Scenes from the 2012 hurling final: Galway v. Kilkenny
The big All-Ireland Senior Hurling final ended in a shocker — the first draw since the 1950s. That means that Kilkenny and Galway will battle it out in another full game for the title of all-Ireland winner. Ironically, the same happened in the minors.
The replay game has been set for Sunday, Sept. 30.
CANNING: As expected, Galway’s Joe Canning was pivotal for his team, scoring the county’s first goal.
CANNING 2: A look at Canning’s shot on goal in the first half.
WHISTLES: There were plenty of “frees” in the game. Early on Kilkenny missed most of their efforts to score points, often going wide of the goal posts.
KICK STARTED: In the second half, Kilkenny finally came alive with a strong run to catch up to Galway.
SHEFFLIN: Kilkenny’s man of the match was certainly Henry Shefflin, who evened up the game in the 50th minute. From then on, Galway was kept busy catching up to Kilkenny. The game ended in a tie, meaning the teams will play again on Sept. 30 to determine the winner of the All-Ireland.