The odds on defending champions, Galway going all the way again have shortened further in the betting on the Leinster senior hurling championship after their convincing 1-23 to 0-17 win over Wexford at Wexford Park on Saturday.
The Tribesmen are now priced at 3/10 from 2/5 to hold onto the Bob O’Keeffe Cup for another year and have also become firm favourites for the MacCarthy Cup.
Having been 6/4 before the weekend’s action, Galway are now 6/5 to claim the All-Ireland title for the sixth time.
Tipperary and Waterford played out a thrilling draw in the Munster championship, with Tipp being aided by the controversial goal which saw BoyleSports pay out on Waterford as the rightful winners of the match.
As a gesture of goodwill Ireland’s largest independent bookmaker paid out all winning win-draw-win singles on pre-match bets placed on Waterford.
The results sees the Munster SHC flung wide open as all the teams lie close on points. However, the betting sees Limerick as 6/5 favourites, a cut from their 9/4 price off the back of their 0-28 to 1-25 draw with Cork, who also saw their odds close in from 2/1 to 13/8.
Leinster SHC outright - Galway 3/10; Kilkenny 10/3; Wexford 15/2.
Munster SHC outright - Limerick 6/5; Cork 13/8; Clare 11/2; Waterford 10/1; Tipperary 20/1.
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