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Galway and Wexford are set to conflict within the Leinster hurling championship in what guarantees to be an exciting encounter.
The 2 groups have confronted one another 14 occasions within the championship, with either side profitable six and drawing twice.
Lately, the groups have met in 5 of the final six championships, with Galway profitable three and drawing two, the newest of which was final 12 months after they tied on 1-19 every.
The latest Allianz Hurling League assembly between the 2 groups noticed Galway beat Wexford by eight factors in Chadwicks Wexford Park. Nevertheless, the championship is a special ball sport, and each groups will likely be keen to assert the win.
Wexford is looking for their first championship win over Galway because the 1996 All-Eire semi-final. Moreover, that 12 months was additionally the final time they received the All-Eire title, and they are going to be hoping to recreate that success.
Galway had a combined efficiency on this 12 months’s Allianz hurling League, profitable three and dropping two of their 5 video games, ending third of their group. Alternatively, Wexford received and misplaced 4 in the identical group, ending fifth (of six).
Lately, targets have been scarce in championship video games between Galway and Wexford, with solely 5 being scored of their final 5 encounters. Nevertheless, this doesn’t imply the video games have been boring, with each groups offering thrilling and high-scoring matches.
Galway’s supervisor, Henry Shefflin, is a well-recognized face to Wexford followers, having performed eleven occasions for Kilkenny towards Wexford within the championship, profitable ten and dropping one (2004 Leinster semi-final). Shefflin’s expertise towards Wexford might give Galway a bonus on this essential encounter.
In abstract, each Galway and Wexford will likely be seeking to begin their championship campaigns with a win. Whereas Galway has a greater current document towards Wexford, the latter will likely be decided to finish their championship drought towards their opponents.
With each groups having combined performances within the Allianz hurling League, it’s troublesome to foretell the winner, however one factor is for certain – the followers can count on an thrilling and intently fought match.
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