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Do you agree with man-of-the-match winner from yesterday's Leinster final?

Cathal Mannion scooped The Sunday Game’s accolade after hitting 0-6 from play.

ALL-IRELAND CHAMPIONS Galway successfully defended their Leinster SHC crown against Kilkenny after a replay in Thurles yesterday, as they ran out 1-28 to 3-15 winners.

Cathal Mannion Star man: Cathal Mannion. Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

There were a host of impressive individual performances across the board, but three in particular caught the eye of The Sunday Game panelists.

Gort’s Aidan Harte’s stellar form this year continued as he hit two points from play while Joe Canning finished with a tally of 0-10 — 0-4 of that coming from play.

But they thought that one man in particular stole the show — Cathal Mannion took the man-of-the-match accolade after hitting 0-6 from play for the Tribesmen.

The 2017 All-Ireland winner and two-time Leinster champion was instrumental in the forwards and caused serious problems for the Cats throughout.

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Do you agree with the selection? Who was your man-of-the-match?


Poll Results:

Cathal Mannion (2633)
Other (470)
Joe Canning (309)
Aidan Harte (220)




While Wexford and Limerick also advanced in the All-Ireland SHC with wins over Westmeath and Carlow respectively on Saturday night, it was a busy weekend of football qualifier action with more standout individual performances.

Enda Smith inspired with 2-1 as Roscommon sealed their Super 8s spot with a win over Armagh while Daniel Flynn was on fire in Kildare’s 11-point victory over Fermanagh.

Ulster sides Tyrone and Monaghan also ensured their progression as they saw off Cork and Fermanagh.

But who impressed you most across the weekend, who would you hand man-of-the-match awards to?

Let us know in the comments section below.

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