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Here’s how the teams will start. There’s one late change on the Galway team:

Kerry

1. Brian Kelly (Killarney Legion)

2. Fionn Fitzgerald (Dr Crokes)
3. Mark Griffin (St Michaels-Foilmore)
4. Shane Enright (Tarbert)

5. Peter Crowley (Laune Rangers)
6. Tadhg Morley (Templenoe)
7. Paul Murphy (Rathmore)

8. David Moran (Kerins O’Rahillys)
9. Jack Barry (Na Gaeil)

10. Michael Geaney (Dingle)
11. Johnny Buckley (c) (Dr Crokes)
12. Donnchadh Walsh (Cromane)

13. Paul Geaney (Dingle)
14. Kieran Donaghy (Austin Stacks)
15. James O’Donoghue (Killarney Legion)

Galway

1. Bernard Power (Corofin)

2. Eoghan Kerin (Annaghdown)
3. Declan Kyne (Clonbur)
22. David Walsh (Kilannin)

5. Gary O’Donnell (Tuam Stars)
6. Gareth Bradshaw (Moycullen)
7. Liam Silke (Corofin)

8. Paul Conroy (St James’)
9. Johnny Heaney (Killannin)

10. Tom Flynn (Athenry)
11. Micheal Daly (Mountbellew/Moylough)
12. Ian Burke (Corofin)

14. Damien Comer (Annaghdown)
13. Shane Walsh (Kilkerrin/Clonberne)
15. Sean Armstrong (Salthill/Knocknacarra)

We’re underway!

Kerry 0-1 Galway 0-0

Paul Murphy gives Kerry the lead.

Kerry 0-1 Galway 0-1

Big chance for Ian Burke but Brian Kelly saves the shot and pushes it over the bar. Great ball inside for Burke, should have been a goal.

Kerry are leaving their three inside forwards up with the half forwards working back very deep.

9Mins

Kerry 0-3 Galway 0-1

Paul Murphy feeds Buckley who side steps Kyne and slots over. Moments later Geaney sells a neat dummy and doubles Kerry’s lead.

11Mins

Kerry 0-3 Galway 0-2

Good ball inside to Armstrong who scores off the left.

11Mins

Kerry 0-4 Galway 0-2

Wonderful effort from Paul Geaney under the Cusack stand.

14Mins

Kerry 1-4 Galway 0-3

Cool, calm finish by Donaghy there off the left foot. Great ball inside by Moran Ian Burke replies with a score for Galway.

15Mins

Kerry 1-5 Galway 0-3

Brilliant weighted ball from Crowley and Donaghy fists over.

16Mins

Kerry 1-5 Galway 0-4

Shane Walsh slots over a free for Galway.

18Mins

Kerry 1-5 Galway 0-5

Hawk-Eye awards a point for Michael Daly after a very stylish run.

23Mins

Kerry 1-5 Galway 0-5

Liam Silke and Johnn Heaney are alternating as the Galway sweeper. Paul Murphy is doing a good job of picking up either one when they join the attack. Geaney misses a free and O’Donoghue hits a bad wide. Kerry have been sloppy in the last few minutes.

26Mins

Kerry 1-6 Galway 0-5

In his 30th championship game for Kerry, O’Donoghue opens his account with a free after Donaghy was fouled.

28Mins

Kerry 1-6 Galway 0-5

Armstrong misses an easy free from in front of the goals. Shocking miss.

28Mins

Kerry 1-7 Galway 0-5

Enright plays a long ball inside and Geaney slots over his third from play.

29Mins

Kerry 1-8 Galway 0-5

Moran lands over a massive effort from the 45. Galway are rueing those wides.

30Mins

Kerry 1-9 Galway 0-5

Kerry are starting to roll now. Buckley sends over his second after a good Kerry move switches from the left to the right.

33Mins

Kerry 1-9 Galway 0-6

Armstrong kicks a good score for Galway but Enright took out Daly with the same play. He is yellow-carded.

35Mins

Kerry 1-9 Galway 0-7

CHANCE! Comer fields a kick-out and his shot after a run is saved on the line from Fionn Fitzgerald. Burke slots the rebound over. 

36Mins

Kerry 1-9 Galway 0-8

35+2 mins – Burke scores his fourth after Galway won the Kerry kick-out.

36Mins

Kerry 1-10 Galway 0-8

Donnchadh Walsh moves Kerry five in front.

36Mins

Kerry 1-10 Galway 0-8 – HT

Galway are left to rue their two goal chances in the first half. Can they get back into this game?

36Mins

The second half is underway.

39Mins

Cathal Sweeney is in for David Walsh. Kyne has moved onto Donaghy.

41Mins

Kerry 1-10 Galway 0-9

Daly is fouled by Crowley just outside the area and Armstrong slots over the free.

42Mins

SAVE! Bradshaw feeds Armstrong but Kelly saves well. That’s Galway’s fourth goal chance after Comer’s one just after half-time.

43Mins

Kerry 1-10 Galway 0-9

Armstrong misses the 45. Walsh is replaced by Eamonn Brannigan. He looks to be holding his left shoulder as he comes off.

45Mins

Kerry 1-11 Galway 0-10

Great run results in Murphy scoring his second. Brannigan opens his account moments later.

47Mins

Kerry 1-12 Galway 0-10

Moran handpasses over but there was a goal on there.

48Mins

Jack Savage has replaced James O’Donoghue.

49Mins

Kerry 1-12 Galway 0-11

Brilliant point off the left by Armstrong. Michael Farragher is on for Bradshaw.

54Mins

Kerry 1-13 Galway 0-11

Savage provides a point for the Kingdom. Anthony Maher replaces Jack Barry.

55Mins

Kerry 1-14 Galway 0-11

Crowley races in from the end-line and O’Brien hand-passes over.

63Mins

Kerry 1-15 Galway 0-11

Geaney converts a free from in front of the posts.

67Mins

Kerry 1-15 Galway 0-12

Burke slots over the free after Comer plucked a free from the sky.

67Mins

Kerry 1-16 Galway 0-12

68 mins – O’Brien strikes over the bar for his second score since being introduced. He’s really pushing for a starting role now.

70Mins

Kerry 1-17 Galway 0-12

Moran finds Barry John Keane who handpasses over for his first score. Galway have lost belief a long time ago. We’ll have six minutes of added time.

71Mins

Kerry 1-18 Galway 0-12

Another point from Keane, this one off the left.

72Mins

Kerry 1-18 Galway 0-13

Heaney scores his first point of the day. That’s his first significant impact of the day.

73Mins

Kerry 1-18 Galway 0-13 – FT

74Mins

That’s all from the first game of today. Thanks for joining us.

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