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Results
Allianz FL
Division 1
Donegal 2-14 Cork 1-7
Kerry 1-10 Roscommon 0-14
Monaghan 0-13 Down 0-11

Division 2
Tyrone 1-11 Galway 1-9
Fermanagh 0-10 Meath 0-6

Division 3
Tipperary 2-7 Clare 1-7
Longford 0-13 Limerick 1-8
Kildare 1-12 Offaly 1-8
Sligo 1-11 Westmeath 1-10

Division 4
Antrim 1-8 Wexford 0-7
Louth 1-10 Waterford 1-9
Wicklow 0-10 Leitrim 1-6

Eamonn Fitzmaurice Can Éamonn Fitzmaurice get his Kerry team off the mark in the league today? Source: Dan Sheridan/INPHO

Afternoon all. It’s a big sporting Sunday and there’s plenty GAA action to get stuck into as well. We’ll be keeping a tabs on the main talking points.

Our main focus today will be the three Division 1 games in the Allianz football league:

  • Kerry v Roscommon, Killarney, 2pm
  • Donegal v Cork, Ballyshannon, 2pm
  • Monaghan v Down, Clones, 2pm

Here’s what else is in store today:

Allianz Football League
Division 2

Fermanagh v Meath, Brewster Park, Enniskillen, 2pm
Galway v Tyrone, Pearse Stadium, 2pm

Division 3
Kildare v Offaly, Newbridge, 2pm
Longford v Limerick, Glennon Brothers Pearse Park, 2pm
Sligo v Westmeath, Markievicz Park, 2pm
Tipperary v Clare, Clonmel Sportsfield, 2pm

Division 4
Antrim v Wexford, Corrigan Park, 2pm
Leitrim v Wicklow, Carrick-on-Shannon, 2pm
Waterford v Louth, Fraher Field, Dungarvan, 2pm

Lidl Ladies National Football League
Division 1
Mayo v Dublin, Swinford, 2pm
Kerry v Cork, Brosna, 2pm
Galway v Monaghan, Tuam Stadium, 2pm
Tyrone v Armagh, Killyclogher, 2pm

AIB All-Ireland Club Championships
IHC final
Abbeyknockmoy (Galway) v Bennettsbridge (Kilkenny), Croke Park, 3.45pm

JHC final
Eoghan Rua (Derry) v Glenmore (Kilkenny), Croke Park, 2pm

Emmett O'Conghaile and Colm Boyle Emmet Ó Conghaile and Colm Boyle endured tough weather conditions in Castlebar last night. Source: Andrew Paton/INPHO

On the AIB All-Ireland club stage yesterday:

Neil McManus celebrates A very happy Neil McManus after Cushendall's victory. Source: Colm O'Neill/INPHO

At Croke Park yesterday:

Maurice Fitzgerald Maurice Fitzgerald enjoyed glory in Croke Park yesterday. Source: Tommy Grealy/INPHO

Division 2
We’ll be keeping an eye on today’s clashes in the second tier as well. Fermanagh are gone 0-1 to 0-0 ahead of Meath with Eoin Donnnelly pointing while Liam Silke has nudged Galway in front 0-1 to 0-0 against Tyrone.

Donegal 0-1 Cork 0-0
2 mins – Patrick McBrearty knocks over a free for the Ulster champions at home in Fr Tierney Park.

Game on in the clashes around the country.

Kerry 0-1 Roscommon 0-0
1 mins – Johnny Buckley with the opening score for the Kingdom in Killarney.

Team photos before today’s AIB All-Ireland junior hurling club final.

Kilkenny’s Glenmore:

Source: Donall Farmer/INPHO

Derry’s Eoghan Rua:

The Eoghan Rua team

Kerry 0-2 Roscommon 0-0
5 mins – Kerry double their lead at Fitzgerald Stadium.

Donegal 0-2 Cork 0-0
5 mins – Ciaran Thompson extends Donegal’s advantage with a point.

GOAL! Tipperary 1-0 Clare 0-2
Conor Sweeney hits the net in the Division 3 tie in Sean Treacy Park.

Down 0-2 Monaghan 0-1
5 mins – They may have got hammered last week but Down have made a fine start in Clones with Connaire Harrison and Darragh O’Hanlon firing points while Owen Duffy has replied for Monaghan.

Kerry 0-3 Roscommon 0-1
11 mins – The home side still in control in Killarney.

GOAL! Tyrone 1-1 Galway 0-2
11 mins – Tiernan McCann gets the vital touch to the net to send the Red Hands into the lead.

Down 0-5 Monaghan 0-2
14 mins – Connaire Harrison with another point and Down are now three clear.

Donegal 1-3 Cork 0-0
15 mins – O’Reilly strikes a fine shot to the net and Donegal, backed by the elements, are well on top.

Donegal 1-4 Cork 1-1
18 mins – Big boost for the away side as Hodnett nets following great work by colleague Brian Hurley.

Kerry 0-3 Roscommon 0-3
16 mins – Three in a row now for Roscommon as Cathal Cregg brings them level.

Donegal 1-4 Cork 0-1
17 mins – Finally Cork get off the mark and it’s courtesy of a Daniel Goulding pointed free.

Roscommon 0-4 Kerry 0-3
17 mins – Now Roscommon are in front, Ciaran Murtagh pointing.

Roscommon 0-6 Kerry 0-3
20 mins – What a scoring run by the Rossies. Six on the bounce now with Fintan Cregg pointing their latest score.

Division 3
Tipperary lead Clare 1-2 to 0-4 while Kildare are in front 0-6 to 0-2 against Offaly.

Donegal 1-4 Cork 1-2
19 mins – And Cork’s situation improves further as Goulding knocks over his second free of the game.

Donegal 1-5 Cork 1-3
25 mins – Impressive point by Odhrán MacNiallais for Donegal, they’re two to the good now after Goulding had hit his third free before then.

Monaghan 0-7 Down 0-5
22 mins – Dermot Malone puts Monaghan two to the good.

Monaghan 0-8 Down 0-5
23 mins – Owen Duffy pushes Monaghan in front by three.

Donegal 1-6 Cork 1-3
28 mins – Patrick McBrearty pushes Donegal into a three-point lead.

Roscommon 0-8 Kerry 0-4
28 mins – Barry John Keane’s third point of the day cuts the deficit that Kerry face.

Division 2
Fermanagh and Meath tied at 0-3 apiece but Meath have lost Andrew Tormey to a red card. Tyrone cutting loose against Galway in Salthill as they enjoy a 1-6 to 0-2 advantage.

Donegal 1-8 Cork 1-3
32 mins – Donegal are restoring their authority again and go five clear.

Roscommon 0-8 Kerry 1-5
34 mins – All change in Killarney with Stephen O’Brien raising a green flag and Kerry have drawn level.

Division 4 Half-Time
Antrim 0-7 Wexford 0-4
Wicklow 0-9 Leitrim 0-1
Louth 1-7 Waterford 0-4

Division 2 Half-Time
Fermanagh 0-5 Meath 0-3
Tyrone 1-6 Galway 0-5

Division 3 Half-Time
Kildare 0-8 Offaly 0-4
Limerick 0-5 Longford 0-5
Sligo 0-8 Westmeath 1-4
Tipperary 1-4 Clare 0-4

So Donegal, Kerry and Monaghan in the ascendancy at the break in the Division 1 football league games, will there be turnarounds in the second-half?

Donegal 1-10 Cork 1-3
38 mins – Donegal are pulling clear early in the second-half.

Kerry 1-7 Roscommon 0-8
37 mins – Barry John Keane gives Kerry the perfect scoring start to the second-half.

Darran O'Sullivan with David Murray Darran O'Sullivan tries to shrug off Roscommon defender David Murray Source: Morgan Treacy/INPHO

Donegal 1-11 Cork 1-3
42 mins – Frank McGlynn kicks a point that provides further evidence of Donegal’s utter control of this game.

Kerry 1-8 Roscommon 0-9
43 mins – Barry John Keane notches another point to push Kerry ahead by two.

Kerry 1-8 Roscommon 0-10
46 mins – Conor Devaney fires over a point that cuts the gap Roscommon face to one.

Tyrone 1-6 Galway 0-5
Paul Conroy sent-off for Galway, big setback for the Tribesmen.

Monaghan 0-10 Down 0-6
44 mins – Shane Carey on target as Monaghan go four clear.

Meath 0-5 Fermanagh 0-4
45 mins – Meath are soldiering on despite the handicap of 14 men with Donal Lenihan pushing them ahead by a point.

Donegal 1-12 Cork 1-3
46 mins – Martin O’Reilly bags Donegal’s latest point, Cork are really struggling on the road this afternoon.

Donegal 1-13 Cork 1-3
51 mins – Odhran MacNiallais swings over his fourth point of the day for Donegal.

Kerry 1-9 Roscommon 0-12
52 mins – All square midway through the second-half in Fitzgerald Stadium.

Division 3 FL latest
Tipperary 1-5 Clare 0-7
Longford 0-6 Limerick 0-7
Kildare 0-9 Offaly 0-4
Sligo 0-10 Westmeath 1-6

Monaghan 0-12 Down 0-7
53 mins – Rory Beggan points a ’45 as Monaghan continues to dictate the terms in Clones.

Monaghan 0-11 Down 0-6
51 mins – Monaghan in a strong position to claim their second successive league win.

Roscommon 0-13 Kerry 1-9
55 mins – Ciaran Murtagh has brought Roscommon back in front as he picks off a fine point.

Donegal 2-13 Cork 1-5
64 mins – Another point for Cork from Goulding but this game is a done deal with Donegal set to collect the points.

Donegal 2-13 Cork 1-4
61 mins – Finally Cork register a point from play with Daniel Goulding on target after superb work by Brian O’Driscoll.

Monaghan 0-12 Down 0-9
60 mins – Down starting to make inroads here with Packie Downey cutting the gap to three.

Fermanagh 0-7 Meath 0-6
60 mins – The advantage is with the Erne County thanks to a pointed free from Tomas Corrigan.

Roscommon 0-13 Kerry 1-9
64 mins – Roscommon still holding on to a narrow lead.

Setback for Roscommon as they lose Cathal Cregg after he’s shown a black card.

Donegal 2-13 Cork 1-6
66 mins – Three in a row now for Cork, Mark Collins grabs their latest point.

Tyrone 1-11 Galway 1-6
67 mins – But Galway have just hit back with Damien Comer, who struck two goals last week, rattling the net again on this occasion.

Roscommon 0-14 Kerry 1-9
68 mins – Are Roscommon on course for a famous win? They’re two clear now.

Tyrone 1-11 Galway 0-6
67 mins – It looks like it’ll be a rewarding trip for the Red Hands to Pearse Stadium.

Monaghan 0-13 Down 0-10
66 mins – Three point lead for Monaghan now.

Enda Smith with the latest point for Roscommon.

Tyrone 1-11 Galway 1-7
68 mins – Peadar O Cuic points for Galway but they’re still four down and time is running out.

Result: Kerry see off Cork 0-11 to 2-4 in the Lidl Division 1 ladies football league.

Fermanagh 0-10 Meath 0-6
70 mins – Looks like Fermanagh are going to take the spoils in Enniskillen.

Result: Division 3
Tipperary 2-7 Clare 1-7

Roscommon 0-14 Kerry 1-10
77 mins – Still playing on in Killarney and a Barry O’Sullivan point for Kerry cuts the gap.

Results: Division 3 FL
Longford 0-13 Limerick 1-8
Kildare 1-12 Offaly 1-8
Sligo 1-11 Westmeath 1-10

Result: Division 1
Roscommon hang on for a 0-14 to 1-10 win against Kerry. Huge victory.

Division 4 FL results

Antrim 1-8 Wexford 0-7

Louth 1-10 Waterford 1-9

Wicklow 0-10 Leitrim 1-6

So that’s all from today’s Allianz football league action, thanks for joining in. We’ll be back shortly with reports and round-up’s from today’s games.

About the author:

Fintan O'Toole

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