - Galway super sub honours his late brother

Jason Flynn on the inspiration of his late brother Paul.

What do you think of Kilkenny star Richie Hogan's hurling team of the year?

The former player of the year went with a first choice – and an alternative selection.

'He’s the best team player that’s ever played for Waterford – simple as'

Derek McGrath lauded Michael Brick Walsh after yesterday’s final.

# galvwat - Sunday 3 September, 2017

Galway reach the promised land, Canning wins that elusive All-Ireland and McGrath may step away

5 talking points after Galway’s All-Ireland final victory over Waterford.

The best images from a thrilling All-Ireland senior hurling final

Galway and Waterford produced plenty of colour and excitement this afternoon at Croke Park.

Waterford boss McGrath 'overcome with pride' despite All-Ireland final heartbreak

“Moral victories are probably gone in Waterford. It’s so hard to get back here again.”

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Watch: Joe Canning shares touching moment with young fans after Galway victory

He also watched David Burke lifting the Liam MacCarthy Cup in the company of Tony Keady’s grieving family.

'These boys have been kicked every time they lost, they got lacerated'

Micheal Donoghue praised his side’s resilience and character after falling short of the title in 2012 and 2015.

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Galway captain remembers absent heroes in passionate acceptance speech

Tony Keady and Niall Donohue were referenced as David Burke accepted the Liam MacCarthy Cup.

'I had such time for the man' - Michael Duignan pays emotional tribute to Tony Keady at final whistle

Keady was on everyone’s thoughts as Galway skipper David Burke lifted the Liam McCarthy Cup.

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Poll: Who do you think will lift the senior and minor All-Ireland hurling titles today?

Galway, Waterford and Cork are the counties involved today.

Our writers give their predictions for today's All-Ireland hurling final

The42 team reveal how they expect things to pan out between Galway and Waterford

The incredible rise of Conor Whelan and the cousin's memory he carries on his skin

Conor Whelan has been a revelation for Galway this season.

# galvwat - Saturday 2 September, 2017

Galway's 29-year wait, local heroes Burke and Cooney, and Tony Keady memories

Anthony Cunningham has returned to join the Galway fans on All-Ireland final day.

The Austin Gleeson hurley and the craft behind the magic of an Irish sporting summer

“I never got to play in Croke Park… the next best thing for me is making the hurleys for the lads who do.”

Glynn to start for Galway for first time in two years as Waterford bring back de Búrca

Both teams have made a single change before Sunday’s All-Ireland final.

# galvwat - Friday 1 September, 2017

Hurling may be the best thing we do as a nation but is something many never get to do at all

‘When it comes to hurling, we are prisoners of geography,’ writes Tommy Martin.

'At times he can do a few rash things...I was like that myself when I was playing'

Ken McGrath sees similarities between his temperament and that of Deise star Austin Gleeson.

'At the time I was kind of in a happy bubble. Then I got brought down to earth fairly quick'

A starter at 18, Brian O’Halloran has had to be patient in returning with Waterford.

# galvwat - Thursday 31 August, 2017

Analysis: Waterford's 'Brick' Wall, Galway's physical edge, style wars - All-Ireland final preview

This should be a cracking decider between two teams with contrasting styles.

53 scores, a late winning goal and a club classic that binds the Galway and Waterford bosses

Mícheal Donoghue and Derek McGrath were on opposite sides for the 2011 All-Ireland club semi-final.

Shanahan selection dilemma - Dan on Maurice's impact sub role for Waterford

The Lismore man has impressed off the bench but should he start?

'This is our opportunity to win an All-Ireland, to end the famine that we've had in both counties for so long'

Former Galway hurler Ollie Canning shares his thoughts ahead of the All-Ireland senior hurling final.

# galvwat - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

Derek and Dan, the sideline combo guiding Waterford - 'He is a fine fella, a witty, funny fella'

Their hurling relationship stretches back 23 years.

The 6 leading contenders to win Hurler of the Year

Who do you think will win the big prize?

6 players to watch as Cork and Galway battle it out for All-Ireland minor hurling glory

The counties will compete for the Irish Press Cup.

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Great footage of Derek McGrath and Micheál Donoghue in opposition in the 1992 minor final

“How many fingers am I holding up?”

A meeting of the squad's leaders after February loss to Wexford turned Galway's year around

The Tribesmen suffered the loss at Pearse Stadium back in February.

Joe in the senior and Jack in the minor evokes '05 All-Ireland final day memories

Ollie Canning recalls how he lined out in the senior final and his brother Joe was in action in the minor final 12 years ago.

# galvwat - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

A selector role after a cup of tea, the 2008 final nightmare and a fractured skull in a club game

Eoin Murphy’s Waterford hurling journey brings him to Sunday in Croke Park.

All-Ireland treble on the horizon for Patrick Curran but he'll stay level-headed

The Waterford forward has won All-Ireland medals at minor and U21 level, but a senior title has always been the goal.

Galway's task at shutting down 'the engine room' and 'spiritual leader' of the Waterford team

Jamie Barron and Kevin Moran have starred for Galway this summer.