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Joe Canning stars on debut as Galway thrash Antrim

Joe Canning has played a starring role in his Championship debut for Galway in their All Ireland Hurling qualifier with Antrim at Casement Park.

The Portumna attacker netted twice in the first half to give Galway 2-13 to 1-08 half-time lead over the Ulster champions.

The Tribesmen then powered on in the second half to a final score of 6-21 to Antrim's 1-10.

Ger Loughnane's side will now play Laois in the next round.