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Good afternoon. Kevin O’Brien here and welcome to our coverage of today’s All-Ireland SHC final between Galway and Waterford.

I’ll be taking you through all the action in this novel final pairing. We’re getting close to throw-in time, here’s how the sides will line-out. No word of any changes yet.

Galway

1. Colm Callanan (Kinvara)

2. Adrian Tuohy (Beagh)
3. Daithi Burke (Turloughmore)
4. John Hanbury (Rahoon/Newcastle)

5. Padraic Mannion (Ahascragh/Fohenagh)
6. Gearoid McInerney (Oranmore/Maree)
7. Aidan Harte (Gort)

8. Johnny Coen (Loughrea)
9. David Burke (St Thomas – captain)

10. Joseph Cooney (Sarsfields)
11. Joe Canning (Portumna)
12. Jonathan Glynn (Ardrahan)

13. Conor Whelan (Kinvara)
14. Conor Cooney (St. Thomas)
15. Cathal Mannion (Ahascragh/Fohenagh)

Waterford

1. Stephen O’Keeffe (Ballygunner)

2. Shane Fives (Tourin)
3. Barry Coughlan (Ballygunner)
4. Noel Connors (Passage)

5. Tadhg de Burca (Clashmore / Kinsalebeg)
6. Austin Gleeson (Mount Sion)
7. Philip Mahony (Ballygunner)

8. Jamie Barron (Fourmilewater)
18. Kieran Bennett (Ballysaggart)

10. Kevin Moran (De La Salle)
11. Pauric Mahony (Ballygunner)
12. Jake Dillon (De La Salle)

13. Shane Bennett (Ballysaggart)
14. Michael Walsh (Stradbally)
15. Darragh Fives (Tourin)

We’re underway! Both teams start as selected.

Galway 0-1 Waterford 0-0

1 min – Great start from Joe Canning who gives Galway the lead.

Galway 0-2 Waterford 0-0

2 min – Johnny Coen adds a second.

4Mins

Galway 0-4 Waterford 0-0

4 mins – It’s all Galway so far. Joseph Cooney gives them a three-point lead and moments later Cathal Mannion makes it four.

5Mins

Galway 0-4 Waterford 1-0

5 mins – That goal will really give Waterford a boost after a slow start to this game. Kevin Moran leading by example to net his second goal in two games.

5Mins

Galway 0-5 Waterford 1-0

5 mins – Conor Cooney hits another point as Galway retain their 100% shooting record.

6Mins

A standing occasion for Tony Keady in the sixth minute.

7Mins

Galway 0-6 Waterford 1-0

7 mins – Six shots by Galway. Six points. David Burke with the latest.

9Mins

Galway 0-6 Waterford 1-1

8 mins – Mahony converts a free for Waterford’s first point of the game.

10Mins

Galway 0-6 Waterford 1-2

11 mins – Moran brings his tally to 1-1 already.

11Mins

Galway 0-7 Waterford 1-2

12 mins – Cathal Mannion with the latest from Galway, who are happy to pick off their points from distance.

12Mins

Galway 0-9 Waterford 1-2

13 mins – Canning and Conor Cooney add a score apiece. Galway’s shooting is electric so far.

17Mins

Galway 0-9 Waterford 1-4

18 mins – Mahony and ‘Brick’ Walsh drag the Deise back into the contest.

Galway 0-9 Waterford 1-2

19Mins

Galway 0-10 Waterford 1-4

21 mins – David Burke pops over his second.

19Mins

GOAL! A second three-pointer for Waterford!

19Mins

Kieran Bennett’s long ball into the area may have got a touch from Shane Bennett and into the net. Not sure who will claim that one.

19Mins

Sub: Maurice Shanahan for Shane Bennett, who looks like he has an ankle injury.

19Mins

So that’s Waterford’s trump card being used very early on in the form of Shanahan.

29Mins

Galway 0-11 Waterford 2-4

Joe Canning, who is having an influential first-half, cuts over a wonderful sideline.

30Mins

Galway 0-12 Waterford 2-4

Conor Whelan hits his first score of the game. His marker Noel Connors has gone down injured.

31Mins

Galway 0-13 Waterford 2-5

31 mins – Joseph Cooney races forward and splits the posts.

34Mins

Galway 0-13 Waterford 2-6

Gleeson plays it short to Jamie Barron who opens his account for the day.

35Mins

Yellow: John Hanbury for a high challenge.

38Mins

Galway 0-14 Waterford 2-7

35+2 mins – Lovely little inter-play between Brick and Jamie Barron, with the latter scoring. At the far end Joe Canning slots over his first free of the proceedings.

38Mins

Half-time: Galway 0-14 Waterford 2-7

35Mins

The attendance is 82,300. And the second-half is back underway.

37Mins

Galway 0-14 Waterford 2-8

Mahony nails a close-range free to level us up for the fourth time this afternoon. Joe Canning has moved to centre-forward having spent much of the first-half at left-half forward.

39Mins

Galway 0-15 Waterford 2-8

Whelan takes on de Burca and is fouled near the end line. Canning applies the finish from the placed ball.

39Mins

Austin Gleeson is gone into full-forward and is being tracked by Gearoid McInerney.

Meanwhile, Shanahan hits Waterford’s fifth wide of the game.

41Mins

Galway 0-15 Waterford 2-9

Jamie Barron bursts forward and somehow picks out Mahony with a neat hand-pass. Mahony splits the posts. Barron has stormed into this game after a quiet opening 10 minutes.

41Mins

Yellow - David Burke is booked after a miss-timed tackle.

41Mins

Galway 0-15 Waterford 2-10

Mahony does the business from a tricky free. The Deise lead.

43Mins

Subs: Niall Burke is in for Glynn who was very ineffectual today.

43Mins

Galway 0-16 Waterford 2-10

Cannings nails a free to level us up for a sixth time.

45Mins

Galway 0-17 Waterford 2-11

Mahony is giving Padraig Mannion a roasting and he fires over his seventh of the day. David Burke raises a white flag immediately in response.

45Mins

Galway 0-17 Waterford 2-12

Mahony tips over his eighth, this one from a free.

48Mins

Bad wide by Moran, he should have scored from there.

48Mins

Galway 0-18 Waterford 2-12

Burke tags over a fine score from the sideline.

48Mins

Sub: Brian O’Halloran is on for Dillon.

49Mins

Galway 0-19 Waterford 2-12

Burke has a second point after being sent through by Whelan. Burke is looking sharp.

49Mins

Waterford need to get Austin Gleeson on the ball, he’s been very quiet.

50Mins

Galway 0-20 Waterford 2-12

Three in-a-row by Galway, with the latest a free from Canning.

51Mins

Galway 0-21 Waterford 2-12

David Burke’s fourth of the game sends the Tribe three in front.

53Mins

Galway 0-21 Waterford 2-13

O’Halloran strokes over an excellent score from the wing.

55Mins

Galway 0-21 Waterford 2-14

Pauric Mahony, who has been excellent today, wins the break and gives a great ball inside where Shanahan is fouled. Mahony converts the free.

56Mins

Galway sub: Jason Flynn in for Cathal Mannion.

Waterford sub: Tommy Ryan is in for Brick Walsh

56Mins

Galway 0-22 Waterford 2-14

Jason Flynn scores a point with his first touch. Galway lead by two.

57Mins

Bad wide by Darragh Fives, that was a big chance after a good Deise move.

58Mins

Galway 0-22 Waterford 2-15

Sub Tommy Ryan bombs down the flank and lands over an incredible score for Waterford!

58Mins

Yellow - Barry Coughlan (Waterford)

59Mins

Galway 0-23 Waterford 2-15

Waterford concede a very harsh free after Shane Fives appeared to be fouled. Canning sends it over the bar for his eighth.

63Mins

Galway 0-25 Waterford 2-15

Conor Cooney and Flynn hit a point each in the space of a minute. It’s Galway’s to lose now.

6565Mins

Waterford sub: Colin Dunford is on for Jamie Barron.

65Mins

Waterford sub: Patrick Curran is in for Kieran Bennett. Waterford look like they’re pushing up man-on-man now.

65Mins

Gleeson sends a sideline cut wide.

67Mins

Mahony sends his free wide from midfield.

69Mins

Galway 0-26 Waterford 2-16

Galway are happy to foul now in midfield. Mahony hits his tenth point from a free and Waterford’s first in ten minutes. Niall Burke catches a high ball and Canning slots over the free.

71Mins

Galway 0-26 Waterford 2-16

Mahony gets another free after Ryan is fouled. It’s a three-point game once again.

71Mins

Three minutes of stoppage-time left.

73Mins

Austin Gleeson lands a long free from his own half wide when Shanahan was waiting on the edge of the square.

73Mins

Conor Cooney hits a wide at the far end. Waterford are chasing a goal desperately now.

74Mins

What a game that was! Thanks for joining us. Keep an eye on the site for plenty of reaction and analysis from that thriller!

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