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Results

Connacht

SFC semi-finals
St Brigid’s (Roscommon) 2-18 Aughawillan (Leitrim) 1-7
Castlebar Mitchels (Mayo) 0-14 Corofin (Galway) 0-17, Elverys MacHale Park, Castlebar, 2pm, (TG4 Live)

Leinster

SFC quarter-finals
Sean O’Mahony’s (Louth) 1-8 Sarsfields (Kildare) 0-6
Rhode (Offaly) 1-12 Simonstown Gaels (Meath) 0-9
St Columba’s Mullinalaghta (Longford) 0-14  St Loman’s (Westmeath) 1-9, Glennon Brothers Pearse Park, 2.30pm
St Vincent’s (Dublin) 0-16 Palatine (Carlow) 0-8

Munster

SFC semi-finals
Dr Crokes (Kerry) 1-12 Loughmore-Castleiney (Tipperary) 0-9
Carbery Rangers (Cork) 1-13 The Nire (Waterford) 2-15, Clonakilty, 2pm

Ulster

SFC semi-finals
Killyclogher (Tyrone) 0-8 Slaughtneil (Derry) 1-11,  Athletic Grounds, 2.30pm, (TG4 Deferred)
Kilcoo (Down) 4-13 Maghery (Armagh) 0-12, Páirc Esler, Newry, 2.30pm

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Afternoon all and welcome to today’s GAA liveblog. Kevin O’Brien here and I’ll be taking you through the action in Connacht and Leinster, while Fintan O’Toole will be focusing on the games in Munster and Ulster.

Dublin champions St Vincent’s travel to Carlow to face Palatine. Here’s how the two teams will line out.

2014 All-Ireland champions St Brigid’s will start as follows against Leitrim’s Aughawillan:

Conor Nash won’t play for Simonstown against Rhode today. He’s flying out to start his AFL career on Tuesday.

Colm Cooper warms up for Dr Crokes.

Colm Cooper during the warm ups Source: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

Colm Cooper during the warm ups Source: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

Pre match changes before today’s Munster club semi finals.

St Vincent’s 0-1 Palatine 0-0

1 min – Enda Varley kicks an early score to send the Dublin champions into the lead.

Corofin 0-2 Castlebar Mitchels 0-0 

3 mins – A hint of a goal chance for Corofin but Ian Burke takes his point. Good start by the Galway side.

St Brigid’s 0-3 Aughawillan 0-0

3 mins – Excellent start by the Roscommon kingpins, who lead by three early on.

Munster Club SFC
Colm Cooper goal and Dr Crokes go ahead of Loughmore-Castleiney by 1-0 to 0-1.

Munster SFC

Goal for Carbery Rangers by their danger man in attack John Hayes. They’re ahead of Waterford’s The Nire by 1-1 to 0-0 now.

A steward at Clonakilty GAA attempts to retrieve the ball over a stream during the teams warm up A steward in Clonakilty retrieves the ball before the Carbery Rangers game against The Nire. Source: Ken Sutton/INPHO

Leinster SFC
Conor Finnegan slots over a free to leave Sean O’Mahonys a point ahead of Sarsfields.

Meanwhile Simonstown Gaels lead Rhode by 0-3 to 0-1 in Tullamore.

Connacht SFC

Senan Kilbride points and St Brigid’s go in front of Aughawillan 1-4 to 0-2. 12 minutes gone there in Carrick-on-Shannon.

Munster SFC

Loughmore-Castleiney holding their own against Dr Crokes, they’ve cut the Kerry champions advantage to 1-1 to 0-3.

Munster SFC

Kevin McMahon notches a point to push Carbery Rangers 1-3 to 0-3 clear of The Nire.

Connacht SFC
Corofin are looking good early on. They lead Castlebar by 0-5 to 0-1.

Leinster SFC
Diarmuid Connolly has been black carded for St Vincent’s after 20 minutes. Appears to have been for a third man tackle.

Leinster SFC
Niall McNamee and Conor McNamee add a score each as Rhode lead Simonstown by 0-5 to 0-4.

Connacht SFC

Despite their dominance in the opening 25 minutes, Corofin’s lead is just three points after Neil Douglas slots a free for Castlebar. They’re starting to come back into this.

Leinster SFC

We went 20 minutes without a score in the St Vincent’s-Palatine game. The Vinnies lead by 0-5 to 0-3 as the approach the half.

Connacht SFC

St Brigid’s in control against their Leitrim opponents, they hold a 1-10 to 0-4 advantage now against Aughawillan.

Munster SFC

1-5 to 0-5 for Dr Crokes against Loughmore-Castleiney. Still that Colm Cooper goal separating the teams.

Munster SFC

John Hayes latest point sends Carbery Rangers into a five-point lead, 1-6 to 0-4, against The Nire.

Munster SFC

Half-Time: Dr Crokes 1-5 Loughmore Castleiney 0-5.

Half-time scores

Leinster SFC quarter-finals

Sean O’Mahonys 0-4 Sarsfields 0-2 – A really cagey contest in Drogheda.
Rhode 0-6 Simonstown 0-4 – Five unanswered points from Rhode before the break leaves them two in front.
Palatine 0-3 St Vincent’s 0-5 – Seven wides for Vincent’s who lost Diarmuid Connolly to a black card.

Connacht SFC semi-final

Castlebar Mitchels 0-4 Corofin 0-6 – Seven wides from Castlebar in the first-half as Neil Douglas struggled to find the range.

Ulster SFC

0-1 apiece between Killyclogher and Slaughtneil, just seven minutes elapsed in that clash. It’s also a 0-1 apiece early on between Maghery and Kilcoo.

Munster SFC

It’s 1-6 to 0-6 now in favour of Dr Crokes early in the second-half in Killarney against Loughmore-Castleiney.

Ulster SFC

It’s been a good start for the Down champions in Newry, Kilcoo in front 0-5 to 0-1 against Maghery.

Connacht SFC

We’re back underway as Corofin lead Castlebar by 0-7 to 0-4.

Munster SFC

First blood in the second-half to The Nire with Brian Wall pointing. It’s 1-6 to 0-5 now in favour of Carbery Rangers.

Ulster SFC

Killyclogher in front by 0-3 to 0-2 against Slaughtneil.

Ulster SFC

Paul Devlin pushes Kilcoo 0-6 to 0-2 clear of Maghery. It’s 0-3 apiece between Killyclogher and Slaughtneil.

Leinster SFC

Mossy Quinn extends the St Vincent’s lead over Palatine to three points.

Leinster SFC

Simonstown have lost Shane O’Rourke to a second yellow card. Big lift for Offaly champions Rhode.

Munster SFC

Jerry Riordan edges Carbery Rangers ahead by six, 1-8 to 0-5 against The Nire.

Munster SFC

It’s getting interesting now in Clonakilty. A goal for The Nire from Liam Lawlor and a point by Brian Wall means Carbery Rangers lead has been cut to two, 1-8 to 1-6.

Thomas OÕRourke with Liam Lawlor The Nire's Liam Lawlor up against Carbery Rangers Thomas O'Rourke. Source: Ken Sutton/INPHO

Paul McPadden and Seamus Kenny The Rhode's Paul McPadden and Simonstown's Seamus Kenny Source: Lorraine O'Sullivan/INPHO

Connacht SFC

St Brigid’s in front 1-16 to 0-6 against Aughawillan and on course for an 8th provincial final in 12 years.

Connacht SFC

Big save by Rory Byrne denies Corofin a goal. They lead Castlebar by 0-7 to 0-6.

Leinster SFC

After 46 minutes it’s Rhode who lead 14 man Simonstown by 0-10 to 0-6.

Meanwhile St Lomans are 0-7 to 0-5 ahead of Mullinalaghta after 28 minutes.

Munster SFC

Delicately poised entering the final quarter, it’s 1-9 to 1-7 in favour of Carbery Rangers against The Nire. Dr Crokes in front 1-9 to 0-7 against Loughmore-Castleiney in Killarney.

Ulster SFC

Slaughtneil ahead 0-5 to 0-4 against Killyclogher.

Munster SFC

A Brian Wall point leaves The Nire trailing Carbery Rangers, 1-9 to 1-8.

Munster SFC

Dr Crokes in pole position to reach the Munster final for the fifth time in seven years.

Ulster SFC

Half-Time: Slaughtneil 0-6 Killyclogher 0-4; Kilcoo 1-8 Maghery 0-4.

Munster SFC

And it’s 1-9 apiece now between Cork’s Carbery Rangers and Waterford’s The Nire.

Connacht SFC

Jason Leonard with a vital score from play to leave Corofin a point up inside the last ten minutes. From the next attack Neil Douglas equalises.

Leinster SFC

Alan Smith is on for Sarsfields and he kicks their first from play on 45 minutes. They trail by six.

Meanwhile, Simonstown have won a penalty against Rhode…

Leinster SFC 

Goal! Eanna O’Donoghue converts the penalty for Simonstown. They trail Rhode by four with six left.

Connacht SFC

Outstanding free by Neil Douglas puts the Mayo champions one in front. It’s going to be a tight finish.

Munster SFC

And The Nire go in front! Brian Wall points as they lead Carbery Rangers 1-10 to 1-9.

Munster SFC

Time nearly up in Killarney.

Connacht SFC

Ian Burke swings over a fantastic point to draw Corofin level.

Leinster SFC

Rhode’s lead is down to two points. A nervy finish in store in O’Connor Park.

Munster SFC

Carbery Rangers draw level at 1-10 apiece with The Nire.

Connacht SFC

It looked like nobody wanted to take on the shot but Cathal Reilly’s booming score edges the Galway club in front.

Munster SFC

The Nire go in front 1-11 to 1-10 against Carbery Rangers.

Connacht SFC

David Stenson kicks a leveler. What a finish to this game we’ve had. One minute left.

Leinster SFC

Rhode 1-12 Simonstown 1-9 FT

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Connacht SFC

Castlebar Mitchels 0-11 Corofin 0-11 FT

We’ll have extra-time after a very enjoyable 60 minutes.

Munster SFC

It’s 1-11 apiece now between The Nire and Carbery Rangers.

Munster SFC

Extra time on the way in Clonakilty.

Connacht SFC

St Brigid’s cruise into Connacht final with 2-18 to 1-7 win over Aughawillan.

Leinster SFC 

Mullinalaghta 0-07 St Loman’s 0-05 (latest)

St Vincent’s 0-16 Palatine 0-8 FT

Ulster SFC 

Latest scores here from the games which threw in at 2.30pm.

Killyclogher 0-4 Slaughtneil 1-8
Kilcoo 2-8 Maghery 0-5

Leinster SFC

Sean O’Mahonys 1-8 Sarsfields 0-8 FT

Big win for Sean O’Mahonys against Sarsfields. They’re into the Leinster semi-final. Not bad for a club who were intermediate 2 years ago. They’ll play Rhode in the last four.

Enjoy the celebrations:

Leinster SFC

Loman’s and Mullinalaghta are level at 1-7 to 0-10.

Connacht SFC

Corofin lead Castlebar by 0-13 to 0-12. Douglas’s free was Castlebar’s first score of extra-time.

Munster SFC

Big breakthrough as Shane Walsh nets to put The Nire ahead 2-13 to 1-12 against Carbery Rangers.

Leinster SFC

John Heslin taps over a free to draw Loman’s level once again.

Ulster SFC

Both Slaughtneil and Kilcoo are well on their way to the Ulster final. Kilcoo lead Maghery by 4-9 to 0-9, while Slaughtneil are 1-9 to 0-6 ahead of Killyclogher in the other semi. About eight minutes left to go in those games.

Munster SFC

Incredible scoreline in extra-time: Carbery Rangers 1-12 The Nire 2-14.

Connacht SFC

Half-time in extra-time: Castlebar 0-12 Corofin 0-14

It’s going to be a Kerry v Limerick battle in the Munster intermediate final.

Looks like St Loman’s are heading out of the championship.

Connacht SFC

Corofin extend their advantage through Michael Lundy. They showed great patience and Lundy splits the posts. They lead by three with five left.

Ulster SFC

Kilcoo 4-13 Maghery 0-12 FT

Ulster SFC

Killyclogher 0-08 Slaughtneil 1-11 FT

Connacht SFC

Castlebar Mitchels 0-14 Corofin 0-17 FT

Munster SFC

Carbery Rangers trail The Nire by five points in the second-half of extra-time.

That’s all the action we’ve got for you today. Check out the site for reports from all today’s GAA games.

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