As it happened: Saturday Match Tracker

May 12, 2018

Kieran Lillis of Laois celebrates scoring a goal in extra time

We were served up a magnificent evening's entertainment as both the Leinster SHC and SFC started with a bang!

Reigning All-Ireland champions Galway opened their defence of the Leinster senior hurling championship in a mouth-watering Round One meeting with an improving Offaly side at Tullamore (7pm). Even though the competition is being played on a round-robin basis, defeat today would represent a major setback for either side.

The Tribesmen were red-hot favourites but the Faithful County played with fire in their bellies.

Meanwhile, in the Leinster SFC, Wexford entertained Laois (6:30) to see who would advance to a quarter-final date with Westmeath. These sides moved in opposite directions during the league, but tonight's game was nothing short of sensational.

Click here to look back at our text commentary on all the action as it happened.



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