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Welcome to the live coverage of today’s hurling decider. Throw-in is at 3.45pm. We’ll have team news shortly.

Na Piarsaigh

1. Podge Kennedy

2. Jerome Boylan
3. Mike Casey
4. Niall Buckley

5. Alan Dempsey
6. Cathal King (captain)
7. Kieran Kennedy

8. Shane Dowling
9. William O’Donoghue

10. Ronan Lynch
11. David Breen
12. David Dempsey

13. Adrian Breen
14. Kevin Downes
15. Peter Casey

Cuala

1. Sean Brennan

2. Oisin Gough
3. Cian O’Callaghan
19. Paul Schutte

5. Darragh O’Connell
6. Sean Moran
7. John Sheanon

8. Jake Malone
9. Sean Treacy

10. David Treacy (captain)
11. Colm Cronin
12. Colum Sheanon

13. Mark Schutte
14. Con O’Callaghan
15. Nicky Kenny

Paul Schutte is a late change for Cuala, replacing Simon Timlin.

And we’re underway!

Con O’Callaghan hits an early wide.

4Mins

Con O’Callaghan is fouled and David Treacy converts the free.

6Mins

Cuala 0-2 Na Piarsaigh 0-0

Colm Cronin sends over a score from distance.

6Mins

Cuala 0-2 Na Piarsaigh 0-1

Downes gets his first after a fine fetch.

11Mins

Cuala 0-3 Na Piarsaigh 0-1

Another free from Treacy.

11Mins

Cuala 0-4 Na Piarsaigh 0-1

Sean Treacy floats one over from midfield.

16Mins

Cuala 0-4 Na Piarsaigh 0-3

Peter Casey and Shane Dowling in quick succession for the Limerick men.

18Mins

Cuala 0-4 Na Piarsaigh 0-4

We’re all level. Downes drills over after a good move.

19Mins

Cuala 0-5 Na Piarsaigh 0-4

David Treacy, the Cuala skipper, sends the Dalkey outfit back in front.

23Mins

Cuala 0-6 Na Piarsaigh 0-5

Downes wins a free and Dowling converts. Moments earlier, Treacy did likewise from a Cuala free.

28Mins

Cuala 0-6 Na Piarsaigh 0-6

Downes is fouled again and Dowling levels us up from the free.

31Mins

Cuala 0-6 Na Piarsaigh 0-6

Adrian Breen drops one short and then Na Piarsaigh attack again but Dowling shoots wide.

31Mins

We’ll have two minutes of added time.

32Mins

Cuala 0-6 Na Piarsaigh 0-7

Brilliant tackling from Peter Casey and he slips in Breen for the score.

 

32Mins

Cuala 0-6 Na Piarsaigh 0-8

Breen puts Na Piarsaigh two in front.

 

32Mins

HT - Cuala 0-6 Na Piarsaigh 0-8

33Mins

Cuala 0-8 Na Piarsaigh 0-9

Sean and David Treacy on the mark early on for Cuala, with Peter Casey on target at the far end.

34Mins

GOAL! Peter Casey nets for Na Piarsaigh!

35Mins

Cuala 0-9 Na Piarsaigh 1-9

David Treacy nails a Cuala free.

36Mins

Cuala 0-9 Na Piarsaigh 1-10

Dowling lands a long-range effort.

36Mins

Cuala 0-10 Na Piarsaigh 1-10

Cronin with a great score to bring Cuala back to within three.

37Mins

Cuala 0-11 Na Piarsaigh 1-10

Sean Treacy makes it a two-point game.

40Mins

Cuala 0-13 Na Piarsaigh 1-10

Darragh O’Connell lands one for Cuala who are back by the wind and then David Treacy levels it.

42Mins

Cuala 0-14 Na Piarsaigh 1-10

And Cuala lead thanks to Nick Kenny’s effort which sails over.

43Mins

Cuala 0-14 Na Piarsaigh 1-11

Downes levels the game from the corner with a fine score.

45Mins

Cuala 0-15 Na Piarsaigh 1-11

Treacy nails another free – he’s been excellent from dead balls in these windy conditions.

47Mins

Cuala 0-15 Na Piarsaigh 1-12

David Breen with a good score from centre-forward against the breeze.

47Mins

We’ll have Hawkeye after Adrian Breen’s point attempt…

47Mins

Cuala 0-15 Na Piarsaigh 1-13

And it’s given! Na Piarsaigh lead once again. Meanwhile Shane Stapleton is in for John Sheanon on the Cuala team.

50Mins

Ten minutes to play here. Who do you fancy to win it?

52Mins

Cuala sub: Niall Carty is in for Nicky Kenny.

53Mins

Cuala 0-15 Na Piarsaigh 1-14

Dowling slots over a free from a tight angle. Na Piarsaigh by two.

56Mins

Cuala 0-16 Na Piarsaigh 1-14

Treacy sends over a free in response.

 

57Mins

Na Piarsaigh are defending really well now as Cuala chase the game.

57Mins

Cuala 0-16 Na Piarsaigh 1-15

Downes with a massive, massive score for the Munster champions. Their tails are up now.

 

60Mins

Cuala 0-16 Na Piarsaigh 1-16

Dowling with another free and Na Piarsaigh are three up as we enter stoppage-time.

60Mins

We’ll have three minutes added time.

61Mins

Cuala 0-16 Na Piarsaigh 1-16

Dowling sends a free wide. Cuala still have a chance.

 

62Mins

Cuala sub: Jake Malone is replaced by Cian Waldron.

62Mins

Free in for Cuala inside the 20m line.

63Mins

Seam Moran has to go for goal here with time pretty much up.

63Mins

Six Na Piarsaigh men on the line.

Flag 64Mins

GOAL! Sean Moran hits the net for Cuala to level the game at the death!

65Mins

We’ll have extra-time. Stay tuned.

61Mins

Shane Dowling’s free near the end proved costly for Na Piarsaigh. It’l be interesting to see how they react now in extra-time. We’re underway.

62Mins

Cuala 1-17 Na Piarsaigh 1-16

Con gets off the mark for the Dublin side.

63Mins

Cuala 1-19 Na Piarsaigh 2-16

Mark Schutte pulls one back for Cuala and David Treacy tags on a free.

65Mins

Cuala 1-19 Na Piarsaigh 2-17

David Dempsey races forward and slots over.

 

65Mins

Cuala 1-19 Na Piarsaigh 2-18

Adrian Breen’s fourth of the afternoon flies between the posts.

65Mins

Cuala sub: Simon Timlin replaces Sean Treacy.

68Mins

Cuala sub: Colm Cronin goes off for Diarmuid O’Flynn.

69Mins

We’ll have one minute of additional time at the end of the first period of extra-time.

69Mins

Na Piarisagh sub: Mike Foley replaces Niall Buckley.

70Mins

Cuala 1-20 Na Piarsaigh 2-18

Treacy converts a free.

70Mins

Half-time in extra-time: Cuala 1-20 Na Piarisagh 2-18

70Mins

The second-half of extra-time is underway.

73Mins

Cuala 1-21 Na Piarsaigh 2-18

Mark Schutte wins a close-range free in and Treacy applies the finish. Draw match.

74Mins

Cuala 1-21 Na Piarsaigh 2-19

A nice Na Piarsaigh move results in Dempsey slotting over to give his side the lead once again.

75Mins

Cuala sub: Sean Treacy is back into the fray, on for Nicky Kenny.

76Mins

Na Piarsaigh sub: Gordon Brown is on for Jerome Boylan.

77Mins

A bad wide by Paul Schutte in Cuala’s last attack there. They trail by one with two and a half minutes left.

77Mins

Con O’Callaghan drops one short when there was a hint of a foul on him. A Na Piarsaigh attack at the far end comes to nothing. 90 seconds left.

80Mins

Cuala 1-22 Na Piarsaigh 2-19

David Treacy points a free from 65m to bring us level once again!

80Mins

One minute injury-time. The next score will win it.

80Mins

Con drops a chance short.

80Mins

FT after extra-time – Cuala 1-22 Na Piarsaigh 2-19

We’ll have a replay. Date and venue to be announced by the GAA.

80Mins

That’s all from Croke Park, thanks for joining us.

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