Welcome along to Croke Park as we get set for the Division 1 meeting of Dublin and Cork.
Here’s the Cork team named to start tonight:
Ken O’Halloran (Bishopstown); Alan Cronin (Nemo Rangers), Eoin Cadogan (Douglas), Noel Galvin (Ballincollig); James Loughrey (Mallow), Conor Dorman (Bishopstown), Tomás Clancy (Fermoy); Aidan Walsh (Kanturk), Fintan Goold (Macroom); John O’Rourke (Carbery Rangers), Paul Kerrigan (Nemo Rangers), Mark Collins (Castlehaven); Daniel Goulding (Eire Óg), Brian Hurley (Castlehaven), John Hayes (Carbery Rangers).
And here’s the Dublin team:
Stephen Cluxton (Parnells); Philly McMahon (Ballymun Kickhams), Sean George (Ballymun Kickhams), Michael Fitzsimons (Cuala); Eric Lowndes (St Peregrines), James McCarthy (Ballymun Kickhams), Jonny Cooper (Na Fianna); Cian O’Sullivan (Kilmacud Crokes), Michael Dara Macauley (Ballyboden St Enda’s); Davy Byrne (Ballymun Kickhams), Ciaran Kilkenny (Castleknock). Bryan Cullen (Skerries Harps); Kevin McManamon (St Judes), Ciaran Reddin (St Maurs), Cormac Costello (Whitehall Colmcille).
One late Dublin change, Davy Byrne comes in for Paul Flynn.
The referee is Armagh’s Padraig Hughes and the players are getting set for action under the floodlights in Croke Park.
Cork 0-1 Dublin 0-0: 1 mins – 16 seconds have elapsed and John Hayes gets Cork off to an ideal start as he fists over a point. Hayes turned Sean George well there and raced away smartly.
Cork 0-2 Dublin 0-0: 2 mins – Brian Hurley increases Cork’s lead with a well-taken point.
Cork 0-2 Dublin 0-2: 2 mins – Dublin bounced back with Kevin McManamon pointing first and then Cormac Costello is afforded too much room as he points.
Dublin 0-3 Cork 0-2: 3 mins – Very open start to this game as Dublin go ahead with Ciaran Kilkenny punching over a point.
Cork 0-3 Dublin 0-3: 5 mins – Daniel Goulding knocks over a free to tie the teams.
Dublin 0-4 Cork 0-3: 6 mins – Cormac Costello knocks over a point after patient passing by Dublin in attack.
Dublin 0-7 Cork 0-3: 8 mins – Dublin pulling clear now with Costello, Ciaran Kilkenny and McManamon all after pointing.
Dublin 0-7 Cork 0-4: 9 mins – John Hayes pulls a point back for Cork.
Dublin 0-7 Cork 0-5: 12 mins – John Hayes picks off his third point of the game, the latest a left-footed shot after a good break by Paul Kerrigan.
Dublin 0-8 Cork 0-5: 14 mins – Stephen Cluxton comes upfield to knock over his first free of the night for Dublin.
Dublin 0-8 Cork 0-6: 14 mins – Daniel Goulding bangs over a long-range free for Cork.
Dublin 0-8 Cork 0-7: 17 mins – Goulding again on target from a placed ball for Cork.
Dublin 0-8 Cork 0-8: 18 mins – Now Cork have drawn level, courtesy of another Goulding free.
Brian Hurley with a chance to nudge Cork ahead but he drops his free short into the hands of Stephen Cluxton.
Cork 0-9 Dublin 0-8: 21 mins – Goulding edges Cork ahead through a free after Fintan Goold is fouled.
Cork 0-9 Dublin 0-9: 22 mins – James McCarthy ties the teams with a long-range effort for Dublin.
Huge goal chance for Cork but Brian Hurley’s shot is tipped away by Stephen Cluxton. He should have put that away though.
Substitute: Jack McCaffrey is in for Sean George for Dublin.
Goal for Cork from John Hayes!
Cork 1-9 Dublin 0-9: 26 mins – Hayes finished emphatically to the net after being sent through by Mark Collins. Excellent goal.
Cork 1-9 Dublin 0-10: 26 mins – Dublin point is scored by Ciaran Reddin.
Cork 1-10 Dublin 0-10: 27 mins – Cork go back in front by three points after a lovely effort by Fintan Goold.
Substitute: Cork bring on Kevin Crowley for Conor Dorman.
Goal chance for Dublin but Bryan Cullen’s palmed effort brings out a good reflex save in Ken O’Halloran.
Cork 1-10 Dublin 0-11: 31 mins – Cluxton knocks over a free for Dublin.
Cork 1-10 Dublin 0-12: 32 mins – Now Ciaran Reddin points for Dublin.
Cork 1-11 Dublin 0-12: 32 mins – Paul Kerrigan bangs over his first point of the game for Cork.
Half-Time: Cork 1-11 Dublin 0-12
Very entertaining encounter so far, we’ll be back shortly with the second-half action.
19,626 is the attendance in Croke Park.
We’re back underway for the second-half.
Yellow card for Cork’s Eoin Cadogan.
Cork 1-11 Dublin 0-13: 38 mins – Cormac Costello points a free for Dublin.
Substitutes: Half-time changes on both sides. Dublin bring in Dara Nelson for Eric Lowndes. On the Cork team, Donal Og Hodnett is in for Noel Galvin which prompts a positional reshuffle.
Cork 1-12 Dublin 0-13: 40 mins – Another brilliant free from Daniel Goulding, from just under the Cusack Stand after John Hayes was fouled.
Cork 1-13 Dublin 0-13: 41 mins- Donal Og Hodnett calmly knocks over another point for Cork.
Cork 1-14 Dublin 0-13: 43 mins – Goulding taps over another free for Cork.
Cian O’Sullivan shoots wide for Dublin.
Substitute: Dublin bring in Eoghan O’Gara for Davy Byrne.
Cork 1-14 Dublin 0-14: 47 mins – Kevin McManamon picks off a lovely point for Dublin off his left.
Dublin hitting some bad wides as they try to cut into Cork’s lead.
Substitute: Colm O’Neill back in action for Cork, in for John Hayes.
Substitute: Paul Hudson in for Cormac Costello.
Cork 1-14 Dublin 0-15: 52 mins – Ciaran Kilkenny fires over a free for Dublin.
Yellow card for Cork’s Tom Clancy.
Substitute: Ruairi Deane is on for Cork for Aidan Walsh.
Cork 1-14 Dublin 0-16: 58 mins – Cluxton knocks over a free for Dublin.
Substitute: Andrew O’Sullivan in for Fintan Goold in the Cork team.
Cork 1-14 Dublin 0-17: 59 mins – Paul Hudson levels the game with a point for Dublin.
Cork 1-15 Dublin 0-17: 61 mins – Colm O’Neill lofts over a point for Cork, his first touch of the ball since coming on.
Substitute: Shane Carthy in for Dublin for Ciaran Reddin.
Yellow card for Dublin’s Eoghan O’Gara.
Paul Hudson shoots wide for Dublin.
Cork 1-15 Dublin 0-18: 65 mins – Shane Carthy ties the match with a point for Dublin.
Cork 1-16 Dublin 0-18: 67 mins – Donal Og Hodnett points for Cork.
Cork 1-17 Dublin 0-18: Great Colm O’Neill point for Cork.
Substitute: Kevin O’Driscoll in for Cork an injured James Loughrey.
Two minutes of injury time.
Full-Time: Cork 1-17 Dublin 0-18
That’s all from us, thanks for joining in.