As It Happened: Saturday's GAA updates
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Relive the action as Kildare, Tyrone and Kerry won their pre-season football competitions while Cork and Kilkenny had wins in hurling.
Bord na Móna O'Byrne Cup Final
Power NI Dr McKenna Cup Final
McGrath Cup Final
Bord na Móna Walsh Cup quarter-final
Waterford Crystal Cup quarter-final
GOAL! Peter Harte scores a late penalty for Tyrone. Monaghan 1-10 Tyrone 4-11
It's all over, Kildare win the O'Byrne Cup with a late burst from Tomás O'Connor. What a game!
RESULT: Kildare 1-16 Dublin 0-17 (Aet)
Dublin's Denis Bastick is sent off.
O'Connor then adds two points for good measure, five mins to play. Dublin 0-17 Kildare 1-16
FULL-TIME: Tyrone 4-11 Monaghan 1-10
GOAL! We're level again, straight from the restart, Kildare get the first three-pointer of the game through Tomás O'Connor. Dublin 0-17 Kildare 1-14
HALF-TIME (extra-time) Dublin 0-17 Kildare 0-14
Stephen O'Neill is named man-of-the-match in Armagh.
Hudson points a free as Dublin stretch the lead again. Dublin 0-17 Kildare 0-14
Kevin Gallagher extends the Tyrone lead. Monaghan 1-08 Tyrone 3-10
Dublin lead by two, Pat Burke. Dublin 0-16 Kildare 0-14
Hudson gets the first score of extra time. Dublin 0-15 Kildare 0-14
Kieren Hughes points for Monaghan. Monaghan 1-08 Tyrone 3-09, 4,845 at the Athletic Grounds
Seanie Johnston missed from in front of the posts just before the whistle.
Paul Finlay points for Monaghan but they still trail by eight. Monaghan 1-06 Tyrone 3-08
That was coming, all square, extra time to be played at Parnell Park.
FULL-TIME: Dublin 0-14 Kildare 0-14
And Daniel Flynn levels the game....Dublin 0-14 Kildare 0-14
That man Doyle again hits a free for Kildare. One in it, four mins to play. Dublin 0-14 Kildare 0-13
GOAL! Just two minutes gone in the second half and Mark Donnelly finds the net. Will that be that? Monaghan 1-04 Tyrone 3-08
It's Tyrone out of the blocks first, Ronan McNamee points. Monaghan 1-04 Tyrone 2-08
Second half under way in Armagh.
Dubs lead goes out to two again, Carthy. Dublin 0-14 Kildare 0-12
Kildare were level again, momentarily, Costello restores the lead, 57 mins. Dublin 0-13 Kildare 0-12
Doyle points a free for Kildare and Seanie Johnston, scorer of 0-07 against Offaly last week, comes on, 51 mins. Dublin 0-12 Kildare 0-11
And just before half-time in Armagh, there was a red card for Monaghan's Ronan McNally, straight red.
It's a real ding-dong battle here, after three Kildare points on the trot to level the game, Dublin surge ahead again with scores from Macauley and Costello. Dublin 0-12 Kildare 0-10
GOAL! Stephen O'Neill raises a green flag to extend Tyrone's lead. 35+1 mins. Monaghan 1-04 Tyrone 2-07
And Doyle levels it at Parnell Park. Dublin 0-10 Kildare 0-10
Kane and Donnelly add points for Tyrone. Monaghan 1-04 Tyrone 1-07
Bolton and Brophy both point to leave just one between the sides. Dublin 0-10 Kildare 0-09
Sub for Tyrone, Justin McMahon replaces Conor Clarke.
Owen Duffy pulls a point back for Monaghan. Monaghan 1-04 Tyrone 1-05
Andrews gets one for Dublin as they build up their lead at the start of the second half. Dublin 0-10 Kildare 0-07
GOAL! Tyrone turn it around. Mark Donnelly with the score. Monaghan 1-03 Tyrone 1-05
Stephen O'Neill hits two points for Tyrone, 24 mins gone. Monaghan 1-03 Tyrone 0-05
Finlay duly does something similar. Monaghan 1-03 Tyrone 0-03
O'Neill responds in kind for Mickey Harte's men. Monaghan 1-02 Tyrone 0-03
Finlay extends the Farney lead, free. Monaghan 1-02 Tyrone 0-02
GOAL! Kieran Hughes scores as Monaghan, playing against the wind, take a two-point lead. Monaghan 1-01 Tyrone 0-02
Peter Harte taps over a free to give Tyrone the lead. Monaghan 0-01 Tyrone 0-02
HALF-TIME: Dublin 0-08 Kildare 0-07
Mannion puts Dublin back in the lead. Dublin 0-08 Kildare 0-07
All square at Parnell Park, Athy's Niall Kelly, making his debut, hits two for Kildare, while Andrews pointed for Jim Gavin's side, 34 mins gone. Dublin 0-07 Kildare 0-07
Brophy gets another for the Lilywhites. Dublin 0-06 Kildare 0-05
Conor McAliskey replies for Tyrone. Monaghan 0-01 Tyrone 0-01
Monaghan take the lead with a free from Paul Finlay. Monaghan 0-01 Tyrone 0-00
Bernard Brogan, from a free, adds a point for Dublin. Dublin 0-06 Kildare 0-04
Game on at Athletic Grounds.
And now Morgan O'Flaherty reduces the deficit further. Dublin 0-05 Kildare 0-04
Kildare talisman Doyle on target again. Dublin 0-05 Kildare 0-03
Paddy Quinn and Macauley hit points as Dublin take the lead. Dublin 0-04 Kildare 0-02
Brophy points for Kildare to as they lead for the first time. Dublin 0-01 Kildare 0-02
Kevin McMenamin was the Dublin scorer.
The sides swap points. Johnny Doyle with Kildare's. 11 mins gone. Dublin 0-01 Kildare 0-01
Teams are on the field at the Athletic Grounds, there's one change to the named Tyrone side, Cathal McCarron replacing Barry Tierney.
Still scoreless six minutes in at Parnell Park. Dublin 0-00 Kildare 0-00
Also, Shane Supple starts in place of Cluxton in goals for Dublin. Before the throw-in there was a sustained round of applause for the late Kevin Heffernan. Click here for some tributes to the Dublin legend.
Four changes on the Dublin team-sheet as well: D Byrne for Daly, Macauley for Brennan, P Mannion for O'Mahony, K McManamon for Connolly.
We're about to throw-in at Parnell Park.
Couple of late changes to the Kildare starting XV, line-up is now: Connolly, Lyons, Foley, McGrillen, Bolton, E O'Flaherty, P Kelly, White, Rob Kelly, Flanagan, McNally, Niall Kelly, Doyle, Brophy, Flynn
Monaghan: Mark Keogh, Ronan McNally, Fintan Kelly, Kieran Duffy, Dessie Mone, Darren Hughes, Martin McElroy, Dick Clerkin, Owen Lennon, Owen Duffy, Paul Finlay, Shane McQuillan, Kieran Hughes, Conor McManus, Dermot Malone.
Tyrone: Niall Morgan (Éadan na dTorc), Aidan McCrory (Aireagal Chiaráin), Conor Clarke (An Omaigh), Barry Tierney (An Omaigh), Ronan McNamee (Achadh Uí Aráin), Joe McMahon (An Omaigh), Danny McBride (An Srath Ban), Plunkett Kane (Oileán a’Ghuail), Sean Cavanagh (An Mhaigh), Tiernan McCann (Coill an Chlochair), Peter Harte (Aireagal Chiaráin), Matthew Donnelly (Trí Leac), Conor McAlliskey (Cluain Eo), Stephen O’Neill (Clann na nGael), Mark Donnelly (An Charraig Mhór).
Kildare: Shane Connolly, Ollie Lyons, Michael Foley, Hugh McGrillen, Emmet Bolton, Mikey Conway (C), Peter Kelly, Gary White, Padraig O’Neill, Brian Flanagan, Cathal McNally, Morgan O’Flaherty, Sean Johnston, Tomás O’Connor, Daniel Flynn.
Dublin: Stephen Cluxton (Parnell?'s), Darren Daly (Fingal Ravens), Tomás Brady (Na Fianna), Darragh Nelson (Ballyboden St Enda’s),Chris Guckian (St Jude?s),Ger Brennan (St Vincent?s)
Jack McCaffrey (Clontarf), Declan O’Mahony (Ballyboden St Enda’s), Denis Bastick (Synge St Templeogue), Emmett O Conghaile (Lucan Sarsfields), Diarmuid Connolly (St Vincent’s)
Paddy Quinn (Na Fianna), Paul Hudson (Thomas Davis), Paddy Andrews (St Brigid?s),Bernard Brogan (St Oliver Plunkett?s/Eoghan Ruadh)
That's all of the early games over. Next up it's the O'Byrne Cup final between Dublin and Kildare at Parnell Park; last night's Walsh Cup tie between Dublin and UCD was called off at the venue due to a waterlogged pitch but tonight's game goes ahead, as it stands.
All over at Seán Treacy Park and despite a mini-revival at the end it's Eamonn Fitzmaurice's side who take home the cup.
FULL-TIME: Tipperary 1-05 Kerry 1-12
Tipp add another point to put some respectability on the scoreboard. Tipperary 1-05 Kerry 1-12
GOAL! Tipp score a goal against the Kerry men but just seven minutes left. Tipperary 1-04 Kerry 1-12
Tipp manage their first score of the half on 46 minutes. Tipperary 0-03 Kerry 1-10
Cork's 17-point victory over WIT sets up a semi-final clash against Clare or UL next weekend, those sides meet tomorrow at 2pm at Sixmilebridge.
Still no response from Tipp, Kerry add the first two scores of the second half. Tipperary 0-02 Kerry 1-09
FULL-TIME: Cork 4-16 Waterford IT 1-08
A young Kilkenny team, managed today by U-21 boss Richie Mulrooney, trailed for most of the game but surged late to claim a two-point win.
FULL-TIME: Kilkenny 0-17 NUI Galway 0-15
Eoin Bergin adds another point as Kilkenny show their killer instinct late on. Kilkenny 0-17 NUI Galway 0-15
Power gets another point and all of a sudden it's the inexperienced Cats that lead. 68 minutes gone. Kilkenny 0-16 NUI Galway 0-15
GOAL! Mannix gets his second goal as Cork run away from WIT. Cork 4-15 Waterford IT 1-06
Still point-for-point in St John's. Kilkenny 0-14 NUI Galway 0-15
GOAL! Adrian Mannix puts some icing on the cake for the Rebels, 57 mins, Cork 3-14 Waterford IT 1-06
Looks like a cracking finish in St John's. Kilkenny 0-13 NUI Galway 0-14
Power points a free for the Cats, Kilkenny 0-11 NUI Galway 0-13
HALF-TIME: Tipperary 0-02 Kerry 1-07
Kerry looking comfortable. Tipperary 0-02 Kerry 1-06
Cork extend their lead against WIT. Cork 2-11 Waterford IT 1-05
Richie Reid points from a free. Kilkenny 0-09 NUI Galway 0-12
Crossed wires, it's Kerry, wind assisted, who lead at Seán Treacy Park. Darran O'Sullivan with the three-pointer. Tipperary 0-02 Kerry 1-04
We're back on in Kilkenny, NUIG get first score. Kilkenny 0-08 NUI Galway 0-11
All square in Tipp town. Tipperary 0-01 Kerry 0-01
HALF-TIME: Kilkenny 0-08 NUI Galway 0-10
Jamie Coughlan is the top scorer for Cork at half-time with 1-03, Adrian Mannix has chipped in with four points.
HALF-TIME: Cork 2-09 Waterford IT 1-04
Kerry: Brendan Kealy (Kilcummin), Marc Ó Sé (An Gaeltacht), Aidan O’Mahony (Rathmore), Shane Enright (Tarbert), Jonathan Lyne (Killarney Legion), Jack Sherwood (Firies), Tomás Ó Sé (An Gaeltacht), Anthony Maher (Duagh) (Capt), Bryan Sheehan (St Mary's), Michael Geaney (Dingle), Darran O’Sullivan (Glenbeigh/Glencar), Michael O’Donoghue (Spa), Barry John Keane (Kerins O’Rahillys), Patrick Curtin (Moyvane), Paul Geaney (Dingle).
Barry Grogan gets the first point of the McGrath Cup final. Tipperary 0-01 Kerry 0-00
Tipperary: Paul Fitzgerald (Fethard), Andrew Morrissey (Galtee Rovers), Paddy Codd (Killenaule) John Coghlan (Moyne Templetuohy), Brian Fox (Eire Og Annacarty), Seamus Kennedy (Clonmel Commercials), Ciaran McDonald (Aherlow), George Hannigan (Shannon Rovers), Lorcan Egan (JK Brackens), Steven O’Brien (Ballina), Philip Quirke (Moyle Rovers), Bill Maher (Kilsheelan Kilcash), Liam McGrath (Loughmore Castleiney), Barry Grogan (Aherlow), Conor Sweeney (Ballyporeen)
NUIG extend their lead. Kilkenny 0-07 NUI Galway 0-10
Cork and WIT hit points, still a six-point deficit for the students. Cork 2-06 Waterford IT 1-03
Another Power free makes it a two-point game. Kilkenny 0-06 NUI Galway 0-08
John Power adds a free. Kilkenny 0-05 NUI Galway 0-08
Ballyhale's Richie Reid points for Kilkenny. Kilkenny 0-04 NUI Galway 0-08
GOAL! It's all happening in Cork, 16 minutes in, WIT reply through Michael Sheedy. Cork 2-03 Waterford IT 1-02
GOAL! Jamie Coughlan goals for Cork, that's two in two. Cork 2-03 Waterford IT 0-02
GOAL! Goalkeeper Anthony Nash makes the trip upfield to dispatch a penalty after a foul on Cian McCarthy. Cork 1-03 Waterford IT 0-02
Kilkenny and NUIG swap points. Kilkenny 0-03 NUI Galway 0-07
Michael Cussen brings a smart save out of Mark Fanning in the WIT goal. Cork 0-03 Waterford IT 0-02
Ten minutes gone in Páirc Uí Rinn and Cork hold a slender lead. Cork 0-03 Waterford IT 0-02
NUIG showing better in the early exchanges, they now lead by three. Kilkenny 0-02 NUI Galway 0-05
Meanwhile, it has been announced that the funeral of Kevin Heffernan will take place on Tuesday.
John Power knocks over a free to level the game. Kilkenny 0-02 NUI Galway 0-02
WIT: M Fanning (Wexford); M Power (Waterford), L O’Loughlin (Clare), J Cahill (Kilkenny); A McGrath (Tipperary), L Harney (Kilkenny), T Hammill (Tipperary); S Murphy (Wexford), S Roche (Waterford); M Gaffney (Kilkenny), M Sheedy (Tipp),H Kehoe (Wexford); E Murphy (Kilkenny), C Heffernan (Waterford), G Aylward (Kilkenny)
But a quick-fire brace from the students gives them the lead. Kilkenny 0-01 NUI Galway 0-02
Shane Maher gets an early point for the hosts. Kilkenny 0-01 NUI Galway 0-00
Cork: A Nash (Kanturk); J O’Donovan (Bandon), M Ellis (Millstreet), P O’Sullivan (Carrigtwohill); C Spillane (Castlelyons), C Joyce (Na Piarsaigh), S White (Ballygarvan); D Kearney (Sarsfields), R O’Shea (Carrigaline); B Corry (Ballymartle), C McCarthy (Sarsfields), C Murphy (Mallow); A Mannix (Kilworth), M Cussen (Sarsfields), J Coughlan (Newtownshandrum).
NUIG: Donal Tuohy, David Magner, Kevin Moynihan, Brian Flaherty, Eoin Fahy Liam Markham, Sean McCormack, Billy Lane, Aaron Cunningham, Eamon Glynn, Niall Burke, Ger O’Donoghue, Kevin Downes, Josephy Cooney, Daithi Burke.
As you would expect, Brian Cody names a young side to face the students at St John's Park.
Kilkenny: Aaron Duggan, Jason Corcoran, Padraig Keating, Brian Kennedy, Conor Martin, Joe Holden Owen McGrath, Tom Breen, Richie Reid, Mark Bergin, Mark Kelly, Rory Hickey, Matthew Ruth, Shane Maher. John Power.
Good afternoon, welcome to today's RTÉ GAA tracker. First up it's hurling, Kilkenny v NUIG and Cork v WIT.