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Derry 2-13 Kildare 2-20

The latest score from Derry, where Cian O’Neill’s Kildare look set to pick up their first win in over a year. The game is well into stoppage-time and should conclude shortly.

Here are the games we’ll be focusing on this evening:

All-Ireland SFC qualifiers Round 1
Meath v Tyrone, Pairc Tailteann, 5pm
Limerick v Mayo, Gaelic Grounds, 6pm
Offaly v Antrim, Bord na Mona O’Connor Park, 6pm
Wicklow v Cavan, Joule Park, 6pm
Westmeath v Armagh, TEG Cusack Park, 7pm

Derry 2-14 Kildare 2-22 – FT

Kildare pick up their first victory since 17 June 2017 and book a place in round 2 of the qualifiers.

Meath vs Tyrone throws-in shortly.

Tyrone 0-1 Meath 0-0

3 mins – Mattie Donnelly is fouled as he races forwad and Connor McAliskey swings over the free.

Tyrone 0-3 Meath 0-1

5 mins – McAliskey wins a short kick-out and almost chips the Meath keeper, but it just about lands over the bar.

Tyrone 0-3 Meath 0-2

6 mins- James McEntee pulls one back for the Royals.

Tyrone 1-3 Meath 0-2

8 mins – McAliskey has scored all of Tyrone’s tally as they lead by four early on.

Tyrone 1-3 Meath 0-3

9 mins – Good response by Meath as Lenihan swings a free over the bar.

Tyrone 1-3 Meath 0-4

10 mins – Lenihan converts another free after Cillian O’Sullivan was fouled.

Tyrone 1-3 Meath 0-5

11 mins – Meath are picking holes in the Tyrone rearguard and Donal Keogan slots it over the bar.

Tyrone 1-3 Meath 0-6

16 mins – Meath have hit the last four scores of the game and O’Sullivan nails a good effort to level us up.

Tyrone 1-4 Meath 0-6

17 mins – Donnelly injects the pace through the middle before feeding McAliskey for the score.

Tyrone 1-5 Meath 0-6

19 mins – Michael McKiernan curls over a stunning score for the Red Hand.

Tyrone 1-6 Meath 0-7

23 mins – Lenihan’s third free brings Meath to within two points.

CHANCE! McAliskey flashes a goal chance narrowly wide.

Tyrone 1-6 Meath 0-7

32 mins – Andrew Colgan pulls off a stunning save from Padraig McNulty and McAliskey sends the 45 wide.

CHANCE! McAliskey cracks a thunderous srike off the crossbar!

Tyrone 1-6 Meath 0-7 – HT

Tyrone 1-6 Meath 0-8

39 mins – Important score for Meath from Ben Brennan.

Limerick v Mayo and Offaly v Antrim are both underway.

Tyrone 1-6 Meath 0-9 

Another score from Brennan to bring the Royals level.

Offaly 0-1 Antrim 0-1

2 mins – Nigel Dunne and Patrick McBride trade early scores.

Tyrone 1-7 Meath 0-10

Joey Wallace lands a fine score off the left.

Tyrone 1-8 Meath 0-11 

Mickey Burke lands a monster score for Limerick.

Mayo 0-2 Limerick 1-0

Cillian O’Connor reduces the gap to one.

Wicklow 0-0 Cavan 0-1

Gearoid McKiernan sends Cavan ahead in the early stages.

Offaly 0-2 Antrim 0-3

Conor McNamee brings Offaly level after a fine pass from Bernard Allen. Antrim respond immediately with one of their own from the boot of Kristian Healy.

Mayo 0-3 Limerick 1-0

Cillian O’Connor sends over his third of the evening.

Tyrone 1-8 Meath 0-12

52 mins – Meath take the lead after Brennan nails a free.

Cavan 0-2 Wicklow 0-0

McKiernan doubles the Cavan lead.

Offaly 0-3 Antrim 0-3

Dunne brings the Faithful level.

Cavan 0-4 Wicklow 0-0

Oisin Kiernan sends Cavan four in front.

Tyrone 1-9 Meath 0-12

55 mins – Frank Burns bags his second point to bring the Red Hand back on par.

Mayo 0-5 Limerick 1-0

Limerick have failed to score since that early goal and James Durcan stretches the Mayo lead to two.

Offaly 0-3 Antrim 0-4

McBride edges the Ulster men ahead.

Tyrone 1-9 Meath 0-13

63 mins – Cillian O’Sullivan was taken out just inside the large square, but the referee awarded a 21m free for Meath. Tyrone got away with that one. Brennan pops the free over to send Meath in front with seven minutes left.

Mayo 0-7 Limerick 1-1

Another O’Connor free for Mayo.

Cavan 1-6 Wicklow 0-0

Sean Johnston slots over a free as Cavan stretch nine clear. Wicklow badly near a score.

Tyrone 1-9 Meath 0-13

67 mins – Meath are leading by the minimum as we approach stoppage-time. Big couple of minutes for Tyrone in Navan as Harry Loughran hits a wide from close-range.

Tyrone 1-10 Meath 0-13

70 mins – McAliskey curls over a free to bring his tally to 1-7 and tie the game up.

Mayo 1-7 Limerick 1-1

O’Connor’s goal leaves Mayo in control in Limerick.

Tyrone 1-10 Meath 0-13

73 mins – McAliskey has a chance to win it for Tyrone but his free drifts wide for their 13th of the day.

Tyrone 1-10 Meath 0-14

74 mins – Brennan kicks a pressure free to put the hosts back in front!

RED CARD! Ben Brennan gets a second yellow card and Meath will finish with 14 men.

Tyrone 1-11 Meath 0-14 

75 mins – Cathal McShane with a wonder point to send the game to extra-time!

Tyrone 1-11 Meath 0-14 – FT

We head to extra-time.

Offaly 0-10 Antrim 0-8

Johnny Moloney sends Offaly in front with a fine score and moments later Niall Darby adds another.

Cavan 2-8 Wicklow 0-1 – HT

Cavan well in control at the interval.

Mayo 1-10 Limerick 1-1 - HT

Cillian O’Connor has been doing all the scoring for Mayo in the opening half.

Offaly 0-11 Antrim 0-8 – HT

Good start for Offaly under Paul Rouse, as they lead by three at half-time.

Tyrone 1-12 Meath 0-14

McShane is fouled and McAliskey applies the finish from the placed ball. He now has 1-8 on the board for Harte’s men.

Here’s McShane’s injury-time equaliser from earlier:

Tyrone 1-12 Meath 0-15

James McEntee brings the game level.

Tyrone 2-12 Meath 0-15 

ET 6 mins – McShane adds a point and Tyrone now lead by four.

Cavan 2-9 Wicklow 0-2

McKiernan adds a point for Cavan in the early stages of the second-half.

Westmeath 0-0 Armagh 0-1

Armagh take an early lead.

Mayo 1-12 Limerick 1-2

The second period is underway with Mayo in complete control.

Offaly 0-11 Antrim 0-9

Antrim are back to within two.

Offaly 0-12 Antrim 0-9

Shane Nally clips over a fine score for the hosts.

Some snaps from around the grounds:

Michael Fitzgibbon with Seamus O’Shea and Stephen Coen Source: Oisin Keniry/INPHO

Ross O'Brien fouls Killian Clarke Source: Bryan Keane/INPHO

Tiernan McCann is shown a red card Source: Morgan Treacy/INPHO

Tyrone 2-14 Meath 0-15 

Sludden stretches the lead for Harte’s side.

Tyrone 2-14 Meath 0-16 – HT in ET

Mayo 1-14 Limerick 1-3

Paddy Durcan stretches the Mayo lead early on in the second-half.

Tyrone 2-13 Meath 0-17 

Thomas O’Reilly reduces the gap to three and Meath are still well in this game.

Mayo 1-15 Limerick 2-4

Cian Hanley swings over a score on his first start for Mayo.

Armagh 0-5 Westmeath 1-0

Despite an early Westmeath goal, Armagh lead by two.

Offaly 1-16 Antrim 0-11

Offaly are streaking clear now, despite their numerical disadvantage.

Tyrone 2-14 Meath 0-17 

ET 17 mins- Still Tyrone lead by three as the clock ticks down on Meath’s season.

Tyrone 2-14 Meath 0-18 

ET 18 mins – Shane Glynn scores off his left to bring the gap down to two with two minutes left. Could we have the championship’s first ever free-taking competition.

Mayo 1-17 Limerick 2-6

A high-scoring affair in the Gaelic Grounds as Mayo reach the 20-point mark.

Tyrone 2-14 Meath 0-19

ET 23 mins – It’s a one-point game now with just enough time for Meath to grab an equaliser.

Tyrone 2-14 Meath 0-19 – FT AET

Tyrone sneak through in Navan after a marathon game.

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GOALS! Cillian O’Connor hits the net twice in the space of two minutes for Mayo!

Cavan 2-13 Wicklow 0-5 

Cian Mackey extends the Cavan lead.

Westmeath 1-2 Armagh 0-8 

Ethan Rafferty is causing Armagh serious trouble and he extends their lead. Ronan O’Toole has 1-2 on the board for Westmeath,

Mayo 4-18 Limerick 2-6 

Mayo are running up a big score in Limerick and Cillian O’Connor has a hat-trick of goals to his name.

Offaly 1-19 Antrim 0-15

The hosts are coasting to victory now.

GOAL! Jamie Evans scores Offaly’s second goal!

Mayo 5-19 Limerick 3-7 – FT

Easy win for Mayo in a goal-fest.

Offaly 2-20 Antrim 1-15 – FT

Big win for Offaly as they advance to Round 2 of the qualifiers.

Cavan 2-16 Wicklow 1-5 – FT

Cavan book their place in Monday’s draw.

Westmeath 1-4 Armagh 0-11 – HT

Armagh lead by four at half-time.

Westmeath 1-4 Armagh 0-11

The second-half is underway.

Westmeath 1-4 Armagh 1-11

Armagh hit the net through Andrew Murnin after a mistake from their goalkeeper.

Westmeath 1-6 Armagh 1-12

51 mins – Kieran Martin scores a beauty as Westmeath reduce the gap to six.

Westmeath 1-8 Armagh 2-13

66 mins – Armagh are almost home and hosed.

Westmeath 1-8 Armagh 3-14

71 mins – Gavin McParland nets Armagh’s third goal.

Westmeath 1-11 Armagh 3-15

76 mins – Luke Loughlin swings over a couple of frees for Westmeath.

Westmeath 1-11 Armagh 3-16 – FT

All over for Westmeath as Armagh advance to Round 2 of the qualifiers.

That’s all the football action from us today. Thanks for joining us.

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