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Galway and Clare go again in the All-Ireland semi-final replay before Donegal face Tyrone

Eamon Donoghue Sun, Aug 5
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  • 13:21
    Hello and Welcome . . . By the end of today we’ll know who’ll be competing in this year’s All-Ireland hurling final. As well as the make-up of the football semi-finals.

    First up it’s the hurling as Clare and Galway go at it again in their semi-final replay. Before Tyrone and Donegal, and Dublin and Roscommon wrap up the Super 8s.

    Be sure to get in touch throughout, via either the comments section ('Contact Us' tab) or on Twitter (@DonoghueEamon).

    Let's get started!
  • 13:22

    All-Ireland SHC semi-final replay
    Galway v Clare, Semple Stadium, 2pm

    All-Ireland SFC round-robin phase 3
    Donegal v Tyrone, Ballybofey, 3.30pm
    Dublin v Roscommon, Croke Park, 3.30pm
  • 13:23
  • 13:30
    Team news (as per programme)

    GALWAY: James Skehill; Adrian Tuohy, Daithi Burke, John Hanbury; Padraic Mannion, Gearoid McInerney, Aidan Harte; Johnny Coen, David Burke; Joseph Cooney, Joe Canning, Jonathon Glynn, Conor Whelan, Conor Cooney , Cathal Mannion

  • 13:32
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  • 13:38
    Sean Moran believes that despite the expected injury absence of Gearoid McInerney, the champions will be better briefed on the scale of Clare’s reinvigorated challenge, and he’s predicting a Galway win. You can read his weekend previews in full by following the link below
  • 13:45
  • 13:50
    At half time in the Under-20 All-Ireland final: Mayo 1-9 Kildare 1-13
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  • 13:56
    * Niall Burke comes in to the Galway team for the injured Gearoid McInerney. Joseph Cooney is likely to drop back to centre back. David Fitzgerald is in for Cathal Malone for Clare
  • 14:00

    In his column last Friday, Jackie Tyrrell explained how moving Colm Galvin saved Clare’s season in the draw. But the champions will be wise to it in Thurles second time around. Read that in full here.

    Perfect conditions as the teams finish the parade. We are minutes away from throw-in

  • 14:04
    Clare 0-0 Galway 0-1 (1') Galway win the throw in and we are underway. Joseph Cooney picks up Peter Duggan at halfback and Padraig Mannion goes to centre back. Joe Canning takes a quick line ball, gets it back and scores the first point of the match
  • 14:08
    Clare 0-0 Galway 0-2 (4') Conor Cooney is fouled and Joe Canning slots the resultant free. A tricky start for him from out by the right sideline but no problem to Joe
  • 14:10

    Clare 0-0 Galway 0-4 (7') David Burke from the middle of the park and it's all Galway so far.  

    Joe Canning then scores a beauty from distance (and along the sideline).  

  • 14:12

    Clare 0-1 Galway 0-5 (10')  Clare needed a score, and Peter Duggan came back into his own half and provided just that with a long free. Conor Whelan responds within seconds

  • 14:14

    Clare 0-2 Galway 0-6 (11')  Man of the match in the draw, Duggan adds another free. Closer in this time. A poor Clare puckout then allows Conor Whelan to put four in it again

  • 14:16
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    Joe Canning hits Galway's fifth wide in 13 minutes
  • 14:19

    Clare 0-2 Galway 0-8 (16')  Conor Cooney points after great work by Adrian Tuohy, before David Burke gets his second.

  • 14:21

    Clare 0-2 Galway 0-9 (18')  Cathal Mannion takes on his man and puts seven between them.

  • 14:24

    Clare 0-4 Galway 1-9 (21')  Excellent catch by Shane O'Donnell, he handpasses to Tony Kelly for Clare's first score from play.  

    Galway take the puck out quickly, it's worked into big Johnny Glynn and he catches, turns his man and buries it under the 'keeper. GOAL!

    O'Donnell gets one back for Clare.

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    Clare 0-5 Galway 1-9 (27')  Peter Duggan's third free keeps Clare ticking, before Donal Tuohy pulls off a point blank save.

  • 14:36

    Clare 0-5 Galway 1-9 (32')  End to end hurling with some excellent defending from both teams. Padraig Mannion and Daithi Burke have started very well for Galway but thye've not scored since the goal 12 minutes ago

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    * Ian Galvin is on for David Reidy
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    Clare 0-5 Galway 1-9 (35')  Three minutes added on at the end of the first half as Podge Collins hits Clare's 10th wide

  • 14:42

    HT Clare 0-6 Galway 1-9  Podge points on the spin to cut the first half deficit to six. Galway well on top but they did not score in the final 18 minutes and given Clare's comeback last weekend that will worry them

  • 14:46
  • 14:47

    Super 8s team news:  

    TYRONE:  Niall Morgan; Michael McKernan, Ronan McNamee, Hugh Pat McGeary; Tiernan McCann, Frank Burns, Peter Harte; Colm Cavanagh, Padraig Hampsey; Mattie Donnelly, Niall Sludden, Conor Meyler; Cathal McShane, Richard Donnelly, Connor McAliskey.


    DUBLIN:  Stephen Cluxton; Mick Fitzsimons, Cian O'Sullivan, Philly McMahon; Eric Lowndes, James McCarthy, Darren Daly; Paul Flynn, Michael Darragh Macauley; Niall Scully, Eoghan O'Gara, Cormac Costello; Kevin McManamon, Paul Mannion, Paddy Andrews.

    ROSCOMMON:  James Featherstone; David Murray, Peter Domican, Niall McInerney; John McManus, Darra Petit, Ross Timothy; Tadgh O'Rourke, Enda Smith; Niall Kilroy, Ciarain Murtagh, Conor Devaney; Diarmuid Murtagh, Brian Stack, Ciaran Lennon

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  • 15:00

    Clare 0-6 Galway 1-9 (37')  Second half is underway! Yellow cards for Joe Canning and David McInerney after a bit of off the ball stuff. Clare hit their 12th wide of the game

  • 15:01

    Clare 0-7 Galway 1-9 (39')  Ian Galvin, who came on late in the first half, scores the first point of the first half

  • 15:05

    Clare 0-7 Galway 1-11 (42')  Conor Whelan's third point, and Galway first since their goal in the 20th minute. Seconds later and Joe Canning adds another, he takes on his man and doubles on it over the bar. Sheer class!

  • 15:05
    GOALLL for Clare
  • 15:06

    Clare 1-7 Galway 1-11 (43')  Shane O'Donnell runs at the heart of the Galway defence, skips by one, tees it up and buries it low and to the back of the Galway net.

  • 15:08

    Clare 1-9 Galway 1-11 (46')  Duggan arrows a free from the sideline to cut the Galway lead to three points. Shane O'Donnell then wins a free on the edge of the D and Duggan makes it a two point game.

  • 15:10

    Clare 1-9 Galway 1-12 (48') A beautiful short passing move ends with a Niall Burke point.  

  • 15:11
  • 15:13

    Clare 1-9 Galway 1-13 (50') Joe Canning floats over a free to put four between the teams

  • 15:16

    Clare 2-9 Galway 1-14 (54') Peter Duggan's first wide from a free so far in this match. But he then picks up a loose ball inside the D, powers through two defenders and sticks it in the top corner!!

    Joe Canning responds with a free

  • 15:17

    Clare 2-10 Galway 1-14 (55') Ian Galvin squeezes it between the posts from the left sideline. One point game

  • 15:19
    44,246 in Thurles
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  • 15:22

    Clare 2-10 Galway 1-15 (60') Joe Canning slots a free after a wide before that. Two in it with 10 minutes left

  • 15:24

    Clare 2-10 Galway 1-15 (62') Joe Canning is down receiving treatment . . . but he gets up and plays on.  

  • 15:26

    Clare 2-11 Galway 1-15 (64')  Aron Shanagher is on for Podge Collins and with his first touch he wins a high ball turns and puts one point in it

  • 15:27

    Clare 2-11 Galway 1-15 (65')  Sean Loftus blocks Ian Galvin, it comes back out to Seadna Morey but he puts it wide

  • 15:27
  • 15:28
    Superb touch by Duggan to win a puck out and pop it off to Tony Kelly but he also puts it wide. Still, Galway lead by one
  • 15:30

    Clare 2-12 Galway 1-16 (69')  Shanagher finds himself one on one but James Skehill makes a brilliant save, and the rebound comes back off him and on to the post. What a chance. Five minutes added on as Joe Canning nails a sideline. Magic! And John Conlon gets one back, his first of the match

  • 15:32

    Clare 2-12 Galway 1-16 (70')  Tony Kelly wins a free but Peter Duggan mishits the free

  • 15:34

    Clare 2-12 Galway 1-17 (72')  Skehill plucks a long effort from Duggan, it's worked down the other end and Niall Burke doubles the lead. Three minutes left

  • 15:34
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  • 15:36
    Cathal Mannion is back in his fullback line, he wins a Duggan sideline into the square and clears it out over the other sideline. Clare work it back in and David Burke fouls Shanagher and picks up a yellow
  • 15:36

    Clare 2-13 Galway 1-17 (74')  This time Duggan scores it. One point game and we're inside the final minute

  • 15:37
    Galway win the puck out - work it to Davy Glennon and he hits it wide
  • 15:37
    Tony Kelly's pass has too much on it and is out over the sideline - Galway put it into the square and here come Clare. One last attack
  • 15:37
    Wide from Aron Shanagher
  • 15:38

    FT Clare 2-13 Galway 1-17 Galway hold on. The champions are back in the final

  • 15:40
  • 15:43
    Donegal 0-1 Tyrone 0-2 (9') Rory Brennan replaces Michael McKiernan who picks up a black card. Cagey start as you'd expect
  • 15:43
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  • 15:46
    Donegal 0-1 Tyrone 0-3 (13') Neil McGee's high tackle on Cathal McShane gives Connor McAliskey a free to kick the first point in almost 10 minutes
  • 15:48
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  • 15:51
    Donegal 0-2 Tyrone 0-4 (17') A brilliant Colm Cavanagh block gives Donegal a 45, and Michael Murphy nails it for his second point. Down the other end and Mattie Donnelly gets Tyrone's fourth
  • 15:57

    Donegal 0-4 Tyrone 0-4 (23') Murphy and McAliskey both miss frees. Before Ryan McHugh gets Donegal's first point from play and Ciaran Thompson quickly follows up with their second . .

    As a Paul Flynn goal puts Dublin 1-7 to 0-4 ahead in Croke Park (it looked like he was going for a point and it really should've been saved)

  • 15:58

    Donegal 0-5 Tyrone 0-5 (26')  Colm Cavanagh seeing much more of it so far in Ballybofey this evening. He puts Tyrone back in front with a lovely point only for Jamie Brennan to curl one back over in response for Donegal.

  • 15:59
  • 16:01

    Donegal 0-5 Tyrone 0-5 (29')  Niall Morgan comes up to kick a free but to the delight of the home crowd it's a poor wide

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  • 16:03

    Donegal 0-5 Tyrone 0-5 (31')  Niall Morgan makes up for that missed free by catching Frank McGlynn's effort over the crossbar

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  • 16:08

    Donegal 1-6 Tyrone 0-5 (35')  Jamie Brennan puts Donegal ahead before Ryan McHugh pops off to Michael Murphy on the surge - and the Donegal captain roofs the net. GOAL!

  • 16:10

    HT Dublin 2-12 Roscommon 0-7 - Roscommon fortunate to be trailing by only 11 points. Paul Flynn has been very prominent for the champions, getting his chance today.

  • 16:12

    Donegal 1-6 Tyrone 0-6 (38')  We're in the third minute of first half added time as Mattie Donnelly forces a foul from Leo McLoone - and McAliskey slots the resultant free

  • 16:12
  • 16:15
    All-Ireland SHC semi-final replay
    FT Galway 1-17 Clare 2-13

    All-Ireland SFC round-robin phase 3
    HT Donegal 1-6 Tyrone 0-6
    HT Dublin 2-12 Roscommon 0-7
  • 16:20
    33,240 in Croke Park today. Roscommon bring Gary Patterson and Padraig Kelly on for Niall Kilroy and Ross Timothy.
  • 16:29
  • 16:30
    Dublin 2-12 Roscommon 1-7 (36') Gary Patterson's shot comes off Conor Mullally for an early Roscommon goal
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  • 16:34

    Donegal 1-6 Tyrone 0-6 (36')  Donegal win the throw in and the second half is underway

  • 16:35

    Donegal 1-7 Tyrone 0-6 (37')  Michael Langan floats one over from the edge of the D and Donegal are four up

  • 16:39

    Donegal 1-7 Tyrone 0-7 (39')  Mattie Donnelly wins another free and Peter Harte converts it. Lee Brennan is on for Richie Donnelly

  • 16:40
  • 16:41

    Donegal 1-9 Tyrone 0-9 (43')  Odhran Mac Niallais and Lee Brennan - just on the field - exchange points. Brennan quickly floats over a second before Mac Niallais does likewise

  • 16:43
  • 16:47

    Donegal 1-10 Tyrone 0-10 (48') Jamie Brennan points for Donegal before a Padriag Hampsey score in response

    Dublin 4-19 Roscommon 2-9 (54') Roscommon's second goal comes from Donie Smith, assisted by Diarmuid Murtagh.

  • 16:48
    Brilliant run by Lee Brennan, he puts it across goal and Cathal McShane tries to volley it in but misses the ball
  • 16:48
  • 16:52

    Donegal 1-11 Tyrone 0-10 (53') Tyrone look threatening in around the Donegal square but it's turned over and Paddy McGrath gets on the end of a sharp handpassing counter attack to extend the Donegal lead

  • 16:52
  • 16:53

    Donegal 1-11 Tyrone 0-11 (55') Lee Brennan curls over a free from the right hand side of the posts and he's made an impact since coming in

  • 16:54
    * Bernard Brogan is on for Mark Schutte as a blood sub. And his injury return results in the biggest cheer of the afternoon. Great to see him back!
  • 16:56
  • 16:56

    Donegal 1-11 Tyrone 0-12 (57') Padraig Hampsey's second point cuts the Donegal lead to two

  • 16:59

    Donegal 1-11 Tyrone 0-13 (60') One point game as we enter the final 10 minutes. Kieran McGeary scores a lovely point and Tyrone have the momentum after three points in a row

  • 17:01

    Donegal 1-11 Tyrone 1-13 (62') GOAL FOR TYRONE. Tiernan McCann breaks inside with a hop dummy and an injection of pace, he squares it for Harry Loughran to raise a greeen flag

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  • 17:05

    Donegal 1-12 Tyrone 1-14 (66') Eoghan Ban Gallagher makes it a one point game, he squeezes it over from a tight angle. Before Mattie Donnelly goes on a solo run and points at full flight for Tyrone

  • 17:05
  • 17:06

    Donegal 1-12 Tyrone 1-15 (67')  It's not been his best game but Niall Morgan steps up to nail a free and put three points in it!

  • 17:08

    Donegal 1-12 Tyrone 1-15 (69')  Tyrone playing keep ball

  • 17:09

    Donegal 1-12 Tyrone 1-16 (70')  Lee Brennan then sneaks inside and when one in one his effort is too high and he has to settle for a point. But that should seal it.

    However, seven minutes added on.

  • 17:11

    Donegal 1-13 Tyrone 1-16 (73')  Niall O'Donnell takes the responsibility and backs himself from 35m out. Three in it now

  • 17:11
    Tyrone back to playing keep ball
  • 17:13

    Donegal 1-13 Tyrone 1-17 (74')  A huge point from fullback Ronan McNamee. Donegal have it from the kickout and lump it into the square but Colm Cavanagh grabs the ball in the air and comes out

  • 17:15

    Donegal 1-13 Tyrone 1-17 (76')  Play halted the past two minutes for an injury to Conor Meyler

  • 17:17

    Donegal 1-13 Tyrone 1-17 (78')  Mattie Donnelly has been outstanding. he carries from his halfback line and kicks a wide. Donegal have about a minute to get a goal and a point

  • 17:19

    Donegal 1-13 Tyrone 1-17 (79')  Michael Murphy goes for goal from a free but it's blocked and Tyrone break out

  • 17:20

    Donegal 1-13 Tyrone 2-17 (81')  The counter brings them all the way up the field and there are three men waiting to flick in a goal, but it's Declan McClure who gets it!

  • 17:20
  • 17:22
    FT Donegal 1-13 Tyrone 2-17 - Tyrone will play Monaghan in one semi-final next weekend. Dublin will play Galway in the other
  • 17:29

    So that's that . . . Tyrone turn it on in the second half to win their first match against Donegal in Ballybofey since 1973. From the 53rd minute they outscored Donegal 2-7 to 0-2. Meanwhile Dublin crushed Roscommon.  

    In Thurles Galway had just one point to spare in their replay with Clare, and they are now back in the All-Ireland final.

    Match reports and analysis to follow from around the grounds, and we'll be back next weekend with the football semi-finals. Until then, thanks for joining us.


    All-Ireland SHC semi-final replay
    FT Galway 1-17 Clare 2-13

    All-Ireland SFC round-robin phase 3
    FT Donegal 1-13 Tyrone 2-17
    FT Dublin 4-24 Roscommon 2-16