Galway make championship exit as Tipp surge to victory in Thurles
Tipperary ended Galway’s involvement in the season as Eamon O’Shea secured his first championship win at the helm thanks to a powerful finish from his team
When Galway sub Davy Glennon fired over a 51st minute point, a score that followed two clinical Johnny Glynn goals, Galway were 4-12 to 1-15 clear and in the driving seat. But in the remaining 19 minutes, plus stoppage time, Tipp outscored their opponents by 2-10 to 0-1.
2010 Hurler of the Year Lar Corbett also played his part, landing two superb scores from the New Stand side of Semple Stadium into the Town End.
Corbett would later be replaced by Jason Forde, but it mattered little as Tipp claimed their first championship victory since the Munster Final win of 2012, while Galway manager Anthony Cunningham will reflect on another disappointing season for the 2012 All-Ireland finalists.