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      • 74'

        Neil Flynn free looks to have won it for Kildare

      • 73'

        Anton Sullivan gives Offaly a chance

      • 71'

        Paul Cribben for Kildare

      • 70'

        Going into injury time and Neil Flynn with another free, Kildare lead by 3pts

      • 69'

        Neil Flynn with a free for Kildare, they lead by 2pts

      • 66'

        Kildare lead by 1pt with 4 to play plus injury time

      • 66'

        Paddy Dunican with the free for Offaly

      • 60'

        Cian Farrell with a '45' keeps Offaly in it

      • 58'

        Darragh Kirwan for Kildare

      • 57'

        Ruairi McNamee with a great score

      • 53'

        Joey O'Connor gets a vital point for Offaly

      • 51'

        Jimmy Hyland with a super 45 metre free

      • 47'

        Ben McCormack kicks Kildare 3pts up

      • 46'

        Bernard Allen so close to a goal

      • 44'

        Aaron Masterson restores the 2pt Kildare lead

      • 43'

        Cian Farrell gets Offaly within a point

      • 42'

        Paddy Brophy replies for Kildare

      • 41'

        Ruairi McNamee replies for Offaly

      • 40'

        Darragh Kirwan scores a mark for Kildare

      • 35'

        Second half underway 6:31pm

      • 35'

        Kildare 0-10 Offaly 0-09 at half time

      • 35'

        Darragh Kirwan puts Kildare ahead

      • 35'

        Bernard Allen & Cian Farrell points for Offaly

      • 35'

        Daniel Flynn with a nice free for Kildare

      • 33'

        Cian Farrell with a nice free

      • 31'

        Darragh Kirwan doubles the Kildare lead

      • 29'

        Paddy Brophy point edges Kildare in front

      • 24'

        Farrell levels it up for Offaly

      • 21'

        Cian Farrell with his second for Offaly

      • 20'

        Darragh Malone point for Kildare

      • 19'

        Niall McNamee kick a free after being fouled

      • 18'

        Darragh Kirwan with his second for Kildare puts them 2pts up

      • 16'

        Cian Farrell with a fine point for Offaly

      • 15'

        Ben McCormack pops over another Kildare point

      • 13'

        Niall McNamee scores a free for Offaly

      • 9'

        Paddy Brophy for Kildare puts them 2pts up

      • 5'

        Jimmy Hyland from a tight angle for Kildare

      • 4'

        Point Bernard Allen after a good move by Offaly

      • 1'

        Darragh Kirwan opens the scoring for Kildare

      • Kildare : Mark Donnellan, Mark Dempsey, Shea Ryan, Darragh Malone; David Hyland, Con Kavanagh, Kevin Flynn; Kevin Feely, Aaron Masterson; Fergal Conway, Ben McCormack, Paddy Brophy; Daniel Flynn, Darragh Kirwan, Jimmy Hyland.

      • Offaly : Paddy Dunican; Declan Hogan, Eoin Rigney, Niall Darby; Eoin Carroll, Johnny Moloney, Joseph O’Connor; Aaron Leavy, Jordan Hayes; Peter Cunningham, Ruairi McNamee, Anton Sullivan; Bernard Allen, Niall McNamee, Cian Farrell. 

      Results

      TeamLive ScoreOutcome
      Kildare0-20
      Offaly0-16

      Recap

      We have starting team news and live score commentary from Kildare vs Offaly in Leinster Football championship, match starts at 5:30pm in O’Moore Park.

      Kildare begin their Championship this Sunday in Portlaoise. However, their opposition have already featured in the competition. Last Sunday, Offaly overcame Carlow to make it to this Leinster Championship quarter-final.

      The saying of ‘goals win games’ rang true for Offaly in Tullamore on Sunday. Their three majors went a long way in seeing off a dogged Carlow team. Firstly, Niall McNamee and Jordan Hayes found the net in the first half when Offaly were finding points hard to come by. Carlow were never out of touch though as Offaly took a three-point lead into half-time.

      Then, Bernard Allen made the lead six just before the second-half water break with a third well taken goal. Carlow had chances of their own but failed to gain any significant foothold to launch a comeback.

      Kildare will be hoping to make it to a Leinster final and challenge Dublin. Hence, Offaly may need to show such efficiency in front of goal again to advance.

      Kildare manager Jack O’Connor will be grateful for avoiding the preliminary round in Leinster. Since football resumed, Kildare have beaten Cavan and Westmeath. Unfortunately for O’Connor’s team, poor results in the spring meant they came up short of promotion. However, the former Kerry manager will know that form is a crucial asset entering the Championship.

      Losses to Dublin and Tyrone eliminated Kildare from the competition last year. Now, they are on the opposite side of the Leinster draw to the All-Ireland Champions. Two good performances will see them in a Leinster final. However, form is temporary and there is no doubt that the Lilywhites will have to battle to get there.

      Offaly are 7/2 underdogs with Paddy Power despite their win last week. Kildare are 1/4 and a draw is 10/1.

      The game is live on GAAGo.

      Prediction: Kildare.

      Leinster Football Championship Quarter-Final: Kildare vs Offaly, Saturday, November 8th, 17:30 (O’Moore Park, Portlaoise).

      A combined 15 of Gaelic footballers with only one player per county

      https://www.sportsnewsireland.com/gaa/a-combined-15-of-gaelic-footballers-with-only-one-player-per-county/

      https://twitter.com/gaaleinster/status/1322920477199880193

      Details

      DateTimeLeagueSeasonMatch DayFull Time
      November 8, 202017:30Leinster Championship202008/11/2070'

      Venue

      O'Moore Park Portlaoise, Co. Laois,
      Clonminam, Portlaoise Urban ED, The Municipal District of Portlaoise, County Laois, Leinster, Ireland

      Kildare

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