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Dublin: 8 °C Friday 26 April, 2019


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Here’s how the teams will line out:


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1. Anthony Nash (Kanturk)

2. Killian Burke (Midleton)
3. Colm Spillane (Castlelyons)
4. David Griffin (Carrigaline)

5. Christopher Joyce (Na Piarsaigh)
6. Mark Ellis (Millstreet)
7. Mark Coleman (Blarney)

8. Bill Cooper (Youghal)
9. Daniel Kearney (Sarsfields)

10. Séamus Harnedy (St Ita’s)
11. Luke Meade (Newcestown)
12. Shane Kingston (Douglas)

13. Alan Cadogan (Douglas)
14. Patrick Horgan (Glen Rovers)
15. Darragh Fitzgibbon (Charleville)

Moments away from throw-in here.

On the Dublin team, James Madden, Rian McBride, Eoin Conroy and Caolan Conway are in for Patrick Smyth, Sean McGrath, Domhnall Fox and Chris Bennett.

Conor Dooley is a late replacement in the Dublin goals for his clubmate Gary Maguire.

Cork 0-1 Dublin 0-0

1 min – Alan Cadogan takes a short pass and slots over off his left. Good start by the Rebels. He scored 1-5 against Dublin in their championship meeting last year.

Cork 0-2 Dublin 0-0

4 mins – Wing-forward Luke Meade opens his account after a fine puck-out by Anthony Nash.

Cork 0-3 Dublin 0-0

9 mins – Patrick Horgan’s free leaves the Rebels three in front.

Cork 0-3 Dublin 0-1

11 mins – The Dubs are on the board thanks to Conroy’s opening score.

Cork 0-4 Dublin 0-1

12 mins – Horgan with a trademark score from distance. He bought half a yard of space and slotted over.


GOAL FOR DUBLIN! David Griffin is struggling on Ryan O’Dwyer, who manages to turn the ball into the net after a long delivery!

Cork 0-4 Dublin 1-3

16 mins – Chris Crummey races forward and drives one over from distance for the visitors. Liam Rushe is a dominant figure on Dublin’s half-back line and they deservedly lead.

Cork 0-4 Dublin 1-4

17 mins – Dublin can’t miss all of a sudden. McGibb with the latest score for Ger Cunningham’s men. They’re visibly growing in confidence.

Cork 0-4 Dublin 1-5

19 mins – 1-4 now without reply for Dublin. They’re putting great pressure on Nash’s puckouts, which were so impressive last week.

Cork 0-4 Dublin 1-8

23 mins – Donal Burke hits a brace and McBride adds another. Dublin are well on top and really taking this game to the Rebels. 1-7 now without a response for Dublin and they lead by seven.


PENALTY SAVE! Donal Burke’s shot is well-saved by Anthony Nash, who showed real agility there. He saved one from Tony Kelly last week.

Cork 0-4 Dublin 1-9

27 mins – Burke converts the 65.

Cork 0-5 Dublin 1-9

28 mins – Crummey picks up a yellow but Horgan hits his second scoreable free wide. The gap remains at seven.


GOAL! Shane Kingston puts Cork right back in the game! Fantastic finish after great work by Cadogan.

Cork 1-7 Dublin 1-10

33 mins – That’s 1-2 by Kingston since his move to the left wing. He’s really come to life near the end of this half. Now Cork have outscored Dublin by 1-3 to 0-1 in the last six minutes.

Cork 1-8 Dublin 1-11

36 mins – Cork have whittled that eight point lead down to three as the second-half gets underway.

Cork 1-8 Dublin 1-12

37 mins – Burke gets another, this one after a sloppy mistake from the Cork defence.

GOAL! Great finish by Conroy to give Dublin a big cushion.

CHANCE! Cadogan flashes a shot across Dooley’s goal! This is end-to-end stuff!

Cork 1-10 Dublin 2-13

47 mins – Chris Bennett replaces Quinn for Dublin. Burke converts another free for the Dubs. Luke Meade hits a score in response for Cork.

Cork 1-10 Dublin 2-15

51 mins – Bennett hits a wonderful score with his second touch.

Cork 1-10 Dublin 2-16

56 mins – Conor Lehane sends over a fine score to reduce the lead to seven. Dublin are down to 14 after Chris Crummey was dismissed.

Liam Rushe takes a yellow for taking down Alan Cadogan.

Crummey picked up a second yellow for a very soft foul.

Cork 1-13 Dublin 2-17

59 mins – Mark Coleman converts a 65. Burke slots a free over at the far end.

Cork 1-14 Dublin 2-18

70 mins – Horgon slots over another free.

Cork 1-14 Dublin 2-19

71 mins – Cian O’Sullivan races forward and scores after great work by Conor Dooley in the Dublin goals.

Thanks for joining us tonight.

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Kevin O'Brien