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Division 1
Donegal 1-16 Kildare 3-7
Galway 1-14 Kerry 0-14

Division 2
Cavan 0-14 Cork 0-11
Clare 1-12 Down 1-10
Roscommon 1-21 Louth 0-12

Division 3
Westmeath 0-20 Sligo 0-14
Longford 1-12 Wexford 0-9
Armagh 1-15 Offaly 1-9

Division 4
Laois 1-16 Wicklow 0-10
Leitrim 2-18 Limerick 1-9
Antrim 0-17 London 0-13


Afternoon all and welcome to our coverage of today’s action in the Allianz football league.

Early news from Division 2 in Páirc Ui Chaoimh as Cavan are ahead 0-9 to 0-5 against Cork at half-time in a game which started at 1pm.

Cavan 0-10 Cork 0-5
Cavan push five points clear early in the second half courtesy of an Adrian Cole point.

Clare 1-0 Down 0-0
Superb start for the Banner as Sean O’Donoghue nets for Colm Collins team.

Kildare 1-0 Donegal 0-1
Tommy Moolick sets Flynn up to net for the Lilywhites with Odhran MacNiallais replying with a point for Donegal.

Cavan 0-11 Cork 0-6
Enda Flanagan pushes Cavan clear by five points.

Division 2 latest
Clare in front 1-1 to 0-3 against Down while Roscommon have raced 0-4 to 0-0 clear of Louth.

Kildare 1-1 Donegal 0-2
Hugh McFadden pulls another point back for Donegal, 15 minutes gone in Ballyshannon.

Division 3 latest
Ger Egan notches the latest point that pushes Westmeath 0-5 to 0-3 clear against Sligo.

Division 2
Cavan in front 0-13 to 0-8 against Cork, the away side on course to continue their impressive start to the league campaign. Ten minutes left in Páirc Uí Chaoimh.

In Newry it’s 1-4 apiece between Down and Clare. The Down goal to bring them back into it came from Donal O’Hare.

Division 2
Roscommon had made all the early running in Drogheda but Louth have sparked into life and now trail 0-6 to 0-3.

Division 4
Laois and Carlow have the early pace-setters in this division and after Carlow’s victory yesterday in Dungarvan, Laois will be happy to be staying in touch and they are currently in front 1-6 to 0-3 after 20 minutes against Wicklow. Gary Walsh with their goal.

Division 3
Luke Loughlin with the latest point as Westmeath go 0-9 to 0-4 clear of Sligo.

Division 2
Cork trying to make a late rally as Stephen Sherlock points to cut Cavan’s advantage to 0-14 to 0-10. Time running out for the home side however.

Division 1
Low scoring battle in Ballyshannon with both points searching for their first points of this league campaign. Donegal trail 1-3 to 0-3 against Kildare approaching the interval.

Division 2
Tomas Clancy cuts the deficit Cork face to three points against Cavan, 0-14 to 0-11.

Division 2
Good start to Clare after their trip to Páirc Esler, they’re in front 1-8 to 1-5 against Down in Newry.

Division 1
Patrick McBrearty knocks over a point for Donegal to cut Kildare’s lead, 1-3 to 0-4.

Cavan’s excellent start to the league continues as Cork suffer a second defeat.

Division 2
Half-time scores and Clare in front 1-9 to 1-5 against Down while Roscommon are ahead 0-10 to 0-6 against Louth.

Kerry 0-1 Galway 0-1
Early points from both sides and a black card for Galway defender Cathal Sweeney.

Galway 0-5 Kerry 0-1
Patrick Sweeney with the latest point and Galway are flying in Tralee after 14 minutes.

Galway 0-6 Kerry 0-2
Paul Murphy pulls a point back for Kerry but then Eamonn Brannigan counters with a great kick for Galway.

Daniel Flynn scores the opening goal of the game Daniel Flynn scored the opening goal of the game for Kildare. Source: Evan Logan/INPHO

Galway 0-6 Kerry 0-3
A pointed Sean O’Shea free sees Kerry now trailing by three.

Galway 0-6 Kerry 0-4
Barry John Keane wins a free that David Clifford converts and the gap is back to two points.

Galway 0-7 Kerry 0-4
Barry McHugh pops over a free for Galway to push it back out to three points again.

Kildare 1-4 Donegal 0-6
Good start to the second half from Kildare.

Division 1
All square in Ballyshannon, Kildare 2-4 Donegal 0-10 with Niall Kelly getting Kildare’s second goal and Galway in front 0-8 to 0-5 against Kerry.

Division 2
A Diarmuid Murtagh goal has helped send Roscommon 1-13 to 0-10 clear of Louth while Clare are in front 1-11 to 1-7 against Down.

Division 1
Great point by Ryan McHugh for Donegal as they go ahead of Kildare by 0-13 to 2-5 in Ballyshannon.

Kildare 3-5 Donegal 0-14
All square now as Kildare have raised a third green flag of the day. 11 minutes left.

Division 2
Roscommon in good shape in Drogheda with a 1-16 to 0-10 lead entering the last ten minutes of the match against Louth.

Donegal 0-15 Kildare 3-5
Hugh McFadden launches over the point that puts Donegal in front.

Paul Murphy under pressure from Gareth Bradshaw and Johnny Heaney Paul Murphy in action against Gareth Bradshaw and Johnny Heaney. Source: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

Division 1
Donegal in front 1-16 to 3-5 against Kildare as Ryan McHugh nets. Galway leading Kerry 0-10 to 0-7 in Tralee.

Galway 1-10 Kerry 0-7
Big boost for the away team in Tralee, six points between them.

Division 3
Westmeath have defeated Sligo 0-20 to 0-14.

Division 1 result
Donegal 1-15 Kildare 3-7

Division 2 result
Clare 1-12 Down 1-10

Division 2 result
Roscommon 1-21 Louth 0-12

Division 4 results
Laois 1-16 Wicklow 0-10
Leitrim 2-18 Limerick 1-9

Galway 1-10 Kerry 0-11
Kerry have fought back well from the concession of that goal to Galway.

Galway 1-11 Kerry 0-11
Black cards for Galway’s Declan Kyne and Johnny Heaney but they are still ahead by three points.

Galway 1-13 Kerry 0-11
A few pointed frees by Barry McHugh have put Galway in a really good position.

Three minutes of normal time left, Galway in control in Austin Stack Park.

Galway 1-14 Kerry 0-11
And now the gap is out to six, Brannigan bringing his tally for Galway to 1-3.

Galway 1-14 Kerry 0-12
David Clifford pulls a point back for Kerry, seven minutes of injury time to be played.

Galway 1-14 Kerry 0-13
Another point by Clifford, this time from a free.

Galway 1-14 Kerry 0-14
Fine point by Daithi Casey and it’s back to three points now.

Division 3 result
Longford 1-12 Wexford 0-9

Late drama as Galway deny David Clifford a late Kerry goal!

Ruairi Lavelle denied Clifford and then Stephen O’Brien as Kerry went in search of a late goal.

One match still ongoing in Division 3 with Armagh in front 1-15 to 1-8 against Offaly with only a few minutes left.

Division 3 result
Armagh 1-15 Offaly 1-9

So that’s all from us after today’s Allianz football league action, thanks for joining us.

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