MATCH TRACKER: Leinster Hurling Championship, Kilkenny V Galway

Welcome to our Sunday Sports MATCH TRACKER of the Leinster Senior Hurling Championship showdown between Kilkenny & Galway in Nolan Park. Throw-in 2pm

FULL TIME: GALWAY 3-20 KILKENNY 2-22

ALL OVER, what a game! Galway win by 1

70+3 Richie Leahy points. One between them now. Gal 3-20 Kilk 2-22

70+2 Free in for Kilkenny and TJ points. Gal 3-20 Kilk 2-21

66′ Another point from a free from TJ Reid. Gal 3-20 Kilk 2-20

Ger Aylard gets another yellow…Kilkenny down to 13.

Niall Burke is on for Brian Concannon

63′ TJ Reid points another free. Gal 3-20 Kilk 1-19

62′ Free in front of the goal and TJ Reid resists going for the goal, settles for the point. Gal 3-20 Kilk 1-18

61′ RED CARD for John Hanbury

60′ GOALLLLLLLL – Johnny Coen – absolutely brilliant. Gal 3-20 Kilk 2-17

59′ GOAL Route one from the puck-out…TJ Reid gets it and plants it in the net. Gal 2-20 Kilk 2-17

58′ Davy Glennon is on for Adrian Touhy

57′ Johnny Glynn settles things for Galway again. Gal 2-20 Kilk 1-17

53′ Paddy Deegan adds another. Gal 2-19 Gal 1-17

52. TJ Reid adds another. Gal 2-19 Kilk 1-16

51′ Brian Concannon is inside….GOALLLL Galway! Gal 2-19 Kilk 1-14

49′ Brian Concannon is inside….GOALLLL Galway! Gal 2-19 Kilk 1-14

49′ TJ Reid answers..Gal 1-19 Kilk 1-14

48′ Cathal Mannion takes the resultant free. Gal 1-19 Kilk 1-3

47′ Paul Murphy gets a second yellow car and Kilkenny are down to 14 – harshish!

45′ Brilliant point from Conor Whelan…Gal 1-18 Kilk 1-13

43′ GMAC drops it and Billy Ryan punishes the error. Gal 1-17 Kilk 1-13

42′ David Burke with one of the scores of the day. Gal 1-17 Kilk 1-12

41′ Cathal Mannion with another beauty. Gal 1-16 Kilk 1-12

40′ 65′ for Kilkenny…TJ Reid points with ease. Gal 1-15 Kilk 1-12

38′ Brian Concannon wins the loose ball and adds a point. Gal 1-15 Kilk 1-11

36′ TJ Reid gets his first from a free today. Gal 1-14 Kilk 1-11

35′ ……and Johnny Coen gets the first score of the second half. Gal 1-14 Kilk 1-10

SECOND HALF UNDERWAY – Johnny Coen in for Sean Loftus

HALF TIME: Galway 1-13 Kilkenny 1-10

35′ Billy Ryan tags a point for Kilkenny. Gal 1-13 Kilk 1-10

34′ Brian Concannon adds to the Galway lead. Gal 1-13 Kilk 1-9

33′ Yellow card for Ger Aylward

32′ Cathal Mannion is at it again…this was his best of the lot. Gal 1-12 Kilk 1-9

31′ Richie Hogan comes in for Adrian Mullen for Kilkenny

30′ Cathal Mannion gets his fifth from play. Galway 1-11 Kilk 1-9

29′ Conor Whelan puts Galway back in the lead. Gal 1-10 Kilk 1-9

28′ TJ Reid has the answer. Gal 1-9 Kilk 1-9

27′ Jason Flynn set up Cathal Mannion – Galway back in front. Gal 1-9 Kilk 1-8

26′ Jason Flynn levels the match. Gal 1-8 Kilk 1-8

25′ Adrian Touhy adds his second to narrow the gap again. Ki9lk 1-8 Gal 1-7

24′ Kilkenny goal keeper Darren Brennan points a free. Kilk 1-8 Gal 1-6

21′ Cathal Mannion steps up, wins the puck-out an score his third point. Kilk 1-7 Gal 1-6

20′ Alan Murphy stretches the lead to two. Kilk 1-7 Gal 1-5

18′ Another goal chance for Conor Whelan….saved

16′ Richie Leahy puts Kilkenny into the lead for the first time. Kilk 1-6 Gal 1-5

15′ Goal for Kilkenny – TJ Reid. All square. Gal 1-5 Kilk 1-5

14′ Billy Ryan adds another. Gal 1-5 Kilk 0-5

13′ Bill Sheehan answers for Kilkenny. Gal 1-5 Kilk 0-4

13′ Who said he wasn’t a forward…Adrian Touhy is on the scoresheet. Galway 1-5 Kilk 0-3

11′ Jason Flynn adds a free….good spell for Galway. Gal 1-4 Kilk 0-3

10′ GOALLLLLLLLLLLLLL….Conor Whelan takes on the kilkenny back line a fires it low into the net. Galway 1-3 Kilk 0-3

10′ Huge point from Cathal Mannion from way out the field. Gal 0-3 Kilk 0-3

8′ TJ Reid is in a full forward, grabs the ball a scores a point. Kilk 0-3 Gal 0-2

6′ Yellow card for Adrian Mullen

Jason Flynn is pulled down by Paul Murphy – yellow card for Murphy – Flynn points the free. Gal 0-2 Kilk 0-2

4′ TJ Reid adds another from play. Kilk 0-2 Gal 0-1

3′ Bill Sheehan points for Kilkenny. Gal 0-1 Kilk 0-1

2 minutes: Cathal Mannion fires over the first score from play. Gal 0-1 Kilk 0-0

14.00 GAME ON!

The Galway team is:

1. Colm Callanan (Kinvara)
2. John Hanbury (Rahoon-Newcastle)
3. Daithi Burke (Turloughmore)
4. Aidan Harte (Gort)
5. Padraic Mannion (Ahascragh-Fohenagh)
6. Gearoid McInerney (Oranmore-Maree)
7. Joseph Cooney (Sarsfields)
8. Sean Loftus (Turloughmore)
9. David Burke (St.Thomas’) – captain
10. Cathal Mannion (Ahascragh-Fohenagh)
11. Johnathan Glynn (Ardrahan)
12. Adrian Tuohy (Beagh)
13. Conor Whelan (Kinvara)
14. Jason Flynn (Tommy Larkins)
15. Brian Concannon (Killimordaly)

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