As it Happened: Saturday's GAA Club semi-finals
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Relive the action as four clubs battled for places in the All-Ireland Club final, while St Thomas' are into the hurling final after accounting for Loughgiel.
By Micil Glennon
AIB GAA Club Football Championship semi-finals
AIB GAA Club Hurling Championship semi-final replay
Allianz NFL Division 4
Carlow 0-13 London 1-09
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FULL-TIME: Ballymun 1-10 Dr Crokes 0-09
Derek Byrne seals it for the Dublin side. Dr Crokes 0-09 Ballymun 1-10
Into injury time now. Two minutes to be added.
Fionn Fitzgerald makes his way up the field and makes it a one-goal game again, two minutes to play. Dr Crokes 0-09 Ballymun 1-09
That might be that, Rock lands a beauty from 40 yards. Dr Crokes 0-08 Ballymun 1-09
David O'Leary concedes a free in front of the posts and Rock points. Dr Crokes 0-08 Ballymun 1-08
Ballymun very industrious on the half-back line, six minutes left.
McMahon fouls Cooper but there's no card coming this time either, Buckley points the free, nine minutes left. Dr Crokes 0-08 Ballymun 1-07
Brian Looney is the latest Kerry man to see yellow, for a rugby tackle on Hubbard.
Casey points again, goal in it. 48 mins Dr Crokes 0-07 Ballymun 1-07
Cooper is fouled and hands the ball to Casey, who reduces the deficit. Dr Crokes 0-06 Ballymun 1-07
Cooper takes a much needed score with his left. Dr Crokes 0-05 Ballymun 1-07
David O'Leary comes on for Shane Myers for Crokes.
And now McMahon pops up in the forward line, dropping over a lovely point, Crokes won't be happy with that, rubbing salt into the wound. Alan Hubbard is booked. Dr Crokes 0-04 Ballymun 1-07
It was McMahon who fouled Casey for the penalty, he had just been booked, the question is, why wasn't he booked for that challenge?
Casey fouled as he was about to shoot but Chris Brady's shot to the left is too close to Sean Currie who saves, why didn't Colm Cooper take that?
PENALTY TO CROKES!
Yellow for Philly McMahon.
Brilliant score from Jason Whelan, who shoots with his back to the goal and finds the target. Dr Crokes 0-04 Ballymun 1-06
Dean Rock fires over a free from 20 yards out, Crokes' full-forward Colm Cooper committed the foul...Dr Crokes 0-04 Ballymun 1-05
Yellow card for Crokes' Johnny Buckley.
First chance for Noel O'Leary's men, however, Casey is well wide with a free.
Second half under way!
WIDES: Ballymun 7 Crokes 3.
Cooper gets his first and the last of the half, important score for the Kerry side. Dr Crokes 0-04 Ballymun 1-04
1 minute to be added in this half.
Score of the game, Davey Byrne, captain of Kickhams, is on the end of a great move to send the Dublin side four clear, nearly half-time. Dr Crokes 0-03 Ballymun 1-04
Daithi Casey ends the drought with a point from down town. Dr Crokes 0-03 Ballymun 1-03
10 minutes now since last Dr Crokes score.
Now Cooper pops up at wing half-back, he is fouled by Furman, no booking though, Dean Rock shakes off a couple of challenges to point. Dr Crokes 0-02 Ballymun 1-03
Early switch for Crokes, Shane Doolan on for Ambrose O'Donovan.
David Moloney denies Kevin Leahy from point black range, it's a 45, which Dean Rock drops short.
GOAL! Furman skins John Payne and blasts the ball into the back of the net. Dr Crokes 0-02 Ballymun 1-02
St Brigid's Shane Curran shows his delight at the final whistle in Mullingar.
Wonderful play by Colm Cooper sets up Chris Brady, who slots over from a tight angle. Dr Crokes 0-02 Ballymun 0-02
Luke Quinn pulls back Jason Whelan and the Crokes man will go in the book, Dean Rock taps over the free. Dr Crokes 0-01 Ballymun 0-02
Ted Furman sticks over a point for Ballymun. Dr Crokes 0-01 Ballymun 0-01
Jamie Doolan opens the scoring, a fine effort from wide right. Dr Crokes 0-01 Ballymun 0-00
FULL-TIME: Carlow 0-13 London 1-09
The referee in Semple is Marty Duffy of Sligo.
Game on! Dr Crokes 0-00 Ballymun 0-00
Ballymun: Currie, Eoin Dolan, McMahon, Enda Dolan, Hubbard, Connolly, Burke, McCarthy, Byrne, Reilly, Leahy, Whelan, Furman, Rock, Forde.
Dr Crokes: D Moloney, Payne, M Moloney, F Fitzgerald, Quinn, Brosnan, Myers, O'Donovan, Buckley, K O'Leary, Casey, Looney, Brady, Cooper, J Doolan.
All square now in Dr Cullen Park, 10 minutes to play. Carlow 0-11 London 1-08
Carlow fighting back and now it's a one-point game. 43 minutes gone. Carlow 0-07 London 1-05
And St Thomas' of Galway will join them in Croke Park after an eight-point win in the hurling replay.
FULL-TIME: St Thomas’ 0-15 Loughgiel 0-07
It's all over, St Brigid's are into the St Patrick's Day final in Croke Park. Wonderful game in Mullingar.
FULL-TIME: St Brigid’s 2-07 Crossmaglen 1-08
Clarke pulls one back but Cross need another to send the game to extra-time.
St Brigid's full-back Peter Domican is named man of the match, three minutes left.
RED CARD! Crossmaglen's Kyle Carragher is sent off, the St Brigid's keeper Shane Curran went down after an off the ball incident.
GOAL! Conor McHugh taps in after Frankie Dolan's shot was saved. St Brigid’s 2-07 Crossmaglen 1-08
Aaron Kernan (53 mins) puts Cross back in the lead, his shot just creeping over the bar. St Brigid’s 1-07 Crossmaglen 1-08
HALF-TIME: Carlow 0-05 London 1-05
All square now as Clarke points off his left. St Brigid’s 1-07 Crossmaglen 1-07
Frankie Dolan makes it a two-point game. St Brigid’s 1-07 Crossmaglen 1-05
St Thomas' are on a run now, Conor Cooney's point hands them a seven-point lead. St Thomas’ 0-13 Loughgiel 0-06
The goal opened up for Cathal McHugh but he hesistated for a second, in the end he had to settle for a fisted point. St Brigid's lead. St Brigid’s 1-06 Crossmaglen 1-05
Exiles really giving Carlow a game. Carlow 0-02 London 1-04
St Thomas' open up a little bit of daylight in Clones. St Thomas’ 0-09 Loughgiel 0-06
Cynical foul by Peter Domican and he's the third Brigid's man to go in the book in the space of two minutes. That's the sort of challenge that will incur a black card next season, if that motion is passed.
Things heating up now, yellow for Cathal McHugh for a trip as a Cross player was preparing to take a free, silly, silly stuff. And a yellow for Frankie Dolan, umpires pointed something out to the ref.
Kilbride draws a foul off James Morgan, the half-back is carded and Frankie Dolan levels the game from the free. St Brigid’s 1-05 Crossmaglen 1-05
Paul Kernan is down for Crossmaglen, landed awkwardly after an earlier challenge, he is replaced by Aaron Cunningham.
All square now in Clones, Watson with the leveller for Loughgiel. St Thomas’ 0-06 Loughgiel 0-05
Kilbride points a free from St Brigid's. St Brigid’s 1-04 Crossmaglen 1-05
Second half under way at Mullingar. Brennan shoots wide for Cross with just the keeper to beat. Will they regret that?
15 minutes in at Dr Cullen Park and it's the visitors who hold a slim lead. Carlow 0-02 London 0-03
Carlow and London are in action in Division 4 of the NFL, game threw-in at 2.30pm.
HALF-TIME: St Thomas’ 0-06 Loughgiel 0-05
HALF-TIME: St Brigid’s 1-03 Crossmaglen 1-05
Two minutes to be added at the end of this half.
Another bad wide from F Dolan, free out of his hands in front of the posts. Down the other end they are more economical and extend their lead. St Brigid's Niall Grennan is carded as well. St Brigid’s 1-03 Crossmaglen 1-05
Conor Cooney adds another for St Thomas'. St Thomas’ 0-05 Loughgiel 0-03
Kyle Brennan, just on as a sub, has a goal chance but fires over. St Brigid’s 1-03 Crossmaglen 1-04
Yellow cards for St Brigid's Darragh Donnelly and Crossmaglen's Martin Aherne for some off the ball stuff, in the meantime, Frankie Dolan is wide from a fairly simple free kick.
Early switch for Cross, Oisín McConville is off, Kyle Brennan is on, presume there is an injury there.
Kilbride, from a free from 30 yards, levels the game. St Brigid’s 1-03 Crossmaglen 1-03
Kenneth Burke now on target for St Thomas'. St Thomas’ 0-03 Loughgiel 0-03
Full-forward Carragher, in no space really, finds the target off his left to put Cross ahead. St Brigid’s 1-02 Crossmaglen 1-03
GOAL! Paul Hughes fires an unstoppable shot high into the net. Seconds later Aaron Kernan taps over a free. Great game here. St Brigid’s 1-02 Crossmaglen 1-02
Bernard Burke puts the Galway side ahead. St Thomas’ 0-02 Loughgiel 0-01
James Regan is on target for St Thomas', all square in Clones. St Thomas’ 0-01 Loughgiel 0-01
Frankie Dolan points from a free from in front of the posts. St Brigid’s 1-02 Crossmaglen 0-01
Darren Dolan points for St Brigid's, side-footing over from close range. St Brigid’s 1-01 Crossmaglen 0-01
Feisty stuff already as players clash after the whistle is blown. Hughes, under no pressure, fires wide for Cross.
GOAL! 20 seconds in and Kyle Carragher points Cross ahead but Frankie Dolan's deflected shot at the other end finds the back of the net, looping over the keeper's reach. St Brigid’s 1-00 Crossmaglen 0-01
Game on at Mullingar. St Brigid’s 0-00 Crossmaglen 0-00
Down have completed a remarkable comeback to claim the Kehoe Shield. Full-time: Down 0-19 Roscommon 1-14
In the Kehoe Shield Final Roscommon are leading Down by a goal with 10 minutes left, 1-14 to 0-14.
Good afternoon and welcome to the RTÉ.ie match tracker on club semi-final day. We'll have all the latest scores from the football semi-finals as well as the hurling replay between St Thomas' and Loughiel.