Do you agree with the man-of-the-match winner from yesterday's gripping hurling semi-final?

Galway centre back Gearóid McInerney beat off stiff competition for the award.

GALWAY ADVANCED TO an All-Ireland senior hurling final on 3 September, following a gripping semi-final clash with Tipperary at Croke Park yesterday.

And for his exploits at centre half-back, a performance that nullified the influence of Tipp’s Patrick ‘Bonner’ Maher, Galway man-mountain Gearóid McInerney earned the man-of-the-match award.

Source: RTÉ: The Sunday Game

The centre back position has been a problem area for Galway in recent times, arguably back to the days of the great Tony Keady, but McInerney has grown into a colossal figure in the role in a relatively short period of time.

McInerney got the nod over Galway team-mate and forward Conor Whelan, with Tipp captain Pádraic Maher also nominated:

Source: RTÉ: The Sunday Game

McInerney was the choice of The Sunday Game panel but do you agree, or do you think another player should have got the nod?

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