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Familiar foes Galway and Mayo meet in Salthill as the weather wreaks havoc with the NFL schedule

Eamon Donoghue Sun, Feb 11
 
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    Hello and Welcome . . . It's National Football League Sunday and seven of today's 11 fixtures in the top three divisions are going ahead. The other four have been called off due to unplayable pitches.

    We'll have all the latest updates here, keeping an added interest in the clash between Mayo and Galway. Be sure to get in touch throughout, via either the comments section ('Contact Us' tab) or on Twitter (@DonoghueEamon).

    Let's get started!
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    Division One
    Galway v Mayo, Pearse Stadium, 2pm
    Kildare v Tyrone, Newbridge, 2pm
    Monaghan v Kerry, Inniskeen - OFF

    Division Two
    Clare v Tipperary, Cusack Park, 2pm
    Cork v Louth, Pairc Ui Rinn, 2pm
    Roscommon v Down, Dr Hyde Park, 2pm
    Cavan v Meath, Kingspan Breffni - OFF

    Division Three
    Armagh v Longford, Athletic Grounds, 2pm
    Derry v Offaly, Celtic Park - OFF
    Sligo v Fermanagh, Markievicz Park - OFF
    Wexford v Westmeath, Innovate Wexford Park, 2pm

    Division Four
    London v Limerick, Ruislip,  1pm
    Antrim v Wicklow, Corrigan Park, 2pm

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    Last night Donegal put in a good showing against the Dubs at Croker, and while there was just the minimum between the two coming into the final 15 minutes, Dublin then pulled right away and won by five points.

    Read the match report here
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    GALWAY: Lavelle; Kyne, O Ceallaigh, Kerin; Sweeney, Bradshaw, Heaney; Conroy, Cooke; Kelly, Walsh, Branigan, P Sweeney, Comer, McHugh


    MAYO: Clarke; Crowe, Caffrekey, O'Donoghue; Boyle, Coen, Durcan; Gibbons, Nally; McLoughlin, O'Shea, D O'Connor; C O'Connor, J Doherty, C Loftus

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    KILDARE:  Mark Donnellan; Peter Kelly, David Hyland, Mick OGrady; Johnny Byrne, Eoin Doyle, Cian ODonoghue; Kevin Feely,  Tommy Moolick; Fergal Conway, Chris Healy, Paul Cribbin; Ben McCormack, Daniel Flynn, Cathal McNally

    TYRONE:  Niall Morgan; Hugh Pat McGeary, Padraig Hampsey, Cathal McCarron; Tiarnan McCann, Rory Brennan, Ciaran McLaughlin; Mattie Donnelly, Declan McClure; Conor Meyler, Niall Sludden, Peter Harte; Lee Brennan, Cathal McShane, Connor McAliskey.

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    CORK:  Ryan Price; Sam Ryan, Jamie O'Sullivan, Sean Wilson; Tomas Clancy, Conor Dorman, Cian Kiely; Ian Maguire, Ruairi Deane; Sean White, John O'Rourke, Kevin O'Driscoll; Michael Hurley, Colm O'Neill, Mark Collins.

    LOUTH:  Craig Lynch; John Bingham, Emmet Carolan, Fergal Donohue; Darren Marks, James Stewart, Anthony Williams; Conor Early, Bevan Duffy; Ciaran Downey, Jim McEneaney, Andy McDonnell; Derek Maguire, Conor Grimes, Ryan Burns

    CLARE:  Killian Roche; Cian O'Dea, Cillian Brennan, Gordon Kelly; Pearse Lillis, Ciaran Russell, Aaron Fitzgerald; Gary Brennan, Cathal O'Connor; Jamie Malone, Eoin Cleary, Gearoid O'Brien; Eibhin Courtney, Keelan Sexton, Conor Finnucane.

    ROSCOMMON:  James Featherston; David Murray, John McManus, Niall McInerney; Niall Daly, Fergal Lennon, Brian Stack; Tadgh O'Rourke, Enda Smith; Finbar Cregg, Niall Kilroy, Conor Devaney; Diarmuid Murtagh, Ciaran Lennon, Cian McKeon.

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    Tyrone 0-0 Kildare 0-2 (2') After one minute midfielder Kevin Feely has opened the scoring for Kildare with a free, and Fergal Conway has followed up with another
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    Tipperary 0-1 Clare 0-0 (3') Conor Sweeney points a free for Tipp.  

    Cork 0-2 Louth 0-1 (6') Ryan Burns has Louth underway against Cork after the Rebels made a bright start.    

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    Galway 0-2 Mayo 0-0 (8') After seven minutes in Salthill Damien Comer gets us underway with a nice point over his shoulder. He grabs another a minute later. Heavy conditions there
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    Kildare 0-4 Tyrone 0-0 (8') Fergal Conway grabs another, Tyrone yet to get going.

    Roscommon 0-0 Down 0-2 (10') The visitors on top in the opening 10 minutes at Dr Hyde Park, which passed a late pitch inspection this morning. Barry O'Hagan lively early on

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    Westmeath 0-3 Wexford 0-1 (13') Kieran Martin punishes a poor kickout to keep Westmeath ahead

    Galway 0-2 Mayo 0-1 (13') Cillian O'Connor taps over a free for Mayo's first score

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    Roscommon 0-0 Down 0-3 (15') Big blow for Roscommon as Ian Kilbride - a late replacement in their midfield - is sent off for a second yellow
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    Galway 0-3 Mayo 0-2 (16') Shane Walsh points before McLoughlin responds with a free. Still no point from play for Mayo
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    Kildare 0-5 Tyrone 0-4 (20') Lee Brennan among the scores as Tyrone claw back to within a point after a slow start.  

    Galway 1-4 Mayo 0-2 (19') Shane Walsh points again after a brilliant goal by Barry McHugh, losing his man on the turn and roofing the top left corner of the net

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    Cork 1-6 Louth 0-2 (21') Sean White nails a goal and Cork are running away with this already
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    Galway 1-4 Mayo 0-3 (21') Paddy Durcan gets Mayo's first point from play
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    Roscommon 0-0 Down 0-4 (23') Roscommon have started their last two games slowly, but 23 minutes and no score . . . not looking good for the Rossies
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    Galway 1-4 Mayo 0-4 (23') Aidan O'Shea involved as Diarmuid O'Connor points for Mayo

    Kildare 0-8 Tyrone 0-4 (24') Excellent long range score from Paul Cribbin to make it double scores for Kildare

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    Longford 0-5 Armagh 0-4 (25') Longford lead but they've lost David McGivney to a black card

    Roscommon 0-1 Down 0-6 (27') Roscommon finally get underway, young Cian McKeon pointing on his debut

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    Roscommon 0-2 Down 0-6 (29') McKeon from a free quickly adds another.  

    Kildare 0-9 Tyrone 1-5 (30') Tyrone back in the game on the half hour mark after a Lee Brennan goal

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    Roscommon 0-3 Down 0-6 (30') Three in a row from Roscommon, Conor Devaney with their first from play
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    It remains Galway 1-4 Mayo 0-4 at Pearse Stadium. 32 minutes gone
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    Clare 0-4 Tipperary 0-7 (34') Ciaran Russell with the latest point but Tipp lead by three points

    Tyrone 1-7 Kildare 0-9 (35') McAliskey puts Tyrone ahead. What a turnaround!

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    Galway 1-4 Mayo 0-5 (36') Cillian O'Connor has been in the thick of a few off the ball incidents, but he steadies himself to point a free.  
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    HT Scores


    Galway 1-4 Mayo 0-5


    Tyrone 1-8 Kildare 0-10


    Roscommon 0-3 Down 0-9


    Clare 0-5 Tipperary 0-7


    Cork 1-9 Louth 0-4
    Wexford 0-4 Westmeath 0-6


    Longford 0-8 Armagh 0-5


    Antrim 0-6 Wicklow 0-6


    FT London 2-8 Limerick 2-8

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    Second half is now underway in Salthill - Sean Armstrong is on for Patrick Sweeney for Galway
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    Clare 0-6 Tipperary 0-7 (37') Pearse Lillis gets Clare underway in the second half - just a point in it now between the Munster rivals
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    Kildare 0-11 Tyrone 1-8 (36') Just one minute into the second half and Niall Kelly levels matters
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    Galway 1-5 Mayo 0-5 (39') McHugh drills a free over from off the ground. Mayo need to up it a gear here. They are making a habit of losing to Galway these last few years!
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    Galway 1-6 Mayo 0-5 (41') Heaney cuts through the Mayo defnece, plays a one-two and takes his point when a goal may have been on
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    Roscommon 0-5 Down 0-9 (40') Diarmuid Murtagh on the double for Roscommon, only four in it now at the Hyde
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    Galway 1-6 Mayo 0-6 (43') Cillian O'Connor's third free of the afternoon

    Westmeath 0-11 Wexfrod 0-7 (50') Last year's talisman for New York, Luke Loughlinn with two classy scores to put three and then four between the teams.

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    Galway 1-7 Mayo 0-7 (46')  Paul Conroy and Colm Boyle - with a beauty from out by the right sideline - trade points

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    Conroy adds another for Galway, he's been impressive
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    Roscommon 0-6 Down 0-9 (47') Donie Smith's sweet left peg nails a 45 for Roscommon

    Longford 0-9 Armagh 0-6 (46') Longford still ahead as Des Reynolds points, despite being down to 14 after Andrew Farrell's dismissal

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    Kildare 0-14 Tyrone 1-12 (49') Kevin Feely makes it a one point game with his latest free
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    Galway 1-9 Mayo 0-7 (51') Damien Comer is dragged down, Colm Boyle gets away with a yellow, McHugh taps over the free
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    Roscommon 0-7 Down 0-9 (52') Donie Smith's second point in a row, this one form play. Only two in it now and Down yet to score in the second half
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    Longford 0-9 Armagh 0-8 (53') Only one point in it now as Armagh pile the pressure on the 14 men of Longford
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    Galway 1-10 Mayo 0-8 (56') Cillian from a free and McHugh exchange points
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    Kildare 0-17 Tyrone 1-14 (57') End to end stuff, Kildare take the lead briefly only for Mattie Donnelly to respond straight away
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    Galway 1-12 Mayo 0-9 (61') Cillian O'Connor keeps Mayo in it with a free but they are running out of time
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    Tipperary 0-10 Clare 0-10 (63') Pearse Lillis levels the game. Lots of drama at Cusack Park regarding Jamie Malone's red card which appears to have been the result of an incident with a member of the Tipp backroom team
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    Westmeath 0-16 Wexford 0-10 (69') Brian Malone keeps Wexford ticking but it's too little too late
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    Roscommon 0-7 Down 0-11 (67') Darragh O'Hanlon extends the Down lead to four late on.

    Galway 1-12 Mayo 0-9 (68') There's a delay in the play in Salthill after an of the ball melee

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    Second yellow for Paul Conroy. he walks on a red
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    Kildare 0-17 Tyrone 1-15 (68') Tyrone still holding on to their one point lead
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    Galway 1-12 Mayo 0-9 (72') Eight minutes of injury time to be played

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    Galway 1-12 Mayo 0-9 (74') Red card for Cillian O'Connor. This last 10 minutes has been full on wrestling

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    Second yellow for Diarmuid O'Connor who joins his brother on the sideline.

    Kildare 0-18 Tyrone 1-5 (71') Kevin Feely points a free to leave the teams level in injury time

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    Galway 1-13 Mayo 0-10 (76') Brannigan on the counter extends Galway's lead

    Kildare 0-18 Tyrone 1-16 (75') Mattie Donnelly steps up and drives over a brilliant score. And that could be that

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    FT Longford 1-10 Armagh 1-11 - Armagh leave it late but come away with the points against 14 man Longford
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    FT Kildare 0-18 Tyrone 1-16 - And that Donnelly point wins it for Tyrone in an end to end encounter.  

    Meanwhile Mayo and Galway's dogfight has ended Galway 1-13 Mayo 0-11

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    FT Scores

    Galway 1-13 Mayo 0-11

    Tyrone 1-16 Kildare 0-18

    Roscommon 0-7 Down 0-12

    Clare 0-11 Tipperary 0-11

    Cork 2-11 Louth 0-10

    Wexford 1-10 Westmeath 0-16

    Longford 1-10 Armagh 1-11

    Antrim 0-12 Wicklow 0-12

    London 2-8 Limerick 2-8

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    So that's that . . . Galway with a real statement of intent not only in beating Mayo again, but in a scrappy encounter they won the physical battle hands down. Tyrone edged Kildare in a brilliant match, Down shocked Roscommon, while elsewhere there were three draws.


    Match reports and reaction to follow. We'll be back next weekend with more national league action. Until then, thanks for joining us.


    @DonoghueEamon

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    FT Scores

    D1: Galway 1-13 Mayo 0-11

    Tyrone 1-16 Kildare 0-18

    D2: Roscommon 0-7 Down 0-12

    Clare 0-11 Tipperary 0-11

    Cork 2-11 Louth 0-10

    D3: Wexford 1-10 Westmeath 0-16

    Longford 1-10 Armagh 1-11

    D4: Antrim 0-12 Wicklow 0-12

    London 2-8 Limerick 2-8