Paddy Power have cut the odds on Galway winning the All-Ireland Hurling Championship following their 16-point win over Tipperary in yesterday’s league final.
The Tribesmen are now 7/2 to lift the Liam McCarthy for the first time since 1988 having been 5/1 before yesterday’s final.
Despite entering the contest as 7/4 outsiders yesterday, Michael Donoghue men shocked the hurling world by battering All-Ireland champions Tipperary 3-21 to 0-14 at the Gaelic Grounds in Limerick to claim their first National Hurling League title since 2010.
Michael Ryan’s Tipp remain the favourites despite their odds being lengthened from 11/8 to 13/8 while Kilkenny have also drifted from 7/2 to 4/1.
Elsewhere, despite giving up a 10-point lead to Galway, Waterford come in as fourth favourites to heist Liam McCarthy in September followed by Waterford (13/2), Clare at 9/1 and an outside 16/1 on Limerick.
13/8 Tipperary (Out from 11/8)
7/2 Galway (In from 5/1)
4/1 Kilkenny (Out from 7/2)
16/1 Limerick (Out from 14/1)